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Publication | 30 April 2021

A Global Data Ecosystem for Agriculture and Food

There is widespread and justified concern around the immense challenges to food systems in meeting the demand of future populations for sufficient, affordable, safe and nutritious food. There are equal concerns about meeting those challenges in ways that both reduce unintended negative environmental consequences and make significant contributions to the livelihoods of farm families and promote inclusive national growth. Making effective progress in such a complex and dynamic setting, in an era where threats and opportunities appear to grow in equal and rapid measure, demands urgent, coordinated, and transformative action in better marshalling and exploiting revamped data infrastructure across the food system landscape.

A Global Data Ecosystem for Agriculture and Food

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