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The future of food (2 of 2)

Posted in food, future, global, politics, sustainability by Andrew Curry on 30 March, 2011

Missing from Foresight’s report on the future of food: some good old-fashioned political economy.

In the first of these two posts, I reviewed the Foresight report on the future of food, and noted that it seemed to be blind to potentially disruptive change. It also seems to be blind to the political economy of global food. In this post, I’m going to look at this second issue in more detail.

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