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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

June 2022
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Openness towards strengthening backwards linkages and local sourcing is a key factors in retailer product development and offerings in order...
May 2022
Author(s): del Mar Polo, M., Santos, N., Berdikeev​, S
Agrifood systems are major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and increasingly under pressure to become more resource-efficient. The sector also...
May 2022
Author(s): del Mar Polo, M., Santos, N., Syzdykov, Y.
Agrifood systems are major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and increasingly under pressure to become more resource-efficient. The sector also...
May 2022
Author(s): Prikhodko, D., Sterk, B., Sokolova, A., Monzini, J., Snell, J.
This study was produced under an FAO-EBRD Cooperation project on reviewing the development potential of the tea sectors of Azerbaijan...
May 2022
Author(s): Prikhodko, D., Sterk, B., Sokolova, A., Monzini, J., Snell, J.
  This study was produced under an FAO-EBRD Cooperation project on reviewing the development potential of the tea sectors of Azerbaijan...
April 2022
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The Investment guidelines for youth in agrifood systems in Africa, developed jointly by FAO and the African Union Commission (AUC)...
April 2022
Author(s): Lee, M., Pozarny, P., Aytekin, M.
This investment brief highlights the importance of youth as change agents and key stakeholders contributing to sustainable agrifood systems. It...
March 2022
Author(s): Gordon, A.
One of the nine featured case studies, funded by the Agribusiness Market Ecosystems Alliance with support from IFAD, explores three...
March 2022
Author(s): Takamgang, M.F., Lhoste, F.
One of the nine featured case studies is the Support Programme for the Renovation and Development of Professional Training in...
January 2022
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This document presents in ten pages a summary of the main issues of food systems in Democratic Republic of the Congo,...