Street vendors in Kampala, Uganda, would benefit from infrastructure development, food safety standards, rules of hygiene, and greater focus on healthy products. The city's growing population also would benefit from increased access to nutritious and affordable foods.
To provide information to agencies and efforts focused on food, water, and energy resources, the RAND Corporation developed the Pardee RAND Food-Energy-Water Security Index. This report serves as the technical documentation for the index.
The U.S. agriculture sector and the food industry in general have received little attention with respect to protection against terrorist incidents. How are livestock and produce vulnerable? What would the consequences of an agroterrorism attack be?
Reviews a December 2002 RAND workshop on challenges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration faces, particularly in its potential responses to increased national and homeland security needs for drugs and vaccines.
Policy Researcher, RAND; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.A. in international affairs/business, New York University; B.Sc. in biology, Tel Aviv University
By Bruce Don and David Mussington Bruce Don is the RAND Study Director for the Office of Homeland Security's physical protection planning team. David Mussington is a RAND policy analyst. O ne of the defining tasks of the Office of Homeland Security is to develop a truly national strategy for homeland ...
By Peter Chalk Peter Chalk is a RAND policy analyst. A griculture and the food industry are key elements of the U.S. economic and social structure. Unfortunately, the sector remains highly vulnerableboth to deliberate and to accidental disruptionfor several reasons. Critical considerations include the ...