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Social Protection in Protracted Crises, Humanitarian and Fragile Contexts. FAO’s Agenda for Action for Social Protection and Cash-Based Programmes

Published: 2016
FAO recognizes that scaling-up cash-based programming and risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection systems is a strategic priority in particular to improve food security and nutrition and protect households' assets as [...]

Brochure

RIMA-II: Moving Forward the Development of the Resilience Index Measurement and Ananlysis Model

Published: 2016
Building more resilient livelihoods is increasingly being recognized as one of the most powerful means to mitigate – or even prevent – food security crises.Since 2008, FAO has been at [...]

Issue Paper

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development. Addressing the Root Causes of Migration and Harnessing its Potential for Development

Published: 2016
This booklet is directed towards FAO Member States, UN system and all other potential partners, and sheds light on the role that agriculture and rural development and the sustainable management [...]

Guideline

Addressing Rural Youth Migration at its Root Causes: A Conceptual Framework

Published: 2016
This document presents the conceptual framework for distress migration of rural youth. The framework focuses on the migration of rural youth (aged 15–24), who account for a large proportion of [...]

Report

The State of Food and Agriculture 2016. Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Published: 2016
What is the evidence that climate change is affecting food security and agriculture? What should governments, farmers and food producers do in order to facilitate an effective response to a [...]

Video

Resilience in Protracted Crises

Published: 2016
Protracted crises exist in over 20 countries potentially affecting half a billion people. In these situations, undernourishment is severe, long-standing and almost three times more frequent than in other developing [...]

Video

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Published: 2016
Agriculture is feeding the world’s 7.3 billion people but at an unbearable social and environmental cost. Clayton Campanhola, Director of the FAO Plant Production and Protection Division, explains the need [...]

Issue Paper

Climate Change and Food Security: Risks and Responses

Published: 2016
End hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition are at the heart of the sustainable development goals. The World has committed to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2030. But [...]

Policy Brief

Managing Climate Risk Using Climate-Smart Agriculture

Published: 2016
Since  the  effects  of  climate  change  are  already  being  felt,  incorporating adaptation  into agricultural policies, plans and investments is needed to maintain and enhance the benefits obtained from agriculture. Risk [...]

Policy Brief

Gender Mainstreaming as a Key Strategy for Building Resilient Livelihoods. Increase the Resilience of Both Men and Women’s Livelihoods to Threats and Crises. Gender and Resilience Brief

Published: 2016
Women and men play specific and complementary roles in agriculture and food and nutrition security, and building the resilience of their livelihoods in different ways. In most countries, women have [...]