Global Monitoring Report 2012: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals

What has been the impact of yet another food price spike on developing countries' ability to make progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)? How many poor people were prevented from lifting themselves out of poverty? How many people, and how many children, saw their personal growth and development permanently harmed because their families could not afford to buy food? How did countries react to the last two food price spikes of 2007/08 and 2011, and how did it affect their progress toward the MDGs? And, what can countries do to respond to higher and more volatile food prices? The Global Monitoring Report 2012 examines these questions; summarizes the impacts of food prices on several MDGs; reviews policy responses; and outlines future prospects

Published 2012-05-02

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Publication year
2012
Format
pdf, 32p.
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The World Bank
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Reports

Document Information

Publication year
2012
Format
pdf, 32p.
Rights
The World Bank
Creative Commons License
None
Content Type
Reports