Food Security

We need a digital revolution to improve our fragile food systems

Technology can help support our food systems. Image: REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Julian Lampietti

Manager, Global Engagement in the Agriculture and Food Global Practice, World Bank

Ghada El Abed

Economist, World Bank Group

Kateryna Schroeder

Agriculture Economist, World Bank Group


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Food security fluctuates around the world. Image: World Bank
Information Asymmetries and Transaction Costs Plague the Food System
Some of the challenges facing the system. Image: World Bank
The Food System Is Not on Course to End Hunger
Not on course to end hunger. Image: World Bank
Retail food markets in the US are thinning
Market monopolies. Image: World Bank
In Uruguay, cows are assigned identification codes and tracked throughout the supply chain.
In Uruguay, cows are tracked throughout the supply chain. Image: Flore de Preneuf/World Bank
Traceable high-quality beef exports are rising.
Traceable high-quality beef exports are rising. Image: World Bank
Person using GPS-enabled sensor to track performance of machinery in rice paddy in Pakistan.
This GPS-enabled sensor tcan track performance of machinery in rice paddies. Image: World Bank/Flore de Preneuf
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