There is a need to consider food as human security, says Tim Siegenbeek van Heukelom. Technological problem-solving approach is no panacea as it does not truly address the root causes of hunger.▶
When we speak of ‘food security’ we generally refer to 'a situation that exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences fo...▶
Tim Siegenbeek van Heukelom is a PhD Candidate at the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney. His thesis is about ‘food’ as a matter of ‘security’ and features a qualitative case study from Kenya on the phenomenon of land grabs. Tim is also the founder and author of State-of-Affairs, a blog on food, security, and development.