The Challenge of Food Security

The Challenge of Food Security

International Policy and Regulatory Frameworks

Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse and Nicole Weisfelt

This timely study addresses the pressing issue of food security through a range of interdisciplinary contributions, providing both scholarly and policy-making perspectives. It sets the discussion on food security within the little-studied context of its international legal and regulatory framework. The expert contributors explore the key issues from a development perspective and through the lens of existing governance and policy systems with a view to articulating how these systems can be made more effective in dealing with the roots of food insecurity.

Front Matter

Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse and Nicole Weisfelt

Subjects: development studies, law and development, environment, environmental law, law - academic, environmental law, international economic law, trade law, law and development, public international law

Extract

JOBNAME: Rayfuse & Weisfelt PAGE: 1 SESS: 10 OUTPUT: Wed Sep 26 14:31:49 2012 The Challenge of Food Security Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Rayfuse-Weisfelt_Challenge_of_Food_Security / Division: Chap00Prelims /Pg. Position: 1 / Date: 13/8 JOBNAME: Rayfuse & Weisfelt PAGE: 2 SESS: 10 OUTPUT: Wed Sep 26 14:31:49 2012 Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Rayfuse-Weisfelt_Challenge_of_Food_Security / Division: Chap00Prelims /Pg. Position: 2 / Date: 13/8 JOBNAME: Rayfuse & Weisfelt PAGE: 3 SESS: 16 OUTPUT: Wed Sep 26 14:31:49 2012 The Challenge of Food Security International Policy and Regulatory Frameworks Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse The University of New South Wales, Australia and Lund University, Sweden Nicole Weisfelt The University of New South Wales, Australia Edward Elgar Cheltenham, UK + Northampton, MA, USA Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Rayfuse-Weisfelt_Challenge_of_Food_Security / Division: Chap00Prelims /Pg. Position: 1 / Date: 26/9