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Stocktaking of livelihood projects in India

Date of publication: 1 December 2012

A report on “Stocktaking of livelihoods projects in India,” published by the FAO Investment Centre, draws from six thematic working papers prepared by FAO consultants. The paper reviews a series of projects that the World Bank has supported in seven states of India that give direct funding and support...

    

Turkmenistan: Agricultural sector review

Date of publication: 1 November 2012

An agricultural sector review of Turkmenistan has just been published by the FAO Investment Centre under the Country Highlights series. The report presents an in depth analysis of the agricultural sector in Turkmenistan in order to inform initial policy discussions with the Government of Turkmenistan and points at areas where...

    

Stocktaking of M&E and Management Information Systems - Selected agricultural and rural development projects in South Asia

Date of publication: 1 September 2012

Stocktaking of M&E and Management Information Systems - Selected agricultural and rural development projects in South Asia: The study examined Word Bank and IFAD projects with emerging good practices in M&E, learning and MIS.  Benefits were stronger where greater emphasis was given to M&E as a management tool, where...

    

Bhutan: Agricultural sector review Volume 2: Working papers

Date of publication: 1 September 2012

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...

    

Pakistan: Priority areas for investment in the agricultural sector

Date of publication: 1 September 2012

Pakistan has enormous potential in agriculture, yet in the past three decades most subsectors of agriculture have remained static or declined. A working paper entitled “Pakistan: Priority areas for investment in agriculture” has been published by FAO’s Investment Centre in collaboration with the World Bank, identifying key areas that...

    

The Grain Chain Food Security and Managing Wheat Imports in Arab Countries

Date of publication: 1 August 2012

Arab countries face a number of food security risks due to their high dependence on wheat imports. This study
explores ways in which countries can mitigate these risks. The authors evaluate the wheatimport supply chain (WISC) from the unloading port to bulk storage at the flour mill, before the wheat is milled into flour. This study is...