Policy Support and Governance
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Guideline

Building a Common Vision for Sustainable Food and Agriculture. Principles and Approaches

Published: 2014
Over the coming 35 years, agriculture will face an unprecedented confluence of pressures, including a 30 percent increase in the global population, intensifying competition for increasingly scarce land, water and [...]

Tool

Toolkit: Reducting the Food Wastage Footprint

Published: 2013
The aim of the Toolkit is to showcase concrete examples of good practices for food loss and waste reduction, while pointing to information sources, guidelines and pledges favoring food wastage [...]

Case Study

Pakistan. Review of the Wheat Sector and Grain Storage Issues. FAO Investment Centre. Country Highlights

Published: 2013
Wheat is of paramount importance in Pakistan, with 80 percent of farmers growing it on a total of about 9 million hectares (ha) - close to 40 percent of the country’s total [...]

Case Study

Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems and Well-Being Interventions and policies for healthy communities

Published: 2013
This book is about Indigenous Peoples’ food systems and how important local knowledge about foods and the ecosystems that provide them can be used to improve health and well-being. The authors [...]

Report

The State of Food and Agriculture 2013. Food System for Better Nutrition

Published: 2013
Malnutrition in all its forms - undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, and overweight and obesity - imposes unacceptably high economic and social costs on countries at all income levels. "The State of [...]

Report

Sustainable Diets and Biodiversity. Directions and Solutions for Policy, Research and Action

Published: 2012
This book presents the current state of thought on the common path of sustainable diets and biodiversity and addresses the linkages among agriculture, health, the environment and food industries. The [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Issue Paper

Food Security and Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Building a Case for More Public Support. Policy Assistance Series 2

Published: 2006
There are four main reasons for which agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) deserves more public support.  First is a moral imperative: SSA governments cannot and should not ignore a sector [...]

Tool

FAO/INFOODS Datasets

Published: 1988
The DIRECTORY was first compiled in September 1988. It is updated regularly, as we become aware of new publications. Most of the tables are not held by the INFOODS Secretariat, [...]
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