Chapter 8: The Poverty of Food Policy

Anthropology is a myopic discipline in some respects, grounded in the details of geography and community practice, place and place making. I immersed myself in this perspective for my Masters research among fishers in the Yukon and PhD study of the political ecology of the Gulf Nahua of southern Veracruz. At CIMMYT, I focused most of my time on the study of a single plant — mucuna in all its human and biological dimensions. This practice, a strength but also somewhat blinkered, was well suited to key aspects of my personality: an ability to focus and a desire for connection to the concrete.

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