Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction to Food Policy Analysis

The Global Food Problem
The Human Problem of Hunger
Food Policy
Why a Food Policy Approach?
Starting the Analysis
Bibliographical Note

2. Analysis of Food Consumption and Nutrition

Understanding the Hunger Problem
Food Consumption Analysis
Using Consumption Parameters
Bibliographical Note

3. Analysis of Food Production Systems

Understanding Food Production Issues
Food Production Analysis
Understanding Farming Systems
Forming a Production Strategy
Bibliographical Note

4. Marketing Functions, Markets, and Food Price Formation

Marketing Issues
Understanding the Marketing System
Domestic Markets and Price Policy
Bibliographical Note

5. Macroeconomic Policies and the Food System

The Macro Economy and Macro Policies
Macro Prices and the Food Sector
Bibliographic Note

6. Macro Food Policy

The Macro Food Policy Perspective
An Effective Food Policy: Lessons and Perspectives
Bibliographical Note


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