Food security in Uzbekistan after 2010: News challenges and policy responses (2010/06)
Publication year: 2010
Type: Policy Brief
Keywords: food security, crisis, nutrition
Uzbekistan’s pragmatic approach to food security which combines market and non-market ingredients often drew international criticism, but at present elements of such approach are replicated by other countries searching for more reliable and effective means to ensure food security at a time of global economic instability.
This policy brief provides an assessment of the approaches and outcomes of Uzbekistan’s food security strategy since independence, discusses internal and external challenges and new heightened requirements to the national food security, and outlines appropriate policy responses.
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