Sorry, the system doesn't find any field. Please insert one field at least. ESS Website ESS : Publications


State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018


For the third year in a row, there has been a rise in world hunger. The absolute number of undernourished people, i.e. those facing chronic food deprivation, has increased to nearly 821 million in 2017, from around 804 million in 2016. These are levels from almost a decade ago.

World Programme of the Census of Agriculture 2020
Volume 2: Operational Guidelines


This publication focuses on the operational aspects for conducting a census of agriculture. It deals with the practical details on the steps involved in actually conducting an agricultural census. Volume 2 is a revised and updated edition of “Conducting Agricultural Censuses and Surveys”, published by FAO in 1996.

The State of Food and Agriculture 2017


This report presents strategies that can leverage the potential of food systems to become the engine of inclusive economic development and rural prosperity in low-income countries. It analyses the structural and rural transformations now under way, and examines the opportunities and challenges they present to millions of small-scale food producers.

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017


The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) warns that the greater number of conflicts, whose impacts are often exacerbated by climate-related shocks, is one of the main drivers behind this shift. This is threatening to derail the international commitment to end hunger and all forms of [...]

Evidence on internal and international migration patterns in selected African countries


This information note summarizes findings on outmigration patterns from Sub-Saharan countries such as Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal and Uganda, obtained from two macro categories of household surveys implemented by the World Bank. In particular, the note answers the questions: Who migrates? How many? To where? Why? It also provides an [...]