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Sustainability 2011, 3(2), 363-395;

Demand and Supply Structure for Food in Asia

Department of Applied Informatics, School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo, 669-1337, Japan
Received: 6 December 2010 / Revised: 17 January 2011 / Accepted: 19 January 2011 / Published: 31 January 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Food Security and Environmental Sustainability)
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In the late 1990s, the author conducted research entitled “Modeling the demand and supply structure for food in Asia”. The research was based on a system dynamics method and, using time series datasets up to 1998 to estimate the parameters, tried to figure out the demand and supply structure for food until the year 2010. In this paper, the author introduces an overall research structure and compares previous study results with the latest statistical data provided by the Food and Agricultural Organization, United Nations (FAO). View Full-Text
Keywords: food demand and supply structure; economic development food demand and supply structure; economic development
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