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REPORT OF THE COUNCIL OF FAO

The one-day, unplanned Session of the Council was convened in line with Rule XXV, paragraph 1, of the General Rules of the Organization, and Rule II, paragraph 4, of the Rules of Procedure of the Council, on request received in writing from 43 Member Nations and co-signed by one Member...
Ukraine
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
Asia-Pacific countries keen to promote ‘One Country One Priority Product’ to showcase their best agricultural products

Countries across Asia and the Pacific are joining an initiative to promote and showcase the ‘best of the best’ of their special agricultural products – a move designed to ensure a high level of participation from smallholders to producers to exporters and others all along the value chain.To help build...
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Technical paper
Gender-related impacts of the Ukraine Conflict

Entry points for gender-responsive and inclusive interventions for Ukraine crisis
Since 2014 the ongoing conflict has been affecting people’s lives and driving humanitarian needs in eastern Ukraine, particularly in the Donbas region. The recent war in Ukraine is posing additional risks on civilians, particularly women and children, as is predicted to become the largest humanitarian emergency in Europe since World...
Ukraine
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
The baobab value chain-how ORGIIS is empowering women in the upper east region of Ghana in agriculture.

ORGIIS Ghana, also, Organisation for Indigenous Initiatives and Sustainability, is a local non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) in the Upper East Region. The organisation is on a mission to empower people using local knowledge to create sustainable communities through indigenous and endogenous development. Its strategic location in Paga allows the organisation...
Ghana
2022

Book
First look – Rural Europe Takes Action e-book

This book is dedicated to European Citizens who struggle for a more resilient Europe Beyond current policies and borders. It is offered to all who contributed to this policy guide for the rural future with their experience and precious time, so that we could gather this treasure of collective intelligence the...
European Union
2022 - Forum Synergies

Blog article
Afghanistan: FAO and the World Bank step up their response to the worsening food security

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed an unprecedented $150 million contribution from the World Bank to provide critical livelihood and life-saving assistance to the most vulnerable rural populations in Afghanistan, while boosting local food production and smallholder resilience. Some 19.7 million people, almost half of Afghanistan’s...
Afghanistan
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Guidelines
Recommandations méthodologiques pour mieux évaluer les effets des champs-écoles mobilisés pour accompagner les transitions agroécologiques

L’approche champ-école (CE) basée sur l’expérimentation collective de pratiques et/ou de systèmes de culture innovants s’inscrit dans les démarches de conseil agricole participatives. Cette approche vise un objectif ambitieux: le renforcement des compétences des agriculteur·rice·s pour leur permettre d’adapter leurs pratiques voire d’en inventer de nouvelles et d’évoluer vers des systèmes...
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Policy brief/paper
Youth employment through agribusiness and value chain development

This policy brief is intended to sensitize Government decision makers and development partners, youth organizations and other stakeholders about the opportunities offered by applying a value chain approach that focuses on youth. Youth unemployment rates are on the rise, especially in rural Africa. Creating more and better jobs for the...
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blog article
Sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle: Émile Frison donne la solution Agroécologique et explique l'exemple du Sénégal (Entretien)

Le 6 avril 2022, l'Alliance mondiale pour l'avenir de l'alimentation a publié un rapport intitulé « la politique de la connaissance : comprendre les données probantes en faveur de l’agroécologie, des approches régénératives et des pratiques alimentaires autochtones ? » Le document réalisé par plusieurs experts du domaine à travers le monde...
Kenya - Senegal - Uganda
2022

Book
Agroecology – Our land is Our Life

The book brings together ten case studies from six countries that demonstrate the benefits of agroecology: bringing the soil back to life, conserving biodiversity, and leaving no one behind. The book explains why land is so important to Africans. Land in Africa has a myriad of dimensions, including the cultural and the...
2022 - Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)

Blog article
Growing trees for living

AS A way of taking meaningful action against the climate crisis, Zambia in 2018 launched the Plant A Million (PAM) trees initiative.The ambitious initiative was aimed at planting two billion trees by 2021 and the plan was in line with the country’s Seventh National Development Plan (2017-2021) which sought to...
Zambia
2022

Book
Potentially Important Food Plants of Afghanistan

This guide is based on information from the Food Plants International (FPI) database developed by Tasmanian agricultural scientist Bruce French.The source material and guidance for the preparation of the book has been made possible through the support of Food Plants International, the Rotary Clubs of District 9830, particularly the Rotary...
Afghanistan
2022 - The Rotary Club of Devonport North

Report
Report on good practices to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from fishing activities

Whilst conjecture remains regarding the quantity of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) entering the ocean, ALDFG is recognised as the most harmful form of marine plastic litter irrespective of whether it has been intentionally discarded or accidentally lost – harming vulnerable species, damaging fragile habitats as well...
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Technical paper
Small-scale fisheries and sustainable development

This brief presents the main results from the Illuminating Hidden Harvests (IHH) report, providing new, clearer insights to support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) and progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blog article
Les foyers améliorés pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique au Togo

Pour la sauvegarde du milieu naturel, des solutions innovantes sont promues au Togo à l’instar des foyers améliorés. Économes en énergie et faciles d’usage, ces foyers sont adaptés aux besoins des populations, notamment rurales, qui utilisent le bois de feu comme principale source d’énergie. Pratique et simple d’utilisation, ce qu’on...
Togo
2022

Report
Global Land Outlook 2nd edition

The second edition of the Global Land Outlook (GLO2), Land Restoration for Recovery and Resilience, sets out the rationale, enabling factors, and diverse pathways by which countries and communities can reduce and reverse land degradation by designing and implementing their bespoke land restoration agenda. Land restoration for recovery and resilience...
2022 - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Working paper
Empowering youth to engage in responsible investment in agriculture and food systems in Liberia and Sierra Leone

This booklet explains the work done by FAO empower youth to engage in responsible investment in agriculture and food systems in Liberia and Sierra Leone. This work has been funded by the Federal Government of Germany and the FAO Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism.        
Liberia - Sierra Leone
2022 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blog article
Madagascar: l'agro-écologie, un modèle pour arriver à l'autonomie alimentaire ?

A Madagascar, se nourrir devient un défi de tous les jours pour la majorité de la population. Pourtant ce ne sont pas les surfaces cultivables qui manquent sur l’île. Mais l’accès limité à l’eau dans certaines régions, l’enclavement des zones agricoles et les sols qui s’appauvrissent sont autant d’obstacles au...
Madagascar
2022

Technical paper
Promouvoir l’agroforesterie à base de palmiers à huile :un atout pour la durabilité de la filière

Le développement massif des palmeraies industrielles et villageoises s’est réalisé en suivant un dispositif de plantation en culture pure du palmier à huile (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.). Cependant, divers systèmes de culture alternatifs ont émergé, dans lesquels sont associés des cultures et des animaux à diverses phases du cycle de culture...
2022 - CIRAD

Video
Building sustainable livelihoods in Ghana

Tele-Bere, a community-focused organization, is helping smallholders to boost their incomes, market their sustainable forest products, and more. It is a member of the Trillion Trees: Sahel and Great Green Wall community and a Forest and Farm Facility partner.
Ghana
2022 - World Economic Forum
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