FAO 201710 October 2017. The 2017 edition of the State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) report. Leveraging food systems for inclusive rural transformation has been released.

The new report looks at how population growth, increasing urbanization, technologies, and climate change are transforming rural and urban areas, and how the world’s food systems are evolving.

The report shows that fulfilling the 2030 Agenda depends crucially on progress in rural areas where most of the poor and hungry live today; a strategy for how agriculture and rural economies in the developing world can provide prosperity is also outlined.

Note that the report is available in different formats, and in all UN languages, and are downloadable from:www.fao.org/state-of-food-agriculture/en

This post was originally published at PAEPARD by François Stepman. It has been republished here with permission.

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