Food Sustainability and Security
Format APA Description
Academic Level: Masters
Volume of 2 pages (550 words)
Assignment type : Coursework
Based on the three assigned texts respond the questions below. You are required to participate in the discussion board commenting and/or responding to at least two different classmates’ postings.
What is a key social or institutional trend that affects the globalization of agri-food systems? Discuss the origins of this trend and current impacts on local consumers. What is this trend’s biggest advantage of liability for long-term economic and environmental sustainability?
What is your opinion of the global industrialized system? Is it necessary or not? Discuss an alternative food system and the tensions it creates for various stakeholders. Does this alternative food system create food security in ways the global industrialized food system does not? Explain.
What are the spatial dynamics of agri-food systems in relationship to factors of production, models of consumption, and environmental sustainability? How do spatial factors such as space, place, territory and scale fit into the notion of the entrepreneurial capital of agri-food systems? Pick one or more factors to make your argument.