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Forum global sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition • Forum FSN

Topic: Rural development

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Globalization and development in sub-Saharan Africa

This paper critically reviews the impact of globalization on sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since the early 1980s. The large gains expected from opening up to international economic forces have, to date, been limited, and there have been significant adverse consequences. Foreign direct investment in...

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Rural Development and Poverty Reduction: Is Agriculture Still the Key?

This paper examines the relationship between rurality and poverty, and the role the agricultural sector can play in rural development, poverty reduction, and overall development. The historical views regarding the role of the primary sector in development are presented, and then using original...

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Vers l'avenir que nous voulons - En finir avec la faim et engager la transition vers des systèmes agro-alimentaires durables

L'amélioration des systémes agricoles et alimentaires est indispensable pour un monde dans lequel les personnes et les écosystémes seront en meilleure santé. Des vies plus saines et plus productives ne peuvent exister que lorsque tous les étres humains ont, a tout moment, la possibilité physique...

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Towards global governance of food security

Can the new food governance system and strategic thinking on food security and rural development, prompted by the 2007–09 food “crisis”, prevent future crises and lead to the lasting eradication of hunger?

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Gender in agriculture sourcebook

The Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook provides an up-to-date understanding of gender issues and a rich compilation of compelling evidence of good practices and lessons learned to guide practitioners in integrating gender dimensions into agricultural projects and programs. The Sourcebook is a...

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The political economy of pro-poor growth

Pro-poor growth — growth that benefits the poor — relies on the state providing an enabling policy environment. Evidence from East Asia, where pro-poor growth has occurred, suggests that the government’s role in enabling such growth has resulted from the provision of public goods and social...

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