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Planning for food and nutrition security in Egypt: social, economic and political considerations

Planning for food and nutrition security in Egypt: social, economic and political considerations

Food and Nutrition Bulletin 11(1): 61-64

The study tests a hypothesis for adjusting agricultural production in line with nutritional requirements of the Egyptian population for major food products. Such a strategy would require a structural change in agricultural policies so the quantitative projections are made for the year 2000. The study follows a normative approach using two alternative target levels of food self sufficiency that would imply more achievable production targets.

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