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G20 Action Plan Highlights Agriculture and Food Price Volatility

With food security remaining a critical issue for both developed and developing countries, the Meeting of G20 Agriculture Ministers met on June 22-23 to discuss food price volatility and improved sustainable agricultural policies. The Action Plan developed at the meeting highlights greater sustainable productivity, better market information, more open trade, comprehensive rural development and agricultural policies, and sustained investment in agricultural development.

Download the full report.

Download a presentation by IFPRI Division Director Maximo Torero on options to reduce food price volatility in English , French , and Spanish .

Download a statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.