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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Rural development

Outputs of discussions and consultations

Eradicating extreme poverty: What is the role of agriculture?

This document summarizes the online discussion Eradicating extreme poverty: What is the role of agriculture? which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 3 to 24 April 2018. The discussion was facilitated by Ana Paula de la O Campos and Maya Takagi of...

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Youth Employment in Agriculture as a Solid Solution to ending Hunger and Poverty in Africa

As part of the preparations for the conference "Youth Employment in Agriculture as a Solid Solution to ending Hunger and Poverty in Africa: Engaging through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Entrepreneurship", this online consultation is being held to collect broad views around the major thematic areas and provide an opportunity to youth engaged in agriculture and rural development across Africa to share experiences, successes stories, lessons learned, and good practices of youth led entrepreneurship and digital innovations in agriculture.

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Mainstreaming biodiversity in agriculture, fisheries and forestry for improved food security and better nutrition

Biodiversity and ecosystem services are essential in supporting agriculture in multiples ways and at all levels. These interlinkages are increasingly seen as key for livelihoods, welfare, production and development.

This online consultation will contribute to define further the objectives and partnerships of FAO's Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform and to advance the development of its work programme.

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Rural Africa in motion

The atlas Rural Africa in motion. Dynamics and drivers of migration South of the Sahara aims to offer a better understanding of complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa. 

The atlas notes that the vast majority of Africans (75 percent) are migrating within...

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