The food situation in developing countries: Two decades in review

Published on Nov 1, 1984in Food Policy3.788
· DOI :10.1016/0306-9192(84)90065-4
Leonardo Paulino3
Estimated H-index: 3
(IFPRI: International Food Policy Research Institute),
John W. Mellor19
Estimated H-index: 19
(IFPRI: International Food Policy Research Institute)
Abstract This article presents an overview of the general changes in the food situation in developing countries over the past two decades, and especially since the 1974 World Food Conference. Following an examination of trends in production, consumption and trade in basic food staples of Third World countries, the article looks at possible strategies for improving their food situation.
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