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Phoebe Sleet

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The state of Indonesian food security and nutrition

Despite impressive economic growth and poverty reduction, Indonesia’s food security still faces significant difficulties. To overcome these difficulties, policies that support rural development, improve agricultural incomes, lower food prices, increase nutritional diversity and encourage healthier eating patterns will be required.
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Food and water security in Vanuatu

The agricultural sector in Vanuatu has deep significance for the country, with 80 per cent of the population relying on agriculture for food and income security (for farmers engaged in commercial and semi-commercial agriculture). The majority of agricultural production is subsistence based, which has helped...
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Weak governance and lack of investment hindering Australia’s fight against food waste

This paper argues that until the Australian government can provide better leadership and investment, it is unlikely that the country will make particularly strong progress towards reducing food loss and waste.
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Food and water security in New Caledonia

This paper argues that as a relatively wealthy Pacific Island, New Caledonia can do more to make a greater part of its population food and water secure.
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Fiji: poor nutrition and agricultural decline has caused food security slump

Food availability in Fiji is generally good, especially when compared to other Pacific islands. While this has led to lower food security concerns, Fiji suffers from a double burden of over- and under-nutrition. Adult obesity affects nearly a third of Fijians and rates of non-communicable...