The Evolving Global Governance of Food Security

Matias E. Margulis

University of Stirling

December 16, 2010

While food security has become a major issue in global governance following the 2007-2008 global food crisis, there is no single international institution responsible for the management of this issue. Instead, responsibility for food security is spread out among a number of international organizations, which causes an overlap of rules and norms. This is a major challenge to achieving global policy coherence on food security and making progress on the eradication of world hunger. This research paper argues that a more effective governance regime for food security requires mechanisms to promote greater internal policy coherence within states and between multiple international institutions.

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Keywords: Global Governance, Food Security, Norms, Rules, Regime Complex, WTO, UN, G20

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Date posted: April 27, 2011  

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Margulis, Matias E., The Evolving Global Governance of Food Security (December 16, 2010). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1823453 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1823453

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