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Agriculture-related investments in disaster risk reduction and management. Preliminary findings

Published: 2019
The increased frequency and severity of natural hazards and disasters, partly largely caused by climate change and variability, has adverse serious negative impacts on the agriculture sectors, threatening peoples’ lives [...]

Case Study

Disaster risk reduction at farm level. Multiple benefits, no regrets

Published: 2019
This report presents the findings of a multi-year FAO study undertaken on over 900 farms in ten different countries that measured, using field data, benefits gained through the use of [...]

Policy Dialogue

Strengthening the linkages between agriculture and social protection. FSN Forum Report of Activity No. 17

Published: 2019
This document summarizes the online consultation Strengthening the linkages between agriculture and social protection: designing coherent approaches for improving food security and nutrition in vulnerable households, which was held on [...]

Issue Paper

The agricultural sectors in nationally determined contributions (NDCs). Priority areas for international support

Published: 2019
This paper is an accompaniment to the FAO study, The Agricultural Sectors in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs): Analysis. Building on the results of that study, this paper outlines [...]

Policy Brief

Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition: what roles for livestock?

Published: 2019
The recommendations have been elaborated building upon the main findings of the CFS High Level Panel of Expert’s report on Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition: what roles for [...]

Policy Brief

Connecting smallholders to markets

Published: 2019
These recommendations draw on the outcomes of the CFS High-Level Forum on Connecting Smallholders to Markets held in June 2015, are based on existing evidence and aim to encourage good policies [...]

Policy Brief

Investing in smallholder agriculture for food security and nutrition

Published: 2019
This policy brief highlights the recommendations on "Investing in Smallholder Agriculture for Food Security and Nutrition", endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), 40th Session 2013. 

Tool

Regional Strategy for Disaster Risk Management in the Agriculture Sector and Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean (2018 - 2030)

Published: 2019
A regional strategy developed by technical officers from Ministries of Agriculture of CELAC countries and its PPT in El Salvador with technical assistance from FAO and UNISDR to improve disaster [...]

Case Study

Estudio de buenas prácticas de gobernanza de la tenencia de la tierra en Guatemala

Published: 2019
A la luz de las Directrices Voluntarias de Gobernanza de la Tierra (DVGT), el presente estudio analiza las buenas prácticas de gobernanza de la tenencia de la tierra, es decir, [...]

Project Highlights

Improving food and environmental security in Ghana

Published: 2019
Agriculture is the most important sector for the economy of Ghana, and for its continued growth, the use and management of agricultural inputs, such as pesticides, had to be improved. [...]