Agricultural Development Economics

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018

Migration, agriculture and rural development

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

Building climate resilience for food security and nutrition


Latest publications

Agripreneurship across Africa

Stories of inspiration
FAO (C. Walker, C. Fowler, A. del Rio Poza, N. Mhlanga and D. Neven, eds.)
This publication aims to inspire budding entrepreneurs in Africa to consider business opportunities in agriculture and agro-industry, broadly defined. It [...]
The Kyrgyz Republic is one of the most climate vulnerable countries in Central Asia. Situated on the north-east, and located– [...]
The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization [...]

Resilience analysis in Borno State, Nigeria

FAO resilience analysis report No.16
Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) Team, FAO
Borno State, in the northeast of Nigeria, has been reduced from a dynamic and populated rural area into a zone [...]

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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