The Global Food Crisis and International Agricultural Policy: Which Way Forward?

The Global Food Crisis and International Agricultural Policy: Which Way Forward? Global Governance 15 (2009), 299–312 REVIEW ESSAY The Global Food Crisis and International Agricultural Policy: Which Way Forward? Jennifer Clapp World Bank, World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development, World Bank, 2007; online at http://www.siteresources.worldbank.org/ INTWDR2008/Resources/WDR_00_book.pdf. International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD), Agriculture at a Crossroads, Island Press, 2009 (includes Global Report, Synthesis Report, Global Summary for and 5 regional reports); summaries online at www.ag Decision Makers, assessment.org/. UN High-Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis, Comprehen- sive Framework for Action, July 2008; online at www.un.org/issues/food/ taskforce/Documentation/CFA%20Web.pdf. G8, G8 Leaders Statement on Global Food Security, July 2008; online at www .canadainternational.gc.ca/g8/assets/pdfs/G8_Leaders_Statement_Global _Food_Security-eng.pdf. Declaration of the High-Level Conference on World Food Security: The Chal- lenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy, June 2008; online at www.fao .org/fileadmin/user_upload/foodclimate/HLCdocs/declaration-E.pdf. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, “Rising Agricul- tural Prices: Causes, Consequences and Responses,” August 2008; online at www.oecd.org/dataoecd/1/36/41227216.pdf. he present era will go down in history as a period of extreme food price volatility. Food prices rose on average more than 80 percent in the three Tyears prior to spring 2008, with some basic grains, such as rice, seeing much higher spikes. These food price rises http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Brill

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Global Governance 15 (2009), 299–312 REVIEW ESSAY The Global Food Crisis and International Agricultural Policy: Which Way Forward? Jennifer Clapp World Bank, World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development, World Bank, 2007; online at http://www.siteresources.worldbank.org/ INTWDR2008/Resources/WDR_00_book.pdf. International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD), Agriculture at a Crossroads, Island Press, 2009 (includes Global Report, Synthesis Report, Global Summary for and 5 regional reports); summaries online at www.ag Decision Makers, assessment.org/. UN High-Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis, Comprehen- sive Framework for Action, July 2008; online at www.un.org/issues/food/ taskforce/Documentation/CFA%20Web.pdf. G8, G8 Leaders Statement on Global Food Security, July 2008; online at www .canadainternational.gc.ca/g8/assets/pdfs/G8_Leaders_Statement_Global _Food_Security-eng.pdf. Declaration of the High-Level Conference on World Food Security: The Chal- lenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy, June 2008; online at www.fao .org/fileadmin/user_upload/foodclimate/HLCdocs/declaration-E.pdf. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, “Rising Agricul- tural Prices: Causes, Consequences and Responses,” August 2008; online at www.oecd.org/dataoecd/1/36/41227216.pdf. he present era will go down in history as a period of extreme food price volatility. Food prices rose on average more than 80 percent in the three Tyears prior to spring 2008, with some basic grains, such as rice, seeing much higher spikes. These food price rises

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