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Recreating the global food distribution system

A. Desmond O"Rourke

Recreating the global food distribution system

by A. Desmond O"Rourke

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Published by International Marketing Program for Agricultural Commodities & Trade, College of Agriculture & Home Economics, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food industry and trade -- United States.,
  • Food industry and trade -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Food -- Marketing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. Desmond O"Rourke.
    SeriesIMPACT Center information series -- #70., Information series (Washington State University) -- #70.
    ContributionsWashington State University. IMPACT Center.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 30 leaves ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16959262M

      The global food system is broken, leaving billions of people either underfed or overweight and driving the planet towards climate catastrophe, according to .   But, the global food system is deeply inequitable. There are about million people hungry on the planet, while at the same time there are about billion who are overweight or obese. 2.

      A food system organized in this way may be “efficient” in terms of delivering lower prices, but it also has costs: to the environment, to social inequality and, as the pandemic has revealed Author: Jennifer Clapp. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    unjust global food system. The food crisis is anything but silent—and as long as we are aware of its true causes, we are not helpless. The World Bank, the World Trade Organization, and the US Department of Agriculture all carefully avoid addressing the root causes of the food crisis. Accepting the paradigm of the dominant. In our current system of food distribution, the number of markets and ways to access those markets is inadequate. About 16% of the rural populations in developing countries lack convenient access to a market, which typically causes farmers not to sell their crops. In fact, it is estimated that at most 40% of the any crop is marketed and only.


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