World Food Needs and Availablilties


Subject: World Food Needs and Availablilties
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 17:35:18 -0400 (EDT)

World Food Aid Needs and Availablilities

FOOD AID NEEDS AVAILABILITIES is an electronic version of the print
newletter published once a year by the Economic Research Service, U.S.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC. This full-text report is a
study of world food aids needs, defined as amount of grain needed to fill
the gap between what a country can produce plus its financial capacity to
import commercially, and a targeted consumption level including emergency
needs. Factors considered include supply and demand, prices and trade,
food production, yields, fertilizer use, land constraints, water and
irrigation,population growth, food consumption and nutrition, domestic
policies, foreign exchange availablilities. Please note that this release
contains only the text of FOOD AID NEEDS ASSESSMENT -- tables and graphics
are not included.

Recent Contents:

World Grain Supplies and Food Aid Availabilities
Food Aid Needs Overview
North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Former Soviet Union
Food Security Introduction
Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa
Food Security in Asia
Food Security in Latin America and the Caribbean
Country Grain Balance Tables
List of Tables
List of Figures


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Original posting date: 
Thursday, August 7, 1997
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