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Food for Naught: The politics of food in agricultural modernization for African smallholder food security

@inproceedings{Sjstrm2015FoodFN,
  title={Food for Naught: The politics of food in agricultural modernization for African smallholder food security},
  author={Cheryl Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m},
  year={2015}
}
  • Cheryl Sjöström
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • Why is there hunger in sub-Saharan Africa? What forces drive the global food system? What is the global food system? To approach these questions, this study investigates power and politics in food, in its production and in its organization. Proceeding from a critical realist approach, focus of this study is on the challenge of African smallholder food insecurity and how it is presented as part of a dominant discourse of agricultural modernization. This study identifies a framing of agricultural… CONTINUE READING
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