Agriculture and food supply in the Second World War = Landwirtschaft und Versorgung im Zweiten Weltkrieg

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Published by Scripta Mercaturae Verlag in Ostfildern .

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Statementedited by Bernd Martin and Alan S. Milward.
ContributionsMartin, Bernd., Milward, Alan S. 1935-
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Open LibraryOL15301624M
ISBN 103922661165

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At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats. The UK also imported more than half of its meat, and relied on imported feed to support its domestic meat production.

The civilian population of the country was about 50 million. 9 Alan F. Wilt, Food for war. Agriculture and rearma-ment in Britain before the Second World War (), pp.

10 M. Barnett, British food policy during the First World War (), p. 37; Offer, First World War, pp. 11 BPP,XIV, Departmental Committee on increase of prices of commodities since the beginning of the war. T he world currently produces more than enough food to feed everyone, yet million people (roughly 11% of the global population) went hungry in.

China hoards resources as trade war and pandemic threaten supply. which accounts for the majority of the world's supply. Market watchers expect prices to pick up in the second half of this.

Britain’s dependence on India was near total. In fact, even during World War I (), India’s contribution was massive. The New York Times wrote in “The world must pay India in.The rationing scheme evolved as consumer demand for desirable foods outstripped supply, just as it had in the first world war.

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