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The Global Food Crisis: Identification of the Vulnerable and Policy Responses

de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2008. “The global food crisis: Identification of the vulnerable and policy responses.” Agriculture and Resource Economics Update 12(2): 18-21.


75% ofthe world poor are rural people. Half a billion of them are located in countries both vulnerable to rising food prices and with weak capacity to provide socialsafety nets. For them, agriculture must be the main instrument to respond to the food crisis and escape poverty.

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