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Cost and affordability of healthy diets across and within countries

Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study No. 9
Herforth, A., Bai, Y., Venkat, A., Mahrt, K., Ebel, A. & Masters, W.A.

Price and affordability are key barriers to accessing sufficient, safe, nutritious food to meet dietary needs and food preferences for [...]

The impact of climate variability and extremes on agriculture and food security - An analysis of the evidence and case studies

Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study No. 4.
Holleman, C., Rembold, F., Crespo, O. & Conti, V.

Global climate studies show that not only temperatures are increasing and precipitation levels are becoming more varied, all projections indicate [...]

Ten years of the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

An FAO evaluation of the Agency’s impact on agricultural growth and poverty reduction
FAO

Through a rigorous, multi-stage analysis, the evidence generated by this corporate evaluation demonstrates the effectiveness of Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency [...]

This brief summarize the findings of the report "Ten years of the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency – An FAO evaluation [...]

News and events

Technical workshop: The drivers and impacts of migration and labor mobility

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 1 December 2017 )

The workshop will bring together researchers and policy makers from around the world in an effort to provide evidence, promote [...]

Call for good practices and lessons learned on food security and nutrition policy implementation in Europe and Central Asia region

FAO’s Project Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia is pleased to [...]

Online discussion: Rural women: striving for gender transformative impacts

This online discussion invites you to reflect on the current understanding of gender dynamics of rural livelihoods and share information, [...]

What role can agricultural extension and advisory services play in realizing gender equality and improved nutrition?

This discussion invites you to reflect on the role that agricultural extension and advisory services (AEAS) can play in contributing [...]

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