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Proceedings from Technical Meeting on Social Protection as a Tool for Poverty Reduction in the Near East and North Africa Region . 29-30 March, Beirut, Lebanon

Published: 2017
The document follows the agenda of the workshop. It starts with a background description of the situation that has lead to the organization of the technical event. It sets the [...]

Video

Tembani – A Zimbabwean Forestry Officer tackling invasive pests

Published: 2017
This video tells the story of Tembani, an inspiring young Zimbabwean forestry officer who is battling against alien invasive pests that are threatening Eucalyptus trees and woodlots around the country. [...]

Project Highlights

Preparation of a Sustainable Agricultural Development Strategy for Sultanate of Oman till 2030: UTF/OMA/011/OMA

Published: 2017
A sustainable agriculture and rural development strategy for Oman Oman’s recent economic growth still depends on hydrocarbon revenue and foreign labour. Sustainable development in the agriculture sector would increase agriculture’s contribution [...]

Tool

Social Protection, Emergency Response, Resilience and Climate Change. A New Interactive Learning Tool

Published: 2017
Why a game on social protection? This interactive tool facilitates learning on the potential benefits and tradeoffs in linking social protection, resilience and climate change policies at local, national and global level. The tool [...]

Policy Brief

Recomendaciones de Política Pública para Enfrentar el Cambio Climático y la Vulnerabilidad de la Seguridad Alimentaria. Resumen Ejecutivo

Published: 2017
This publication gives recommendations (e.g. improving water management and infrastructure, strengthening resilience and consolidating institutional capacity) to tackle the negative impacts of climate change and food insecurity on rural households.

Guideline

Regional Gender Equality Strategy for the Near East and North Africa 2017–2020

Published: 2017
This Regional Gender Strategy is designed to enable FAO RNE officers and country officers in the region as well as development practitioners to respond to current regional priorities. As a [...]

Report

Workshop on Climate Proofing Aquaculture in sub-Saharan Africa: Review of Policies and Production Systems for Climate Change Resilience. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 9–10 June 2016. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Report FIAA/R1201

Published: 2017
Regionally across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry with its practices and operations increasingly more commercialized across the continent. An estimated six-fold production increase, from 55,690 tonnes [...]

Issue Paper

Drought Characteristics and Management in Central Asia and Turkey. FAO Water Report 44

Published: 2017
The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and responses adopted in Central Asia and Turkey, with [...]

Brochure

Forest and Farm Facility Initiative for Climate-Resilient Landscapes and Improved Livelihoods 2018-2022

Published: 2017
Since 2013, the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) has been empowering forest and farm producers and their organizations, the “missing links” that are needed to put the SDGs and NDCs [...]

Brochure

Social Protection in the Sahel and West Africa. Strengthening Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

Published: 2017
The brief aims at summarizing the efforts of FAO to maximize the impacts of social protection interventions in the Sahel and West Africa by strengthening the linkages with resilience, food [...]