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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 [...]

Policy Dialogue

Addressing the challenges and realizing the potential benefits of migration to better nutrition in the Europe and Central Asia region. FSN Forum Report of Acrivity No.18

Published: 2019
This document summarizes the online consultation Addressing the challenges and realizing the potential benefits of migration to better nutrition in the Europe and Central Asia region, which was held on [...]

Policy Dialogue

Addressing the challenges and realizing the potential benefits of migration to better nutrition in the Europe and Central Asia region

Published: 2019
This document summarizes the online consultation “Addressing the challenges and realizing the potential benefits of migration to better nutrition in the Europe and Central Asia region”, which was held on [...]

Project Highlights

Promoting alternatives to migration for rural youth in Ethiopia and Tunisia

Published: 2019
Poverty, food insecurity and a lack of employment opportunities drive many young men and women around the world to search for jobs elsewhere. In Africa, where youth underemployment and unemployment [...]

Policy Brief

Pathways to self-reliance for refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief No. 16

Published: 2019
Uganda is one of the largest refugee hosting countries in Africa, with more than 1.1 million refugees. The Uganda Refugee Policy (2006) and the Refugee Regulations (2010) grant refugees wide-ranging [...]

Issue Paper

Economic development and the evolution of internal migration. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-03

Published: 2019
This paper sheds new light on internal migration processes by estimating migration flows for 31 countries, focusing on step migration and on return migration back to rural areas from urban [...]

Tool

Migration and rural development. A handbook for preparing, running and evaluating a capacity development workshop

Published: 2018
This brief presents the main features of the Migration and Rural Development Handbook, based mainly on the guidance materials developed in the framework of the Rural Youth Mobility Project (RYM). The [...]

Project Highlights

New perspectives for Somali youth

Published: 2018
The UN and the Somali Government launched the Programme on Youth Employment in 2015, with the objective of creating employment opportunities for youth between 16 and 35 years through vocational [...]

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 [...]
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