Agrifood Economics

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Information product, 2024
As an innovative business model, contract farming has the potential to contribute to sustainable development of agribusinesses and agrifood value chains, particularly in developing countries. It can be employed to improve smallholder producers’ access to...
Available in:English
How agrifood systems transformation through accelerated climate actions will help achieving food security and nutrition, today and tomorrow, In brief
Major report, 2023
In 2022, 738.9 million people faced hunger, nearly 2.4 billion in 2022 lacked regular access to adequate food, and over 3.1 billion could not afford healthy diets. The pandemic added 120 million to the number...
Available in:English
Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-10. This background paper to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023 presents an innovative analysis of within-country variability of the cost and affordability of...
Available in:English
Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-09. This background paper to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023 analyses a key element of agrifood systems transformation: the change of patterns in food...
Available in:English
Policy brief, 2023
This policy brief provides a snapshot of agricultural production, productivity and fertilizer use in the Comoros, a small island developing state, where up-to-date information on the agrifood systems has been lacking. In 2021, FAO, in...
Available in:English français
Findings from an organization-level survey conducted as part of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming
Information product, 2023
The study provides a description of Ghana's marine and inland Small-Scale Fisheries Organizations (SSFOs), detailing their characteristics, challenges, and awareness of the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and...
Available in:English
Evidence from Nigeria
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-07. Food insecurity is one of the world’s greatest challenges and there is still a strong debate on which structural strategies should be adopted to cope with it. In...
Available in:English
Una herramienta para priorizar inversiones en el marco de la Iniciativa Mano de la Mano
Technical study, 2023
Economía del desarrollo agrícola de la FAO. Estudio técnico n.o 32. Este estudio presenta un análisis de tipologías de microrregiones para la producción agrícola de Guatemala, el cual se enmarca dentro de la Iniciativa Mano de...
Available in: Español
Revealing the true cost of food to transform agrifood systems
Major report, 2023
Agrifood systems generate significant benefits to society, including the food that nourishes us and jobs and livelihoods for over a billion people. However, their negative impacts due to unsustainable business-as-usual activities and practices are contributing...
Revealing the true cost of food to transform agrifood systems
Major report, 2023
The In Brief version of the FAO flagship publication, The State of Food and Agriculture 2023, contains the key messages and main points from the publication and is aimed at the media, policymakers and more...
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