Supporting Responsible Investments in Agriculture and Food Systems (RAI)

Publications

Year: 2019
This final report presents the key findings of the pilot project for testing the practical application of the OECD-FAO Guidance. It includes progress made over the pilot timeline, and summarizes the key lessons learned, good...
Year: 2019
The agricultural sector suffers from serious underinvestment with additional investment of USD 265 Billion per year needed to achieve zero hunger (SDG 2) and eradicate poverty (SDG 1). However, not all kinds of investments contribute...
Year: 2019
Engaging young women and men in an agricultural sector characterized by an ageing labour force is crucial to ensure sustainable food security, reduce youth unemployment and combat unplanned migration. By harnessing their innovative potential, utilizing...
Year: 2019
This guide examines the responsibilities of private sector lawyers in avoiding and addressing, preventing and mitigating adverse human rights impacts on tenure right holders when advising on agricultural investments. These responsibilities arise under international standards...
Year: 2019
FAO’s previous contribution to the development of contract farming saw the publication in 2015 of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming, which focused on the bilateral relationship between an agricultural producer and a contractor....