Agricultural Development Economics

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Right to Food Forum

FAO, Rome ( 1 to 3 October 2008 )

The “Right to Food Forum” will contribute to the discussions at other conferences and High-Level Meetings organized by FAO in 2008.


FAO capacity building workshop on Payments for Environmental Services (PES) in Eastern Africa rewarding local communities for sustainable land management

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania ( 4-6 February 2008 )

In collaboration with the Land and Water Division (NRL), FAO held a capacity-building workshop focusing on the potential application of PES mechanisms in East Africa.


Linking social protection and support to small farmer development in the context of food security

FAO, Rome ( 17-18 January 2008 )

Three country case studies, from Malawi, Ethiopia, and Ghana, were presented and discussed in the context of food security.


Beyond Agriculture: the promise of the rural economy for growth and poverty reduction

FAO, Rome ( January 2006 )

Experts were gathered from around the world to a workshop to discuss topics relevant for rural development and rural poverty alleviation. 


Agricultural and rural development in the 21st century: lessons from the past and policies for the future

Beijing, China ( 9-10 September 2005 )

This workshop was jointly organised by the Ministry of Agriculture of China and FAO through the financial support of the Italian Government.


Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Ongoing activities