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Issue paper

Parliamentary alliances against hunger and malnutrition. First Global Parliamentary Summit

Published: 2018
For the third year in a row, hunger is on the rise again and affects 821 million people in the world. In addition, one third of the global population suffers [...]

Forums and community of practice

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) [...]

Forums and community of practice

Youth employment in agriculture as a solid solution to ending hunger and poverty in Africa. Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition. Report of activity No. 153

Published: 2018
This document summarizes the online discussion Youth employment in agriculture as a solid solution to ending hunger and poverty in Africa, which was held on the FAO Global Forum on [...]

Briefs

Tackling radicalization and food insecurity in Northern Cameroon

Published: 2018
The Boko Haram insurgency in Cameroon’s Far North region has led to a large influx of refugees from neighbouring Nigeria and of internally displaced people. Local communities, already disproportionately affected [...]

Briefs

Building resilience to drought in Lesotho

Published: 2018
Nearly 75 percent of Lesotho’s population live in rural areas and depend on farming for their livelihoods. The proportion of people living below the poverty line is increasing, and arable [...]

Issue paper

Food loss and waste and the right to adequate food. Making the connection. Right to Food Discussion Paper

Published: 2018
This Discussion paper explores the relationship between food loss and waste (FLW) and the right to adequate food. It focuses on the need to develop sustainable global consumption and production [...]

Brochure

Impacts of the child grants programme and sustainable poverty reduction through Income, nutrition and government service support in Lesotho

Published: 2018
This brochure presents the results of an impact evaluation carried out on the Child Grants Programme in Lesotho.  The evaluation investigated the impact of the programme on three key areas, namely [...]

Brochure

Strengthening rural institutions and empowering people to reduce poverty and inequalities

Published: 2018
This brochure provides an overview of FAO's work on Rural Institutions, Services and Empowerment, notably in regard to the challenges and ways forward for tackling hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity [...]

Issue paper

Impacts of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture. Synthesis of current knowledge, adaptation and mitigation options. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper 627

Published: 2018
An overview of the current scientific knowledge available on climate change implications for fisheries and aquaculture is provided through three technical papers that were presented and discussed during the Expert [...]

Report

Moving forward: selected achievements of the FAO forestry programme in 2016–2017

Published: 2018
Moving Forward presents highlights of FAO’s work in forestry in 2016 and 2017 to put the Organization’s Strategic Objectives into action. During the period, in addition to extensive activities under [...]