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Front (Term)


Increasing food supply

Back (Definition)


China


~Meat consumption risen by 150%


~farmers don't need to grow food as can afford to buy it


~hunger for the poor as grain now feeds animals not people


Front (Term)


in the last 15 years agricultural net production has risen by....?

Back (Definition)


2.2%

Front (Term)


USA calories

Back (Definition)


40-50% U.S. Harvest isn't eaten


30-40% UK food thrown away


America= 3826 calories a day

Fair trade aims

Better prices for food


Decent working conditions


Local sustainability


Fair terms for farmers

Examples of fair trade

UK market for fair trade doubles in value every 2 years.


UK leading fair trade market


20% UK bananas are fair trade 20% coffee in UK is fair trade

Concerns with fair trade

Increased food miles


Money from local farmers


LEDCs depend on MEDC buying