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Golden Banquet, The: Politics of Food

Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2003
Year of production
2001
Subjects
Agriculture; Development studies; Economics
Keywords
agricultural development; food aid; food production and distribution; international trade; globalisation; free trade

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Format
NTSC
Price
£7.00 + £20.00 deposit
Availability
Hire
Duration/Size
2 x 28 mins
Year
2004

Sections

Title
Who’s invited?
Synopsis
Giant corporations control most of the world’s food system through free trade policies. This video examines how the corporate globalisation of food threatens the livelihoods of small farmers in the US and developing countries.
Duration
28 mins

Title
What’s on the menu?
Synopsis
Mass-produced and subsidised low-cost food imports to developing countries and cash crop exports from them combine to render the countries unable to lift their standard of living. Many groups work together to rewite unjust free trade policies.
Duration
28 mins

Distributor (Hire)

Name

Of Public Concern

Email
ericwalker@gn.apc.org
Phone
01473 717088
Address
Nacton
Ipswich
!P10 0LA

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