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Agriculture and the Food System : A Short History and Country Case Study in Mongolia

Markowitz Marissa L.

Titre : Agriculture and the Food System : A Short History and Country Case Study in Mongolia

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Etablissement de soutenance : SIT Graduate Institute

Grade : MA in Sustainable Development 2013

Résumé
This paper includes a brief history of the human food system. It includes an exploration of the formation of the food system, the development of the modernized food and agriculture system, and challenges arisen throughout. Additionally, a specific case study into Mongolia and the unique geography of its food system is highlighted. The purpose of providing the case study is to consider challenges of a food system in transition amidst development in one country. Recommendations for Mongolia anent sustainable development are provided.

Mots clés  : Food insecurity ; food security ; food insecurity causes ; household food insecurity ; Kitere village in Kenya ; Participatory Rural Appraisal ; Systems Thinking ; Systems Approach ; local context assessments ; context specific interventions ; community driven interventions

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