Regional developments [In 2014-2015 Global food policy report] | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
décembre 2015
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
IFPRI-p15738coll2-129076

In addition to global developments and food policy changes, 2014 also saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions in individual countries and regions. This chapter offers perspectives on major food policy developments in various regions including Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The individual regional sections cover many critical topics: -Renewed focus on the role of agriculture in broad economic growth, poverty reduction, and food and nutrition security in Africa - Policy reforms in fuel subsidies, agriculture, and food trade in the Middle East and North Africa - Economic challenges and opportunities for Central Asia’s food system - Responses to high food inflation and climatic risk in South Asia - Laying of the groundwork for multilateral cooperation on food policy in East Asia - Progress in South-South learning initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean tempered by weather and other shocks

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Badiane, Ousmane; Collins, Julia; Makombe, Tsitsi; Breisinger, Clemens; Al-Riffai, Perrihan; Ecker, Olivier; Resnick, Danielle; Akramov, Kamiljon T.; Park, Allen; Joshi, Pramod Kumar; Chen, Kevin Z.; Timmer, Peter; Torero, Máximo

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About IFPRI

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 500 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of theCGIAR Consortium, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.

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About IFPRI

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 500 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of theCGIAR Consortium, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.

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