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Impacts of foreign agricultural investment in developing countries: evidence from case studies
This paper summarizes the results of FAO’s case studies on the impacts of foreign agricultural investment on host communities and countries. The studies suggest that the disadvantages of large-scale land acquisitions often outweigh the few benefits to the local community. 

Policy responses to high food prices in Latin America and the Caribbean: Country case studies
This publication presents evidence on the effectiveness of policies and programmes introduced in response to rising food prices in eight Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru.

Market monitoring and outlook

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Transparent and efficient agricultural commodity markets for global food security

Meetings

Committee on Commodity Problems 70th Session

07 Oct 2014 - 09 Oct 2014

FAO Headquarters

Intersessional meeting of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea

05 May 2014 - 06 May 2014

FAO Headquarters