Global Agrifood Systems

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Agriculture   Source: TH, FAO  Context: A recent FAO report (The State of Food and Agriculture 2023) exposes the hidden costs of unsustainable global agrifood systems, exceeding $10 trillion and constituting 11% of GDP in middle-income countries like India.   Major points of the report:   Previously, in the Status of …

Global Report on the Food Crises (GRFC) 2023 and Global Parliamentary Pact

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government policies and interventions   Source: TH  Context: The Global Report on the Food Crises (GRFC) 2023 released recently estimated that between 691 million and 783 million people in the world suffered from hunger in 2022 ( showing levels far higher than pre-pandemic 2019)   Read the description of GRFC: Here   What …