This chapter addresses the Year 9 unit Biomes and food security and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. It explores the challenges of food security, including land and water degradation, soils, competing land uses and climate change. These resources look at two very different Indonesian islands, Bali and Sumba.


  • A tale of two islands
  • Bali – rice and forests
  • Sumba – corn and savanna grassland
  • Food security strategies
  • Reflections and thinking hats

Download: Chapter 2 – Food and human wellbeing.pdf

Food security - Bali and Sumba (7.16)

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