Workpackage 4

Aid, trade, and agriculture policies







This research area provides a specification of work package 2 (drivers of FNS) and the basis for undertaking informed policy scenarios on increased policy coherence.

Research set-up and objectives

The research team analyzes, models, and measures the impact of the domestic agricultural and trade policies of major players in the world markets on food and nutrition security (US, China, Brazil). Special attention is given to the impact of EU agricultural, trade, food, energy, and development aid policies on Food and Nutrition Security - in the past and present.


Case studies will be conducted on national policies in developing countries facing particular Food Security stress and those presenting specific features such as the development of export agriculture.


A (historical) data base and typology.


FOODSECURE working paper no. 3
FOODSECURE working paper no. 4
FOODSECURE working paper no. 7
FOODSECURE working paper no. 8


Chantal Le Mouel
INRA, France


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 290693