Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security: The Impact of Globalization

Gitanjali Bedi (Editor), Dr Vanada Shiva

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Abstract

Sustainable agriculture is based on the sustainable use of natural resources land, water and agricultural biodiversity, including that of plants and animals. The sustainable use of these, in turn, requires that their ownership and control lie with decentralised agricultural communities to generate livelihoods, provide food and conserve natural resources. These three dimensions of ecological security, livelihood security and food security are the essential elements of an agriculture policy which is sustainable and equitable. This book shows how the processes of globalization threaten to undermine all three dimensions, and calls for immediate action.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Agriculture and Food Security: The Impact of Globalization
Place of PublicationNew Delhi
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
ChapterAll
Pages1-514
Number of pages514
ISBN (Print)9780761995432
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Bedi, G. (Ed.), & Shiva, D. V. (2002). Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security: The Impact of Globalization. In Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security: The Impact of Globalization (pp. 1-514). SAGE Publications Ltd.