Food security : what it means for a food-importing country
Teng, Paul P. S.
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Most countries depend on three “food taps” – imports, self-production, reserve stocks – to make food available. All countries import some amount of food to meet their increasingly diverse dietary demands. Binding agreements and a regional view of food security are therefore critical.
RSIS Commentaries, 222-13