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Mainstreaming sustainable food and agriculture in Egypt - a case study

Published: 2019
This case study provides information on Egypt's experience in mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture to achieve the SDGs. It links it to FAO's vision for sustainable food and agriculture and [...]

Case Study

Mainstreaming sustainable food and agriculture in the Republic of Moldova − A case study

Published: 2019
This case study provides information on Moldova's experience in mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture to achieve the SDGs. It links it to FAO's vision for sustainable food and agriculture and [...]

Policy Brief

Seeking greater coherence between agriculture and social protection in the Philippines

Published: 2019
Globally, synergies between social protection and agriculture are taking place as part of an effort to combat hunger and poverty while promoting rural development. These efforts resonate with the vision [...]

Project Highlights

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 [...]

Project Highlights

Strengthening food safety and security in the United Republic of Tanzania

Published: 2019
In August 2017, 61 cases of aflatoxin and 17 deaths were reported from five districts in the Dodoma and Manyara regions. The Government took immediate action to investigate the outbreak. [...]

Report

Fifteen years implementing the Right to Food Guidelines. Reviewing progress to achieve the 2030 Agenda

Published: 2019
Since 2004, the Right to Food Guidelines have introduced an approach that has influenced the global agenda to eradicate hunger and malnutrition and is relevant to today’s global efforts towards [...]

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 [...]

Policy Brief

The unlocked potential of inland fish to contribute to improved nutrition in Sri Lanka. Policy brief

Published: 2019
Protein-energy malnutrition and micro-nutrient deficiencies are important public health issues in Sri Lanka. Fish play a crucial role in nutrition and thus, promoting fish in the diet is among the [...]

Issue Paper

Gender, agriculture and rural development in Uzbekistan

Published: 2019
Gender equality is a key to eliminating poverty and hunger, as it has been demonstrated by the FAO throughout its research worldwide. As part of the FAO efforts on generating [...]

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 [...]
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