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Dossier High food prices

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Abstract: The causes of high food prices, the implications for smallholders, the options to mitigate their impact, and the possible roles of the public and private sector were discussed at the 80th International Conference on Agriculture and Development (ICAD) "High food prices: a disaster for the world, a blessing for farmers?" The conference took place at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam on 18 November 2008. This Internet dossier provides background information for both participants and interested non-participants in the event. The contributing organizations of ICAD 2008 were: Agriterra, Euroconsult Mott McDonald, KLV (Royal Netherlands Society for Agricultural Sciences), Van Hall Larenstein, Wageningen International, Agri-ProFocus, and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT).
Category: Research
Editor: Hof, S. van 't
Keywords: agriculture , food , markets , poverty
Language: eng
Organization: KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
Place: [Amsterdam]
Publisher: Royal Tropical Institute. Information & Library Services
Year: 2009
Right: © 2009 KIT
Subject: Agriculture and Rural Development
Title: Dossier High food prices