Mr. David Laborde
David Laborde is the Division Director for the FAO Agrifood Economics Division (ESA), which focuses on economic research and policy analysis for more efficient, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable agrifood systems. He previously worked at IFPRI in Washington, DC, as a Senior Research Fellow specializing in trade, globalization, and environmental issues. He contributed to databases like MAcMapHS6 and ADEPTA on tariffs, and developed models like MIRAGE and MIRAGRODEP for trade policy and environmental concerns. He's been recognized with distinctions like the GTAP research fellow and the Alan A. Powell Award. Dr. Laborde's expertise extends to costing the roadmap to achieving SDG2 in a globalized context, and he's actively engaged in training sessions for researchers and policymakers in developing countries.