Water, Energy and Food Security is More Complex Than You Think

June 29, 2016

Over-reliance on technological innovation means insufficient consideration given to how societies can change and function on limited natural resources. The total global population is increasing and is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, with an estimated 70% living in towns and cities. These...

China is Marching West for Food

China's "Marching West" strategy has gained international attention. By Zhang Hongzhou As the United States pivots toward the east, China has launched the so-called "Marching West" strategy to avoid a direct confrontation with the Americans — a strategy first...

Foodshed as New Democracy

October 23, 2013

Citizen advocates of the “right to food” are using democratic roots to create local food security. As the local food movement, or, more properly stated, local food movements have taken root in the U.S. during recent years, advocates have discovered the need to express this evolving “locus...

India: The Food Insecurity Ordinance

August 15, 2013

Every inch of land in India can grow food through community and kitchen gardens. Food Security rests on a system, not on “schemes.” “Scheming” is a nasty word, anyway. And the fact that the most vital parts of our lives are being reduced to government “schemes”...