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Analyse des dépenses publiques en soutien à l’agriculture et l’alimentation au Burkina Faso, 2006–2015

Sibiri François Yameogo, Francine Alida Ilboudo W. et Alban Mas Aparisi (FAO) [ 2017 ]
L’objectif de cette note technique est d’analyser l’évolution des dépenses publiques en soutien à l’agriculture et l’alimentation (DPAA) au Burkina Faso. La présente analyse s’emploie à identifier l’évolution du soutien aux sous-secteurs de l’agriculture et l’alimentation (recherche, subventions aux intrants, [...]
   
The Global Early Warning - Early Action System (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through its EWEA. The system aims to translate forecasts and early warnings [...]
   

Diversification under climate variability as part of a CSA strategy in rural Zambia

Aslihan Arslan, Romina Cavatassi, Federica Alfani, Nancy Mccarthy, Leslie Lipper & Misael Kokwe [ 2017 ]
Climate change is posing an increasingly severe challenge to agricultural livelihoods due to increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. Livelihood diversification can play an important role in decreasing food insecurity and vulnerability under these challenges. This paper contributes [...]
   
Dans le contexte de la formulation de la Politique nationale de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle (PolNSAN) au Mali, le programme Suivi et analyse des politiques agricoles et alimentaires (SAPAA) de la FAO a appuyé le Commissariat à la sécurité alimentaire [...]
   
Dans le contexte de la formulation de la Politique nationale de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle (PolNSAN) au Mali, le programme Suivi et analyse des politiques agricoles et alimentaires (SAPAA) de la FAO a appuyé le Commissariat à la sécurité alimentaire [...]
   
This sourcebook appraises these instruments and considers their nature and objectives, their potential benefits and challenges and the approaches used to implement them. It also examines the practices that have led to both successful and unsuccessful outcomes. The publication provides [...]
   

Improved farming practices reduce impacts of climate change, but barriers to their adoption remain

The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 - Info note 2/3
FAO [ 2017 ]
The broad adoption of improved farming practices can substantially reduce the number of people at risk of undernourishment; for example, the adoption of nitrogen-efficient crop varieties alone can reduce the risk to more than 120 million people. However, adoption of [...]
   

Climate change: what does it mean for agriculture and food security?

The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 - Info note 1/3
FAO [ 2017 ]
Climate change will have severe negative effects on agriculture and food security. Low-income countries and poor farmers are particularly at risk. At the same time, agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Agriculture has to both adapt [...]
   

The way forward: policies and financing for climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture

The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 - Info note 3/3
FAO [ 2017 ]
Countries have recognized the need for comprehensive changes in agriculture and food systems in order to adapt to and contribute to mitigation of climate change. To further these changes, appropriate policies and institutions are needed that align agricultural development, food [...]
   
Cette note s’emploie à évaluer la cohérence des politiques agricoles et alimentaires mises en œuvre au Sénégal entre 2010 et 2015. L’analyse révèle notamment une hausse et un rééquilibrage des dépenses publiques en soutien à la sécurité alimentaire et la [...]