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Food Security and Political Stability in Tajikistan Raj Kumar Sharma

Food Security and Political Stability in Tajikistan

$1078.00

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    Food Security and Political Stability in Tajikistan

    Editorial: VIJ Books (India) PVT Ltd

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9788193759158

    Formatos: ePub (con DRM de Adobe)

    Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

    $1078.00

    Medios de pago
      Food Security and Political Stability in Tajikistan Raj Kumar Sharma

      Food Security and Political Stability in Tajikistan

      $1078.00

      Medios de pago

        Food Security and Political Stability in Tajikistan

        Editorial: VIJ Books (India) PVT Ltd

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9788193759158

        Formatos: ePub (con DRM de Adobe)

        Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

        $1078.00

        Medios de pago
          Sinopsis
          There are links between food security and political stability as was evident during the world food crisis of 2007-08. Food riots were witnessed in a number of countries contributing to political instability. There are a number of dimensions to the problem of food insecurity in Tajikistan. This book is an attempt to fill the academic void on Tajikistan, especially pertaining to its food security. This work traces the history of agriculture and food production in Tajikistan from mid-19th century when it came under Russian rule. From its inception, Tajikistan has been facing the ‘geographic handicap’ as it is a mountainous country and only 7 percent of the total land is arable which limits its food production. This book is a detailed study of how Soviet economic geography introduced intensive cotton cultivation in Tajikistan at the expense of food crops. Soviet economic planners felt that a region with hot climate and large water resources should not attempt to grow grains but cotton. In the contemporary context, this book focuses on how the state and international actors have responded to the food insecurity in Tajikistan. Most importantly, the book also analyses the relationship between food security and political stability in Tajikistan.
          Acerca de Raj Kumar Sharma

          Dr Raj Kumar Sharma is an Academic Associate at the Department of Political Science, IGNOU, New Delhi. He holds a PhD degree from Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He was earlier a Research Fellow at the United Service Institution of India (USI), New Delhi. He has contributed to different projects on Afghanistan, China and Bangladesh for Integrated Defense Staff (IDS), Ministry of Defense. He is also a contributing writer for the Nikkei Asian Review (Japan) and has earlier taught Political Science at Maitreyi College, University of Delhi. He has also worked as a Journalist with the Press Trust of India, New Delhi. He is co-editor of the book ‘Strategic Balance in the Indo-Pacific Region: Challenges and Prospects’.

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