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Regional developments [in Chinese]

2016年,食物领域出现的重要进展可能对各个国家和地区的食物安全与营养状 况产生深远影响。本报告将研究非洲、中东、北非、中亚、南亚、东亚、拉美和加勒 比海等主要地区在粮食政策方面的进展、城市化趋势,以及这些趋势对食物安全 与营养状况的影响。以下章节将探究不同地区的情况,包括: ■■ 非洲地区合作与投资增长,如何在气候变化和商品价格走低的情况下加强食 物安全 ■■ 中东北非地区持续的冲突、某些国家的政策改革需求以及较低的油价 ■■ 中亚如何推广农业多样性,加强区域一体化,增强经济恢复力 ■■…

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Stuck in the middle? Structural change and productivity growth in Botswana

In 1966 when Botswana gained independence, it was one of the poorest countries in the world. But by 1986, Botswana had achieved middle-income status, and in 2005, the World Bank classified it as an upper-middle-income country. The only other country…

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Regional developments

2016 saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions for food security and nutrition in individual countries and regions. This section offers perspectives on food policy developments across the major regions: Africa, the Middle East and…

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Summary and policy implications

The 2014 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) examines in depth the above developments and current and future trends that are likely to shape the course of African economies, as well as the key drivers of Africa’s recent growth recovery. The report…

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Poverty, food Prices, and dietary choices in Malawi

In this chapter we analyze Malawi’s recent food consumption trends, including per capita calorie and micronutrient-consumption estimates, and reflect on how these pertain to (1) changes in poverty and household income, and (2) relative changes in food…