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Video: Closing the gap between men and women in agriculture

The world cannot eliminate hunger without closing the gap between men and women in agriculture. With equal access to productive resources and services, such as land, water and credit, women farmers can produce 20 to 30 percent more food, enough to lift 150 million people out of hunger.

    

Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission Report - Tajikistan 2011

This report presents findings from the 2011 Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission in Tajikistan.

    

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011 highlights the differential impacts that the world food crisis of 2006-08 had on different countries, with the poorest being most affected. This year’s report describes the effects of price volatility on food security and presents policy options to reduce volatility.

    

Looking Ahead in World Food and Agriculture

What’s the status of the debate on long terms prospects for world food and agriculture? How is growth going to affect agriculture and the food economy in the coming decades? Are the natural resources available, such as land and water, sufficient to feed a growing population?

    

The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-11

The 2010-11 edition of The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) was released  on 7 March 2011. This year's SOFA focuses on the role of women in agriculture, making a strong business case for addressing gender issues in agriculture and rural employment. It reveals how the agriculture sector is underperforming [...]

    

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