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Does digital village construction contribute to improving food security?

by Minmin Huang a,* orcid  and  Yanhu Bai a
School of Business, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, China
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REA  2024, 27; 3(1), 27;
Received: 27 February 2024 / Accepted: 13 March 2024 / Published Online: 14 March 2024


The issue of food security has become a global challenge, and it is therefore crucial to seek measures to ensure food security. As an emerging economic model, the digital economy is regarded as the most effective tool for the modernization of agricultural development. As a large food-producing country, China faces serious problems of agricultural non-point source pollution and food loss and waste. The purpose of this study is to explore the impact of digital village construction on food security. We measure the level of digital village construction and food security by entropy method and use the spatial Durbin model to analyze them. In this paper, we found that digital village construction facilitates food security not only in the region but also in neighboring regions. In addition, we found that the promotion effect is significant in main grain producing regions, while the opposite result is found in non-main grain producing regions. We hold that the application of the digital economy in the countryside has played an obvious role in promoting food security in main grain producing provinces, and provides important experimental evidence for reference to ensure food security in the future.

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the Program of “Xinmiao” (Potential) Talents in Zhejiang Province (2023R451035) , Wenzhou Science and Technology Bureau (R20220035)

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