Posts Tagged ‘soberania alimentar’

Riz Kahn, Al-Jazeera-English, November 26, 2010

With more than one billion people worldwide being overweight, why are so many others struggling to fill their plates? With more than one billion people around the world considered overweight, why are so many others still starving and struggling to fill their plates?

Rising food prices and economic hardship are making it harder for the global poor to feed themselves. And as multinational corporations flood markets around the world with mass-produced foods, local farmers are being pushed out of business, leaving consumers with even fewer options. Many populations attracted by convenience and cheaper prices are transitioning from locally grown food to less nutritional and processed ones, leading to rising rates of obesity.

On Thursday’s Riz Khan show, we ask: What can be done to make the global food system more equitable? Riz speaks to Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System and The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy.

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21 de noviembre de 2008

Nuevo informe sobre la concentración corporativa, la transformación de la naturaleza en mercancía y la resistencia global anclada en la Soberanía Alimentaria (mais…)

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