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The State of Food and Agriculture 2018

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Climate-Smart Agricultutre training manual

A reference manual for agricultural extension agents
FAO EPIC team
This manual is designed for a four-day training course on climate-smart agriculture that would take the learner from the basics [...]

Policy priorities relating to rural migration depend on country contexts

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 13
FAO
Many different policies affect rural migration through their impacts on agriculture, rural development, food insecurity and poverty. As countries at [...]

Demystifying the link between migration and development informs policy

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 12
FAO
Contrary to popular belief, development is more likely to increase rather than reduce emigration from countries at lower levels of [...]

Achieving positive rural migration outcomes in rural areas

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 11
FAO
Migration from rural areas is significant, and policy-makers must seek to maximize its positive impacts on development. The movement of [...]

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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