Агропродовольственная экономика

The challenge of employment in the 21st century: Creating jobs in the food system

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 6
Год: 2018
Автор: FAO

Agriculture remains the single most important employer in many developing country, as there are about 200 million unemployed nowadays and many more underemployed. Opportunities arise in agriculture and food systems thanks to a growing middle class, who demands processed, packaged and convenience food and agricultural goods. A significant share of the labor-aged population earns their income and livelihoods by engaging in the sector, why the future lies with the components of the food system and the food value chain that extends beyond primary agricultural production.

ISSN: 2520-6540