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Guide to context analysis Informing FAO decision-making. Approaches to working in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

Published: 2019
The Guide to Context Analysis is intended as an accessible and practical learning tool for decentralised offices to document and institutionalise their knowledge of the local situation or setting, particularly [...]

Training & e-learning

Migration and protracted crisis

Published: 2019
The focus of this one-lesson e-learning course is on forced migration due to protracted crisis situations, including both natural or human-made disasters, and conflict. Forced migration is a sub-category or [...]

Brochure

Detoxifying agriculture and health from highly hazardous pesticides

Published: 2019
While all pesticides can be dangerous when used inappropriately, highly hazardous pesticides are of particular concern due to the severe adverse effects they can cause to human health and the [...]

Tool

Proactive approaches to drought preparedness. Where are we now and where do we go from here?

Published: 2019
This paper presents current approaches to building proactive policies that support drought-stricken populations and activities, reduce vulnerability, and strengthen resilience to droughts. The paper analyses challenges and options for countries [...]

Briefs

Reinforcing social cohesion and peace in Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia

Published: 2019
Along the border of Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia, many communities are ethnically and politically divided. Land is at the heart of social, political and economic life, which makes land disputes [...]

Issue paper

Governance challenges for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation convergence in agriculture

Published: 2019
This discussion paper aims to help practitioners work in a more informed and politically sensitive way to integrate actions on disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in [...]

Case study

Resilience analysis of pastoral and agropastoral communities in South Sudan’s cross-border areas with Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. FAO resilience analysis report No. 17

Published: 2019
The IGAD member states are situated in a region exposed to recurrent natural shocks, political instability and characterized by internal and cross-border population displacement. Conflict is the root cause of [...]

Issue paper

Household vulnerability to food insecurity in the face of climate change in Paraguay. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-04

Published: 2019
This working paper analyses the effect climate change is expected to have on agricultural productivity, caloric consumption, and vulnerability to food insecurity of household agricultural producers in Paraguay. Our results [...]

Training & e-learning

Migration and youth in rural areas

Published: 2018
Migration is an intrinsic part of rural development. Yet, there are major knowledge gaps regarding its drivers, dynamics and effects on rural areas. This e-learning course allows to understand the [...]

Briefs

Policy priorities relating to rural migration depend on country contexts. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 13

Published: 2018
Many different policies affect rural migration through their impacts on agriculture, rural development, food insecurity and poverty. As countries at different levels of development face different challenges and policy priorities [...]
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