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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 [...]

Tool

Guide de sélection des projets agricoles dans un contexte de migration

Published: 2018
This guide was developed as part of the "Youth Mobility, Food Security and Poverty Reduction"(RYM) project implemented by FAO with funding from the Italian Cooperation. The document is aimed to [...]

Guideline

Practical Guide for Improving Gender Equality in Territorial Issues (IGETI)

Published: 2018
This Guide promotes a people-centred gender approach towards increasing and improving the provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and fisheries in a sustainable manner while reducing rural poverty [...]

Issue Paper

FAO’s role in Humanitarian contexts

Published: 2018
After decades of progress, hunger is on the rise again. The figures from The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017 report show an increase in the [...]

Brochure

Eradicating rural poverty and hunger in Latin America and The Caribbean

Published: 2018
Social protection is the set of policies and programmes aimed at preventing or protecting all people against poverty, vulnerability, and social exclusion throughout their lifecycles, particularly the most vulnerable groups. [...]

Brochure

Social protection and agriculture

Published: 2018
Social protection is the set of policies and programmes aimed at preventing or protecting all people against poverty, vulnerability, and social exclusion throughout their lifecycles, particularly the most vulnerable groups. [...]

Brochure

Social protection in Lebanon. Reducing rural poverty and strengthening rural resilience

Published: 2018
Social protection is the set of policies and programmes aimed at preventing or protecting all people against poverty, vulnerability, and social exclusion throughout their lifecycles, particularly the most vulnerable groups. [...]

Case Study

Myth-Busting? Confronting Six Common Perceptions about Unconditional Cash Transfers as a Poverty Reduction Strategy in Africa

Published: 2018
This paper summarizes evidence on six perceptions associated with cash transfer programming, using eight rigorous evaluations conducted on large-scale government unconditional cash transfers in sub-Saharan Africa under the Transfer Project. [...]

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FAO Technical Guide 2. Integrating gender into the design of cash transfer and public works programmes

Published: 2018
Many social protection programmes, including cash transfers, public works programmes and asset transfers, target women as main beneficiaries or recipients of benefits. Extending social protection to rural populations has great [...]

Report

Ending extreme poverty in rural areas

Published: 2018
Sustainable Development Goal 1, ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere, is the most ambitious goal set by the 2030 Agenda. This Goal includes eradicating extreme poverty in the next [...]