The main partner organization is the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) with headquarters in Washington DC and regional offices is various countries of Africa and Asia.

Several IFPRI researchers are involved in the GlobalFood RTG, with joint activities in research, training, and supervision.

The coordinating counterpart at IFPRI is:
Dr. Maximo Torero
Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division (MTID)
Washington, DC, USA
Website: Maximo Torero

Mercator Fellow

Prof. Dr. Johan Swinnen from KU Leuven (Belgium) was appointed as GlobalFood Mercator Fellow. He is cooperating with GlobalFood in various ways, including the regular teaching of courses on the economics of global food value chains.