This book “Gum Arabic: Trade, Food Security and Sustainable Development” will focus on all what you need to know about “Gum Arabic” particularly issues relating to Trade, Food Security, and Sustainable Development (SD). The book will explore the international trade aspects, food security, economic, social and environmental challenges relating to Gum Arabic with particular emphasis on the significant challenges and opportunities for major producing countries like Sudan.
The main aims is to address the question of how Sudan can realises its potential of being the leading country in the world in the production of Gum Arabic and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for SD. In doing so, the book will critically analyse the potential for the growth of Sudanese Gum Arabic sector, the challenges for realising its potential, so that Sudan can become an international leader in the production and export of Gum Arabic. The book puts together, for the first time, original and cutting-edge contributions aimed at illuminating and charting new directions for researching, teaching and understanding of this extremely rare and important commodity.