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Food security policies of six Asian countries

Gary Ender

Food security policies of six Asian countries

by Gary Ender

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- Government policy -- Asia -- Case studies.,
    • Food industry and trade -- Government policy -- Asia -- Case studies.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Asia -- Case studies.,
    • Nutrition policy -- Asia -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGary Ender.
      SeriesForeign agricultural economic report ;, no. 190
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1411 .F59 no. 190, HD9016.A2 .F59 no. 190
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 71 p. :
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2818069M
      LC Control Number83602981

      Trade plays an important role in enhancing Asian food security, as even the region’s most self-reliant food producing countries still depend on food imports to meet their domestic demands. The achievement of food security and the promotion of open trade are two of the key challenges the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) faces. The /08 food crisis had sparked wider debates about the relationship between the two variables, and the extent to which the existing trade policies of the Association are detrimental to the promotion of food security in the region, and.

      even for Japan, one of the world’s richest countries, food and nutrition security (Jap. shokuryō anzen hoshō) is a major national concern, since its high cereal import dependency rate and low food self-sufficiency rate place Japan in a particularly vulnerable position. The Challenges of Food Security EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 4 1. THE REFERENCE SCENARIO The current world crisis 8 Food Security: main aspects and long-term problem areas 10 Four perspectives on Food Security 11 Economics 11 Politics 16 Environment, natural resources and food production 18 Society 25 2.

      The book discusses the key governmental insurance policies in relation to the communities' responses. Whereas highlighting the strain exerted by local weather change and world inhabitants progress, it additionally propounds concepts that may assist in making knowledgeable coverage decisions. How to Download Food Security in Asia Pdf? identify seven kinds of food insecurities faced by women in the Asia-Pacific Region, as under. 1). Food insecurity caused by mortality inequality: In some Asian countries, there are unusually high mortality rates of women and a consequent preponderance of men in the total population, as opposed toFile Size: KB.


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Food security policies of six Asian countries by Gary Ender Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Food security policies of six Asian countries. [Gary Ender; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.]. This book approaches the issue of food security in a number of Asian and other countries by highlighting the crucial role played by government and economic institutions and by examining how they.

House Resolutionthe Roadmap to End Global Hunger and Promote Food Security Act ofwas introduced on J The legislation references the total increased investment of $ billion called for over 5 years, fiscal year (FY) through FYfor agricultural development, nutrition (including maternal and child programs.

The Politics of Food Security: Asian and Middle Eastern Strategies by This book compares the food security policies of selected countries in Asia and the Middle East, and reviews the outcomes of policy applications in a broader context.

Themes discussed include: Shifts in regional and international foreign policy, such as new alliances Cited by: 1. Food insecurity is a much more serious concern in India than China.

In addition to income and poverty differences, we argue in this paper that differences in food policies can further explain the different food security outcomes across the two countries.

First, India mostly uses price-based input subsidies to support agricultural incentives whereas China has recently adopted direct transfers Cited by: Food Security Indicators used by the FAO 20 Food Security Indicators used by the EIU 21 Changes in Food Production and Supply in Asia 29 Food Security Ranking and Population Density, Selected Asian Countries 36 Per Capita Consumption of Major Food Items, – 43Cited by: 1.

The right to adequate food is a legal obligation under international law. First recognized as a human right in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 25) inthere are now States Parties (as of January ) to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Social Safety Nets and Food Programs in Selected Developing Asian Countries 38 Agricultural Productivity Growth in Thailand 44 The Rice Value Chain Transformation in Bangladesh and India 48 5 Food Trade Maps 56 6 Food Security and Climate Change—The Special Case of the Pacifi c 1.

Introduction The /08 global food crisis forced countries around the world, including those in Southeast Asia, to revisit their food security policies. Home to more than million people, the region of ASEAN (which stands for Association for Southeast Asian Nations) is expected to see food demand increase by as much as 40% by Regional integration is projected to increase South-East Asia’s exports by 15% and create up to million new agriculture jobs by Food insecurity is a much more serious concern in India than China.

In addition to income and poverty differences, we argue in this paper that differences in food policies can further explain the. To maintain the existing ratio of food products to the population, considering its growth, it is necessary to increase food production by to 75% and world food reserves by 14%, in particular, in developing countries by 18% as a whole, in the African countries by 30%, in the Asian countries by 14%, and in the countries of Latin America by 8%.Cited by: This paper is a product of the Independent Evaluation Department (IED) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

The subject matter for this report, food security and the food price crisis, was chosen as one of the topical papers to be undertaken by IED in Food security has File Size: KB.

Food security policy options for China: Lessons from other countries policy initiatives that raise the real incomes or asset values of the poor could enhance food security.

By contrast, policies that raise the consumer prices of foods purchased by poor households undermine food security, unless there is a larger number of poor net sellers Cited by: Food security is a measure of the availability of food and individuals' ability to access it.

Affordability is only one factor. There is evidence of food security being a concern many thousands of years ago, with central authorities in ancient China and ancient Egypt being known to release food from storage in times of famine. At the World Food Conference the term "food security" was.

Part II discusses insights from a suite of indicators related to the four dimensions of food security (food availability, access to food, stability and utilization); the future outlook towards ; policies, actions, commitments and initiatives by countries and regional organizations to address existing and emerging food security challenges.

Food Security in the Developing World provides an entry point into the complex and challenging subject of providing access to nutritious and safe food in a readable format, capturing the essence of the subject in an effective and impactful manner.

Organized into nine chapters the book covers the manifestation and measurement of food insecurity; means whereby households endeavour to be food Cited by: 4.

Currently, they have expanded their food-banking project to other countries in Asia by establishing Second Harvest Asia with the same aim. For the future, they are disseminating and giving lectures about the poverty status in Japan and the idea of food support in various parts of Japan since they have been acting mainly in Tokyo.

Food Security in the Developing World provides an entry point into the complex and challenging subject of providing access to nutritious and safe food in a readable format, capturing the essence of the subject in an effective and impactful manner.

Organized into nine chapters the book covers the manifestation and measurement of food insecurity; means whereby households endeavour to be food.

is that both food importing and exporting countries need to find efficient and politically acceptable policies that protect the poor without simultaneously suppressing price incentives to farmers. This Topical Report is based on Food Security Challenges in Asia, a study by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN; / ˈ ɑː s i ɑː n / AH-see-ahn, / ˈ ɑː z i ɑː n / AH-zee-ahn) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten countries in Southeast Asia, which promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and sociocultural integration among its members and other countries in Secretariat: Jakarta, 6°12′S °49′E / °S .Food security has emerged as one of the most significant and complex challenges of the twenty-first century.

Since the mids, overall global food prices have increased substantially with the global food price crisis of and again in earlyglobal food prices reached a historic : Sebak K.

Jana, Asim K. Karmakar. Improvement in government policies to discourage corrupt practices, promote good governance, primary health care, mechanized agriculture, household food security, availability of portable water, and nutrition education at community level should be embraced to eradicate malnutrition in developing by: 5.