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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 [...]

Database

FAO Country Profiles

Published: 2017
The FAO Country Profiles collects information from the entire FAO website and provides a fast and reliable way to access country-specific information with no need to search through individual databases [...]

Brochure

Ending poverty and hunger by investing in agriculture and rural areas

Published: 2017
While there has been an unprecedented achievement in poverty reduction in the last three decades, eradicating extreme poverty and halving poverty by 2030 are still two of our greatest challenges. [...]

Case Study

Community fisheries organizations of Cambodia. Sharing Processes, Results and Lessons Learnt in the Context of the Implementation of the SSF Guidelines. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular 1138

Published: 2017
The institution of community fisheries (CFi) organizations in Cambodia provides an interesting case for the empowerment of small-scale fisheries. The document pulls together findings from two activities carried out in [...]

Global Framework

Global Action Programme on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States

Published: 2017
Most Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face a “triple burden” of malnutrition in which persistent levels of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies, coexist with an increasing incidence of overweight and obesity. [...]

Brochure

The Economic Case for the Expansion of Social Protection Programmes

Published: 2017
This brief brings together the critical mass of evidence emerging from recent rigorous impact evaluations of government-run cash transfer programmes in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These assessments have been [...]

Tool

Pluralistic Service Systems Market-Oriented Services for Reducing Rural Poverty

Published: 2017
For smallholder agriculture to prosper and transform itself, access to rural services is essential. Rural services that enable smallholders to overcome constraints to increase their productivity, manage their farms as [...]

Guideline

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 [...]

Tool

Social Protection, Resilience and Climate Change: Learning by Having Fun

Published: 2017
Social protection plays an important role in protecting poor and vulnerable people from natural hazards saving lives and livelihoods, while also enhancing families’ capacity to cope, respond and withstand threats [...]

Report

Rural Youth Aged 15-17. The Right Season to Seed the Future. Expert Meeting Addressing the Challenges Faced by Rural Youth Aged 15 to 17 In Preparing for and Accessing Decent Work. Documented Results

Published: 2017
Rural youth are the future of food security and rural poverty reduction. They are also the present as there are more young people today than ever before – 1.8 billion between [...]