Full warehouses are more efficient than autarky
Is there a more-efficient alternative to high levels of self-sufficiency? Yes: strategic reserves.
Self-sufficiency or warehousing
Agriculture plays a key role in keeping the country supplied with vital goods during the state of exception caused by the coronavirus crisis. But the discussion on increasing our levels of agricultural self-sufficiency actually falls short. Switzerland possesses a unique system that links together agriculture, food production and the trading in and stock-management of food and feedstuffs.