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The Fight Against Hunger and MalnutritionThe Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies$
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David E. Sahn

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198733201

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.001.0001

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The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

David E. Sahn

Oxford University Press

Advances in science and agricultural research and development, as well as food and nutrition policy during the past 50 years have contributed to preventing global food shortages and forestalled the threat of rising global hunger, despite the fact that the world’s population soared. This chapter outlines the content of the three sections of this edited volume: the first explores the future of nutrition programs and policies; the second examines the challenges of agricultural and supply side policies to sustainably feed the world’s growing population; and the third concerns the role of globalization and the political economy of reducing hunger. Overall, this chapter synthesizes a wide range of controversies and policy considerations in these three domains, which are the organizing themes of the book, detailing and addressing emerging challenges, both scientific and at the level of formulating and implementing policies, for the alleviation of hunger and malnutrition in the years ahead.

Keywords:   globalization, hunger and malnutrition, nutrition

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