A Dutch circular agrifood system does not stop at the border either*

Part two: Trade, labour and knowledge systems in global food value chains

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Lower-income countries are increasingly relying on imports for key commodities like grains, as buying from the world market becomes cheaper than domestic production. Image source: Unsplash
The Netherlands plays a crucial role in global agricultural trade. Image source: Unsplash
An estimated 1.56 million children work in cocoa production in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Image source: Pixbay
Precision agriculture promises more efficiency gains for farmers, but to what extent are the innovations it relies on suitable for the global majority of smallholder farmers? Image source: Pixbay
High-income countries increasingly rely on lower-income countries for the export of often toxic plastic waste for further treatment, disposal or recycling. Image source
Decision makers face a choice today: continue building on the inequitable legacy of the linear economy or picture a different way forward: a globally inclusive and just circular economy that delivers socio-economic and environmental benefits for all. Image source: Circle Economy



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