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➤ Knowledge for Investment K4I

Through K4I, we are committed to sharing knowledge via key studies and publications. Topics are wide ranging – from improving urban food systems governance to more climate-sensitive agricultural investments to country sector reviews, to name a few.

Visit the K4I page to browse through the complete publications catalogue.

                 

➤ Agriculture Human Capital Investment

Investing in farmers – or agriculture human capital – is crucial to addressing challenges in our agri-food systems. These publications look at agriculture human capital investments, from recent trends to promising initiatives in CameroonChile, Côte d'Ivoire, India, Indonesia, KenyaPeru, Rwanda and the United States of America, as well as a global study

                

➤ Food Systems Assessment (FSA)

Under a partnership between the European Union, FAO, and CIRAD, in cooperation with national and food systems stakeholders, a large-scale assessment and consultation on food systems was initiated in more than 50 countries, as a first step towards transforming them.

The evidence and knowledge gathered so far has identified key questions that will help define policy and investments solutions in view of transforming food systems.

                 

Visit the dedicated FSA web to browse through the complete catalogue of publications.

Recent publications

July 2022
Author(s):
Serie(s): Annual Review
For almost 60 years, the FAO Investment Centre has helped countries make more and better agrifood investments to reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition, improve rural livelihoods and protect the environment. This review looks at the centre’s achievements in 2021. Working in over 120 countries, the centre continued to provide a full suite of investment support. It acted as a bridge...
July 2022
Author(s):
Serie(s): Annual Review
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aims to provide sustainable agrifood investment and finance solutions to member countries and investors including international and national financial Institutions. The ultimate goal is to help countries achieve their sustainable development goals and the promise of the four betters – better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better...
July 2022
Author(s): FAO
The aim of this brochure is to educate the Montenegrin accommodation providers in rural areas on how to prepare their households for the arrival of tourists, how to meet their expectations and offer them the safest possible accommodation and full enjoyment in accordance with traditions and world-renowned hospitality and, at the same time, enable the best possible utilization of their...
Covid-19 coronavirus. Guide des précautions sanitaires pour la continuité et la reprise des activités de la filière oléicole tunisienne.
July 2022
Author(s): FAO
La FAO et la BERD ont développé ce guide pour guider les opérateurs de la filière oléicole tunisienne dans l’application des bonnes pratiques d’hygiène et des gestes barrières afin de mieux les protéger contre la covid-19 et/ou toute autre menace biologique. Ce guide propose donc, pour les opérateurs de la filière, plusieurs recommandations de protection de leurs salariés à adapter...
L’avocatier: une opportunité de développement durable pour le Maroc?
July 2022
Author(s): Diaz Pereira, L., Sterk, B.
La demande mondiale croissante d'avocats a aussi entraîné une augmentation du prix moyen à l'exportation de ce fruit qui, pendant la période 2015-2019, a augmenté de 20 pour cent par rapport à la période 2010-2014. Il est donc clair que, malgré la domination des grands producteurs de l’hémisphère Ouest (Mexique, Pérou, Chili, Colombie) dans les exportations globales d’avocatier, le Maroc...
Intégration des marchés de gros et transmission des prix des agrumes au Maroc: Cas des petits fruits
July 2022
Author(s): Maatala, N., Bekkar, Y., Taha Lahrech, M., Abderrafik, M. M., Fadlaoui, A., Tomatis, F., Pereira, L.
  Les marchés de gros des fruits et légumes jouent un rôle fondamental dans le cadre de la mise en marché des produits, mettant en relation producteurs et consommateurs et bénéficiant à l’ensemble des acteurs des systèmes alimentaires. Ils permettent notamment d’assurer une agrégation et une distribution efficaces des produits en tant que centre logistique créant des synergies et des économies...
July 2022
Author(s): World Bank, FAO
Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are infections associated with new or significantly-expanded geographic scope or spread of zoonotic, vector-borne, and drug-resistant pathogens. The majority of EIDs have animal origins, and of those, the most recent EIDs are tied to wildlife. They are also increasing in frequency, with recurring outbreaks causing epidemics and pandemics exacting tremendous health and economic costs on individuals,...
July 2022
Author(s): World Bank, FAO
Investing in One Health – cross-sectoral, multidisciplinary coordination and collaboration across the human health, animal health, and environmental health sectors – is crucial for maintaining healthy agricultural and food systems and addressing global health security risks. Such action can reduce the threat of future pandemics through upstream preventive actions, early detection, and agile responses to zoonotic and emerging infectious diseases...
June 2022
Author(s): Santos, N., Monzini Taccone di Sitizano, J., Pedersen, E., Borgomeo, E.
The world’s agrifood systems are on the frontlines of climate change, both as a cause and a victim. The agrifood sector is increasingly being targeted and curbing emissions is becoming a key global investment and policy theme. 'Investing in carbon neutrality: utopia or the new green wave?' presents a comprehensive assessment of...
June 2022
Author(s): FAO, ICRISAT
Agriculture is becoming more knowledge-intensive. Access to timely, accurate information tailored to specific locations and conditions is critical to helping farmers make the most of their resources in changing circumstances. Digital technologies help overcome these challenges by bridging the information gap, improving access to market information, enhancing access to micro-finance, providing actionable advisories on managing pest and disease as well...
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