Agricultural Development Economics

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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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Impact Assessment of Policies to Support Healthy Food Environments and Healthy Diets

FAO Headquarters ( 26 May 2017 )

This event is part of a series of events to “develop common understanding of issues and lay the basis for [...]

Online consultation on the development of a Global Core Set (GCS) of forest-related indicators

Forests play a vital role in food security and nutrition, as well as environmental services. The Collaborative Partnership on Forests [...]

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 [...]

Agricultural Development Economics

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