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In Senegal, the government has given great importance and priority to the development and promotion of national rice production to [...]

State food provisioning as social protection

Debating India’s national food security law
Harsh Mander [ 2015 ]
This book provides an overview of the most important debates which ensued in the four and a half years of [...]
The government of Burundi has timidly decreased State involvement in strategic value chains, with a view to open the market, [...]

Livelihood diversification and vulnerability to poverty in rural Malawi

Solomon Asfaw, Nancy McCarthy, Adriana Paolantonio, Romina Cavatassi, Mulubrhan Amare and Leslie Lipper [ 2015 ]
Climate variability, associated with farm-income variability, is recognized as one of the main drivers of livelihood diversification strategies in developing [...]
This brief explains the FIRST programme, an outcome of the partnership between FAO and the EU. The main purpose of [...]
The Programme aims at providing technical and analytical as well as capacity development support to relevant regional institutions and national [...]
Uganda is putting significant efforts toward addressing the constraints responsible for its low agricultural productivity, which affects farmers’ incomes and [...]
This policy brief summarizes the main points of the mitigation analysis of the EPIC programme for Zambia. It identifies the [...]
From 2003, the Zero Hunger Program and subsequently, in 2011, the Brazil Without Poverty Plan, marked a deliberate convergence of [...]

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Meeting the 2015 international hunger targets: taking stock of uneven progress
FAO, IFAD, WFP [ 2015 ]
This year´s annual State of Food Insecurity in the World report takes stock of progress made towards achieving the internationally [...]