Agricultural Development Economics

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Assistance in chronic conflict areas: evidence from South Sudan

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 20-01
Marco d’Errico, Oscar Ngesa and Rebecca Pietrelli
People living in context prone to or affected by conflict suffer from many forms of deprivation. The international community plays [...]

Mainstreaming gender for sustainable soil management

FSN Forum report of activity No. 161
This document summarizes the online discussion Mainstreaming gender for sustainable soil management, held on the FAO Global Forum on Food [...]

Unlocking future investments in Uganda’s commercial forest sector

Understanding the impacts of timber trade restrictions on the profitability of pine plantation and sawmill investments
Economic and Policy Analysis of Climate Change (EPIC) Team, FAO
In 1990, 24 percent of Uganda was covered in natural forest. As a result of settlement and agricultural expansion, illegal [...]

EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool | EX-ACT

Mainstreaming greenhouse gas accounting into agriculture investments and policies
The 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement tied the knot between sustainable economic development and a climate-resilient, low greenhouse gas (GHG) [...]

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 [...]

Agricultural Development Economics

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