Agricultural Development Economics

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High level expert forum on food insecurity in protracted crises

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 13-14 September 2012 )

This Forum will provide a space for consultation and policy dialogue to increase understanding and strengthen collaborative efforts among stakeholders. A key outcome of the Forum will be to come up with the basic elements of an Agenda for Action for Addressing Food Insecurity in Protracted Crises.


Improved global governance for hunger reduction programme

The “Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction” programme seeks to concretely improve the way in which the global community works together to eradicate hunger and malnutrition.


International workshop on socio-economic impacts of genetically modified crops

Newly published proceedings of the International workshop on socio-economic impacts of genetically modified (GM) crops. The report summarizes the findings from 21 international experts who have conducted socio-economic analyses of GMO crops around the world.


Regional workshop on an integrated policy approach to commercializing smallholder maize production

Nairobi, Kenya ( 6 - 7 June 2012 )

The objectives of this workshop are to bring together perspectives from producers, policymakers and private sector and generate policy recommendations for facilitating smallholder commercialization.


Voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests

In May 2012, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) formally endorsed the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT).


Global Forum discussion