The Food and Agriculture Policy Decision Analysis (FAPDA) initiative provides  information on national policy documents through the FAPDA policy database.

The database contains over 19 000 national policy decisions and 4 000 national policy frameworks for over 150 countries around the world that support evidence-based decision-making. 


What's new on the FAPDA policy database

Latest publications

Policy responses to COVID-19 crisis in Near East and North Africa – keeping food and agricultural systems alive

This report does an extensive review and analysis of policy decisions made by 19 governments in the Near East and North Africa region in response to the COVID-19 crisis, from March 2020 to May 2020. The broad range of policy decisions were reviewed based on the FAPDA database, complemented by information on disruptions of food and agriculture systems and related policy responses provided by regional and country offices.

Social assistance and productive support policies implementation in rural areas

This study contributes to filling these gaps by documenting and analysing recent trends in social assistance programme implementation at global and regional levels, and identifying the programmes that are fully or partially designed to focus on rural areas.