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Food security and trade: reconciling discourses in the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Trade Organization

Farsund, Arild Aurvag; Daugbjerg, Carsten; Langhuelle, Oluf


A contested issue in the international debate on food security is the role of trade in safeguarding food security at the global and national level. This paper explores how the issue of food security and trade has been discursively framed in two international organizations, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs World Trade Organization (GATT/WTO), from 1945 to 2014. We argue that there are identifiable shifts in FAO’s positions on food...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Food Security
DOI: 10.1007/s12571-015-0428-y


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