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Record number 437777
Title The Emerging Geopolitics of Food: A Strategic Response to Supply Risks of Critical Imports for the Dutch Agro-Food Sector
Author(s) Ridder, M. de; Jong, S. de; Selleslaghs, J.; Achterbosch, T.J.; Jongeneel, R.A.; Berkhout, P.; Heide, M. van der
Source The Hague : The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) & LEI, WUR (Rapport 19 | 02 | 13) - ISBN 9789491040764 - 70
Department(s) LEI INT BELEID - Internationale Handel & Markten
LEI INT BELEID - Landbouwbeleid
Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group
LEI NAT HULPB - Milieu, Natuur en Landschap
Bos- en Natuurbeheer (VHL)
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) voedsel - landbouwproducten - ruwe grondstoffen - vraag - overheidsbeleid - voedselzekerheid - handelspolitiek - internationale economie - politieke conflicten - risicobeheersing - strategisch management - food - agricultural products - raw materials - demand - government policy - food security - trade policy - international economy - political conflicts - risk management - strategic management
Categories Food Security / Government Policy, Netherlands
Abstract Interdependencies in the field of food, agriculture, and raw materials are growing. Global population growth, rising prosperity, and changing consumption patterns in emerging economies have increased the demand for all three. Geopolitical trends shape global markets for food, agriculture, and raw materials and carry consequences for the Dutch agro-food sector. Critical sectors of the Dutch agricultural complex are dependent on imported raw materials from the rest of the world and are therefore vulnerable to supply disruptions resulting from geopolitical developments. This report explores how the Dutch government could strengthen the resilience of the Dutch agro-food system and mitigate risks to the supply of critical raw material imports.
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