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The Global Early Warning - Early Action System Report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through its Early Warning/Early Action System (EWEA). The System is developed by FAO [...]
   
This manual explains how to use the EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool known as “EX-ACT” to estimate the impacts of management activities in coastal wetlands, aquaculture and fisheries on projects GHG balance. EX-ACT enables investment planners to design program activities that target [...]
   

Greenhouse gas appraisal on the adaptation to salinity intrusion project

EX-ACT country case study – Viet Nam
FAO [ 2017 ]
This working document presents the results of an EX-ACT Greenhouse Gas appraisal of the "Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project (MD-ICRSL)" conducted with the MD-ICRSL team during the EX-ACT workshop organized by FAO and the World Bank [...]
   

The relationships between food security and violent conflicts: The case of El Salvador

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 17-07
Alexander Segovia [ 2017 ]
El Salvador is a peculiar case in that over three decades it has faced two different types of violence consecutively (the civil war and widespread post-war violence), which have had different impacts on food security. The experience of El Salvador [...]
   

The relationships between food security and violent conflicts: The case of Colombia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 17-06
Alexander Segovia [ 2017 ]
The relationships between food security and violent conflicts are conditioned, mediated and influenced by the specific context in which they take place. In the case of Colombia, the main mechanism whereby the armed conflict has had a negative effect on food security [...]
   
Contract farming session report: Making the connection - value chains for transforming smallholder agriculture. This short report can act as a brief in order to improve the understanding on the benefits and challenges of contract farming and introduce the reader [...]
   
The region of Karamoja, located in the northeast of Uganda, is an area of particular interest to many humanitarian organizations for several reasons: food insecurity is a major challenge in the region; conflict both between communities (also known as clans) [...]
   
The region of Karamoja, located in the northeast of Uganda, is an area of particular interest to many humanitarian organizations for several reasons: food insecurity is a major challenge in the region; conflict both between communities (also known as clans) [...]
   
The Inclusive Business Model (IBM) training of trainers package aims to improve the delivery and quality of results of smallholder-market linkage initiatives. The training orients development practitioners to take into account the needs of small producers and also buyers to [...]
   

Greenhouse gas appraisal on sustainable management of critical wetland ecosystems

EX-ACT blue carbon case study – Gabon
FAO [ 2017 ]
This report presents the results of an Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT) Greenhouse Gas appraisal of the project “Sustainable management of critical wetland ecosystems” in Gabon. The project aims to improve protection of biodiversity in selected forested wetlands on the Ramsar [...]