Maize in Asia (Hardcover)

Changing Markets and Incentives

By Ashok Gulati (Editor), John Dixon (Editor)

Academic Foundation, 9788171886630, 488pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

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Description

Emerging from a collaborative discussion from several key food-policy makers, this account explores Asia’s maize environment and responds to its expansion over the last several decades. The main objectives of the report are to review production, consumption, and trade; highlight environmental policies; analyze incentives; and forecast the maize economy for 2025. This study profiles the seven Asian countries—China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam—that generate more than 90 percent of Asia’s maize production and a quarter of the world’s supply.


About the Author

Ashok Gulati is director of the International Food Policy Research Institute in New Delhi. John Dixon is the director of Impacts Targeting and Assessment at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico.