This book addresses a number of crucial agri-food system issues in the new Millennium perspectives. Tne increasing complexity of the agri-food system is the one of the main aspects to bear in mind when investigating and highlighting the issues that will influence the evolution of the system in the new millennium. There are both general and specific issues relating to agri-food economics matters in developed and developing countries. The book opens with a general discussion of the agricultural and foof perspective and outlooks in the world and in the main geographical areas. The authors then analyse important apsects of the new technologies and the perspectives for the food industry in developing countries. Food trade and innovation in developing countries. The issues od food safety and consumption in developed countries are analyses are compared with the food security and consumption in development in the developing countries. Finally the book focuses on the emerging aspects of Biotechnologies and GMOs in the food sector. Academic and researchers of the agri-food system will find the book of great interest due to the wide range of topics covered by the analysis and the methodological contributions. Policymakers and business leaders will benefit from the analysis and the issues investigated by the numerous authors.