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2020 Vision for food, agriculture, and the environment in Latin America

2020 Vision for food, agriculture, and the environment in Latin America

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Published by International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by James L. Garrett.
SeriesFood, agriculture and the environment discussion paper -- 6, 2020 vision
ContributionsGarrett, James L., International Food Policy Research Institute.
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Open LibraryOL17403568M

The Food Environment Atlas is a web-based mapping tool developed by ERS that allows users to compare U.S. counties in terms of their “food environment”—indicators that help determine and reflect a community’s access to affordable, healthy food. Food environment factors—such as store/restaurant proximity, food prices, food and nutrition assistance programs, and community.   SAN SALVADOR/ATIQUIZAYA, El Salvador, Sep 11 (IPS) - A paradigm shift is needed regarding how food is produced, consumed and marketed in Latin America and the Caribbean, in order to curb health problems related to poor nutrition. Finding healthy and sustainable food production systems was the idea debated by experts, academics and .

  Latin America’s stockbreeding sector is strategic for food security, in the region and the world. According to figures from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), 25 percent of the calories and 15 percent of the protein consumed by Latin Americans are of animal origin.. Livestock contributes 46 percent of the region’s agricultural GDP, and is .   Our VISION, quite simply, is to be: “The World’s Premier Food Company, Offering Nutritious, Superior Tasting Foods To People Everywhere.” Being the premier food company does not mean being the biggest but it does mean being the best in terms of consumer value, customer service, employee talent, and consistent and predictable growth.

Guatemala is the most populous country in Central America with a GDP per capita roughly half the average for Latin America and the Caribbean. The agricultural sector accounts for % of GDP and 31% of the labor force; key agricultural exports . Kenya has the largest, most diversified economy in East Africa with agriculture being the backbone of the economy and also central to the country’s development strategy. More than 75 percent of Kenyans make some part of their living in agriculture, and the sector accounts for more than a fourth of Kenya’s gross domestic product (GDP). However, agricultural productivity has .


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Contents: Growth, poverty, and inequality in Latin America --Food insecurity and malnutrition --The effects of urbanization --The food and agricultural systems, a key element of sustainable growth --Trade reform, regional integration, and agriculture --Natural.

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Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment Discussion Paper No. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute. The land used for agricultural production in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) comprises 26% of its total surface area: 10% for crops and 16% for livestock grazing.

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