Food security and economic development in Latin America: the case of Brazil
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 15 No. 1 (1995), Jan-Mar / 1995, Pages 137-143
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the determinants of food security and its
linkages with economic development in Latin America, with emphasis on the case of Brazil.
Using the approach of “Development Economics”, it focuses on the main conditions for economic
growth with social equity, having food security as one of them, and its requirements
in terms of global and sectorial policies.
JEL Classification: L66; Q11; I38.
Keywords: food security food supply