Food Security and Food Sovereignty In the Middle East

Food Security and Food Sovereignty In the Middle East

The Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East research initiative is comprised of original, empirically-grounded investigations that collectively offer the most comprehensive study available to date on food security in the Middle East. Some of the major themes examined include the ascent and decline of various food regimes, urban agriculture, overseas agricultural land purchases, national food self-sufficiency strategies, distribution networks and food consumption patterns, and nutrition transitions and healthcare.

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Awarded Projects

Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East Grant Recipients In 2010, CIRS launched a grants cycle on “Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East.” As part…
Background and Scope of the Project

Background and Scope of the Project

Food security is a technical term that relates at both the micro and macro levels to the economic, physical, and social access to sufficient food sources. Food security for a…
Publications

Publications

Book Zahra Babar and Suzi Mirgani, eds., Food Security in the Middle East (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2014). This volume comprises original, empirically-grounded chapters that collectively offer the most comprehensive study available to date on food security in…
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Related Links

Find out more about the research grant recipients Read the CIRS Summary Reports on GCC States’ Land Investments Abroad: The Case of Cambodia and The Case of Ethiopia Read about the CIRS led panel…
Working Group Meetings

Working Group Meetings

Click here to read about the “Food Security and Food Sovereignty In the Middle East” Working Group Meeting I Click here to read about the “Food Security and Food Sovereignty In the…