But the growth in food use was much faster than the population increase, which suggests that overall average per capita food availability in the Third World improved during the period. ... With this consumption growth rate, it is estimated that the 2.4 percent annual rate of increase in the population of these countries represented about four-fifths of the expansion in the domestic utilization of these commodities ... Distribution in Domestic Use 1966-70 1976-80 Country Group ( percent) The.
|Title||:||Food in the Third World|
|Author||:||Leonardo A. Paulino|
|Publisher||:||Intl Food Policy Res Inst - 1986|