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Politics of Hunger and Right to Food

Anuradha Mittal S Anantha Krishnan At Rome last month, the World Food Summit's official plan of action stressed trade as the key element in achieving world food security and was based on three key assumptions: that increased trade results in higher national income and food security, trade-induced higher income will eventually trickle down and higher household incomes will automatically mean greater individual food security. The NGO Forum in Rome comprising community representatives from various countries strove to challenge these assumptions in its declaration and other documents.
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