Food security vs. food self-sufficiency: The Indonesian Case
Food security is an important social objective and relying on international food markets to meet the needs of Indonesia�s growing population is precarious. The policy of restricting food imports through tariffs or quantitative restrictions promotes the goal of food self-sufficiency, but does so at the cost of reducing the food security of the most vulnerable people � the poorest net consumers of rice. These policies reduce imports through the mechanism of raising the domestic price. The poorest...[Show more]
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|Source:||The Indonesian Quarterly|
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