This report was prepared by Tamara Nanitashvili in collaboration with Ahmad Mukhtar under the overall leadership of Abdul Hakim El Waer of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation’s (FAO) Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa (FAORNE). Jean-Marc Faurès also provided a range of inputs that facilitated the preparation of the report.

Máximo Torero Cullen and José Rosero Moncayo from FAO headquarters provided guidance in terms of structure and content of the report, Olivier Lavagne d'Ortigue provided support for data visualization, Anne Kepple, Juan Feng, Olivier Lavagne d'Ortigue, Hernán Muñoz and Firas Yassin provided valuable comments and inputs. Mohamed Alaidaroos and Mariam Hassanien coordinated the publishing process.

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