Agrifood System Transformation in the Midstream and Downstream: Research Findings, Implied Risks, and Implications for Policy and Value Chain Program Design

April 4, 2017 - Author: D. Tschirley, T. Reardon, B. Minten, and S. Liverpool-Tasie

D. Tschirley, T. Reardon, B. Minten, and S. Liverpool-Tasie. 2017. Agrifood System Transformation in the Midstream and Downstream: Research Findings, Implied Risks, and Implications for Policy and Value Chain Program Design. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Brief 36. East Lansing: Michigan State University

KEY FINDINGS

  • A diet transformation on the demand side
  • A quiet revolution on the supply side
  • The primacy of domestic food value chains
  • The primacy of urban demand, especially in secondary and tertiary cities
  • Also a reverse flow of processed foods from urban- to rural areas
  • Major implications for employment

Tags: agrifood system transformation, c4b, cross-country, fsp policy brief, nutrition, value chain, youth employment / entrepreneurship


Related Topic Areas

Cross-country, C4b, FSP Nutrition Dataset


Authors

David L. Tschirley

David L. Tschirley
517 355 0134
tschirle@msu.edu

Thomas Reardon

Thomas Reardon
reardon@msu.edu

Saweda Liverpool-Tasie

Saweda Liverpool-Tasie
517-432-5418
lliverp@msu.edu


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FOOD SECURITY GROUP
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy

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