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Diversification under climate variability as part of a CSA strategy in rural Zambia

Aslihan Arslan, Romina Cavatassi, Federica Alfani, Nancy Mccarthy, Leslie Lipper & Misael Kokwe
Climate change is posing an increasingly severe challenge to agricultural livelihoods due to increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather [...]
The report sheds some light on the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and [...]
This paper provides new empirical evidence on the nexus between farm production diversification and household diet diversity in East Africa. [...]
This paper aims at presenting empirical evidence from Zambia to better understand the linkages between climatic shocks, livelihood diversification and [...]

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Open discussion on the first draft work programme of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

The UNSCN invites you to share your views on the first draft work programme of the UN Decade of Action [...]

Committee on World Food Security

Rome, Italy ( 17-21 October 2016 )

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work [...]

Rural transformation, agricultural and food system transition: Building the evidence base for policies that promote sustainable development, food and nutrition security and poverty reduction

FAO Headquarters ( 19-20 September 2016 )

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

Urbanization, Rural Transformation and Implications for Food Security - Online consultation on the background document to the CFS Forum

( Until 5 April 2016 )

Contribute to the elaboration of a CFS background document to support the discussions at the Forum on Urbanization, Rural Transformation and Implications for [...]

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