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2016 | 2(347) | 124-142
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Food sovereignty, food security and sustainable development: environmental and economic challenges

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Suwerenność żywnościowa, bezpieczeństwo żywnościowe i zrównoważony rozwój: wyzwania środowiskowe i gospodarcze
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The discussion, academic research and reflection on policy analysis is focused on the role of the agricultural and agri-food related activities in regard to sustainable development and economic growth. The food sector behaviour is crucial for quality of life in any region and, at the same time, agri-related activities are also responsible for a substantial impact on nature in regard to environmental issues and human activities. It is also true that agricultural activities and food production chains are main players and crucial elements for a sustainable growth process and quality of life in any region. Trade and international relations can and should be a tremendous opportunity for growth, but economic growth and development with a sustainable environment and quality of life objectives are important challenges, where freedom of choice of individual and collective actions need to be preserved and enhanced. Food sovereignty and food security are recent concepts to be taken into consideration, explored and revisited in regard to models that can provide “benchmarks” to evaluate performances and provide insights for better policies in the future. Environmental and economic objectives can be convergent and work together, and good examples should be provided, mainly in regard to the development challenges the world is facing. Greater responsibilities are obvious for the main and bigger economies, developed and developing countries, but also at local level. No one can be excluded from the huge scope of challenges the planet and the society will be facing in the nearest future. Global and local perspectives are essential, and food security/food sovereignty analysis is a first step, under the general concern, for a sustainable development process, where freedom of choice and quality of life are clear objectives to be achieved, as strongly as possible.
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Proponowana dyskusja, badania naukowe i rozważania dotyczące analizy politycznej skupiają się na roli działalności w sektorze rolnym i rolno-spożywczym na rzecz zrównoważonego rozwoju i wzrostu gospodarczego. Sektor żywnościowy ma kluczowe znaczenie dla jakości życia w każdym regionie, a jednocześnie działania związane z rolnictwem mają znaczny wpływ na kwestie środowiskowe i działalność człowieka. Prawdą jest również, że działania rolnicze i łańcuchy produkcji żywności to główni gracze i kluczowe elementy w procesie zrównoważonego rozwoju i jakości życia w każdym regionie. Relacje handlowe i międzynarodowe mogą i powinny zapewniać możliwość wzrostu, a wzrost i rozwój gospodarczy, mający na względzie cele w zakresie zrównoważonego środowiska i jakości życia, to istotne wyzwania, w ramach których należy utrzymywać i wzmacniać wolność wyboru i działania indywidualne oraz grupowe. Suwerenność żywnościowa i bezpieczeństwo żywnościowe to zupełnie nowe koncepcje, które należy rozważyć, zbadać i zrewidować, biorąc pod uwagę modele mogące dostarczyć „punktów odniesienia” dla lepszej polityki w przyszłości. Cele środowiskowe i gospodarcze mogą być spójne, należy również zapewnić dobre przykłady zwłaszcza w odniesieniu do wyzwań rozwojowych, jakim świat stawia czoło. Szerszy zakres obowiązków jest oczywisty w przypadku głównych i większych gospodarek, krajów rozwiniętych i rozwijających się, ale również na poziomie lokalnym. Nikogo nie można wykluczyć z ogromnego zakresu wyzwań, jakim nasza planeta i społeczeństwo będą musiały stawić czoła w niedalekiej przyszłości. Perspektywa globalna i lokalna są niezbędne, a analiza bezpieczeństwa żywnościowego / suwerenności żywnościowej to pierwszy krok w ramach ogólnej troski o proces zrównoważonego rozwoju, gdzie wolność wyboru i jakość życia stanowią wyraźne cele do osiągnięcia w możliwie najszerszym zakresie.
Contributors
  • University of Lisbon
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