GOVERNMENT RESILIENCE POLICY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: Food System Resilience (A Comparative Study BetweenIndonesia And The Gambia).

Sunkung Danso


The purpose of applying socio-ecological resilience is that there are significant changes in climate and scientist established that the planet is getting wormer on yearly basis and sea levels are rising. The climate pattern is also changing rapidly and rainfall shortage become a challenge. Human actions are responsible for changing climate through emission of greenhouse gas in atmosphere which keep depleting the ocean layers by make the planet earth wormer. Disaster is a natural phenomenon that happen with or without the expectation of human. Food system resilience is important in this discourse as disasters are an unforeseen circumstance. The concept of resilience was introduced in development to help resort the communities affected by the natural calamity. Governments formulate resilience policy as a strategy for disaster preparedness. This article used qualitative analysis in discussion. Food system resilience was used in the context of socio-ecological system which entail environmental issues and societal values in ensuring food security. Food system resilience was discussed in connection to SDGs goal number two (Zero Hunger). The weight of the discussion is centred around socio-ecological system in boasting food security.It is evident that the two countries have something in common but defer in many aspects of their development priorities and pace. They both need more improved crops or variety of cereals to ensure food security and public awareness creation on resilience policy and actions is a necessity.

Key Words:Resilience, policy, disaster, climate, change, sustainable, development, food system, socio-ecological

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