Food Security and Trade: The Role Trade Plays in Nourishing the World

Food Security and Trade: The Role Trade Plays in Nourishing the World

By Ashok Raman, 06 November 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of global food security, trade plays a crucial role in addressing the mounting pressures we face today. 

The challenges are multifaceted, stemming from factors such as population growth, climate change, environmental constraints, and the dynamics of trade and markets. These challenges not only impact food production and availability but also have significant effects on food prices.

Trade is inextricably linked to ensuring food security, a topic that has become increasingly critical in the 21st century.

As the world's population continues to grow, the demand for food escalates, placing significant strain on global food systems. Projections indicate that by 2050, the global population will reach 9.7 billion, adding approximately 55-60 million people per year for the

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