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Food security and grain trade in Ghana

Harold Alderman

Food security and grain trade in Ghana

by Harold Alderman

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Published by Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program in Ithaca, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Grain trade -- Ghana,
    • Food supply -- Ghana

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHarold Alderman.
      SeriesWorking paper ;, 28, Working paper (Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program) ; 28.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX359 .W667 no. 28
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1226864M
      ISBN 101564011283
      LC Control Number94227595
      OCLC/WorldCa28013364

      The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that the global coronavirus pandemic may trigger a “looming food crisis.” While emphasizing that disruptions to the food supply are currently “minimal” and that “there is no need for the world to panic,” the FAO said that the global food system is likely to be [ ]. The Food Security Portal, facilitated by IFPRI, aims to provide improved food security for the world's poor and increased resilience of global food systems against food and financial crises. The project brings together international, regional, and country-level data, news, and research aimed at meeting countries' immediate food security needs.

      Food security is also about ensuring that food is available where it is needed. Some parts of the world are better endowed than others in terms of climate, soil, water and geography – and climate change will make trade even more crucial for food security, as agricultural production conditions deteriorate in some parts of the world and. Abstract. This chapter provides an overview of the boundaries and contours of food security and its link with nutrition security. The topics include key definitions: worldwide distribution of food insecurity and the number of people affected; short- and long-term food insecurity; flashpoint grain deficit areas compared with traditional grain surplus areas; investment as the apex solution to.

      Agriculture in Ghana consists of a variety of agricultural products and is an established economic sector, and provides employment on a formal and informal produces a variety of crops in various climatic zones which range from dry savanna to wet forest and which run in east–west bands across Ghana. Agricultural crops, including yams, grains, cocoa, oil palms, kola nuts, and.   As the COVID pandemic rapidly unfolds, the global food system — particularly in the least developed countries — is at risk. Now is the time to increase awareness and knowledge of the potential implications of the pandemic on global food security and access to nutritious foods.


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