Back to Main Page Back to A Level
Food Supply Issues    Get your reading sheets here

Food Supply and Geography

Global patterns

Globalisation - The geopolitics of food

Globalisation - Food security and the MDGs

Contrasting agricultural food production systems commercial, subsistence, intensive, extensive, arable, livestock, mixed farming.

Managing food supply strategies to increase production:
Green Revolution
Genetic modification and other high technology approaches
Land colonisation and
land reform
appropriate/intermediate technology.

Managing food supply The European Union.

Changes in demand

Food supplies in a globalising economy 

Transnational corporations

Environmental aspects of the global trade in foodstuffs and the potential for sustainable food supplies.

Case studies of contrasting approaches to managing food supply and demand.