NAIROBI, 6 November 2013 (IRIN) - A report by leading academics calls for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to change the way it operates and shift to a greater focus on “global public goods” such as data and analysis, though some of its findings are rejected by a senior FAO official.

The report, entitled Time for FAO to Shift into a Higher Gear, has emerged from a Center for Global Development (CGD) working group of 21 academics and experts on food security. It argues that FAO has ...

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