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Project Highlights

Safeguarding and disposal of obsolete pesticides in Eritrea

Published: 2019
At the time of project formulation, Eritrea had undertaken a significant amount of preparatory work to characterize the hazards posed by pesticides, and to develop a communication strategy and legislative [...]

Project Highlights

Improving food and agricultural security in Ghana

Published: 2019
Agriculture is the most important sector for the economy of Ghana, and for its continued growth, the use and management of agricultural inputs, such as pesticides, had to be improved. [...]

Issue Paper

NAP-Ag programme highlights 2015-2018

Published: 2018
The joint UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme  (NAP-Ag) is a multi-year initiative (2015-2018) funded by [...]

Guideline

The Koronivia joint work on agriculture and the convention bodies: an overview

Published: 2018
This review aims to provide countries and other stakeholders with relevant background and knowledge related to the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) decision. It introduces the KJWA decision and [...]

Brochure

FAO Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform

Published: 2018
The brochure provides an overview of FAO's Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform. This includes highlighting the importance of biodiversity mainstreaming across the agricultural sectors, fostering dialogue between the environment sector and the [...]

Guideline

Climate Smart Agriculture. Building resilience to climate change. Natural resources management and policy. Volume 52

Published: 2018
There is a growing awareness to the role that natural resources, such as water, land, forests and environmental amenities, play in our lives. There are many competing uses for natural resources, [...]

Policy Brief

Building resilience of livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 9

Published: 2018
The Karamoja region, in North East Uganda, is one of the least developed regions of the country, and is highly vulnerable to resource-based conflict and climate change variability. Addressing food [...]

Guideline

Voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in the context of national food security

Published: 2018
Part of a series of materials that raise awareness on the VGGT among indigenous peoples and local authorities in India, this booklet explains through simple cartoons how the Voluntary Guidelines [...]

Training & E-Learning

The CFS principles for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems

Published: 2018
This fact sheet describes the course which introduces the CFS Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (also known as the CFS-RAI), a set of ten principles that [...]

Guideline

More People, More Food, Worse Water? A Global Review of Water Pollution from Agriculture

Published: 2018
We need a much better understanding of the causes and effects of agricultural water pollution as well as effective means to prevent and remedy the problem. In the existing literature, [...]
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