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Reinforcing right to food and reducing food insecurity in West Africa

Published: 2019
Despite its enormous potential, West Africa continues to suffer from high levels of food insecurity, with an estimated 11 percent of its population suffering from undernourishment or chronic hunger. With [...]

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 [...]

Brochure

FCC – EMPRES Information Sheets series. Invasive beetle threatens forest and fruit trees

Published: 2019
Advocacy on FAO’s emergency prevention activities along the food chain, in addition to providing information. This series presents FCC-EMPRES core activities through successful programs and initiatives illustrating FAO’s role in [...]

Project Highlights

Enhancing capacity to control whitefly infestation in the Gambia

Published: 2019
The Government of The Gambia faced many difficulties controlling spirallingwhitefly infestation in the country, because of insufficient capacity at both public and private sector levels to control the pest. Whitefly [...]

Case Study

Quelles actions politiques pour renforcer l’accès des producteurs agricoles à des engrais chimiques à prix réduits au Burkina Faso ?

Published: 2019
A moyen terme, la sécurité alimentaire du Burkina Faso devra passer par l’augmentation de la production agricole, pour faire face à des taux de croissance démographique élevés. L’augmentation de l’utilisation [...]

Issue Paper

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

Published: 2019
Cassava is both a subsistence and commercial crop in Ghana. Due to the growing demand for cassava and its products, the Government has identified cassava as a priority crop. Nevertheless, [...]

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

Food systems for an urbanizing world

Published: 2018
“Food Systems for an Urbanizing World” is the outcome of a collaborative effort between the World Bank (WB) Global Practice for Food and Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization [...]

Issue Paper

Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) for sustainable local food systems

Published: 2018
The global market of organic products increased fivefold between 1999 and 2014, Organic Monitor projects growth to continue. This trend is also true for the Asian region where the third [...]

Issue Paper

La ley chilena de etiquetado de alimentos / The Chilean food labelling law

Published: 2018
An adequate nutrition provides us with the necessary energy for the appropriate functioning and care of our body, and is the first defence against diseases. However, many people today still [...]
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