Marie-Agnès Jouanjean is an Economist with the Agriculture and Food Global Practice at the World Bank where she explores how digital technologies can support the transformation of agro-food systems. In particular, she is looking at the new roles of governments in the digital age and how to foster cooperation with and between stakeholders in the agro-food value chains around the development of a thriving innovation ecosystem, to maximize efficiency, equity and environmental sustainability outcomes. Prior to joining the World Bank, Marie-Agnès worked at the OECD where she developed policy-oriented analysis on various dimensions of digital technologies in agriculture and trade as well as on Global Value Chains (GVCs). She also worked for a Think Tank (Overseas Development Institute (ODI)) and a range of International Organisations on barriers to trade (infrastructure, services, NTMs), regional integration, economics of resilience and climate change adaptation. Marie-Agnès holds a PhD in International Economics from Sciences Po Paris, that she did in collaboration with the research centre, LICOS, in KULeuven. She also has a degree as an Agronomist (IRC-CNEARC Institut des régions chaudes/Montpellier SupAgro and ENSAIA National School of Agronomics and Food Industry).