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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 70–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Availability of food security means the existence of sufficient quantities of food of appropriate quality acquired through domestic production, imports, or food aid. Access entails the price factor and the purchasing power of the pop- ulation concerned. Utilization means the consumption of food...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
... imports in order to meet domestic consumption; increased water stress is likely to make this equation even worse and further expose MENA countries to volatility in world food prices.17 This grim picture does contain one bright spot: energy likely will remain an important exception to the trend...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 116–128.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... The most affected area in Ethiopia is the Somali region, where scores of people have fled their homes in search of food and water at feeding centers in Gode and other surrounding towns. Ethiopian and nongovernmental organization officials have criticized...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to and from Somalia. This is particularly significant because the majority of Somalia’s imports arrive by sea. Piracy on these waters has impacted Somalia in the areas of poverty and food supply, prices of basic commodities, internal conflict, income from trade, and income from port operations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 38–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... million are at risk, according to World Food Program (WFP) officials. The primary cause of the current humanitarian crisis is drought due to poor rains over the past several years. In Eritrea, according to WFP, “rainfall has been poor since October 2001, with the almost total failure of the March...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2006
... inc­rease the hunger of those already hungry — is very explosive, espec­ially those eating ric­e, the most important c­rop in the world. We c­an expec­t that the global environment, loaded with more c­arbon dioxide than ever before, will affec­t the quality of our food. For this reason, says...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the factors contributing to individual sur- vival and local reactions. Most important, Feferman continuously highlights the impor- tance of individual agency in executing and circumventing the Holocaust. Feferman’s work covers the entire Nazi occupation, from fall 1941 to spring 1944 in Crimea and from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
... to undermine their efforts to portray the West 20 Mediterranean Quarterly: Spring 2007 as somehow in conflict with Islam, because that simply isn’t true. Islam is a part of the West and an important part of America. As a government official, I represent an estimated 7 million American Muslims who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... change, water shortages, and resulting migrations of people could result in an acute problem of food scarcity across the region. As outbreaks of the Arab Spring showed, a shortfall of food and a rise in the prices of staple items can have a devastating impact on the stability of the entire region...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
... on the critically important tourist economy in Greece.9 It is hard to sympathize with vacationers disturbed by people fleeing for their lives. On the other hand, tourism accounts for almost 20 percent of Greece’s gross domestic product, so the impact on the cash-­strapped Greek economy cannot be ignored...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... This is not to diminish the importance of the issues addressed in the Danforth report, but ending the terrible scourge of govern- ment-sponsored slavery, securing unconstrained and ongoing humanitarian access, halting barbarous assaults on civilians, and even sustaining a cease- fire in the Nuba Mountains all require...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., however. The most fundamental critique is that which is regularly leveled against positive rights in general. Thus, Daniel Maxwell argues that it is not clear how such rights can be realized and who is responsible for them.12 While the content of par- ticular rights (to food, clean water, basic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 September 2009
... supplies such as food and fuel. According to the Center for European Policy Studies, truckloads of food and medical aid allowed into Gaza in December 2008 were a mere 16 per day, down from 123 in October 2008 and 475 in May 2007.3 This is particularly significant, 1. Tobias Buck, “Latest Bloody...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 59–77.
Published: 01 June 2000
... percent of all Yugoslavs eighteen or older are unemployed fol- lowing the NATO bombing war.1 Robert Hauser, emergency coordinator for the United Nations’ World Food Program, says relief workers will face the daunting task of feeding, clothing, and even sheltering...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 68–87.
Published: 01 September 2008
... world. Almost all the issues that Aras said influenced Turkey-GCC relations still obtained throughout 2007, although some of them were of less importance than during the period from 2001 to 2003, such as international terrorism, and some were of more importance, such as Iran’s efforts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 22–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... recently came online as a new conduit of energy supplies, while the Mediterranean is crisscrossed with pipelines that bring energy to Spain and Italy (through Sic- ily, in the latter case). The maritime domain is also an important source of food for many coun- tries in Europe and for the global...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 29–53.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the instrumental role played by Hezbollah during the Lebanese civil war and the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon. However, it is also important to realize that the political situation has radically changed since Israel’s with- drawal from the country. Hezbollah’s armed presence currently hurts Leba...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Christina Lizzi Christina Lizzi is a policy analyst at the national nonprofit Food and Water Watch and former editorial assistant for Mediterranean Quarterly . Kousis Maria Selwyn Tom Clark David , Eds.: Contested Mediterranean Spaces: Ethnographic Essays in Honour...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 38–54.
Published: 01 September 2004
... will signifi cantly help secure the economic, educational, health, and environmental future of fi fty thousand people by establishing projects in potable water, modern irrigation, fruit and forestry tree planting, school construction, women’s cooperatives, food production, mountain terracing, water...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
... just across from Turkey, one of the most important states in the Middle East. It also shares a long border with Rus- sia, a country that has dominated Ukraine’s internal politics for hundreds of years. Most academics, policymakers, and journalists interested in Ukraine have focused to the west...