Food Security and the Contemporary World – Call for Papers

Food Security and the Contemporary World

Call for papers for a special issue of Contemporanea. Rivista di storia dell’800 e del ’900

Food security is currently the focus of an international debate, which, in tackling the questions of malnutrition and starvation, also looks at global problems such as the North-South relationship, asymmetrical access to resources, and the world food system.

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True-Cost Accounting in Food and Farming

True-Cost Accounting in Food and Farming Conference

The Sustainable Food Trust At the Royal Geographical Society 6th December

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Africa & Food: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities: The Africa Platform of Ghent University Association

Africa & Food: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities: The Africa Platform of Ghent University Association 7th Annual Symposium

Ghent University – December 6th 2013

Provinciehuis – Gouvernementstraat 1 – 9000 Gent

On Friday the 6th of December 2013, the 7th symposium of the Ghent Africa Platform will take place at our university (venue: Provinciehuis, Gouvernementstraat 1, 9000 Gent). more...

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The Allotment Movement in England 1793 – 1873

The Allotment Movement in England 1793 – 1873 by Jeremy Burchardt 

(Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series) Hardback First Published: 2002, Paperback 2011

The living standards of the rural poor suffered a severe decline in the first half of the nineteenth century as a result of high population growth, changing agricultural practices, enclosure and the decline of rural industries. more...