Country highlights

Country highlights

The Country Highlights series is a collection of studies on investment projects and sector reviews that provide assessments and recommendations related to the agricultural/rural sector or specific food chains in countries or regions. These publications cover a large number of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe, as well as in Africa, Asia, Central Asia and the Near East.

Iraq: Agriculture sector note

Date of publication: 1 December 2011

In partnership with the World Bank, FAO’s Investment Centre Division prepared an Agricultural Sector Note that reviews available information on the performance of Iraqi agriculture, government policies and development partner programmes ongoing in the country. The Note also addresses current constraints to the sector, and areas for development to...

    

The Kyrgyz Republic: Opportunities and challenges to agricultural growth

Date of publication: 2 November 2011

Agriculture is one of Kyrgyzstan’s most important economic sectors, contributing to approximately 22% of the gross domestic product and employing about 35% of the country’s workforce. This FAO/EBRD report provides an overview of the agricultural and agribusiness sector in the country within a comparative framework, identifies policy bottlenecks and...

    

Bhutan: Agricultural sector review Volume 1: Issues, institutions and policies

Date of publication: 1 November 2011

In collaboration with the World Bank, the Investment Centre has published an agricultural sector review of Bhutan in two volumes that provides an overview of Bhutan’s renewable natural resources (RNR) sector and identifies priority areas for future investments. About 65 percent of Bhutan’s population is rural and thus depends on the...

    

The Russian Federation: Review of the dairy sector

Date of publication: 1 December 2010

The Russian dairy sector has shown a number of positive trends in recent years, from a rise in milk production and increased modernization to greater investments from both the public and private sectors. But it also continues to face challenges such as intense international trade competition, seasonal milk shortages and...

    

Kazakhstan: Highlights of livestock sub-sectors

Date of publication: 1 December 2010

These “Highlights on four Livestock sub-sectors in Kazakhstan” have been prepared by the FAO Investment Centre Division in collaboration with the Analytical Centre of Economic Policy for the Agricultural Sector (ACEPAS); a company belonging to Kaz-agroinnovationof the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) of Kazakhstan. The purpose of these reports is...

    

The Kyrgyz Republic Farm: mechanization and agricultural productivity

Date of publication: 1 December 2009

This policy note results from joint efforts of the World Bank and FAO and is published under the TCI Country Highlights Series. The note reviews the status of farm machinery in the Kyrgyz Republic. The paper finds that a significant deficit in agricultural machinery is hindering sector productivity and...

    
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