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Public Support to Food Security in India, Brazil and South Africa: Elements for a Policy Dialogue

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  • Darana Souza

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    (International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth)

  • Danuta Chmielewska

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    (International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth)

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    Together, India, Brazil and South Africa have nearly 1,365 billion inhabitants (World Bank, 2009), or about 20 per cent of the world?s population. Although the three countries have demonstrated the potential for transformative development in the South, their experience has been marked by key challenges such as relatively high levels of poverty, inequality and food insecurity, problems that persist for significant numbers of people. This minilateral group of countries known as IBSA is a crucial pole for increasing South-South learning and has much potential for debate on innovative development policy initiatives. (...)

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    Paper provided by International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth in its series Working Papers with number 80.

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    Date of creation: Apr 2011
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    Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , April 2011, pages 1-48
    Handle: RePEc:ipc:wpaper:80

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    1. Altman, M. & Hart, Tim G.B. & Jacobs, Peter T., 2009. "Household food security status in South Africa," Agrekon, Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA), vol. 48(4), December.
    2. Thom S. Jayne & Marcela Villarreal & Prabhu Pingali & G√ľnter Hemrich, 2004. "Interactions Between the Agricultural Sector and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Implications for agricultural policy," Working Papers 04-06, Agricultural and Development Economics Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO - ESA).
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