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Boselie, D., Henson, S. & Weatherspoon, D. 2003. Supermarket procurement practices in developing countries: redefining the roles of the public and private sectors. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 85(5): 1155-1161.

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Chen, K., Chen, Y. & Shi, M. 2003. Globalization, pesticide regulation, and supply chain development: a case of Chinese vegetable export to Japan. Paper presented at the FAO technical workshop on globalization of food systems: impacts on food security and nutrition, Rome, Italy, 8-10 October.

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Dawe, D. 2002. The changing structure of the world rice market, 1950-2000. Food Policy, 27(4): 355-370.

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Dawe, D. 2005b. Increasing water productivity in rice-based systems in Asia: past trends, current problems, and future prospects. Plant Production Science, 8(3): 219-228.

Dawe, D., Moya, P. & Casiwan, C. eds. 2006. Why does the Philippines import rice? Meeting the challenge of trade liberalization. Los Baños, Philippines. International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice). 166 pp.

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Fan, S., Zhang, L. & Zhang, X. 2000. Growth, inequality, and poverty in rural China: the role of public investments. IFPRI Research Report No. 125, Washington, DC, International Food Policy Research Institute.

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FAO. 2003. State of forestry in Asia and the Pacific: status, changes and trends. RAP Publication 2003/22. Bangkok, Thailand. 101 pp.

FAO. 2004a. The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2004. Rome, Italy. 40 pp.

FAO. 2004b. Status and potential of fisheries and aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific. RAP Publication 2004/25. Bangkok, Thailand. 52 pp.

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FAO. 2005b. State of the World's Forests. Rome, Italy. 153 pp.

FAO. 2005c. Selected indicators of food and agriculture development in Asia-Pacific region 7 994-2004. RAP Publication 2005/20. Bangkok, Thailand. 233 pp.

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IRRI (International Rice Research Institute). 2005. Dreams beyond drought. Rice Today, 4(2): 14-21.

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