Forum global sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition • Forum FSN

Topic: Food prices

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Local Food for Global Future

Nowadays it is generally recognized that the post World War II industrial agriculture and food in Western countries was succesful with regard to profit, but unsuccesful with respect to people and planet. The underlying structure was a linear economy and a poor interpretation of the...

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Perspectives agricoles de l'OCDE et de la FAO 2016-2025

Perspectives agricoles mondiales à moyen terme

Pour que le secteur puisse répondre à la demande croissante d’aliments destinés aux humains, aux animaux et les produits alimentaires bruts à des fins industriels, une augmentation significative de la production est nécessaire. Cette...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Food and nutrition in numbers 2014

Overcoming malnutrition in all of its forms – caloric undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity – requires a combination of interventions in different areas that guarantee the availability of and access to healthy diets. Among the key areas, interventions are required in food...

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Trade Liberalization and Food Security: For a New Green Revolution in Africa

The purpose of this study is to provide a framework in order to analyze the relation between trade liberalization and food security in Africa. From the 80s, the Bretton Woods institutions consider trade liberalization as a solution to achieve food security in Africa. In this study, the analysis...

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Why has Africa become a net food importer?

That Africa has become a net importer of food and of agricultural products, despite its vast agricultural potential, is puzzling. Using data mainly for the period 1960-2007, this report seeks to explain Africa’s food-trade deficit since the mid-1970s. The core finding is that population growth,...

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