Book review: N. Lambek, P. Claeys, et al. (eds.),”Rethinking Global Food Systems, Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law”

The following article review will be based on the book Rethinking Global Food Systems, Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law. Nowadays, it is more important than ever to understand what is hidden behind our meals. Food is not simply something that allows us to exist. It is inseparably connected to a set of interrelated issues, such as history, culture, traditions, rights, environment, economics, law … Continue reading Book review: N. Lambek, P. Claeys, et al. (eds.),”Rethinking Global Food Systems, Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law”

Food Governance Module – Prof. Olivier De Schutter and Nora McKeon

The course started off by recalling some key features of how food provisioning was governed in a few ‘pre-modern’ and/or non-Western societies and reviewing the history of global food governance through two lenses: first, its institutional process and, second, the food regime analysis, that looks at the evolution of food governance with particular reference to the way world capitalism has organized world agricultures in function … Continue reading Food Governance Module – Prof. Olivier De Schutter and Nora McKeon