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John Madeley shows that the food imports of many developing countries are rising sharply while their food exports are not. He argues there is a contradiction between Western governments' rhetoric on reducing world poverty and their pursuit of more trade liberalization--against the wishes of most of the world. Food security affects us all. There is no more important issue.

About the Author

John Madeley is the author of Big Business, Poor Peoples: The Impact of Transnational Corporations on the World's Poor.

Table of Contents

Seattle 1999 * Food Security * Trade Liberalization * International Organizations and Policies Affecting Trade and Food Security * Trade Liberalization and Food Security: The Evidence * Corporate Managed Trade Patents * Corporate Managed Trade: Genetically Modified Foods * Putting Food Security into Trade: NGOs Speak * Conclusion: Food Security with Less Trade?
Seattle 1999 * Food Security * Trade Liberalization * International Organizations and Policies Affecting Trade and Food Security * Trade Liberalization and Food Security: The Evidence * Corporate Managed Trade Patents * Corporate Managed Trade: Genetically Modified Foods * Putting Food Security into Trade: NGOs Speak * Conclusion: Food Security with Less Trade?

Product Details

ISBN:
9781856498654
Subtitle:
How the Poor Pay for Free Trade
Author:
Madeley, John
Publisher:
Zed Books
Subject:
Commerce
Subject:
Exports & Imports
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
International trade
Subject:
Food supply
Subject:
International - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20001001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.44 in

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