OECD-FAO Report Examines Countries’ Dependency On Food Imports, Recommends Agricultural Changes

U.N. News: Poorer countries set to be ‘increasingly dependent’ on food imports, says U.N. food agency report
“Poorer countries with rising populations and scarce natural resources are likely to be ‘increasingly dependent’ on imports to feed their people, according to an annual report jointly compiled by the United Nations food agency, launched on Tuesday. … The Agricultural Outlook recommends that regional countries re-orient policies away from cereals that require intensive watering, toward rural development, poverty reduction, and farming of higher-value horticulture products…” (7/3).

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