October 13, 2023 | Commentary
  • Type of publication: Commentary
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  • Publication Date: 2023-10-13
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>> Read article published on Project Syndicate

PERI's Jayati Ghosh argues that regulating financial activity in global commodities markets, while important, is not enough to stave off rising food insecurity. Policymakers must also take measures to help developing countries build up reserves of essential items and cope with price fluctuations, possibly through a publicly administered virtual reserve mechanism.

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