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Case study

Trends and impacts of foreign investment in developing country agriculture

In order to acquire an in - depth understanding of potential benefits, constraints and costs of foreign investment in agriculture and of the business models that are more conducive to development, FAO has undertaken research in developing countries.  The research aims to provide better knowledge on the trends and impacts of foreign direct investment on host communities and countries, to gather evidence on inclusive business models, to identify good practices and to develop guidance for host gov ernments.  This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of the main findings of case studies in nine developing countries. It  presents case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Asia & Pacific, Africa, Latin America & Caribbean