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Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division

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02/07/2014
Meeting urban food needs
In the context of FAO’s cross-cutting project “Meeting urban food needs” (more information at http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/newsandevents/news/en/c/231954 ), the Sustainable Society Network+ (SSN+) will develop a simple digital visualization instrument, combining food supply, distribution and urban demand aspects, in support of better [...]

The Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division advocates and supports the development of entrepreneurship in agricultural support services.
FAO members are assisted with appropriate policies, strategies and methodologies for strengthening agricultural support systems and the delivery of services as well as technologies for production and post-production activities. The Division aims to assist farms and agribusinesses in developing managerial and technical skills for supporting production, post-harvest, infrastructural, marketing and financial operations related to developing and improving efficiency, effectiveness, competitiveness, and profitability of agricultural and food enterprises.

The Division works in three groups:

  • Agribusiness and Finance Group
  • Agro-food Industries Group
  • Market Linkages and Value Chains Group

For more information, visit our Groups section