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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 [...]
   

Adaptation to climate risk and food security. Evidence from smallholder farmers in Ethiopia

Solomon Asfaw , Manuela Coromaldi and Leslie Lipper [ 2015 ]
This paper explores the impact of climate risk on the adoption of risk decreasing practices and other input choices and [...]
   
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 [...]