Raj Patel

Raj Patel

Born: January 01, 1970


Occupation: Economist, activist, writer

Biography: Raj Patel is a British-born American academic, journalist, activist and writer who has lived and worked in Zimbabwe, South Africa and the United States for extended periods. He is best known for his 2008 book, Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System. His most recent book is The Value of Nothing which was on The New York Times best-seller list during February 2010.

Source/Notes: About global food economy Marquette University (Retrieved on February 11, 2010.)