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We assess farmers' incentives and the conditioning factors that hinder or promote adoption of agricultural technologies under climate risk and [...]
   

Food security and adaptation impacts of potential climate smart agricultural practices in Zambia

Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, Solomon Asfaw, Andrea Cattaneo and Misael Kokwe [ 2015 ]
This paper analyzes how a set of widely promoted agricultural practices, including reduced tillage, crop rotations, legume intercropping as well [...]
   
The definition of family farm varies across countries and contexts. We reviewed 36 definitions and uses of the term “family [...]
   
This paper analyzes how a set of widely promoted agricultural practices, including reduced tillage, crop rotations, legume intercropping as well [...]
   

How do we actually change the business as usual management of agricultural systems?

A methodology for building Climate-Smart Agriculture
Aslihan Arslan, Solomon Asfaw, Giacomo Branca, Andrea Cattaneo, Romina Cavatassi, Uwe Grewer, Misael Kokwe, Nguyen Van Linh, Leslie Lipper, Wendy Mann, Nancy McCarthy, Adriana Paolantonio, George Phiri, Alessandro Spairani [ 2015 ]
Climate change fundamentally alters how we should manage agricultural systems for food security as clearly shown in the recently released [...]
   

FAPDA Country fact sheets on food and agriculture policy trends

Food and Agriculture Policy Decision Analysis (FAPDA) [ 2014 ]
The FAPDA programme has just published four new Country fact sheets on food and agriculture policy trends for Guatemala, Iran, [...]
   

The State of Food and Agriculture 2014

Innovation in family farming
FAO [ 2014 ]
More than 500 million family farms manage the majority of the world's agricultural land and produce most of the world's [...]
   

The State of Food Insecurity in the World

Strengthening the enabling environment for food security and nutrition
FAO, IFAD, WFP [ 2014 ]
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development [...]
   
The food security commitment and capacity profile (FSCCP) is a tool that was developed by FAO to assess and track [...]
   

What do we really know about the number and distribution of farms and family farms in the world?

Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2014
Sarah K. Lowder, Jakob Skoet and Saumya Singh [ 2014 ]
The agricultural economics literature provides various estimates of the number of farms and small farms in the world. This paper [...]
   
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