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Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook. Second Edition

Published: 2018
This sourcebook provides an overview of the second, digital edition of the Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook. The new edition includes new findings, case studies and lessons learned. It also takes into [...]

Tool

Developing Gender-Sensitive Value Chains. A Guiding Framework

Published: 2018
Value chain development is an important paradigm in development practice and thinking, including within FAO. However, gender equality dimensions remain often overlooked in value chain development interventions, with the risk [...]

Tool

Strengthening Sustainable Food Systems Through Geographical Indications. An Analysis of Economic Impacts

Published: 2018
The purpose of this publication is to showcase the importance of Geographical Indications (GIs) and their positive impact on food quality and safety, as well as the economy. Reaffirming the [...]

Case study

Improved charcoal technologies and briquette production from woody residues in Malawi

Published: 2018
The purpose of this case study is to present a range of bioenergy supply chains and look at how to assess the potential within the chains based on the Bioenergy [...]

Report

Policy coherence for agricultural transformation in African least developed countries (LDCs). Aligning agriculture and trade policymaking processes

Published: 2018
In many developing and least-developed countries (LDCs), the transformation of the agriculture sector is key for improving domestic food security and nutrition and for promoting economic development. However, efforts to [...]

Briefs

Sustainable Food Systems – Concept and Framework

Published: 2018
A technical brief on the sustainable food systems concept and framework, this document reflects the three first-day modules of the FAO food systems/value chains training program. Colleagues and trainees using [...]

Briefs

Policy priorities relating to rural migration depend on country contexts. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 13

Published: 2018
Many different policies affect rural migration through their impacts on agriculture, rural development, food insecurity and poverty. As countries at different levels of development face different challenges and policy priorities [...]

Briefs

Helping Poultry Farmers in Libya to Halt the Spread of Deadly Avian Influenza

Published: 2018
Since its introduction to Libya in December 2015, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has spread to a number of farms in the country, causing serious economic losses to poultry farmers and [...]

Tool

Understanding the Codex Alimentarius. 5th Edition

Published: 2018
The Understanding Codex will be at its 4th Edition and it is a very useful tool to introduce the Codex Alimentarius and its collection of international food standards to the [...]

Report

Nutrition and food systems. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security. September 2017. HLPE Report 12

Published: 2018
At its 42nd session in October 2015, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to prepare a [...]