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Food Security and Food Price Volatility

  • Jörg Mayer
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Abstract

How to manage food price volatility has re-emerged as a hotly debated question. Much of this new interest is related to limitations of safety nets that became apparent in the 2005-food crisis in the Sahel and the failure of the global food system to prevent the food price spikes of 2007–2008 and 2010–2011 from impairing food security.

Keywords

Food Security World Trade Organization Food Price Price Volatility Financial Investor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division on Globalisation and Development StrategiesUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)GenevaSwitzerland

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