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9GE - Biomes and food production: Food security challenges

Year 9 - Geography

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AUSTRALIA'S NATIONAL FOOD PLAN:

“Our vision for Australia’s food system is a sustainable, globally competitive, resilient food supply supporting access to nutritious and affordable food. To achieve our vision we have set goals for the nation for 2025. Some of these goals are new and ambitious, while others aim to maintain our current high standards.”

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Online encyclopaedias are great for short, concise and correct information. It is be best to access these articles from the Online encyclopaedias page through the Hale portal. Ready made citations are available.



 
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Your “foodprint” is the result of everything it takes to get your food from the farm to your plate. Many of those processes are invisible to consumers.

Industrial food production — from animal products like beef, pork, chicken and eggs to crops  — takes a tremendous toll on our soil, air and water, as well as on the workers and the surrounding communities.


How much food is being consumed around the world right now? The World Food Clock presents a streaming data on global food consumption, global food waste, and other topics such as production, processing, and consumption. Food security, environmental studies, public health, and international relations.

AUSTRALIA'S NATIONAL FOOD PLAN:

Reference Generator

It is important to provide evidence of using a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

A sample bibliography for 3 resources suggested on this page would look like:

Food supply 2019. Britannica School. Retrieved 18 March 2019, from https://school.eb.com.au/levels/middle/article/food-supply/274376#201013.toc

Leitch, T 2016, ‘Food Security: Overview’, Australia Points of View: Food Security, p. 3, viewed 18 March 2019, <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=apr&AN=95023778&lang=en-ca&site=pov-aus>.

National Geographic 2014, Food Security in an Insecure World | Future of Food, 6 August, accessed 18 March 2019, <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jvRB8U8vEw>.