Roger Norton is regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture. He is a research professor of agricultural economics at Texas A&M University and has served as policy advisor and project team leader with experience in 48 countries. He was a director of research at the World Bank and has led research teams and training courses in developing countries across the globe.
Improving agricultural value chains can really make a difference for small-holder farmers — and thus also for global food security. How? More knowledge from each component of the chain, writes Dr. Roger Norton of The Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture.