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Food security and food sovereignty

  title={Food security and food sovereignty},
  author={Richard A. Lee},
This discussion paper explores conceptualisations of food security produced by the World Trade Organisation and the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations and examines a responsive policy framework food sovereignty – championed by the farming and peasant movement Via Campesina. Conflict over the use and appropriation of plant genetic resources is examined to highlight tensions between food security and food sovereignty. The paper argues that the concepts of food security and… Expand
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