Agricultural Development Economics
 

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs

ISSN 2520-6540

Year of publication

The challenge of employment in the 21st century: Creating jobs in the food system

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 6
Panagiotis Karfakis, Laura Schenck, James Tefft (FAO) and Preeti Ahuja (World Bank) [ 2018 ]
Agriculture remains the single most important employer in many developing country, as there are about 200 million unemployed nowadays and [...]
   

Strong rural–urban linkages are essential for poverty reduction

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 5
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) Team, FAO [ 2017 ]
By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Should we thus be more concerned with urban [...]
   

How to meet the needs of an evolving food system

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 4
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) Team, FAO [ 2017 ]
As urban food markets have grown rapidly in recent decades, so too have rural–urban food supply chains. Urbanization and higher [...]
   

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires investing in rural areas

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 3
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) Team, FAO [ 2017 ]
Achieving the SDGs to end hunger and extreme poverty by 2030 will depend crucially on developing rural areas in the [...]
   

Is crop diversification a panacea for climate resilience in Africa?

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 2
Ada Ignaciuk, Nick Sitko, Antonio Scognamillo and Federica Alfani (EPIC Team, FAO) with Karolina Kozlowska (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) [ 2017 ]
Crop diversification is often promoted as a strategy to achieve climate resilience. However, the benefits to crop diversification may vary [...]
   

Leveraging Institutional Food Procurement for rural transformation

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 1
Siobhan Kelly (FAO) [ 2017 ]
The brief contains recommendations and a framework for developing an Institutional Food Procurement Programme (IFPP) based on lessons from ten [...]
   
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