This book addresses the issue of public food stock in developing countries particularly in Africa. In which context is relevant to implement a particular stock compared to another stock ? What are the conditions to be successful in ensuring institutional sustainability and economic efficiency of the particular stock ? How can unwanted effects be avoided ? This work is based on theorical debates, a review of the public stock evolution, and the lessons learned from three case studies (Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and Egypt).
The release of this book occurs when food stock issue was a main topic in the agenda of the ninth Ministerial Conference in Bali from 3 to 6 December 2013.
Please, note that the English version will soon be available on the AFD website