The 2017 Global Food Policy Report provides a comprehensive overview of major food policy developments and events. In this sixth annual report, leading researchers, policy makers, and practitioners review what happened in food policy, and why, in 2016 and look forward to 2017. This year’s report has a special focus on the challenges and opportunities created by rapid urbanization, especially in low- and middle-income countries, for food security and nutrition.
In 2017, the world must move forward with its commitments on the SDGs. Working to improve food systems and strengthening the ties between rural and urban areas offer great promise for meeting those goals and ending hunger and malnutrition.
SHENGGEN FAN, Director General IFPRI