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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

September 2020
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Serie(s): Annual Review
Sustainable food systems are key to tackling our most pressing challenges – from ending hunger and poverty to preserving the...
July 2020
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The brochure introduces AgrInvest, a blended finance initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) that...
June 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic is a major economic shock, throwing into question the...
June 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the food security, nutrition and climate resilience...
June 2020
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Serie(s): Annual Review
FAO’s Investment Centre provides a wide range of investment support services to developing and transition countries. This third annual review...
April 2020
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This brief offers a set of considerations for ways in which local, provincial and national government can collaborate with wholesale...
April 2020
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As COVID-19 reaches a growing number of communities across Africa, governments’ efforts to contain the spread of the virus need...
February 2020
Author(s): Swinnen, J., Sabrie, R., Francescutti, D., et al.
Strategic investments in the agriculture sector are a catalyst...
February 2020
Author(s): Swinnen, J., Sabrie, R., Francescutti, D., et al.
The Annex report is the accomanying document to the main report 'Study on the State of Agriculture in the Caribbean...
January 2020
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), together with...