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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Political Economy Analysis. Policy Guidance Note 8

Published: 2017
A solid understanding of domestic political economy helps to promote policies that are better adapted to country realities. The challenges that many governments faced in responding to food price volatility [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Land Tenure. Policy Guidance Note 7

Published: 2017
Land, fisheries, forests and other natural resources provide a basis for livelihoods and social, cultural and religious practices. However, most people in rural areas in developing countries do not have [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results. Gender Equality. Policy Guidance Note 6

Published: 2017
Rural women make up the majority of food producers in the world, and they are vital to the wellbeing of their families and communities. Yet, in many parts of the [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Climate Change. Policy Guidance Note 5

Published: 2017
Extreme climate events are increasing in frequency and intensity, threatening the agriculture sectors and the livelihoods they support. By impacting on agro-ecosystems, climate change and variability have socio-economic implications on [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Social Protection. Policy Guidance Note 4

Published: 2017
Social protection is a key strategy in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. By addressing the underlying causes of hunger, social protection programmes can enhance households’ food consumption along with [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Forestry. Policy Guidance Note 3

Published: 2017
Forests have the potential to contribute to food security and nutrition in a number of ways. They are a source of food and they provide woodfuel for cooking, income, employment [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Livestock. Policy Guidance Note 2

Published: 2017
The livestock sector is a complex one that touches not only on animal production and agriculture but on environment, health, and land-use rights. Addressing all of these topics within a [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Fisheries and Aquaculture. Policy Guidance Note 1

Published: 2017
One hundred million people worldwide earn an income from fisheries and aquaculture and many more rely on fish for a nutritious diet. The policy agenda of the sector tends to [...]

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Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results: Policy Guidance Series

Published: 2017
This introductory note provides the background to the FIRST Policy Guidance Notes series and comprises three sections. Section 1 describes the rationale of the guidelines; section 2 introduces the different [...]

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Territorial Tools for Agro-Industry Development. A Sourcebook

Published: 2017
Territorial approaches to foster agro-industrial investment at local, country and regional levels are becoming increasingly relevant as policy-makers acknowledge the influence of place-specific factors – the endowment of natural and other productive resources [...]