Constitutes the most authoritative study on the future of local and global agri-food systems
Poised to produce further innovations in food production and distribution
Commissioned by the journal Nature Sustainability as its 2020 theme expert report
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Table of contents (10 chapters)
About this book
- Open Access
- Socio-technical innovation
- Agri-food systems
- Land and water footprint of food
- Climate crisis
- Human agency
- Spillover effects
- Natural environment
- Public health
- Social justice
Authors and Affiliations
Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
Christopher B. Barrett, Mario Herrero, Rebecca J. Nelson, Elizabeth Bageant, Isabella Culotta, Jiali Liu, Daniel Mason-D'Croz, Cynthia Mathys, Kamakhya Misra, Claire Song
University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Jessica Fanzo, Quinn Marshall
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Ithaca, USA
Nestlé, Vevey, Switzerland
China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Shenggen Fan, Jianbo Shen
Digital Green, San Francisco, USA
Rikin Gandhi, Alesha Miller
PepsiCo, Dallas, USA
Omnivore, Mumbai, India
Oxfam America, Washington, USA
ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Brisa de Año Ranch, Pescadero, USA
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Lindiwe Majele Sibanda
Rockefeller Foundation, New York, USA
International Livestock Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK
The Nature Conservancy, New Haven, USA
About the authors
Tim Benton is research director in energy, environment ,and resources at the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House and professor at the University of Leeds.
Jessica Fanzo is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Food Policy and Ethics at Johns Hopkins University.
Mario Herrero is chief research scientist of agriculture and food at Australia’ Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).Rebecca Nelson is a professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science (Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, and Plant Breeding and Genetics Sections) and the Department of Global Development at Cornell University.
Elizabeth Bageant is an applied research and outreach manager in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University.
Edward Buckler is a United States Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) research geneticist and adjunct professor in Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University.
Karen Cooper is the R&D program manager for climate change at Nestlé, with a background in nutrition, sustainable food systems, and product innovation.
Isabella Culotta is an undergraduate research assistant at Cornell University studying plant science and international agriculture and rural development.
Shenggen Fan is chair professor of China Agricultural University and was Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute from 2009-2019.
Rikin Gandhi co-founded and is the executive director of Digital Green.
Steven James is a senior director of global procurement at PepsiCo.
Mark Kahn is a managing partner of Omnivore, an agritech venture capital firm based in India.
Laté Lawson-Lartego is Oxfam America’s food systems theme department director.
Jiali Liu is an undergraduate research assistant at Cornell University studying economics and statistical sciences.
Quinn Marshall is a human nutrition doctoral candidate and Center for a Livable Future–Lerner fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Daniel Mason-D’Croz is a senior research scientist at CSIRO.
Alexander Mathys is a professor in the Department of Health Sciences and Technology at ETH Zurich, where he leads the Sustainable Food Processing group.
Cynthia Mathys is a senior manager of strategic partnerships at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.
Veronica Mazariegos-Anastassiou is a co-founder and farmer at Brisa de Año Ranch, a small-scale organic farm in Pescadero, CA, and recently earned a master's degree in applied economics and management from Cornell University.
Alesha (Black) Miller is the vice president of strategy and partnerships at Digital Green.
Kamakhya Mishra is a corporate finance (M&A) analyst at Rabobank North America and a former undergraduate research assistant at Cornell University.
Andrew Mude is the division manager of agricultural research, production, and sustainability at African Development Bank.
Jianbo Shen is a professor in the Department of Plant Nutrition and vice dean for the National Academy of Agriculture Green Development in China Agricultural University.
Lindiwe Majele Sibanda is director of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Food Security.
Claire Song is an undergraduate operations intern at Cornell University studying government, and environment and sustainability.
Roy Steiner is senior vice president for the Food Initiative at The Rockefeller Foundation.
Philip Thornton is a principal scientist and leads the “Priorities and Policies for Climate-Smart Agriculture” flagship of the CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi.
Stephen Wood is a senior scientist, Agriculture and Food Systems at The Nature Conservancy and associate research scientist at the Yale School of the Environment.
Book Title: Socio-Technical Innovation Bundles for Agri-Food Systems Transformation
Authors: Christopher B. Barrett, Tim Benton, Jessica Fanzo, Mario Herrero, Rebecca J. Nelson, Elizabeth Bageant, Edward Buckler, Karen Cooper, Isabella Culotta, Shenggen Fan, Rikin Gandhi, Steven James, Mark Kahn, Laté Lawson-Lartego, Jiali Liu, Quinn Marshall, Daniel Mason-D'Croz, Alexander Mathys, Cynthia Mathys, Veronica Mazariegos-Anastassiou, Alesha Miller, Kamakhya Misra, Andrew Mude, Jianbo Shen, Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Claire Song, Roy Steiner, Philip Thornton, … Stephen Wood
Series Title: Sustainable Development Goals Series
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2022
License: CC BY
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-88801-5Published: 23 April 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-88804-6Published: 23 April 2022
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-88802-2Published: 21 April 2022
Series ISSN: 2523-3084
Series E-ISSN: 2523-3092
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XXXIX, 195
Number of Illustrations: 4 b/w illustrations, 75 illustrations in colour