Policy Support and Governance
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Policy Brief

Favourable policies for family-based maize production in Ecuador. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 17

Published: 2019
This policy brief analyses Ecuador’s trade, productive and price policies for maize and their effect on farmers’ level of protection. The minimum support price enacted until 2017, turned out to [...]

Policy Brief

Pulses. A nutrient powerhouse to combat malnutrition

Published: 2019
Pulses are a sub group of legumes with extraordinary nutritional and environmental benefits. Pulses are rich in proteins, in comparison with other plant-based protein sources and hence, act as major [...]

Case Study

Agripreneurship across Africa

Published: 2019
The key drivers in food value chain development are the entrepreneurs. They create firms that are profitable and competitive, create many jobs, link in many smallholders and producer organizations as [...]

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 [...]

Brochure

Food Chain Crisis Early Warning Bulletin

Published: 2019
During the period April to June 2019, Food Chain Crisis (FCC) threats are expected to occur in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe, where they may persist within a country, [...]

Project Highlights

Strengthening national capacity to increase food and nutrition security in Afghanistan

Published: 2019
Entrenched food insecurity and malnutrition is a major concern in Afghanistan. It can be explained by several factors, including limited availability, fragile accessibility and instability of food supplies, among others. [...]

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 [...]

Tool

Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES)

Published: 2018
The FIES Survey Module (FIES-SM) consists of eight questions regarding people's access to adequate food, and can be easily integrated into various types of population surveys.

Training & E-Learning

How to conduct a Nutrition Situation Analysis

Published: 2018
This course is part of a series of e-learning modules on Nutrition and Food Systems which aims to develop capacities for designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating nutrition-sensitive food and agriculture [...]