The Politics Of Hunger: When Policies And Markets Fail The Poor

The Politics Of Hunger: When Policies And Markets Fail The Poor
Author: K Prabhakar Nair
Paperback, 130 pages
Subjects: Agriculture, Politics
Condition: Good
Publisher: Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP)
Published: 2008
These summary discussions of the policy and structural factors which underlie Asia's ongoing hunger and food crises are by PAN, the Pesticide Action Network, Asia. It addresses immediate and long-term causes which are seen to include aspects of the policies of major national and multinational commercial enterprises, the WTO and the World Bank which have all left the producers at the bottom of the production ladders in ever-increasing poverty. Thirteen recommendations for urgent action by national governments and the international community are set out with the aim of enabling democratic ownership and participation in food and agricultural policies and development. With black-and-white photographs and appended documents.

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Tags: Agriculture, Asia, K Prabhakar Nair, Pesticide Action Network, Poverty, World Bank, WTO