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86033

Institutional Strengthening on Food Safety and Quality Control in Supply Chain Management of Livestock Products: TCP/THA/3502

Published: 2018
STRENGTHENED FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY CONTROL OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS IN THAILAND The primary aim of the project was the institutional strengthening of food safety and quality control in the supply chain [...]

Briefs

Establishing Effective Partnerships with the Private Sector for Agribusiness Development. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 7

Published: 2018
This policy brief is part of the ESA Policy Brief Series. It aims to improve the understanding about the design, implementation and impact of public-private partnerships for agriculture. For this [...]

Briefs

The Challenge of Employment in the 21st Century. The Potential for Jobs in the Agricultural and Food Systems. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 6

Published: 2018
Agriculture remains the single most important employer in many developing country, as there are about 200 million unemployed nowadays and many more underemployed. Opportunities arise in agriculture and food systems [...]

Case study

Market and Value Chain Analysis of Selected Sectors for Diversification of the Rural Economy and Women's Economic Empowerment. Albania

Published: 2018
The economic empowerment of rural women is critical for the continuing improvement of agriculture and further development of the rural sector. Increased participation of women in value-added productive activities requires [...]

Issue paper

Agricultural Policy Incentives in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Last Decade (2005–2016). Monitoring and Analysing Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) Synthesis Study. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 3

Published: 2018
The study summarizes the results emerging from the 2017 update of the Monitoring and Analysing Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) indicators for the 2005-2016 period for 14 sub-Saharan African countries. [...]

Briefs

Trade and Nutrition Technical Note. Trade Policy Technical Notes No. 21. Trade and Food Security

Published: 2018
This technical note explores the impact of trade on nutrition, addressing the role of trade in the “nutrition transition” and the extent to which trade policies affect nutritional objectives.  See all [...]

Brochure

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook. Summary. Second Edition

Published: 2017
This sourcebook provides an overview of the second, digital edition of the Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook. The new edition includes new findings, case studies and lessons learned. It also takes into [...]

Tool

Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool for Value Chain (EX-ACT VC). Guidelines

Published: 2017
This manual explains how to use the EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool for Value Chain (EX-ACT VC) and how to address a multi-impact appraisal in terms of socio-economic and environmental performance of [...]

Briefs

Policy Measures for managing quality and reducing postharvest losses in fresh produce supply chain in South Asian countries

Published: 2017
Smallholders and traders are key stakeholders in fruit and vegetable supply chains supplying local mass markets across South Asian countries. Training these stakeholders and introducing simple technical innovations into these [...]

86033

How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition? FSN Forum

Published: 2017
In March 2017 the Working Group on Nutrition-Sensitive Value Chains of the Rome-based Agencies (FAO, IFAD, WFP and Bioversity International) launched the online consultation How can value chains be shaped to [...]