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The agro-food policy between 2002 and 2014: A reference to the case of dairy products

Agustín Morales ()
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Agustín Morales: Post Doctor en Economía Agroalimentaria de la Universidad de Córdoba. Doctor en Ciencias Agrícolas de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Profesor de la Universidad Central de Venezuela.

Economía, 2016, vol. 41, issue 41, 41-71

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to analyze the effects of decisions and government policies on primary production, agro-processing, food availability and dairy products imports. It has the following methodological structure: In the first part some historical considerations regarding the agro-food sector are exposed; in the second part, major agribusiness policies aimed at CAVEPROLAC are outlined; finally and in a third part, the implications and consequences of the intervention by the current government in the different levels of CAVEPROLAC were analyzed, particularly, regarding the following levels and aspects: primary production, industry, consumption, supply, shortages, inflation, imports, rent seeking and corruption.

Keywords: Agro-food industry; economic policy; dairy chain; Venezuela. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q10 Q18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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