World Trade Organization rules must be reformed to allow governments to build and manage public food reserves, providing a critical tool in preventing or mitigating food crises.
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Hopewell, K., Margulis, M.E. World Trade Organization rules hamper public food stockholding. Nat Food 4, 196–198 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-023-00707-y