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World Food Aid Needs and Availabilities
Entry ID: USDA0508


Summary
Abstract: "World Food Aid Needs and Availabilities" is a full-text report
that is a study of world food aid needs, defined as amount of
grain needed to fill the gap between what a country can produce
plus its financial capacity to import commercially, and a
targeted consumption level including emergency needs. Factors
considered include supply and demand, prices and trade, food
production, yields, fertilizer use, land constraints, water and
irrigation,population growth, food consumption and nutrition,
domestic policies, and foreign exchange availabilities.

LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: USDA Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet gopher, Internet home
page
File Format: ASCII, Lotus/dBase
Access Instructions: Call NASS at 1-800-999-6779 for historical
series data available on diskette. For historical series data
available online, connect to the Internet home page at Cornell
University.

URL: 'http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda'

Access to the data or reports may be achieved through the
ERS-NASS information system:

WWW:
'http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda'
Gopher client:
'gopher://gopher.mannlib.cornell.edu:70/'

For subscription direct to an e-mail address, send an e-mail
message to:

usda-reports@usda.mannlib.cornell.edu

Type the word "lists" (without quotes) in the body of the
message.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS >FERTILIZERS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >IRRIGATION    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOOD SCIENCE >FOOD QUALITY    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >ANTHROPOGENIC/HUMAN INFLUENCED ECOSYSTEMS >AGRICULTURAL LANDS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR >CONSUMER BEHAVIOR    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES >AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND RESOURCES    [Definition]


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Agricultural Chemicals
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Crop Yields
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Irrigated Agriculture
Attitudes,Preferences,Behavior > Consumer Behavior > Consumption
Economic Activity > Markets > Prices
Economic Activity > Markets > Supply And DemAnd
Economic Activity > Trade > Imports
Environmental Protection > Land Use > Agricultural Use
Policy And Institutions > Policy Instruments
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
DOMESTIC POLICY
FOOD AID
FOOD CONSUMPTION
FOOD IMPORTS
FOOD NEEDS
FOOD PRODUCTION
FOOD PRODUCTION CAPABILITY
NUTRITION
POPULATION GROWTH
WORLD FOOD NEEDS
WORLD FOOD SUPPLY
TEMS
GTOS
G3OS


Data Center
Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ers.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NASS USDA/ERS
Phone: 1-800-999-6779
Fax: 1-703-834-0110
Email: nass at nass.usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA ERS-NASS
341 Victory Drive
City: Herndon
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 22070
Country: USA



Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL TRUEBLOOD
Phone: 202-219-0652
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD)
1301 New York Avenue, NW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA


Personnel
MICHAEL TRUEBLOOD
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-219-0652
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD)
1301 New York Avenue, NW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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