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Land Area. Each territory's size on the map is drawn according to its land area. "Secure access to land remains essential for diverse land-based livelihoods and is a precondition for sustainable agriculture, economic growth and poverty reduction." Oxfam, 2006.

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land area

Land Area

Each territory's size on the map is drawn according to its land area.

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slide2

"Secure access to land remains essential for diverse land-based livelihoods and is a precondition for sustainable agriculture, economic growth and poverty reduction." Oxfam, 2006

Each territory's size on the map is drawn according to its land area.

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total population

Total Population

The size of each territory shows the relative proportion of the world’s population living there.

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slide4

"Out of every 100 persons added to the population in the coming decade, 97 will live in developing countries." Hania Zlotnik, 2005

The size of each territory shows the relative proportion of the world’s population living there.

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total births

Total Births

This map shows the proportion of the world’s total births for each territory.

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slide6

"The birth of a baby is an occasion for weaving hopeful dreams about the future." Aung San Suu Kyi, 1997

This map shows the proportion of the world’s total births for each territory.

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births attended

Births Attended

This map shows the worldwide distribution of all attended births.

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slide8

"...how many of us realize that, in much of the world, the act of giving life to a child is still the biggest killer of women of child-bearing age?" Liya Kibede, 2005

This map shows the worldwide distribution of all attended births.

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total children

Total Children

This map shows the distribution of children between territories

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slide10

"... most of us never really grow up or mature all that much -- we simply grow taller." Leo Calvin Rosten, undated

This map shows the distribution of children between territories

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total elderly

Total Elderly

This map shows the worldwide distribution of people over 65 years old.

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we live in an era of unprecedented rapid and inexorable global ageing helpage international 2005

"We live in an era of unprecedented, rapid and inexorable global ageing." HelpAge International, 2005

This map shows the worldwide distribution of people over 65 years old.

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population year 1

Population Year 1

This map shows the distribution of the world population in 1AD.

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slide14

"1 AD Gregorian calendar, 3761 Hebrew calendar, 7.17.18.13.3 Mayan calendar, 544 Buddhist calendar" Anna Barford, 2006

This map shows the distribution of the world population in 1AD

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population 1500

Population 1500

This map shows the distribution of the world's population in year 1500.

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slide16

“The population was decimated ... Spanish colonizers treated the native population brutally and the European diseases which they brought to the country were fatal to indigenous people.” British Broadcasting Corporation, 2006

This map shows the distribution of the world's population in year 1500.

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population 1900

Population 1900

This map shows the distribution of the world's population in year 1900.

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slide18

"It has been stated that, as men progress, they shall be able to travel in airships and reach any part of the world in a few hours." Mahatma Ghandi, 1909

This map shows the distribution of the world's population in year 1900.

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population 1960

Population 1960

This map shows the distribution of the world's population in year 1960.

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slide20

"May the day come soon, when the people of the world will rouse themselves, and together effectively stamp out any threat to peace in whatever quarter of the world it may be found." Albert Lutuli, 1961

This map shows the distribution of the world's population in year 1960.

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population 2050

Population 2050

This map shows the predicted distribution for the estimated world population in 2050.

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slide22

"The choices that today's generation of young people aged 15-24 years make about the size and spacing of their families will determine whether Planet Earth will have 8, 9 or 11 billion people in the year 2050." United Nations Population Fund, 2005

This map shows the predicted distribution for the estimated world population in 2050.

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population 2300

Population 2300

This map shows the predicted distribution for the estimated world population in 2300.

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slide24

"The choices that today's generation of young people aged 15-24 years make about the size and spacing of their families will determine whether Planet Earth will have 8, 9 or 11 billion people in the year 2050." United Nations Population Fund, 2005

This map shows the predicted distribution for the estimated world population in 2300.

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refugee destination

Refugee Destination

Territory size shows the global proportion of refugees and internally displaced persons living there.

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slide26

"I miss my country, the sunshine of my country, its soil, my friends, my [family], the way of life and its incredible simplicity." Habib Souaidia, 2006

Territory size shows the global proportion of refugees and internally displaced persons living there.

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refugee origin

Refugee Origin

Territory size shows the global proportion of refugees and internally displaced persons originating there.

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slide28

"It is awful to leave your country … family and friends, your job - everything - all of your memories of life is there - you have to leave everything." Akram, 2005

Territory size shows the global proportion of refugees and internally displaced persons originating there.

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international immigrants

International Immigrants

The territory size shows the number of international immigrants that live there.

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slide30

"I will do anything in Spain, any job at all. I don't intend to go back with empty pockets. I would look like less than an ant." Simon Fortu, 2005

The territory size shows the number of international immigrants that live there.

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international emigrants

International Emigrants

Territory size shows the number of international emigrants originating there.

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slide32

"I will do anything in Spain, any job at all. I don't intend to go back with empty pockets. I would look like less than an ant." Simon Fortu, 2005

Territory size shows the number of international emigrants originating there.

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net immigration

Net Immigration

Territory size shows the relative levels of net immigration in all territories (immigration less emigration).

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slide34

"I will do anything in Spain, any job at all. I don't intend to go back with empty pockets. I would look like less than an ant." Simon Fortu, 2005

Territory size shows the relative levels of net immigration in all territories (immigration less emigration).

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net emigration

Net Emigration

Territory size shows the relative quantity of net emigration in all territories (emigration less immigration).

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slide36

"They are trying to abandon their misery and get to countries which supposedly have better living conditions" Enrique Santiago, 2005

Territory size shows the relative quantity of net emigration in all territories (emigration less immigration).

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tourist destinations

Tourist Destinations

Territory size shows the proportion of world international tourist trips to that territory.

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slide38

"Tourists are very fickle beasts, even the perception that a destination is risky will lead to a marked decrease in tourist traffic." Howard Rosenzweig, 2003

Territory size shows the proportion of world international tourist trips to that territory.

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tourist origins

Tourist Origins

Territory size shows the proportion of the world international tourist trips made by residents of that territory abroad.

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slide40

"Sixty nine percent of EU citizens indicated that travelling across EU borders is as easy as travelling in their own country." Elitsa Vucheva, 2005

Territory size shows the proportion of the world international tourist trips made by residents of that territory abroad.

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net in tourism

Net In-Tourism

Territory size shows the number of tourists received less those leaving each year.

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slide42

"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move." Robert Louis Stevenson, 1879

Territory size shows the number of tourists received less those leaving each year.

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net out tourism

Net Out-Tourism

Territory size shows relative levels of net out-tourist visits.

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slide44

"It is the British and other Northern Europeans who spend their summer vacations chasing the sun." B. Vaughan, 2002

Territory size shows relative levels of net out-tourist visits.

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tourism receipts

Tourism Receipts

Territory size shows the proportion of the world's tourist dollars received.

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slide46

"The people who survived the disaster here need money. If tourists do not come back soon, they will face another disaster - this time a financial one." Giovanni Romchi, 2005

Territory size shows the proportion of the world's tourist dollars received.

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tourism expenditure

Tourism Expenditure

Territory size shows the proportion of world international tourist spending by residents of each territory.

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slide48

"Carrying cash from one developed country to another is simply not necessary anymore. Using Visa payment cards is easier and safer." Kamran Siddiqi, 2005

Territory size shows the proportion of world international tourist spending by residents of each territory.

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tourism profit

Tourism Profit

Territory size shows the relative tourist profits made, in US dollars.

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slide50

"… sun and beach tourism is the motor that first drove the southern Spanish tourism industry into the fast lane, this aspect of tourism is still alive and well and living on the Costa del Sol." Visita Costa Del Sol, 2006

Territory size shows the relative tourist profits made, in US dollars.

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tourism loss

Tourism Loss

Territory size shows the relative levels of US dollars lost due to a territory's out-tourists spending more abroad than foreign

tourists spend when visiting that territory.

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slide52

" I have to say that the stereotype is true - German people do reserve all the loungers." Ralph Höcker, 2005

Territory size shows the relative levels of US dollars lost due to a territory's out-tourists spending more abroad than foreign

tourists spend when visiting that territory.

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aircraft departures

Aircraft Departures

Territory size shows the distribution of aircraft take-offs, measured by the aircraft’s territory of registration.

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i m leavin on a jet plane don t know when i ll be back again oh babe i hate to go john denver 1969

"... I’m leavin' on a jet plane - Don’t know when I’ll be back again - Oh babe, I hate to go" John Denver, 1969

Territory size shows the distribution of aircraft take-offs, measured by the aircraft’s territory of registration.

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aircraft flights

Aircraft Flights

Territory size shows the distribution of all kilometres flown around the world, by the place of registration for the aircraft.

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slide56

"Seeing one parked at a gate, dwarfing luggage carts and mechanics, one is induced to feel surprise, overriding any scientific explanation, at how such a thing might move - a few metres, let alone to Japan." Alain de Botton, 2002

Territory size shows the distribution of all kilometres flown around the world, by the place of registration for the aircraft.

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aircraft passengers

Aircraft Passengers

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide aircraft passengers flying on aircraft registered there.

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most of the world s cities are now within 36 hours of each other peter haggett 2001

"... most of the world’s cities are now within 36 hours of each other ...” Peter Haggett, 2001

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide aircraft passengers flying on aircraft registered there.

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rail passengers

Rail Passengers

Territory size shows the proportion of all the passenger kilometres travelled by train that occur there.

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indian railways the lifeline to the nation indian railways 2006

"Indian Railways [the] lifeline to the nation” Indian Railways, 2006

Territory size shows the proportion of all the passenger kilometres travelled by train that occur there.

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passenger cars

Passenger Cars

Territory size shows the proportion of all cars in the world that are found there.

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slide62

"... the car still defines a lifestyle. Americans still buy cars by the millions, whether they are in gridlocked LA or in the middle of Kansas miles from the nearest town." Paul Harris, 2006

Territory size shows the proportion of all cars in the world that are found there.

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mopeds and motorcycles

Mopeds And Motorcycles

Territory size shows the proportion of the motorbikes and mopeds in the world found there.

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slide64

"I had only seen two crash helmets in Nicaragua and had not driven to Costa Rica to buy one.” George Davey Smith, 1991

Territory size shows the proportion of the motorbikes and mopeds in the world found there.

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vehicle freight

Vehicle Freight

Territory size shows the proportion of all freight vehicles found there.

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slide66

"A young Elvis Presley was once advised, ‘Stick to driving a truck, because you’ll never make it as a singer.’ " Lance Orr, 2005

Territory size shows the proportion of all freight vehicles found there.

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rail freight

Rail Freight

Territory size shows the proportion of the worldwide ton-kilometres of rail freight carried there.

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slide68

"This is the Night Mail crossing the Border, Bringing the cheque and the postal order, Letters for the rich, letters for the poor, The shop at the corner, the girl next door“ W.H. Auden, 1936

Territory size shows the proportion of the worldwide ton-kilometres of rail freight carried there.

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road network

Road Network

Territory size shows the proportion of the all the roads in the world that are located there.

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slide70

"Road transport is ... the dominant form of transport in SubSaharan Africa ... It carries 80 to 90 per cent of ... passenger and freight transport and provides the only form of access to most rural communities.” Ian Heggie, 1994

Territory size shows the proportion of the all the roads in the world that are located there.

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rail network

Rail Network

Territory size shows the proportion of all railway lines in the world found there.

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slide72

"Japanese railways nationwide pass through some 3800 mountain tunnels totalling 2100 km in length, including the Seikan Tunnel (the world’s longest tunnel) completed in 1988." Yukinori Koyama, 1997

Territory size shows the proportion of all railway lines in the world found there.

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aircraft freight

Aircraft Freight

Territory size shows the number of ton-kilometres of freight transported by aircraft registered there.

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slide74

"At $400 a day, inspection and storage charges at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport are the highest in the world. So is the freight charge of $1.85-$2.2 per [flower] stem." Kamau Ngotho, 2005

Territory size shows the number of ton-kilometres of freight transported by aircraft registered there.

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container ports

Container Ports

Territory size shows the proportion of all shipping containers being loaded and unloaded there.

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slide76

"Mao claimed that China’s industrial output could overtake that of the United States and Britain within fifteen years.” Jung Chang, 1991

Territory size shows the proportion of all shipping containers being loaded and unloaded there.

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oil tankers

Oil Tankers

Territory size shows the proportion of oil tankers in the world registered there.

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slide78

"... it's got a Bahama flag, Liberia registry. The cargo is owned by a Swiss based company run out of Russia. The vessel, I believe, is owned by a Greek consortium or at least managed by a Greek consortium." Ray Suarez, 2002

Territory size shows the proportion of oil tankers in the world registered there.

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cargo shipping

Cargo Shipping

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide cargo shipping, measured by weight capacity, registered there.

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slide80

"Big cargo ships can be surprisingly vulnerable. They tend to have just a few crew members to transport and protect goods worth millions of dollars." Alison Gee, 2002

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide cargo shipping, measured by weight capacity, registered there.

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fruit exports

Fruit Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of fruit (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide82

"Originally a native of Mexico, the papaya has been grown in Southeast Asia since the 16th century and the long yellow or orange fruit, rich in Vitamins A and C, is a well-established component of Thai cuisine." Phuket-Plaza, 2005

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of fruit (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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fruit imports

Fruit Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of fruit (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide84

"In Japan, dark-orange persimmon fruits on trees set against the backdrop of a clear blue autumn sky is a common sight. There are about one thousand kinds of persimmon in Japan." kakishibu.co.jp, 2006

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of fruit (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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vegetables exports

Vegetables Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of vegetables (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide86

"The Netherlands is the world's leading vegetable exporter. It is important to note that although they are the top exporter, they are only the 28th largest vegetable producer in the world ..." Shari Kosco, 2003

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of vegetables (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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vegetables imports

Vegetables Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of vegetables (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide88

"In Switzerland the domestic organic label, Bio Suisse, actually prohibits air transport of organic products. " James J. Ferguson, 2004

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of vegetables (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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dairy exports

Dairy Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of dairy produce (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide90

"With 14-19 head of cattle per person, the Maasai are one of the wealthiest cattle-owning peoples in Africa." Jens Finke, 2003

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of dairy produce (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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dairy imports

Dairy Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of dairy produce (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are

imports minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide92

"High on the Tibetan plateau, nomadic yak-herders have been grazing their semi-wild herds for 10 000 years, making theirs the world's oldest existing agricultural enterprise ..." Jonathan S. White, 2001

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of dairy produce (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are

imports minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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cereals exports

Cereals Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of cereals (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide94

"Lao food is traditionally eaten with sticky rice, with the fingers. In the countryside, people will all eat family style, sitting on the floor, sharing a few dishes." Visit Laos, 2005

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of cereals (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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cereals imports

Cereals Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of cereals (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide96

"Maize was introduced in Africa by Portuguese explorers in the beginning of the 16th century.  It has since become Africa's second most important food crop, behind cassava ..." Africancrops.net, 2006

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of cereals (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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meat exports

Meat Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of meat (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide98

“Between 1990 and 2001 the percentage of Europe's processed meat imports that came from Brazil rose from 40 to 74 percent” Centre for International Forestry Research, 2004

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of meat (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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meat imports

Meat Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of meat (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide100

"Throughout history, the ubiquitous chicken has maintained an important and constant presence in many cultures worldwide." Kay Chin, 2001

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of meat (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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fish exports

Fish Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of fish (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide102

“There is no firm evidence to show that fish exports are detrimental to food security in the exporting country as generally the products exported are different from those consumed locally.” Helga Josupeit, 1998

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of fish (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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fish imports

Fish Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of fish (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide104

“Fugu (blow fish) is a fish which contains deadly poison in the organs. Despite the risk, fugu dishes remain special feasts in Japan.” Setsuko Yoshizuka, 2006

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of fish (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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groceries exports

Groceries Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of groceries (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide106

" 'The food of the gods', as cocoa was called 500 years ago when the Spanish came upon it in South America, remains a precious commodity.” International Cocoa Organization, 2006

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of groceries (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports

minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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groceries imports

Groceries Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of groceries (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide108

"... to avoid devastating price hikes, Cubans rushed to stock up on pasta, canned food, cooking oil and soap yesterday after the government announced emergency measures in the face of new US sanctions ..." Buenos Aires Herald, date unknown

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of groceries (in US$) that are received there. Net imports are imports

minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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alcohol and cigarettes exports

Alcohol And Cigarettes Exports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of alcohol and cigarettes (in US$) that come from there. Net exports

are exports minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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slide110

"A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and the black stinking fume thereof ..." James Charles Stuart, 1604

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of alcohol and cigarettes (in US$) that come from there. Net exports

are exports minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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alcohol and cigarettes imports

Alcohol And Cigarettes Imports

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of alcohol and cigarettes (in US$) that are received there. Net imports

are imports minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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slide112

“Myth: Alcohol is a good way to cope with cold weather. Fact: Alcohol makes blood vessels of the skin dilate and the skin feels warm.” Hans Olav Fekjaer, 1993

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net imports of alcohol and cigarettes (in US$) that are received there. Net imports

are imports minus exports. When exports are larger than imports the territory is not shown.

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