Policy Support and Governance
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Guideline

Climate Smart Agriculture. Building resilience to climate change. Natural resources management and policy

Published: 2018
There is a growing awareness to the role that natural resources, such as water, land, forests and environmental amenities, play in our lives. There are many competing uses for natural resources, [...]

Case Study

Climate-Smart Agriculture. Case Studies 2018. Successful Approaches from Different Regions

Published: 2018
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Training & E-Learning

Introduction to Climate-Smart Agriculture

Published: 2018
This course analyses climate change impacts on agriculture, food security and food systems and provides an overview of the main climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in agriculture. It also [...]

Training & E-Learning

Climate-Smart Agriculture. Training Manual. A Reference Manual for Agricultural Extension Agents

Published: 2018
This manual is designed for a four-day training course on climate-smart agriculture that would take the learner from the basics of climate science to the impacts of climate change and [...]

Project Highlights

Developing agroforestry in Seychelles

Published: 2018
In Seychelles, a move of agricultural production from flat to hill areas is expected for the next years, bringing a risk of both a decrease in food production and degradation [...]

Project Highlights

Exploiting dairy production potential in Sri Lanka

Published: 2018
Small-scale dairying plays a crucial role in the livelihoods and food security of many smallholders and rural communities in Sri Lanka. Dairy products are essential to providing low-cost and high [...]

Issue Paper

Climate change, agricultural trade and global food security. Background paper for The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (SOCO) 2018

Published: 2018
Climate is an essential input to agricultural production. Changes in climate will inevitably have an impact on agricultural productivity, output, farm incomes and prices. Elevated temperatures will also affect human [...]

Report

Asia and the Pacific − Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2018: Accelerating progress towards the SDGs

Published: 2018
This report reveals that some 486 million people remain undernourished in the region, highlighting that the reduction in the number of hungry and malnourished people – including children – has [...]

Policy Dialogue

Eradicating extreme poverty. What is the role of agriculture? FSN Forum No. 148

Published: 2018
This document summarizes the online discussion Eradicating extreme poverty: What is the role of agriculture? which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) [...]

Policy Dialogue

Addressing water scarcity in agriculture. How can indigenous or traditional practices help? Report of activity No. 149

Published: 2018
This document summarizes the online consultation Mainstreaming biodiversity in agriculture, fisheries and forestry for improved food security and better nutrition held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN [...]