Agricultural developmental, economic and industrial policies

Saturday, 11. October 2014


Sheila Jilani

Which strategies and techniques are needed to feed the future world population? Focus will be on agricultural developmental, economic and industrial policies

Global demand for agricultural commodities especially food continues to surge driven primarily by emerging and developing economies and human population growth. Well, this can be very good news for countries with abundant land and water because it provides considerable potential for economic growth and poverty alleviation. At the same time it can be very worrisome for those who need to purchase food especially in south Asia and in Africa because high demands attract high prices.

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