One facet of this was that many parts of the non-European world, previously self-sufficient in basic foods, were now forced into being suppliers of cheap raw materials for the rich countries.
I would insist that we be self-sufficient in food within two years, and that all profits from all companies operating on Irish soil should remain in Ireland.
Lisa emotionally withdrew and became, in every way, an adult - a self-sufficient person with her emotions and her life under tight control.
As I argued in my last column, we must not fool ourselves into believing that we can become totally self-sufficient in food.
She had grown used to not having her father around, and was so self-sufficient and intelligent and beautiful.
Carrying a tent and a small camping stove with him, he camped every night during his journey through Europe and Russia, cooking his own food and therefore remaining self-sufficient .
You are so self-sufficient that your emotions are always controlled (in some individuals this aspect creates the appearance of being cold).
In 1975 Angola was self-sufficient in food crops, the world's fourth-largest coffee grower, and had the richest fishing grounds in southern Africa.
Zambia, in the last three years, has not only been self-sufficient in food, but has managed to export maize to some neighbouring countries.
We don't have to worry about having enough to eat because we are basically self-sufficient in food.