This document summarizes the online discussion Improving communications for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Africa: How should we move forward? held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 2 to 30 June 2020. The discussion was facilitated by Scott Newman of FAO’s Regional Office for Africa in Accra, Ghana.
Topic: Agricultural techniques
This new edition of the report focuses on food losses and waste, providing new estimates of the world’s food post-harvest up to, but excluding, the retail level. Addressing policy makers, the report also offers a comprehensive analysis of the critical loss points in specific supply chains, thus providing examples on appropriate measures for an effective reduction.
The fifteenth joint edition of the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook provides market projections for major agricultural commodities, biofuels and fish. The 2019 report contains a special feature on the prospects and challenges of the agricultural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This document summarizes the online discussion Eggs: harnessing their power for the fight against hunger and malnutrition, held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 23 October to 13 November 2018.
The discussion was facilitated by Saul Morris from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Tim Lambert from the International Egg Commission. It aimed to explore the role that eggs can play in effectively tackling malnutrition by looking at the following questions:
This training handbook is a field guide for training urban and peri-urban vegetable farmers in safe practices for irrigating their vegetables with wastewater. It is designed to provide complete information, knowledge and skills for the successful safer production of vegetables in urban and peri-urban farming systems. Once you have gained this knowledge, we urge you to share the knowledge and skills you have gained with other farmers in your neighbourhood, so that they too can produce cleaner vegetables that are safer to eat.
This brief provides an overview of the potential of distributed ledger technologies to facilitate transactions in agricultural supply chains through enhanced traceability, efficiency, transparency and accountability.
This pocketbook presents, at a glance, selected key indicators on agriculture and food security. It is meant to serve as an easy-to-access and quick reference for all stakeholders and partners involved in policy formulation or decision making processes.
The pocketbook is part of FAO’s efforts to support national, regional and international partners in improving the availability of high quality and timely data for sustainable development and Zero Hunger.