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Análisis Social para inversiones en materia agrícola y de desarrollo rural más eficaces

Date of publication: 23 June 2014

Presentamos el nuevo Compendio del Centro de Inversiones de la FAO dirigido a aumentar la eficacia de las inversiones agrícolas a través de la inclusión social y la equidad de género.  Tres guías en total enfatizan la importancia de captar el panorama social en su totalidad al momento de diseñar...


Ukraine: Meat sector review

Date of publication: 7 April 2014

Meat is one of the fastest growing agricultural commodities in the world: in the last 50 years, production has grown by 300 percent. Meat demand is mainly driven by increasing incomes and changes in consumer preferences; and these effects can be clearly seen in Ukraine, where meat production increased by...


Jamaica: Review of agricultural sector support and taxation

Date of publication: 7 April 2014

A result of solid cooperation between the Government of Jamaica, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and FAO, the report “Jamaica: Review of agricultural sector support and taxation” was published by the FAO Investment Centre. This report analyzes the mechanisms employed by the Jamaican Government to support agriculture and endeavors to...


Ukraine: Sugar sector review

Date of publication: 22 November 2013

Ukraine is the second largest producer of sugar in Eastern Europe after the Russian Federation, contributing to about 1.2 percent to national GDP. Not only is sugar important in local diets, the industry also provides an important contribution to employment and unites producers of elite and ordinary seeds, sugar beets,...


Improving Milk Supply in Northern Ukraine: Technical Assistance to the Dairy Sector

Date of publication: 14 November 2013

A new FAO/EBRD report "Improving Milk Supply in Northern Ukraine: Technical Assistance to Ukraine's Dairy Sector" has just been published. The report reviews the overall sector in Ukraine and explains why rural household production is struggling to compete with commercial production. Commercial and household dairy farm investment models...


Niger - Joint FAO/IFAD Study on rural finance mechanisms

Date of publication: 12 November 2013

IFAD’s new results-based country strategic opportunities programme (COSOP 2013-2018) for Niger refocuses its investment portfolio on the sustainable improvement of food security in rural households in the regions of Maradi, Tahoua and Zinder. This new strategy foresees the gradual movement of a number of pipeline projects for improving food security...

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