shortages of food

shortages of food
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  • Food politics — are the political aspects of the production, control, regulation, inspection and distribution of food. The politics can be affected by the ethical, cultural, medical and environmental disputes concerning proper farming, agricultural and retailing …   Wikipedia

  • Food security — refers to the availability of food and one s access to it. A household is considered food secure when its occupants do not live in hunger or fear of starvation. World wide around 852 million people are chronically hungry due to extreme poverty,… …   Wikipedia

  • Food safety in the People's Republic of China — Food safety is a growing concern in Chinese agriculture. China s principal crops are rice, corn, wheat, soybeans, and cotton in addition to apples and other fruits and vegetables. [USDA. [http://www.ers.usda.gov/briefing/china/keystatistics.htm… …   Wikipedia

  • Food vs fuel — is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production in detriment of the food supply on a global scale. The food vs. fuel or food or fuel debate is internationally controversial, with good and valid arguments… …   Wikipedia

  • food — W1S1 [fu:d] n [: Old English; Origin: foda] 1.) [U and C] things that people and animals eat, such as vegetables or meat ▪ The restaurant serves good food at affordable prices. ▪ Try not to eat too much spicy food . ▪ I love Italian food ,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Food — For other uses, see Food (disambiguation). Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Food for Peace — Public Law 480 also known as Food for Peace (and commonly abbreviated PL 480)is a funding avenue by which US food can be used for overseas aid.It has four parts, title 1,2,3 and title 5. Title 1 is managed by the USDA (United States Department of …   Wikipedia

  • food — /fu:d/ noun 1 (U) things that people and animals eat, such as vegetables or meat: The food s great and it s not that expensive. | There are food shortages in many areas. 2 (C, U) a particular type of food : junk food/health food etc: All he ever… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Food and Agriculture Organization — the agency of the United Nations that institutes and administers programs, esp. in underdeveloped countries, for improving farming methods and increasing food production. Abbr.: FAO * * * ▪ United Nations organization       oldest permanent… …   Universalium

  • food surplus —   when food stores build up in certain areas. This occurs because supply has exceeded demand due to one or more of a number of reasons:   yields are so high the population cannot consume the food available   prices are such that some people may… …   Geography glossary

  • Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …   Universalium

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