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The State of Food and Agriculture

FAO’s annual report delving into the current status of food systems and agriculture calls for a greater focus on progress in rural areas, where most of the poor and hungry live. To achieve “inclusive rural transformation” as part of the 2030 Agenda to reach zero hunger, the report establishes three pillars: supportive public policies and investment, development of agro-industry and the infrastructure needed to connect rural areas and urban market, and a territorial focus in rural development planning.

FAO, October 2017.