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Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

Published: 2019
The Platform facilitates local, national and regional level food loss and waste prevention, reduction and measurement. Each year, an estimated one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or [...]

Report

FAO Investment Centre Annual Review 2018

Published: 2019
FAO’s Investment Centre provides a wide range of investment support services to developing and transition countries. This second annual review shines a light on the work of the Investment Centre [...]

Issue Paper

Towards a new generation of polices and investments in agricultural water in the Arab region. Fertile ground for innovation

Published: 2019
The Arab region needs a new generation of policies and investments in agricultural water. Agricultural water management has always posed challenges and opportunities in the Arab world. However, unprecedented and [...]

Report

Study on the State of Agriculture in the Caribbean Region

Published: 2019
Strategic investments in the agriculture sector are a catalyst for sustainable, economic growth and poverty reduction.  Through their partnership, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Food and Agriculture Organization [...]

Report

Questions and answers about the Chilean food act

Published: 2019
This document includes critical information on the policy design and implementation process. Its purpose is to describe the content of the standard, elements of the policy and the main questions [...]

Case Study

A new approach for mainstreaming sustainable food and agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Published: 2019
This synthesis report for the regional workshop for Africa on "A new approach for mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals" provides an overview [...]

Policy Brief

Pricing policy for noncommunicable disease prevention in Fiji. Brief note

Published: 2019
The Government of Fiji has identified action on nutrition and on diet-related Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) as a policy priority. The population of Fiji is experiencing a triple burden of malnutrition, [...]

Guideline

Policy recommendations and smallholder guidelines in improved fish smoking systems

Published: 2019
Smoked fish is an important animal protein source in Ghana. However, the traditional method by which the commodity is produced leads to high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH, a [...]

Issue Paper

Current status of agriculture in the Caribbean and implications for agriculture policy and strategy

Published: 2019
This summary identifies key trends in agriculture in the Caribbean and the related opportunities for investments in support of growth, poverty reduction, and sustainability. It presents, to the extent to [...]

Issue Paper

Governance challenges for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation convergence in agriculture

Published: 2019
This discussion paper aims to help practitioners work in a more informed and politically sensitive way to integrate actions on disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in [...]