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FAO’s work on social protection: Contributing to zero hunger, poverty reduction and resilience in rural areas

Published: 2019
This brochure highlights the important role that social protection has to play in addressing many of the barriers poor rural households face in building resilient and sustainable livelihoods. Despite progress [...]

Case Study

Country gender assessment of agriculture and the rural sector in Samoa

Published: 2019
The objective of the Assessment is to analyse the agriculture and rural sectors from a gender perspective at the macro level (policy), meso level (institutional) and micro level (community and [...]

Case Study

Report of capacity development workshop on the voluntary guidelines for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries in the context of food security and poverty eradication for indigenous peoples of Central America

Published: 2019
For centuries, fishing has been an activity of great importance for indigenous peoples. They inhabit and relate to water ecosystems, which conserve their cultural heritage, food sovereignty (the right to [...]

Issue Paper

Asistencia técnica para la implementación de la política agraria en el marco de las directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, pesca y los bosques en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional − Junio 2019

Published: 2019
Guatemala es un país que depende de la agricultura, porconsiguiente, la importancia del acceso a la tierra ha sidocontinúa siendo uno de los temas centrales para avanzaren el desarrollo rural.A [...]

Issue Paper

Agro-ecological zones in Punjab, Pakistan

Published: 2019
Agriculture contributes approximately one-quarter of provincial gross domestic product (GDP) in the Punjab Province. The provincial share is two-third of the total national agricultural output, leading in major commodities meant [...]

Policy Brief

Promoting greater coherence between small-scale fisheries and social protection policies, mechanisms and programs in Cambodia

Published: 2019
The aim of this document is to make policy-relevant suggestions related to the following questions: 1) How can vulnerable fisher-farmers' access to social protection be enhanced; and 2) What potential [...]

Issue Paper

On the path to universal coverage for rural populations. Removing barriers of access to social protection

Published: 2019
Social protection is recognized as an effective strategy for poverty eradication. It also contributes to promoting good health and well-being, achieving decent employment, fostering economic growth and reducing inequalities – [...]

Guideline

Five practical actions towards low-carbon livestock

Published: 2019
Livestock provide valuable nutritional benefits as well as supporting livelihoods and the resilience of families and communities. Demand for animal products continues to grow in response to rising population and [...]

Guideline

Policy guide to improve water-use efficiency in small-scale agriculture − The case of Burkina Faso, Morocco and Uganda

Published: 2019
This policy guide is drawn from the results of the FAO Project “Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and Productivity at the African and Global Level” funded by the Swiss Agency for [...]

Report

The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

Published: 2019
The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture worldwide. Biodiversity for food and agriculture is the diversity [...]
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