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Smallholders dataportrait

Dataset on the profile of smallholder farmers across the world

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014

Strengthening the enabling environment for food security and nutrition

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This paper explores the impact of climate risk on the adoption of risk decreasing practices and other input choices and [...]
We assess farmers' incentives and the conditioning factors that hinder or promote adoption of agricultural technologies under climate risk and [...]

Food security and adaptation impacts of potential climate smart agricultural practices in Zambia

Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, Solomon Asfaw, Andrea Cattaneo and Misael Kokwe
This paper analyzes how a set of widely promoted agricultural practices, including reduced tillage, crop rotations, legume intercropping as well [...]
The definition of family farm varies across countries and contexts. We reviewed 36 definitions and uses of the term “family [...]

News and events

Launch of the IPC Global Strategic Programme & Vision (2014-2016)

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The IPC Global Partners will launch the IPC Global Strategic Programme and Vision (2014-2016), through an online virtual event scheduled for [...]

Multi-stakeholder conference on agriculture investments, gender, and land in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa ( 5-7 March 2014 )

The conference aims to promote an open exchange of experiences and evidence-based knowledge on the implications of public and private [...]

International Consultation on Policy Monitoring in Developing Countries

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 11 December 2013 )

FAO is to hold an International Consultation on Policy Monitoring in Developing Countries at its Rome Headquarters on December 11, [...]

Making Policy Count: debate on policy monitoring

FAO HQ - Iran Room ( 10 October 2013 - 8:30-9:30 )

CFS 40 side event on policy monitoring: Monitoring Food and Agricultural Policies in Developing Countries: Understanding country practices and the [...]

Agricultural Development Economics

The focal point for FAO's economic research and policy analysis for food security and sustainable development.