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Food security and sustainable development in southern Africa

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dc.date.accessioned 2003-07-21 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-07T12:15:37Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-07T12:15:37Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0 7969 9028 1 en
dc.identifier.issn 1684 5250 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/8675
dc.description.abstract In the search for a Global Deal at the World Summit on Sustainable Development, which sought to address global economic relationships between the North and the South, a crucial area of debate was food security. Despite impressive developments around food growth in recent decades, resulting in enough food to meet the basic needs of every person in the world, not everyone is food-secure, as exemplified by the acute food shortages in the southern African region during 2002 and 2003. There are many causes of food insecurity, among them macro and micro issues, the roots of which are essentially internal or indirectly caused by relationships with other countries. Examples are political instability, poor economic governance, poverty and a lack of sustainable household income. The issue of HIV/AIDS has added another critical dimension to the search for food security. Strategies for enhancing income diversification and the income-generating capacity of vulnerable groups in urban and rural areas should be a major priority for both the developing and developed world, coupled with genuine commitment to international trade reforms. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher HSRC Publishers en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Integrated Rural and Regional Development Research Programme, Occasional paper no. 6 en
dc.subject HIV/AIDS en
dc.subject FOOD SECURITY en
dc.subject ENVIRONMENT en
dc.title Food security and sustainable development in southern Africa en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.BudgetYear 2003/04 en
dc.ResearchGroup Integrated Rural and Regional Development en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 2311 en
dc.outputnumber 354 en
dc.bibliographictitle Drimie, S. & Mini, S. (2003) <i>Food security and sustainable development in southern Africa. </i> (Integrated Rural and Regional Development Research Programme, Occasional paper no. 6). Cape Town: HSRC Publishers. en
dc.publicationyear 2003 en
dc.contributor.author1 Drimie, S. en
dc.contributor.author2 Mini, S. en

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