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Agricultural Trade, Policy Reforms, and Global Food Security (Hardcover) (Kym Anderson)

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This book explores the potential for policy reform as a short-term, low-cost way to sustainably enhance global food security. It argues that reforming policies that distort food prices and trade will promote the openness needed to maximize global food availability and reduce fluctuations in international food prices. Beginning with an examination of historical trends in markets and policies, Anderson assesses the prospects for further reforms, and projects how they may develop over the next fifteen years. He pays particular attention to domestic policy changes made possible by the information technology revolution, which will complement global change to deal directly with farmer and consumer concerns.
Genre: Business + Money Management, Political Science
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Kym Anderson
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2016
TCIN: 51702704
UPC: 9781137471680
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-1522
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