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Call for Papers: Global Food Security and Health

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PSO's World Medical & Health Policy journal plans a special issue and workshop examining all aspects of global food security and its implications for human health, including consideration of agricultural productivity; access to water; climate change; land rights; infrastructure; rural development capacity; research and application of new production technologies; extension services; post-harvest losses; governance; corruption; health and nutrition; conflict; urban food insecurity; social safety nets; existing and new multilateral initiatives, including the Obama Administration’s Feed The Future Initiative, particularly its whole of government and country-led approaches; integration with food aid, education, gender empowerment, and other cross-cutting development initiatives; private-public partnerships; monitoring and evaluation; food security as a human right; adequate funding, and the development of political will.
Abstracts (250 words) of proposed papers/presentations, including potential health and policy implications, should be submitted to Bonnie Stabile, Co-Editor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 30, 2016.   Authors of selected papers will be notified by October 7, 2016. 
The 3rd Annual Workshop on Global Food Security and Health is planned for November 16, 2016 for presentation and discussion of relevant research.  The workshop will be held at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government in Arlington, Virginia.
Completed manuscripts should be submitted to World Medical & Health Policy at by December 2, 2016 for peer review. 

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