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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 [...]

Case Study

Food Chain Crisis. Stories of change

Published: 2019
Using a storytelling approach, this special series of short stories communicates the impact of FAO's work on prevention and response to transboundary threats, told through the voice of the individuals [...]

Project Highlights

Strengthening national capacity to increase food and nutrition security in Afghanistan

Published: 2019
Entrenched food insecurity and malnutrition is a major concern in Afghanistan. It can be explained by several factors, including limited availability, fragile accessibility and instability of food supplies, among others. [...]

Project Highlights

Increasing the resilience of communities against disaster risk in Upper West Region, Ghana

Published: 2019
Climate change issues are among the leading causes of hunger and affect all dimensions of food security in the Upper West region of Ghana, including access to food, availability and [...]

Issue Paper

Strengthening linkages between small actors and buyers in the roots and tubers sector in Africa. Rwanda

Published: 2019
Rwanda is the sixth largest producer of potatoes in Africa, and the Irish potato is one of the most important crop in the country. Small scale farmers and food enterprises [...]

Tool

Food Price Monitoring and Analysis Tool (FPMA)

Published: 2019
The Food Price Monitoring and Analysis (FPMA) database includes over 1400 monthly domestic retail and/or wholesale price series of major foods consumed in 94 countries and weekly/monthly prices for 85 [...]

Case Study

Case studies on managing quality, assuring safety and reducing post-harvest losses in fruit and vegetable supply chains in South Asian countries

Published: 2018
This studies report aims at contributing to achieve SO4. Particularly, it serves to produce and share information and results in order to deliver under Output 2.2 of SO4, notably “Evidence-based [...]

Issue Paper

Agricultural investment funds for development

Published: 2018
This publication explores agricultural investment funds as a vehicle for financing agricultural businesses and projects. It looks at the capital needs of the different agricultural actors along the agricultural value [...]

Case Study

Kenya. Generating alternatives to migration for rural youth through sustainable value chains and social protection

Published: 2018
The new FAO project Rural youth migration, social protection and sustainable value chains in Kenya, funded by the Italian Development Cooperation, aims to boost employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for Kenyan [...]

Case Study

Rural youth migration, social protection and sustainable value chains in Kenya

Published: 2018
Exploring the links between migration, agricultural and rural transformation processes is an area where FAO has a comparative advantage thanks to its strong technical expertise and close relationship with governments [...]
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