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World agriculture towards 2030/2050: the 2012 revision

ESA Working Paper 12-03
Nikos Alexandratos and Jelle Bruinsma [ 2012 ]
Current UN projections indicate that world population could increase by 2.25 billion people from today’s levels, reaching 9.15 billion by [...]
   
Climate change is projected to change production conditions for agricultural producers globally. In the developing world, most of the projected [...]
   

Cash-for-work in Somalia: linking relief to recovery

prepared by Zoe Druilhe and Denise Melvin [ 2012 ]
In complex emergency situations such as that in Somalia, marred by violence, destitution and famine, the Food and Agriculture Organization [...]
   
Volatile and soaring food prices have been making headlines globally since 2007 with concerns over their negative impacts on the [...]
   

Milk availability: trends in production and demand and medium-term outlook

ESA Working Paper 12-01
Stefano Gerosa and Jakob Skoet [ 2012 ]
This paper reviews trends in global production and consumption of dairy products as well as the drivers behind increasing production [...]
   
In November 2011 an online discussion on "Measuring Food and Nutrition Security"was held by FAO's Food and Nutrition Security Forum. [...]
   

Financial resource flows to agriculture

A review of data on government spending, official development assistance and foreign direct investment
Sarah K. Lowder and Brian Carisma [ 2011 ]
This paper reviews four international datasets and one regional dataset which allow us to consider the magnitude of and trends [...]
   

Payments for environmental services

What role in sustainable agricultural development?
Leslie Lipper and Bernardete Neves [ 2011 ]
PES is but one of many different instruments that can complement and stimulate an enabling policy environment for sustainable agricultural [...]
   

Crop and food security assessment mission report - Tajikistan 2011

FAO, WFP, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan [ 2011 ]
The report contains the full list of findings from the assessment as well as an analysis of the food security [...]
   

Climate change mitigation finance for smallholder agriculture

A guide book to harvesting soil carbon sequestration benefits
Leslie Lipper, Bernardete Neves, Andreas Wilkes, Timm Tennigkeit, Pierre Gerber, Ben Henderson, Giacomo Branca and Wendy Mann [ 2011 ]
Building on FAO policy advice and incorporating lessons from ongoing agricultural carbon finance projects of FAO and other organizations, this [...]