This book is concerned with the management of food production and the distribution of food in the Pacific Basin, discussing the role of food and agriculture in the international economy. It looks at how agriculture can contribute to the development of the economy in individual countries.
0. Introduction Part 1: The Setting: Development, Food, and the International Economy 1. Food and Agriculture in the Pacific Basin: An Overview 2. Economic Growth, Comparative Advantage, and Agricultural Trade of Pacific Basin Countries Part 2: International Trade and Self-Sufficiency: Contrasting Approaches to Food Security 3. The Trade Approach to Food Security 4. The SAM Approach to Food Security Part 3: Case Studies in Domestic Policy and International Trade 5. Food Policy and the Rice Trade in the Pacific Basin Region 6. Agricultural-Industrial Interactions 7. Agricultural Development and Policy in the People's Republic of China Part 4: The International Migration of Labor 8. The U.S.-Mexican Labor Market 9. International Migration Within the Pacific Basin: Characteristics, Causes, and Consequences Part 5: Technological and Research Capacity, Exchange, and Diffusion 10. Resources for the Production of Agricultural Growth in the Pacific Basin Region 11. Development of Agricultural Research Capacity: Some Perspectives from Asian Experience 12. The Changing Institutional Nature of Technology Diffusion in Latin America: Policy Implications Part 6: Conclusions 13. Future Issues and Prospects for International Collaboration in the Pacific Basin