Global Food Security: A Primer

by Eric Schewe

Photo: Volunteers of the international NGO Kuwait Patients Helping Fund prepare a mixture for feeding malnourished children, as well as pregnant and lactating women, in Abu Shouk camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), North Darfur. [UN Photo/Albert González Farran]

In his monthly column, Security State of Mind, Middle Eastern History scholar Eric Schewe interrogates what’s new, interesting, and strange in the world of security studies. This month, his focus is “food security.”