Food and Water Chapter Preview Questions

As you read this chapter, consider the following questions:

  1. How is the production of food tied to equity?
  2. What role do government crop subsidies play in nutrition?
  3. What role do tax breaks and food banks play in food insecurity?
  4. How do food costs and the poverty line interact?
  5. What influences a family’s food purchases?  How does what you’ve read relate to your own family’s experience with food?
  6.  What are the factors that affect a family’s access to safe water and sanitation?
  7. What role does the government play in the water and sanitation system?
  8. Are safe water and sanitation a human right?


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