He was a contributor to IFPRI’s 2017 Global Food Policy Report and Co-ordinator of FAO’s The State of Food and Agriculture 2017: Leveraging Food Systems for Rural Transformation. With permission, the present article draws heavily from the former report.
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References:

FAO (2017). The State of Food and Agriculture 2017: Leveraging Food Systems for Rural Transformations, Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

IFPRI (2017). Global Food Policy Report 2017, Washington D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute