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Title: Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy
Url: http://www.foodfirst.org/
Publisher: Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.)
Description: "The purpose of the Institute for Food and Development Policy - Food First - is to eliminate the injustices that cause hunger." This is the Food First's mission statement, and to find out exactly what Food First is doing to surmount the problem of hunger, visitors should take a look at "Programs" found on the menu on the left side of the page. They have a three-pronged approach composed of the following programs: "Building Local Agri-Foods Systems", "Democratizing Developments: Land, Resources and
Markets", and "Forging Food Sovereignty with Farmers". The issues that Food First is tackling with their three-pronged approach are also on the left side of the page under the heading "Issues", and include "Challenging Industrial Agriculture and the Green Revolution", "Globalization, Trade and
International Financial Institutions", and "Social Movements". Each of the issues is explained by articles from various sources, as well as reports, documentaries, and radio interviews. Visitors shouldn't miss checking out
the "Publications" section, a link to which can be found at the top of the
page. "Books", "Development Reports", "Fact Sheets", and "Policy Briefs" are just some of the types of publications that can be perused.
LC Classification: Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply -- Diet and nutrition of special classes and groups, A-Z -- Poor. Low-income groups
Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply -- Periodicals, societies, etc. Food research institutes
Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply -- Research
GEM Subject: Science
Social studies
Science -- Agriculture
Social studies -- Economics
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Food
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-05-05 13:49:05 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-05-05 13:49:05 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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