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What does food security really mean in today’s world?

Do we still need to worry about accessing enough food for the population in a global economy, or are other challenges such as obesity and inadequate diets arising from household poverty the real issues?  Could volatility in commodity prices force us to focus once again on the basics?   dp37CRitson Professor Emeritus Chris Ritson considers how the concept of food security has evolved over the past 60 years and what changes might be on the horizon.

published on: 4 November 2016