Category Archives: Politics

Dynamics of Diet and Food Security in the Mediterranean ‘in the middle of the land’

In the Middle of disparate land The Mediterranean – means ‘In the Middle of the Land’ – and the sea is a geographical link between countries bordering it that differ markedly in terms of style of governance, affluence, culture and religion. … Continue reading

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Food Security and the Arab Spring – trying to understand the importance of Bread and Dignity. An initial look by Andrew Ormerod (2012)

I have become interested in the way food plants have become an important part of everyday language and meaning in different parts of the world.  Bread is a good example – it’s significance as a central part of our diet … Continue reading

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