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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.

Publications récentes

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...
June 2022
Author(s):
Openness towards strengthening backwards linkages and local sourcing is a key factors in retailer product development and offerings in order to meet the new challenges in the next normal. The COVID-19 crisis has underlined the shortcomings of the current system, and has also intensified the demand for shorter supply chains, traceability, transparency and food that is sustainably sourced.   This document is...
May 2022
Author(s): Dankova, R., Burton, M., Salman, M., Clark, A.K., Pek, E.
Modernizing irrigation systems in Central Asia could increase the productivity of the irrigation sector to meet growing food and export demand, while also improving farmers’ livelihoods. It could ensure greater irrigation efficiency and crop productivity amid growing water scarcity in the region and deliver cost-effective and reliable irrigation services to farmers. In addition, modernized systems could contribute to national development...
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 faces threats from climate change, due to its dependence on natural resources. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), collaborating within the Finance and Technology Transfer Centre for...
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 faces threats from climate change, due to its dependence on natural resources. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), collaborating within the Finance and Technology Transfer Centre for...
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 and Georgia. As a result of the joint research in the two countries carried out as part of the project, a similar separate review of the Azerbaijani tea sector was also published under the FAO Investment Centre's Knowledge for Investment...
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 and Georgia. As a result of the joint research in the two countries carried out as part of the project, a similar separate review of the Georgian tea sector was also published under the FAO Investment Centre's Knowledge for Investment...
April 2022
Author(s): Lee, M., Pozarny, P., Aytekin, M.
Le présent document d’investissement souligne l’importance des jeunes en tant qu’agents du changement et parties prenantes clés contribuant à des systèmes agroalimentaires durables. Il présente un aperçu des Directives en matière d’investissement pour les jeunes dans les systèmes agroalimentaires en Afrique élaborées conjointement par la FAO et la Commission de l’Union africaine dans le cadre d’un processus multipartite et participatif....
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