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Анна-Мария Евгеньевна Чкония


While Central Asia has boasted one of the lowest subregional average hunger rates on the Asian continent for almost a decade, food security as a wider and more comprehensive concept remains a high priority for development. This study focuses on four Central Asian countries, namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. It looks at the current state of food security in the region, as well as the key infrastructure-related measures identified in current strategic documents to improve food security. This paper also analyses the role of infrastructure in inland freight, the relevance of infrastructure for the Central Asian food systems and its effect on food production and distribution enterprises.

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Agricultural economics and policies


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