Country responses to the food security crisis: Nature and preliminary implications of the policies pursued

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The objective of this paper is to examine the short-term measures adopted by some 81 countries from Asia, Africa and Latin America and Caribbean and assess their implications for food security and poverty alleviation. Section 2 reviews markets and trade measures aimed at reducing food prices for consumers. Safety net and production support measures are discussed in sections 3 and 4, while the section 5 discusses the impact of the different measures. Finally, concluding remarks are given in section 6.

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Jan 2008
English
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