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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

2015
Author(s): FAO
El objetivo general del Estudio es la identificación del potencial de la ampliación del área irrigada existente en la República...
2015
Author(s): Christensen, I., Ricci, M.
To celebrate the Investment Centre’s 50th anniversary, we at FAO reflected on half a century’s worth of experiences in facilitating...
2015
Author(s): Hollinger, F., Staatz J. M.
West African Agriculture is at a turning point. The combination of strong demand growth, economic growth, higher global agricultural prices,...
2015
Author(s): Hancock, J., Adhikari, B.R.
Leasehold forestry is a new kind of property rights regime that started in Nepal about 20 years ago. It has...
2015
Author(s): Veillerette, B., Herforth, A., Dufour, C., Jelensperger, J., Pozarny, P.
Investments in agriculture and food systems are  essential to improve the availability, accessibility and consumption of nutritious foods. This manual...
2015
Author(s): Machado Mendes D., Paglietti, L.
Irrigation can play a critical role in achieving Africa’s agricultural growth potential, which requires a significant increase in historically low...
2015
Author(s): Machado Mendes D., Paglietti, L.
Irrigation can play a critical role in achieving Africa’s agricultural growth potential, which requires a significant increase in historically low...
2015
Author(s): Machado Mendes D., Paglietti, L.
Irrigation can play a critical role in achieving Africa’s agricultural growth potential, which requires a significant increase in historically low...
2014
Author(s): Yarmak, A., Svyatkivska, E., Prikhodko, D.
Worldwide productivity growth throughout the meat production chain has been significant in recent years. Meat production has grown about 300...
2014
Author(s): Prikhodko, D., Davleyev, A.
World food demand has seen massive changes, including a shift from staple foods to animal proteins and vegetable oils. In...