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Issue Paper

Gender, agriculture and rural development in Uzbekistan

Published: 2019
Gender equality is a key to eliminating poverty and hunger, as it has been demonstrated by the FAO throughout its research worldwide. As part of the FAO efforts on generating [...]

Global Framework

FAO framework on rural extreme poverty. Towards reaching Target 1.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals

Published: 2019
Today, about 783 million people live in extreme poverty. Extreme poverty is primarily a rural phenomenon, with 80 percent of the extreme poor living in rural areas, across greatly diverse [...]

Case Study

FAO + France: partnering for food security and prosperity

Published: 2019
With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, FAO’s mandate has been reinforced and scaled up to a depth and scope that calls for a greater commitment in [...]

Project Highlights

Appui à la création d’observatoires des agricultures du monde au Sénégal et en Tunisie

Published: 2019
Les exploitations agricoles font l’objet d’analyses statutaires et structurelles classiques qui ne permettent pas de rendre compte de la diversité de ces systèmes de production, encore moins de leurs spécificités [...]

Issue Paper

Meeting the climate change mitigation commitments of Least Developed Countries: The role of the agricultural sectors and the need for urgent action

Published: 2019
For the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), achieving the commitments following the ratification of the Paris Agreement will require a great effort, as the availability of financial, social, and technical resources [...]

Policy Brief

Pulses. A nutrient powerhouse to combat malnutrition

Published: 2019
Pulses are a sub group of legumes with extraordinary nutritional and environmental benefits. Pulses are rich in proteins, in comparison with other plant-based protein sources and hence, act as major [...]

Global Framework

Linking Nationally Determined Contributions and the Sustainable Development Goals through agriculture . A methodological framework

Published: 2019
This paper identifies potential “climate action-sustainable development pathways” spanning 17 major agricultural climate action categories and the 17 SDG targets. The aim of this mapping exercise is to explore the [...]

Guideline

ABS Elements. Elements to facilitate domestic implementation of access and benefit-sharing for different subsectors of genetic resources for food and agriculture

Published: 2019
The Elements to Facilitate Domestic Implementation of Access and Benefit-Sharing for Different Subsectors of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture aim to assist governments considering developing, adapting or implementing access [...]

Report

Forest Futures. Sustainable pathways for forests, landscapes and people in the Asia-Pacific region

Published: 2019
Forests and landscapes in the Asia-Pacific region are under increasing pressure from economic development, climate change, demographic shifts, conflicts over tenure and land use, and other stressors. This, the third [...]

Policy Dialogue

Addressing the challenges and realizing the potential benefits of migration to better nutrition in the Europe and Central Asia region

Published: 2019
This document summarizes the online consultation “Addressing the challenges and realizing the potential benefits of migration to better nutrition in the Europe and Central Asia region”, which was held on [...]