This policy brief identifies policy interventions that can anticipate and mitigate the negative dietary and nutritional outcomes of price volatility and market uncertainty. Policy interventions include short-term actions to protect the quality of consumers’ diets as well as long-term strategies that foster more stable and predictable food markets and prices.
A 2-page summary of the messages for policy makers is also appended.
Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. Managing food price volatility: policy options to support healthy diets and nutrition in the context of uncertainty. Policy Brief No. 4. Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, London, UK (2016) 16 pp.