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E-agriculture in Action. Big data for agriculture

Published: 2019
According to Forbes, we generate almost 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. The next generation of agriculture heavily depends on data. The ability to capture, sort, analyze and extract [...]

Project Highlights

National forest policy in United Republic of Tanzania

Published: 2019
Forests and woodlands in the United Republic of Tanzania play an important role in the economy and in nature conservation, with forests ensuring a beneficial environment for community livelihoods by [...]

Issue Paper

Current status of agriculture in the Caribbean and implications for agriculture policy and strategy

Published: 2019
This summary identifies key trends in agriculture in the Caribbean and the related opportunities for investments in support of growth, poverty reduction, and sustainability. It presents, to the extent to [...]

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 [...]

Case Study

Preparing and accessing decent work amongst rural youth in Cambodia

Published: 2019
The case study explores which skills and training opportunities young people need in order to gain access to decent employment in rural areas. The research was undertaken in order to [...]

Brochure

Background Notes on Sustainable, Productive and Resilient Agro-Food Systems: Value chains, human capital, and the 2030 Agenda

Published: 2019
Agricultural production more than tripled between 1960 and 2015, owing in part to productivity-enhancing technologies and a significant expansion in the use of land, water, and other natural resources for [...]

Policy Brief

Favourable policies for family-based maize production in Ecuador. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 17

Published: 2019
This policy brief analyses Ecuador’s trade, productive and price policies for maize and their effect on farmers’ level of protection. The minimum support price enacted until 2017, turned out to [...]

Global Framework

FAO framework on rural extreme poverty. Towards reaching Target 1.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals

Published: 2019
Today, about 783 million people live in extreme poverty. Extreme poverty is primarily a rural phenomenon, with 80 percent of the extreme poor living in rural areas, across greatly diverse [...]

Project Highlights

Appui à la création d’observatoires des agricultures du monde au Sénégal et en Tunisie

Published: 2019
Les exploitations agricoles font l’objet d’analyses statutaires et structurelles classiques qui ne permettent pas de rendre compte de la diversité de ces systèmes de production, encore moins de leurs spécificités [...]

Global Framework

Linking Nationally Determined Contributions and the Sustainable Development Goals through agriculture . A methodological framework

Published: 2019
This paper identifies potential “climate action-sustainable development pathways” spanning 17 major agricultural climate action categories and the 17 SDG targets. The aim of this mapping exercise is to explore the [...]
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