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International Institute foe Asian Studies, Newsletter 58 Autumn 2011

Resource: http://www.iias.nl/the-newsletter/newsletter-58-autumn-2011

Local crop or foreign commodity? Guest editor Annelies Zoomers considers the food security debate in Asia, in the context of domestic and international land acquisitions intended to meet increasing demands for both food and (bio)energy. Various strategies, such as offshore farming, the creation of agro-hubs, and foreign investors, aim to increase food security, yet often have an adverse impact on local communities and their ecosystems.

Visit here to read the newsletter: http://www.iias.nl/the-newsletter/newsletter-58-autumn-2011

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