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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 [...]

Issue paper

The impact of markets and policy on incentives for rice production in Rwanda. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 18-02

Published: 2018
This paper calls for modernization of the rice production sector in Rwanda and analyses the challenges to expanding production, including protective trade measures and a lack of investment in land, [...]

Training & e-learning

The CFS principles for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems

Published: 2018
This fact sheet describes the course which introduces the CFS Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (also known as the CFS-RAI), a set of ten principles that [...]

Brochure

Rome-based Agencies' collaboration on Sustainable Food Value Chains for Nutrition

Published: 2018
In the context of Agenda 2030, food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture are essential not only for achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2, but also for the broad set of [...]