Observers split over UN envoy's food fight

Local food systems are getting less support, said Olivier De Schutter. But some analysts disagree that trade and commercial agriculture are a problem.

Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 05/23/2012 12:00 am EDT

While some observers say the UN's right-to-food envoy rightly sheds light on a worrying imbalance leading to people going hungry in Canada, others dispute that trade and commercial agriculture are the enemy.

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