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  • AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAINS AND FOOD SECURITY IN TRANSITION ECONOMIES: TESTIMONIALS FROM THE FIELD

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    Agricultural value chains and food security in transition economies: Testimonials from the field

    ITC at the WTO's 4th Global Review of Aid for Trade

    ITC Communications
    July 09, 2013

    For transition economies, delivering food security is complicated by weak productive capacities in agriculture and food manufacturing; insufficient natural resource endowments; high poverty rates; and, in some cases, inadequate land-title systems. Most countries in the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) are net food importers, prompting targeted efforts to develop the agricultural sectors and make them more efficient. This side event will bring to the forefront Aid for Trade processes that have contributed to the integration of transition economies into agricultural value chains and to food security in those countries.

    Speaker: Mr Khemraj Ramful, Senior Adviser, Export Quality Management, ITC

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