International Food Policy Research Institure (IFPRI) ’s flagship 2017 GLOBAL FOOD POLICY REPORT (148 p.) reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2016, and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2017 at the global and regional levels.
The report looks at the impact of rapid urban growth on food security and nutrition, and considers how food systems can be reshaped to benefit both urban and rural populations. Drawing on recent research, IFPRI researchers and other distinguished food policy experts consider a range of timely questions:
The 2017 Global Food Policy Report also presents data tables and visualizations for several key food policy indicators, including country- level data on hunger, agricultural spending and research investment, and projections for future agricultural production and consumption. In addition to illustrative figures, tables, and a timeline of food policy events in 2016, the report includes the results of a global opinion poll on urbanization and the current state of food policy.
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Chapter 1 Food policy in 2016-2017: Food security and nutrition in an urbanizing world [Download]
International Food Policy Research Institute. 2017. 2017 Global food policy report. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute - DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT (PDF)