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FSN Forum in Africapart of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

Topic: Agricultural techniques

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Livestock and agroecology

his brief reviews opportunities and challenges related to livestock’s potential to contribute to agroecological transition, focusing on four main themes, which rely on different elements of agroecology: supporting better livelihoods and creating added value; conserving and using diversity;...

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E-Agriculture in Action

The role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in agriculture has grown substantially in recent years in both scale and scope. Expanding broadband connectivity, increasing deployment of the “internet of things” (IoT), enhanced analytics, affordable devices and innovative...

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Agriculture, food and jobs in West Africa

This paper quantifies and describes the structure of employment in the food economy across four broad segments of activities: agriculture, processing, marketing and food-away-from home. It also examines some of the emerging spatial implications, in particular rural-urban linkages and rural...

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Towards a water and food secure future

The aim of this paper is to provide policy-makers with a helpful overview of the technical and economic aspects of water use in agriculture, with particular emphasis on crop and livestock production. Through 2050, in many countries, agriculture will remain an important determinant of economic...

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Youth and Agriculture: Key Challenges and Concrete Solutions

This publication provides real life examples on how to re-engage youth in agriculture. It shows how tailor-made educational programmes can provide rural youth with the skills and insights needed to engage in farming and adopt environmentally friendly production methods. Many of the initiatives...

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