The State of Food and Agriculture 1949

A Survey of World Conditions and Prospects

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In this second report on the State of Food and Agriculture, an attempt is made to appraise the current situation against the background of longer-term trends and to focus attention on a very few broad issues which will require consideration and action by governments.



Fisheries products

MANY UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES are anxious to expand their fisheries. Such countries as Ceylon, China, Costa Rica, India, Pakistan, and Turkey have recently sought and obtained technical advice in this field, while some have placed orders abroad for equipment. Landings have already significantly increased in a number of minor producing countries, though not yet on a large enough scale to affect total world production.


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