The rapid increases in world food prices since 2005 have raised widespread concerns about their possible impact on poverty, hunger, and general progress toward the Millennium Development Goals. This year's report summarizes the short- and long-term impact of food prices on several MDGs, explores future trends, and review policy responses, from domestic policies such as social safety nets, nutritional programs and agricultural policies, to regional trade policies to support by the international community. This year's theme is used as a filter to examine progress toward the MDGs--especially for women, children, and countries in fragile situations. The Global Monitoring Report is prepared jointly by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals World Bank, International Monetary Fund ... Russian South Fiscalcosts Year Argentina Brazil Chile China India Indonesia Federation Africa Ukraine Vietnam Total fiscal costs 2007 ... The chosen policy mix at the country level depends critically on how much of a countrya#39;s food needs to be imported, how much of ... Hence, the content of the policy interventions chosen will be roughly the same from country to country, but theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Global Monitoring Report 2012|
|Author||:||World Bank, International Monetary Fund|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2012-04-24|