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Country investment plans in agriculture: Lessons from early experience

Date of publication: 1 March 2012

The learning note "Country investment plans in agriculture: lessons from early experience" has been published by the FAO Investment Centre Division. It focuses on three case studies in Bangladesh, United Republic of Tanzania and Ethiopia and looks at the challenges, successes and lessons learned from preparing and developing country investment...

    

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...

    

Agricultural trade linkages between Latin America and China

Date of publication: 1 December 2011

A joint World Bank-FAO report summarizes the results of an Expert Group Meeting held in Rome in May 2011 on Climate change adaptation in agricultural investment in East Asia and the Pacific. In addition to existing development challenges that the region already faces in increasing agricultural productivity, its vulnerability to climate change is particularly...

    

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 priority...

    

Food security and the transition region

Date of publication: 1 October 2011

Population growth, accelerated urbanization and higher incomes are expected to lead to an increase in food demand by about 70 percent by 2050 – involving 1 billion extra tons of cereals and 200 million extra tons of meat. A FAO/EBRD report, presented at the occasion of EBRD's donor meeting on 29...

    

Russian Federation: public-private partnerships in agribusiness education

Date of publication: 1 September 2011

This study was commissioned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and carried out by the EBRD and Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Investment Centre. Russia’s agri-food sector has experienced substantial growth over the past decade, yet the growth of the sector remains hampered by...