What does "food sovereignty" mean? One country or industry (mega-energy or agribusiness) in control of all the world's food supplies? Or that any country has the inherent social right and responsibility to ensure its own basic necessities -- rice, grains and other staples?
The world is faced with a potential food crisis brought about by the insanity of pursuing "biofuels." Biofuel production is interfering with basic food supplies grown for the survival of most of the world's population (biofuels can be made from more than one crop).
Some countries are now limiting exports of the basic foods grown within their borders until domestic needs can be met, and are being condemned. Globalization's attempts to dump the government-subsidized staples of larger countries into smaller countries have horribly interfered with smaller countries' ability to be "sovereign" in their food supplies.
What will it take to realize that allowing the "world market" to work with industrial products is not appropriate when it comes to food supplies? Who will control our production and distribution of food? Once again, our priorities seem to be backward.
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