publication . Article . 2013

Barriers preventing food security in Israel, 2050:

Efrat Hadas; Yoav Gal;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2013
  • Publisher: Faculty of management
  • Country: Slovenia
Abstract
The article highlights the benefits of adopting the practice of long-term planning with the aim of helping decision makers and politicians to include scenario thinking in the process of determining food security in Israel, 2050. This study addresses the question of food security, a step that is in contrast with agricultural planning considerations of the past that have mainly focused on maximizing profits or relied on a closed mathematical model. Two teams of experts identified production limitations affecting long-term planning and the ability to ensure food security under these conditions. It was found that there are five key factors important for the decision...
Subjects
free text keywords: long-term planning; agriculture policy; food security, long-term planning, agriculture policy, food security, Economic growth, development, planning, HD72-88, jel:Q18, jel:Q24, jel:Q25
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