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Westernization of Asian diets and the transformation of food systems: Implications for research and policy

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Rapid economic and income growth, urbanization, and globalization are leading to a dramatic shift of Asian diets away from staples and increasingly towards livestock and dairy products, vegetables and fruit, and fats and oils. While the diversification of

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  • Pingali, Prabhu, 2004. "Westernization of Asian diets and the transformation of food systems: Implications for research and policy," ESA Working Papers 23795, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:faoaes:23795
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.23795
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