Policy Support and Governance
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Guideline

Improving ways to record tenure rights. Governance of Tenure Technical Guide 10

Published: 2017
The FAO Governance of Tenure Technical Guides are part of FAO’s initiative to help develop capacities to improve tenure governance and thereby assist countries in applying the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible [...]

Brochure

Turning nationally determined Contributions into action: FAO support to countries

Published: 2017
This brief summarizes FAO’s analysis of NDCs and provides an overview of how the Organization, through policy processes, capacity development and technical interventions on the ground, supports the implementation of [...]

Report

Nigeria. Socio-economic context and role of agriculture. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Published: 2017
During the period 2007-2017, Nigeria’s agriculture sector has undergone major reforms. The introduction of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) reformed the input delivery system, strengthened famers’ resilience to shocks and [...]

Case Study

Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP–Ag) Programme. Safeguarding Livelihoods and Promoting Resilience Through National Adaptation Plans. Case Study. Uruguay

Published: 2017
This country case study on Uruguay is one in a series that describes the steps taken to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), with a particular emphasis on adaptation [...]

Case Study

Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP–Ag) Programme. Safeguarding Livelihoods and Promoting Resilience Through National Adaptation Plans. Case Study: Kenya

Published: 2017
This country case study on Kenya is one in a series that describes the steps taken to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), with a particular emphasis on adaptation [...]

Global Framework

Global Action Programme on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States

Published: 2017
Most Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face a “triple burden” of malnutrition in which persistent levels of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies, coexist with an increasing incidence of overweight and obesity. [...]

Guideline

Responsible Governance of Tenure: A Technical Guide for Investors. Governance of Tenure. Technical Guide 7

Published: 2017
Investments in agriculture have proven to be one of the most effective means of reducing poverty in rural areas of developing countries. Acting in accordance with the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible [...]

Issue Paper

Review of the Livestock/Meat and the Milk Value Chains and Policies Influencing Them in Liberia

Published: 2017
The study provides an overview of Liberia’s livestock/meat and dairy value chains. It addresses the current status of the value chains, makes an inventory of the strengths and constraints of [...]

Issue Paper

Review of the Livestock/Meat and the Milk Value Chains and Policies Influencing Them in West Africa

Published: 2017
The study provides an overview of West Africa’s livestock/meat and dairy value chains. It addresses the current status of the value chains, makes an inventory of the strengths and constraints [...]

Report

Workshop on Climate Proofing Aquaculture in sub-Saharan Africa: Review of Policies and Production Systems for Climate Change Resilience. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 9–10 June 2016. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Report FIAA/R1201

Published: 2017
Regionally across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry with its practices and operations increasingly more commercialized across the continent. An estimated six-fold production increase, from 55,690 tonnes [...]