This Section focuses on Food waste, Regulation of agricultural industry (GMOs, pesticides (neonicotinoids/bee die off), and Government's Role in distribution of food and how they (sometimes) create food scarcity.
Countries that have better food security commonly have a government that emphasizes agriculture and has economic incentives for agricultural development.
An important role that the government plays in the protection of food access is through the policies they implement. Governments have the power to create policies that regulate prices on foods to ensure that goods are being fairly priced. They also have the power to regulate what substances are being used in agricultural production. In the EU there's an understanding that agriculture and food development are facing many risks in coming years therefore have prioritized food security for the EU’s long term development.
Different Governments around the world have different regulations on pesticide use. Pesticide use is known to link directly to the death of Bees! Which are an essential part of almost every ecosystem which in turn affects agriculture.