A selection of useful readings about food security – updated from time to time
Action Aid (2013), Fair Shares: Is CAADP Working?
Battersby, Jane. MDGs to SDGs – new goals, same gaps: the continued absence of urban food security in the post-2015 global development agenda. African Geographical Review, 36 (1), 2017: 115-129.
Conway, Gordon. ‘Food for thought from the land of a thousand hills (Rwanda),’ The Conversation June 27, 2016
Evans, Campbell, Murcott, eds. Waste Matters.
Guardian (UK) Global Development blog
Harrigan, J. The Political Economy of Arab Food Sovereignty.
Klein, J and A Murott, eds. Food Consumption in Global Perspective.
Mail and Guardian (South Africa), On Africa’s Farms – e-book
McMahon, P. Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis.
OECD (2017), Agricultural Support; (2015), Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation
Oxfam, Fight Hunger: Invest in Women Farmers
Patel, Raj. Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System. 2008.
Pogge, T. Fighting Global Poverty. International Journal of Law in Context 13 (4), 2017.
Pogge, T. Hunger Games. Food Ethics 1 (1), 2016.
Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Raworth, Kate. Doughnut Economics.
Reports of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier de Schutter (2008-14): e.g., http://www.srfood.org/en/final-report-to-un-human-rights-council;
http://www.srfood.org/en/documents – list of official reports
Schanbacher, W. The Politics of Food.
Thurow, R and S Kilman. Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in a World of Plenty.
Tolhurst, T et al, Are Governments of the Right Leviathan for Agriculture?
Vibert, E. Gender, Resilience, and Resistance: South Africa’s Hleketani Garden. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 34 (2), 2016.
Winston, A. The Big Pivot: Radical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World.
World Bank, Series: Turn Down the Heat
World Bank (2014), Levelling the Field: Improving Opportunities for Women Farmers in Africa