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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 [...]

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 [...]

Issue Paper

Resilience Analysis in Isiolo, Marsabit and Meru. Kenya 2016. FAO Resilience Analysis No. 9

Published: 2017
This report is part of a series of country level analyses prepared by the FAO Resilience Team Eastern Africa (RTEA) and the Resilience Analysis and Policies (RAP) team. The series aims at [...]

Report

The Future of Food and Agriculture: Trends and Challenges

Published: 2017
The report sheds some light on the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and throughout the 21st century, and provides some insights as to [...]

Policy Brief

Strengthening Resilience in Senegal Through Agricultural Productivity and Education. Building Resilience: A Policy Brief Series No. 8

Published: 2017
Senegal is one of the poorest countries in the world but thanks to its political and social stability has experienced a higher economic growth compared to its neighboring countries. FAO, [...]

Brochure

Strategic work of FAO for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Published: 2016
FAO promotes the transition to sustainable and climate-resilient agricultural policies and governance mechanisms, working with countries on reviewing their policies and investment strategies and helping them align their policies and [...]

Tool

Distress migration and youth in protracted crises. The Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools approach

Published: 2016
This note focuses on the topic of distress migration and youth in protracted crises, and the possible solutions from the JFFLS approach, using case studies of FAO interventions. Migration is [...]

Video

FAO Policy Series: Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture

Published: 2016
Over 700 thousand people lost their lives as a result of disasters between 2005 and 2015. Approximately 23 million were made homeless. The total economic loss is estimated at more [...]

Debate

Smallholder Farmers Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Effects

Published: 2016
Given the current stress of weather-related events on agriculture and food systems, what needs to change to achieve the 2030 zero hunger challenge and sustainability at the same time? Festus Akinnifesi, [...]

Brochure

Leaving No One Behind. Addressing Climate Change for a World Free of Poverty and Hunger

Published: 2016
Poverty is one of the biggest obstacles to human development and economic growth. About 2.1 billion people still live in poverty and 900 million are extreme poor. Most of them [...]