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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

Tunisie: Quel avenir pour les coopératives agricoles?
April 2019
Author(s): El Harizi, K. ; Sparacino, C. ; Ben M’barek, S.
Cette étude arrive à un moment charnière dans l’évolution du secteur coopératif en Tunisie. Elle a été réalisée dans le...
April 2019
This study focused on assessing the statistical of spatio-temporal impacts on grain production areas in Russian Federation, Ukraine and Kazakhstan...
March 2019
Author(s): Hollinger, F ; Gross, A.;
Crop receipts are a promising innovation in agricultural finance first developed in Brazil about 20 years ago and recently replicated...
February 2019
Author(s): FAO
The fact sheet is a promotional tool to suppport the roll out of the rural invest training package and software...
December 2018
In order to effectively respond to the multiple challenges faced in irrigation development and management, improve irrigation investment efficiency and...
September 2018
Author(s): FAO
Serie(s): Annual Review
This brochure is a summary of the FAO Investment Centre activities during 2017.
August 2018
Author(s): Pereira, L. D. ; Santos, N.
This study aims to provide a better understanding of how cooperatives can contribute to the development of the agriculture sector...
July 2018
Author(s): FAO
FAO Investment Centre annual knowledge sharing event: Investment Days programme 2018
June 2018
Author(s): FAO, The World Bank
This report is a companion piece to the original report on Food Systems for an Urbanizing World (2018) and as...
June 2018
Author(s): FAO Investment Centre
FAO’s Investment Centre provides a wide range of investment support services to developing and transition countries. This first annual review...