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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs

ISSN 2520-6540

Year of publication

Reducing agriculture-led forest loss in Viet Nam: the role of land use constraints

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 35
FAO [ 2021 ]

This brief reviews some of the main land use contraints to reducing agriculture-led forest loss in Viet Nam. We find [...]

   

Adapting to rising temperatures: farm practices and policy options in Uganda

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 34
FAO [ 2021 ]

Climate change is leading to a rise in global temperatures, which poses a major threat to agriculture production, and to [...]

   

Upscaling innovative rainwater management in rainfed agriculture

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 33
FAO [ 2020 ]

Rainfed agriculture accounts for more than half of the world’s food production but is facing increasing precipitation variability, driven by [...]

   

Overcoming water scarcity with sustainable irrigation

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 32
FAO [ 2020 ]

Irrigation can facilitate adaptation to climate change, save labour and energy, and allow the growing of higher-value crops. However, to [...]

   

Water accounting and auditing for better water governance

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 31
FAO [ 2020 ]

In the face of intensifying water constraints, growing demand for water and worsening inequalities in access to it, water accounting [...]

   

Exploring the decoupling of direct payments to farmers in North Macedonia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 30
FAO [ 2020 ]

North Macedonia’s ambition to join the European Union (EU) makes it necessary to reform the agricultural sector, such that it [...]

   

Promoting rural youth employment in Uganda’s coffee sector

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 29
FAO [ 2020 ]

Coffee is one of the key agricultural commodities in the Government of Uganda’s pursuance of economic growth and job creation, [...]

   

Reprioritizing public expenditure to accelerate agricultural transformation in Burkina Faso

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 28
FAO [ 2020 ]

This policy brief analyses some of the key agricultural public expenditure programs in Burkina Faso. It makes recommendations on levels [...]

   

Food aid supports climate adaptive investments by farmers in sub-Saharan Africa

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 27
FAO [ 2020 ]

This brief explores the evidence on the relationships between food aid transfers and investments in climate adaptive agriculture using data [...]

   

Strengthening financial services for roots and tubers value chains development in Africa

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 24
FAO [ 2020 ]

Notwithstanding an increasing demand for their derived products, roots and tubers value chains in Africa remain loose, fragmented and informal, [...]

   
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