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Perspectives on Food & Nutrition Security: The rural-urban continuum

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LAUNCH: 2017 Global Food Policy Report
MAR 23, 2017 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EDT
Vimlendra Sharan, Director, Liaison office for North America of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Perspectives on Food & Nutrition Security: The rural-urban continuum

  1. 1. IFPRI GLOBAL FOOD POLICY REPORT 2017 “PERSPECTIVES ON FOOD & NUTRITION SECURITY: THE – RURAL-URBAN CONTINUUM” Vimlendra Sharan, Director FAO Liaison Office for North America
  2. 2. “THE ONLY THING THAT IS CONSTANT IS CHANGE.” - Heraclitus
  3. 3. GROWTH IN GLOBAL AND RURAL POPULATION TO 2050
  4. 4. URBANIZATION TRENDS, BY REGIONS
  5. 5. SLUMDOG “BILLIONAIRE”
  6. 6. WATER WATER EVERYWHERE BUT NOT A DROP TO DRINK - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  7. 7. DOWN IN THE DUMPS
  8. 8. YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT
  9. 9. THE GAPS • Understanding Urban Hunger & Malnutrition • Data, Research and Information • Policy Coherence • Implementation Strategies
  10. 10. The broken Link
  11. 11. FOOD FROM SMALL FARMS TO BIG CITIES Production Storage and Processing Distribution and Transport Retailing and promotion Consumption Smallholders, agricultural laborers, commodity producers Packers, millers, traders, refiners Importers, exporters, brokers, wholesalers Informal retailers, supermarkets, restaurants, fast- food companies Household RURAL-URBAN CONTINUUM Very-rural Rural Small towns Intermediate cities Peri-urban Very -urban FOOD- SECTOR FLOWS SUPPLY CHAIN ACTIVITIES AND ACTORS Food and agricultural products. Natural resources. Finance and insurance. Inputs (e.g., seeds, equipment). Labor and remittances. Information. Waste.
  12. 12. FAO’s RESPONSE • Facilitate, promote & support policy dialogue – global, regional & country • Assemble, analyse, monitor and improve access to data & info • Advise & support capacity development • Advocate and Communicate
  13. 13. FOOD FOR THOUGHT There is more fruit in a rich man’s shampoo than a poor man’s bowl
  14. 14. Thank you

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