Agricultural Development Economics

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World

Building climate resilience for food security and nutrition
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has [...]

Food security and armed conflict: a cross-country analysis

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 18-03
Stijn van Weezel
Significant progress has been made in improving global food security, yet some countries still face severe challenges. In some cases, [...]

Building resilience of livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 9
The Karamoja region, in North East Uganda, is one of the least developed regions of the country, and is highly [...]
This document summarizes the online consultation Promoting sustainable food systems for healthy diets in Europe and Central Asia: the key [...]

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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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