The Technical Network on Poverty Analysis (THINK-PA) was launched in September 2019 as part of FAO's comprehensive strategy to effectively implement the Framework on Rural Extreme Poverty and enhance the organization's capabilities to integrate poverty analysis in all its operations.
Given that poverty is predominantly concentrated in rural regions where agricultural activities are vital for livelihoods. FAO is well-positioned to contribute substantially to addressing this issue at global level.
On 16 November the Technical Network on Poverty Analysis (THINK-PA) hosted a highly engaging webinar titled “Leaving no one behind: urban poverty traps in sub-Saharan Africa”.
Recent webinar sheds light on a new modeling framework for computing changes in healthy diet unaffordability
Chronic hunger continues to affect an estimated 738 million people worldwide. However, an equally critical concern alongside hunger is the affordability of healthy diets.
Economists Andrew Foster and Mark Rosenzweig shared their research findings that challenge conventional wisdom on farm productivity, land reform, and the future of agriculture.
Webinar presents important findings from a study on the impact of global warming on poverty and inequality
Experts from the World Bank and Monash University have uncovered evidence of the detrimental effects of global warming on poverty and inequality. The findings highlight the urgent need for comprehensive actions to address this pressing issue.
Where we work
This report presents the results of a collaboration between FAO and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), at the University of...
Reducing rural poverty is a key objective of FAO. To achieve this goal, the Organization must reach the poor and the extremely poor in rural areas,...
FAO framework on rural extreme poverty: Towards reaching Target 1.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals
Today, about 736 million people live in extreme poverty. Extreme poverty is primarily a rural phenomenon, with 80 percent of the extreme poor living...
Sustainable Development Goal 1, ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere, is the most ambitious goal set by the 2030 Agenda. This Goal includes eradicating...
This course is the first in the Rural Poverty Reduction series, and provides an overview of rural poverty, and why it is so important to overcome it...
This course considers the importance of evaluation of multisectoral strategies for poverty reduction, and describes the six principles of which theory...
Seventy-five percent of the world’s poorest people live in rural areas. The agricultural sector, therefore has a key role to play in poverty reduction and improving rural lives. Maya Takagi, Deputy Leader of the FAO Strategic Programme on Rural Poverty Reduction
A new distribution sensitive index for measuring welfare, poverty and inequality
29 February 2024 | 15–16.30h CET THINK-PA past webinars