The UN Committee on Food Security : A new approach to global governance?

Abstract

Learning from the crisis : Seeking to coordinate policy responsesThe world food crisis of 2007-08 had devastating effects of food security. The price of rice tripled between 2006 and 2008 while those of wheat and corn more than doubled. The number of hungry people rose from 850 million in 2005-07 to more than 1 billion in 2009. Social unrest was widespread and some governments fell.
Citation

de Janvry A. (2013) "The UN Committee on Food Security : A new approach to global governance ?" FERDI Policy brief B57