First published 2017
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa, Central America, South America, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013China
The global food crisis has been widely described in terms of the volatility of grain and oilseed markets and the associated worsening conditions of food security facing many poor people. Various explanations have been given for this volatility, including increasingly meat-centered diets and rising demand for animal feed, especially in China.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012
Over the past few years, agribusiness, investment funds and government agencies have been acquiring long-term rights over large areas of farmland in lower income countries. It is widely thought that private sector expectations of higher agricultural commodity prices and government concerns about longer-term food and energy security underpin much recent land acquisition for agricultural investments. These processes are expected to have lasting and far-reaching implications for world agriculture and for livelihoods and food security in recipient countries.