Food Security

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 871–877 | Cite as

Cities and the future of agriculture and food security: a policy and programmatic roundtable

  • Peter Richards
  • Tom Reardon
  • David Tschirley
  • Thom Jayne
  • Jim Oehmke
  • David Atwood
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Richards
    • 1
  • Tom Reardon
    • 2
  • David Tschirley
    • 2
  • Thom Jayne
    • 2
  • Jim Oehmke
    • 1
  • David Atwood
    • 1
  1. 1.Bureau for Food SecurityUnited States Agency for International DevelopmentWashigtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resource EconomicsMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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