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Case study

2018

Improved charcoal technologies and briquette production from woody residues in Malawi

The purpose of this case study is to present a range of bioenergy supply chains and look at how to assess the potential within the chains based on the Bioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) Approach and BEFS Rapid Appraisal tools. The case study has been developed for training purposes, to illustrate the BEFS approach and tools and how they are applied and to present a number of examples of bioenergy supply chains found in countries where BEFS has supported national stakeholders. Find out more: The Bioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) Approach

Issue paper

2018

Climate change and rice economy in Asia: Implications for trade policy. Background paper for The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (SOCO) 2018

The present study analyses rice economy in Asia in the context of climate change. Major rice producing and trading countries are included in the analysis. The main focus of the study is on the existing policy framework in these major countries, with particular focus on the role of trade policy in adapting to and mitigating the adverse impacts of climate change on the rice economy. Initial results suggest that Asian countries – both importing and exporting- have intensified efforts to attain self-sufficiency through domestic production in recent years, particularly after the world food crisis in 2008. This is because of [...]

Forums and community of practice

2018

Youth employment in agriculture as a solid solution to ending hunger and poverty in Africa. Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition. Report of activity No. 153

This document summarizes the online discussion Youth employment in agriculture as a solid solution to ending hunger and poverty in Africa, which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 16 July to 10 August 2018. The discussion was organized to gather views in advance of the 20-21 August regional conference “Youth Employment in Agriculture as a Solid Solution to Ending Hunger and Poverty in Africa: Engaging through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Entrepreneurship” in Kigali, Rwanda. The major thematic areas of the conference focused on youth and entrepreneurship, digital innovation, and [...]

Report

2018

Moving forward: selected achievements of the FAO forestry programme in 2016–2017

Moving Forward presents highlights of FAO’s work in forestry in 2016 and 2017 to put the Organization’s Strategic Objectives into action. During the period, in addition to extensive activities under the regular programme, the FAO Forestry programme had more than 170 ongoing projects in over 60 countries aimed at achieving transformational impacts that benefit FAO member countries. There is a strong need in forestry for coordinated global responses involving best practices, peer-to-peer learning, capacity development, technology development and transfer, expert analysis and multistakeholder involvement – in short, for the services that FAO and its partners are striving to provide. As [...]

Briefs

2018

Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11): outcomes for agriculture and fisheries. Trade Policy Technical Notes No. 31. WTO negotiation

The briefs presents the main outcomes of MC11.  Four Ministerial decisions on various trade issues, including on fisheries subsidies, e-commerce and small economies are briefly presented.  No update for agriculture as no specific agreements were reached on agricultural issues, including domestic support, public stockholding for food security purposes, export restrictions, market access, and the special safeguard mechanism (SSM) for developing countries.  See the complete series: Trade Policy Technical Notes

Tool

2018

Realizing Women’s Rights to Land in the Law. A Guide for Reporting on SDG Indicator 5.a.2

This guide includes a glossary of terms in the Key definitions section. Although grounded in official texts, these definitions have been developed strictly for the purposes of the indicator 5.a.2 methodology only and should not be read to provide a comprehensive or official definition of the term referred to. The guide also cites existing legal and policy examples, with the intention of providing concrete guidance to countries reporting under Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 5.a.2 as to the type of provisions that reflect the indicator 5.a.2 proxies. These examples reflect versions of the law and policy framework that were available [...]

Forums and community of practice

2018

E-Consultation on Ethical, Legal and Policy Aspects of Data Sharing Affecting Farmers

The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR), the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative (GODAN), the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft (KTBL) organised an e-consultation on ethical, legal and policy aspects of open data affecting smallholder farmers.  Forum dates: 4 till 8 June 2018. The objectives of this e-consultation are to: Clearly identify the ethical, legal and policy gaps that currently prevent data from benefiting smallholder farmers. Using practical examples, give a clear picture of what the desired scenarios would be by 2030 for a policy, legal [...]

Report

2018

Resilience Analysis of Jordan 2013. AnalysIng Resilience for Better Targeting and Action. FAO Resilience Analysis Report No. 12. Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis II. RIMA II

Jordan, in Western Asia, has a population of approximately 9.5 million people, of which a significant share (more than two million people) are registered Palestinian refugees. The country currently faces significant challenges to its socioeconomic system; the geopolitical situation is also very delicate. As of August 2017, Jordan is home to more than 660 000 UN-registered Syrian refugees. Jordan is located in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, often considered one of the most food insecure regions in the world. Pockets of persistent food insecurity in the country are present, especially in communities and areas that were affected [...]

Tool

2017

FAW Guidance Note 6 – Fall Armyworm in Africa: FAO’s position on the use of the genetically modified (GM) maize

FAO recognizes that crop improvement through innovative technologies, including both conventional breeding and modern biotechnologies, is an essential approach to achieving sustainable increases in crop productivity and thus contributes to food security. Scientific evidence has shown that modern biotechnologies offer potential options to improving such aspects as the yield and quality, resource use efficiency, resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses and the nutrition value of the crops. FAO is also aware of the public perception and concerns about the potential risks to human health and the environment associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). FAO underlines the need to carefully evaluate [...]

Brochure

2017

Sustainable crop production intensification

FAO encourages sustainable crop production intensification farming practices and technologies that support the development of resilient crop production systems. The approach is founded on a set of science based environmental, institutional and social principles.