Policy Support and Governance
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National forest policy in United Republic of Tanzania

Published: 2019
Forests and woodlands in the United Republic of Tanzania play an important role in the economy and in nature conservation, with forests ensuring a beneficial environment for community livelihoods by [...]

Case Study

E-agriculture in Action. Big data for agriculture

Published: 2019
According to Forbes, we generate almost 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. The next generation of agriculture heavily depends on data. The ability to capture, sort, analyze and extract [...]

Policy Brief

Pricing policy for noncommunicable disease prevention in Fiji. Brief note

Published: 2019
The Government of Fiji has identified action on nutrition and on diet-related Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) as a policy priority. The population of Fiji is experiencing a triple burden of malnutrition, [...]

Case Study

Preparing and accessing decent work amongst rural youth in Cambodia

Published: 2019
The case study explores which skills and training opportunities young people need in order to gain access to decent employment in rural areas. The research was undertaken in order to [...]

Brochure

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 [...]

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 [...]

Case Study

FAO + France: partnering for food security and prosperity

Published: 2019
With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, FAO’s mandate has been reinforced and scaled up to a depth and scope that calls for a greater commitment in [...]

Training & E-Learning

Understanding rural poverty

Published: 2019
This course is the first in the Rural Poverty Reduction series, and provides an overview of rural poverty, and why it is so important to overcome it in rural contexts. [...]

Issue Paper

Due diligence, tenure and agricultural investment. A guide on the dual responsibilities of private sector lawyers in advising on the acquisition of land and natural resources

Published: 2019
The Development Law Service has been collaborating with the International Bar Association (IBA) for a few years now, in legal research and capactiy development in areas of common interest. This [...]

Report

Overview of rural poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean. Solutions for eliminating rural poverty in the 21st century

Published: 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean is falling short of the Sustainable Development Goal 1: Ending poverty. After two and a half decades of progress, poverty and extreme rural poverty increased [...]
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