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Brochure

2015

Transforming political will into concrete action for rural women’s empowerment and food security

This brochure describes FAO's area of work on on facilitating the implementation of Article 14 of CEDAW for rural women's empowerment and food security under Strategic Objective 1 implemented by the Cross Cutting Theme on Gender. The brochure contains a rational for why it is important to address gender inequalities for food security and nutrition through political commitment and by incorporating the perspective of gender equality and the empowerment of rural women in sectoral and cross-sectoral policies and strategies. It then describes what FAO can do to support its Member Countries to comply with CEDAW and thus to formulate gender-equitable [...]

Training & e-learning

2015

Agreeing on causes of malnutrition for joint action

This 1.5-hour course guides users through the simulation of a workshop process using a methodology based on malnutrition problem-and-solution trees. It allows users to understand the multisectoral causes of malnutrition and food insecurity, and gain new facilitation skills for successful participatory workshops.  

Report

2015

Ghana. Socio-economic context and role of agriculture. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Supporting agri-food production and exports has been the leading policy since 2007, with particular emphasis on agricultural modernization and ensuring minimum prices for farmers. The government’s social policy has focused on cash transfer programmes to improve health and education, and to alleviate poverty. Following these efforts and with the support of the overall economic growth since 2005, both income and social living conditions have improved. For more country policy briefs by FAPDA please see here.

Report

2015

Addressing Social and Economic Burden of Malnutrition Through Nutritionsensitive Agricultural and Food Policies in the Region of Europe and Central Asia (ECA/39/15/5)

European Commission on Agriculture. Thirty-ninth Session. Budapest, Hungary, 22 and 23 September 2015, Agenda item 6 This paper provides an updated overview of the social and economic burden of malnutrition across EuCA sub-regions and countries, and recommendations to strengthen ongoing and future work. The paper also seeks to provide ways in which governments can effectively address malnutrition and meet the ICN2 commitments, as well as broader countries’ nutrition agendas.

Case study

2015

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. Key Trends in the Agrifood Sector. Country Highlights. FAO Investment Centre

The notes collected in this publication were initially disseminated at the “Private Sector Forum on Food Security in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region” jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in May 2015. The notes aim to inform EBRD agribusiness investments in the SEMED and disseminate knowledge on current trends in agribusiness and food security. The EBRD called upon FAO’s technical assistance to carry out an analysis of key trends in the agribusiness sector of four specific countries: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan. This process resulted in four country [...]

Report

2015

El Estado de la Inseguridad Alimentaria en el Mundo 2015. Cumplimiento de los objetivos internacionales para 2015 en relación con el hambre: balance de los desiguales progresos

En esta edición de El estado de la inseguridad alimentaria en el mundo se hace balance de los progresos realizados hacia la consecución del primer Objetivo de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM 1) y el objetivo de la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Alimentación establecidos por la comunidad internacional en relación con el hambre y se reflexiona sobre lo que debe hacerse todavía, mientras se prepara la transición a la nueva agenda para el desarrollo sostenible después de 2015. En el informe se examinan los progresos hechos desde 1990 en todos los países y regiones, así como en el mundo en su conjunto. [...]

Report

2015

Water for Food Security and Nutrition. A report by The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition. HLPE Report 9

Water is key to human life. It is key to human food security and nutrition. Safe drinking water and sanitation are fundamental to the good nutrition, health and dignity of all. How can the world ensure food and nutrition security given increasingly scarce water resources, especially in some regions, and the increasing competition for water uses?  This policy-oriented report from the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) presents a synthesis of existing evidence on the multiple relations between water and food security and nutrition, from global levels to household levels. The aim of this report, given the diversity [...]

Issue paper

2015

Abastecimiento de alimentos por el Estado como medida de protección social. Debates en torno a la Ley Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria de la India

Esta publicación ofrece una visión general sobre los principales temas debatidos durante el desarrollo y la aprobación de la Ley Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria de la India (2013), que obliga jurídicamente a los Gobiernos nacional y estatales para ampliar el alcance de la protección social a la población del país. En ella se plantean muchos debates intensos y pertinentes que pueden ser útiles tanto para los responsables de elaborar políticas como para activistas que deseen reforzar los marcos programáticos y jurídicos para la alimentación y la nutrición, especialmente en países de bajos ingresos, así como en economías emergentes.

Report

2015

Objetivo hambre cero. El papel decisivo de las inversiones en la protección social y la agricultura

En el presente informe se ofrecen estimaciones del coste de las inversiones públicas y privadas necesarias para eliminar las deficiencias crónicas de energía alimentaria, o para alcanzar la meta del hambre cero en 2030. Esta meta está en sintonía con el logro del Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible 2 de poner fin al hambre de aquí a 2030 y del Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible 1 de poner fin a la pobreza. El informe toma como referencia una hipótesis de base que refleja una situación sin cambios respecto de las condiciones actuales con el fin de calcular las necesidades de inversión adicional. [...]

Report

2015

Climate Change and Food Systems: Global Assessments and Implications for Food Security and Trade

This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades. The evidence presented describes how global warming will impact where and how food is produced, and discusses the significant consequences for food security, health and nutrition, water scarcity and climate adaptation. The book also highlights the implications for global food trade. The evidence presented in the book is presented in a way that is widely accessible to policy decision makers and practitioners and makes a distinct [...]