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Higher food prices and poverty

There is further evidence that food production can respond to food price rises in the short term, potentially offsetting the effects of higher prices in households of agricultural workers. Additional research is needed, however, to identify enabling policies and conditions.

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Fig. 1: Spatial distribution showing share of the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector in gross domestic product (GDP), averaged over 2016–2020.


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Lord, S. Higher food prices and poverty. Nat Food 4, 640–641 (2023).

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