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Participants included David Atwood (USAID), Ed Barbier (University of Wyoming), Karen Brooks (IFPRI), Cheryl Christensen USDA/ERS), Paul Christian (World Bank), Marc Cohen (OXFAM), Klaus Deininger (World Bank), Beth Dunford (USAID), Margot Ellis (USAID), Steve Haggblade (Michigan State University), Peter Hazell (IFPRI), Rachael Garrett (Boston University) , Peter Goldsmith (University of Illinois), Thom Jayne (Michigan State University), Saweda Liverpool-Tasie (Michigan State University), Will Masters (Tufts University), Charles North (USAID), James Oehmke (USAID), Per Pinstrup-Andersen (Cornell University), Tom Reardon (Michigan State University), Danielle Resnick (IFPRI), Peter Richards (USAID), Mark Rosegrant (IFPRI), Kimsey Savadogo (IFPRI), Karen Seto (Yale University), Forhad Shilpi (World Bank), Gloria Steele (USAID), Nancy Stetson (US Dept. of State), Adam Storeygard (Tufts Univerisity), David Tschirley (Michigan State University), Caitlin Welsh (US Dept. of State) and Michael White (Brown University).
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Richards, P., Reardon, T., Tschirley, D. et al. Cities and the future of agriculture and food security: a policy and programmatic roundtable. Food Sec. 8, 871–877 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-016-0597-3
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