Investment Policy Support


Foreign Agriculture Investment Database contains data on inflows and outflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) in agriculture and agriculture related sectors by individual country and geographical region, expressed in millions of US dollars of the year to which they refer.

This document is a report of the workshop on corporate sector investment in agriculture in Southeast Asia held in Bandung, Indonesia, on 10-11 November 2012. The report provides a summary of the main findings and recommendations that emerged from the workshop.

Proceedings of the Workshop held on 12 and 13 December 2011 in Rome. These proceedings draws on the presentations and discussions of the Workshop together with relevant background literature to provide a summary and synthesis of the workshop discussions.

This report aims at summarizing available data on investment, critically reviewing the sources of data and their definitions and then provide (i) an analysis of the level, trend and composition of investment in agriculture and (ii) the sources of investment capital.

FAO has undertaken research in developing countries, which aims to provide better knowledge on the trends and impacts of foreign direct investment on host communities and countries, to gather evidence on inclusive business models, to identify good practices and to develop guidance for host governments. This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of [...]

An issue paper for the Technical Workshop on Policies for Promoting Investment in Agriculture in December 2011

Proceedings of the FAO Symposium on Poverty Reduction and Promotion of Agricultural Investment held on 10 March 2010, which comprise the summary report, papers presented, presentations shown at the Symposium and other related materials.