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Unformatted text preview: nations, and generated appeals for food aid from 36 countries. Also linked to the idea of the “Iron Triangle of Food Insecurity” which Steve defined as a causal cycle between Energy Usage/Costs,Climate, and Development/Land factors. The food price crisis of 2007-08 is an example of how these factors work together to affect food security. The crisis reminds us of the importance of policy in affecting food security and world hunger, and the importance of paying close attention to the agricultural sector so that future crises may be avoided....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course IDS 100B taught by Professor Ross during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.
- Spring '11