Disability, Poverty and Food Sovereignty: Advancing the Human Security Agenda

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Vanmala Hiranandani

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human security, food sovereignty, poverty

Abstract

This essay furthers the human security discourse using the lenses of disability and food studies. The human security agenda must embrace the principle of food sovereignty that counteracts neo-liberal notions on food security. Since poverty, food insecurity, and disability are manifestations of similar development processes, horizontal alliances are imperative for systemic change.

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