DEC KSLA Drottninggatan 95 B, Stockholm
International interest to invest in developing country agriculture has increased, triggering cause being the large increase in food prices 2007–2008.
One very important measure to reduce poverty and hunger is to increase productivity in agriculture in developing countries. To succeed, investments in agricultural technology, infrastructure and market access are required.
This seminar gives a background to why developing countries need both private and public investments. A description of the latest trends concerning foreign investments in developing countries agriculture is presented, as well as these countries’ perspectives. The Swedish FAO Committee introduces their yearly debate report, the theme appropriately being investments in developing countries agricultural land.
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