World Outlook and State of Food and Agriculture 1950

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In line with recommendations of the Fifth Session of the FAO Conference, this report brings together information on the general economic outlook; the outlook for individual farm, forestry, and fisheries commodities; the changing patterns of world trade; the changes in international investment; and the general state of food and agriculture.



The outlook in brief - A summary of the situation and prospects by areas and by commodities

The world food supply for 1950/51, from indications in early September 1950, is likely to be only slightly better in quantity and nutritive value than in the preceding year. Lumber and pulp production probably will continue to increase. Fiber production will be somewhat smaller.


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