Food policies and related strategies among FAO, EU and Nepal - a comparative analysis
Khadka, Prabin (2017)
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In this modern era of science and technology, with increasing human population and development, various problems and threats are alarming for the present and future generations. Food security is becoming a debate for this generation as there is known fact of still over 800 million people are deprived of their daily calorie needs. The eradication of hunger, food security and supply of quality food are the major target of many countries and organizations. The need of proper and sustainable food policy arises to tackle the problems related to food production and supply. Food policies and related strategies are formulated, adopted and implemented by different organizations. Food availability, food loss, food security, food safety, consumer awareness and food sustainability are other important aspects of policy formulation and implementation. FAO, EU and Nepal are included in the research whose food policies and strategies on those aspects are studied. The differences in the policies are found out with the comparative analysis and the research questions are summarized out. The results derived upon a comparative analysis of scientific literature indicates that proper and sustainable food policies, proper plans and effective implementations are the solutions to overcome global food problems and hunger. The global unity, promise and joint action are outmost in this regard.