Publications

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About 95% of the food is directly or indirectly produced on our soils, which have a natural capacity to support plants by providing them with [...]

This report addresses the role of forest products in replacing fossil-based and GHG intensive products. It proposes recommendations to strengthen the contribution of product substitution in a bioeconomy, such as investing in developing efficient production processes and technologies that optimize material use.

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Launched during the 2022 FAO Regional Conference for Africa, this report presents tools and examples to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate youthfocused and youth sensitive investment programmes. These include the FAO Capacity assessment tool, land loans and youth-sensitive market analysis.

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This report sheds light on twelve “flagship” species that are hidden in our everyday products, including Brazil nuts, shea butter and gum arabic. The report provides a profile on each ingredient that summarizes critical facts about production and trade.

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The 2022 edition of The State of the World’s Forests explores the potential of three forest  pathways for achieving green recovery and tackling environmental crises, including climate change and biodiversity loss against the backdrop of the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use and the pledge of 140 countries to eliminate forest loss by 2030 and to support restoration and sustainable production and consumption.

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