Topic: Agricultural techniques
This booklet presents FAO’s work on mainstreaming biodiversity as a crosscutting theme in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. It provides examples of on-the-ground activities and highlights relevant international mechanisms.
Combined effects and synergies between agricultural and social protection interventions: what is the evidence so far?
This publication identifies interactions between agricultural and social protection interventions and shows the positive impacts of combined programmes on income diversification, food security and poverty reduction.
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...
Farmer field schools for small-scale livestock producers: A guide for decision makers on improving livelihoods
This guide explains the farmer field school approach, from animal production to health and marketing. It discusses benefits to livestock-dependent communities in diverse contexts (for example in post-disaster and protracted emergency situations) and its application in different systems.
This document summarizes the online discussion The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) and its significance for food security in Africa, held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition in Africa (FSN Forum Africa) from 20 November to 8 December 2017. The discussion was facilitated...