Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative (PPLPI)
The PPLPI programme aims to contribute to poverty reduction by strengthening the capacity within FAO’s member nations, FAO and other international organizations, to formulate and promote livestock-sector policies and institutional changes that favour the poor.
Bioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) Project
The main objective of the Bioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) Project is to ensure that food security concerns are taken into account within the bioenergy sector.
Bioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) project
FAO has been carrying out significant work on the links between food security and bioenergy development.
The most important recent initiative is the Bioenergy and Food Security Project (BEFS).
BEFS was launched in January 2007, to mainstream food security concerns into assessments of bioenerg [...]
Biotechnology Policy Documents of FAO Members
Biotechnology policy documents from FAO members . The majority are national policy documents, but regional (within country) documents are also included.
Economic and Social Perspectives provide guidance on today’s global policy challenges related to food and agriculture. Written in non-technical language, they explain why policy makers need to address a particular issue and how they might do so.
The mission of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Economic and Policy Division (FIE) is to contribute effectively and efficiently to policy and institutional development for the promotion of sustainable capture fisheries and aquaculture and to actively influence the global capture fisheries and aquacultu [...]
The challenge in rural finance is for policies that promote the development of a variety of viable financial institutions that are client oriented, mobilise deposits efficiently and provide access to loans for a broad spectrum of farmers, agribusiness entrepreneurs and other rural clients.
Trade in agriculture fisheries and forestry
Trade policy briefs and the more detailed trade policy technical notes on issues related to the WTO negotiations on agriculture aim to promote a more informed use of analytical studies related to contemporary trade policy debate and WTO negotiations. The briefs and technical notes are based on [...]