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Nutrition and Resilience. Strengthening the links between Resilience and Nutrition in Food and Agriculture

Published: 2014
This paper is an attempt to bring together the thinking on nutrition and resilience from a food and agriculture perspective and to discuss the linkages between the two agendas from [...]

Brochure

Building Resilience in Protracted Crises and Natural Disasters

Published: 2014
Disasters and crises undermine development. Natural disasters have affected more than 2.7 billion people over the last decade. More people face hydrometeorological hazards (for example, floods, droughts, storms and wildfires) and geological [...]

Issue Paper

Promoting Economic Diversification and Decent Rural Employment Towards Greater Resilience to Food Price Volatility

Published: 2014
The poor are particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of high and volatile food prices. Available evidence, while not conclusive, indicates that both urban and rural poor, including poor farmers, [...]

Global Framework

Resilient Livelihoods: Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security

Published: 2013
This framework explains the Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security Framework Programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) which has been undertaken with [...]

Guideline

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook

Published: 2013
This comprehensive sourcebook on climate-smart agriculture (CSA), produced by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, consists of eighteen modules covering every aspect of planning and implementing CSA policies and projects.  Aimed primarily [...]

Brochure

Emergency Prevention System: Prevention Saves Lives, Livelihoods and Money

Published: 2012
The Emergency Prevention System (EMPRES) addresses prevention and early warning across the entire food chain. It promotes the effective containment and management of the most serious epidemic pests and diseases [...]

Brochure

Doing More with Less. Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

Published: 2012
Increasing agricultural productivity and supporting people to make the most of natural and other resources through sustainable forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, crop and livestock practices. Given that the global population is expected to [...]

Issue Paper

Safeguarding Food Security in Volatile Global Markets

Published: 2011
A timely publication as world leaders deliberate the causes of the latest bouts of food price volatility and search for solutions that address the recent velocity of financial, economic, political, demographic, and [...]

Report

The State of Food Insecurity in the World: Addressing Food Insecurity in Protracted Crises

Published: 2010
The number of undernourished people in the world remains unacceptably high at close to one billion in 2010 despite an expected decline – the first in 15 years. This decline [...]

Policy Brief

Resilience of Rural Communities to Climatic Accidents. A Need to Scale Up Socio-Environmental Safety Nets (Madagascar, Haiti). Policy Brief. EASYPol Series 204

Published: 2009
The rural sector’s lack of resilience to climatic accidents seems to be one of the main reasons for the transformation of climatic accidents into environmental, economic and social disasters for [...]
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