American Univesity of Beirut

Rami Zurayk featured in the Middle East Eye

Dr. Rami Zurayk, LDEM Professor, Director of the Food Security Program and Interim Coordinator of RCODE program, was quoted in an article published by the Middle East Eye “Russia-Ukraine war: Calls for Middle East food sovereignty amid looming wheat crisis." Dr. Zurayk explained the demise of the local food production in Lebanon and the Arab region mentioning that: “We are seeing a disappearance of people's connection to nature and food production." He continued: “Agriculture became a capitalist enterprise, rather than a social, cultural, economic project".

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