Why we Need a New Agenda for Agriculture
Abstract:Throughout history, increases in agricultural sector productivity have contributed greatly to economic growth and the reduction of poverty. The past 30 years have seen global successes in food production lead to an overall decline in world food prices; increased caloric intake; reductions in the percentage of undernourished people; and boosted rates of return to some key investments in agriculture.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: February 1, 2007