WEBINAR: Food prices and the economics of food system transformation

WEBINAR: Food prices and the economics of food system transformation

7 July 2021Food prices and the economics of food system transformation: Making markets work for inclusive growth, sustainability, and health. by the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), the African Agricultural Economics Association (AAAE), and the Food Prices for Nutrition project at Tufts University 

This event addressed the economics of food system transformation. The focus was prices and markets, and how food supply interacts with demand under the influence of policies and programs, environmental change, and technological innovation. It linked economists in universities, governments, and civil society with practitioners in other disciplines and institutions to drive food system change.

  • Dr. Uma Lele, President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists
  • Dr. Guy Blaise Nkamleu, President of the African Association of Agricultural Economists
  • Dr. J.V. Meenakshi, Professor, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr. Daniel Sarpong, Associate Professor and Dean, School of Agriculture, University of Ghana
  • Dr. Anna Herforth, Co-Principal Investigator, Food Prices for Nutrition project at Tufts University
  • Dr. Will Masters, Professor, Tufts University and Principal Investigator, Food Prices for Nutrition project, USA

The Food Prices for Nutrition (FPN) project is a four-year, $3 million effort (Oct. 2020 – Sept. 2024) to equip governments and development agencies with accurate, updated metrics of diet costs and affordability around the world. This work is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UKAid from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) as INV-016158.

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