Preface. Acknowledgements. contributors. Referees. Introduction (H. Lofgren). Food Security, Poverty, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (H. Lofgren, A. Richards). From Citrus to Cellphones? Agriculture As Source of New Comparative Advantage in the Middle East and North Africa (J. Devlin). Politics, Economics and (Virtual) Water: A Discursive Analysis of Water Policies in the Middle East and North Africa (J.A. Allan, J.C. Olmsted). Managing Livestock in Drought-Prone Areas of the Middle East and North Africa: Policy Issues (P. Hazell P. Oram, N. Chaherli). The Political Economy and Distributional Impact of the Egyptian Food Subsidy System (R.H. Adams, Jr.). Adjustments of Wheat Production to Market Reform in Egypt (M. Kherallah, N. Minot, P. Gruhn). Price Policy, Irreversible Investment, and the Scale of Agriculture Mechanization in Egypt (J. Kerr). Food Security in Tunisia: Trends and Policy Options (M.A. Chemingui, S. Dessus). Micro-Economic Perspectives on Tunisia's Agro-Export Strategy (J.D. Foltz). Policy and Progress in Moroccan Agriculture: A Retrospective and Perspective (C. Arndt, W.E. Tyner). Yemeni Agriculture: Historical Overview, Policy Lessons, and Prospects (J.B. Nugent). Structural Change in Agriculture and Water Requirements in Turkey (S. Sayan, N. Demir). Urban Food Security, The Rural Hinterland, and Istanbul's Lower Income Migrant Households (P.J. Kaldjian).