Food sovereignty and agricultural trade policy commitments: How much leeway do West African nations have?
AbstractThe 2008 food crisis has challenged the political legitimacy and economic efficiency of the liberalization of international agricultural trade. An alternative vision defended by the food sovereignty movement is that long-term food security cannot rely on dependency on food imports, but must be built on the development of domestic production with enough barrier protection to shelter it from world price fluctuations and unfair trading.
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Volume (Year): 38 (2013)
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Food sovereignty; West Africa; Protection; Agricultural policy; WTO negotiations;
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- Catherine Laroche Dupraz & Angèle Postolle, 2011. "Food sovereignty and agricultural trade policy commitments: How much leeway do West African nations have?," Working Papers SMART - LERECO 201103, INRA UMR SMART.
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- O13 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
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