Agrifood Economics

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Social assistance and productive support policies implementation in rural areas

Are social protection policies designed to reach the rural poor?
Carrasco Azzini, G.

Many studies have provided global and regional overviews of the state of social protection policies and their importance to poverty [...]

Coffee in crisis offers a lesson in resilience: evidence from Guatemala

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 20-02
Serfilippi E., De Los Rios C. and d’Errico M.

The idea that resilience plays a role in mitigating the effects of disaster and climate change is becoming widespread across [...]

Responding to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on food value chains through efficient logistics

FSN Forum report of activity No. 166
FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)

This document summarizes the online discussion Responding to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on food value chains through efficient [...]

Exploring the decoupling of direct payments to farmers in North Macedonia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 30

North Macedonia’s ambition to join the European Union (EU) makes it necessary to reform the agricultural sector, such that it [...]

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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