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Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAOs efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. FAOs mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.

Food and Agriculture Organization
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
SAVING LIVELIHOODS SAVE LIVES 2018

Saving Livelihoods Saves Lives 2018

10 Sep 2019
This publication highlights some of FAO’s achievements over the past year and identifies pathways to build resilient agriculture-based livelihoods and food systems. The report stresses that humanitarian assistance alone is not enough to win the battle against acute hunger. In 2018, FAO’s work ran...
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION FARM LEVEL

Disaster Risk Reduction at Farm Level

Multiple Benefits, No Regrets - Results From Cost–benefit Analyses Conducted in a Multi-country Study, 2016–2018

10 Sep 2019
This report presents the findings of a multi-year FAO study undertaken on over 900 farms in ten different countries that measured, using field data, benefits gained through the use of innovative farming practices designed to boost the resilience of farmers facing natural disasters. It makes the c...
AGRIPRENEURSHIP ACROSS AFRICA

Agripreneurship across Africa

Stories of Inspiration

10 Sep 2019
This publication aims to inspire budding entrepreneurs in Africa to consider business opportunities in agriculture and agro-industry. Through success stories reflecting real-life agribusiness development experiences, which are organized into four themes (scale, women, youth, and challenging envir...
EL ESTADO LA SEGURIDAD ALIM 2019

El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y nutrición en el mundo 2019

Protegerse frente a la desaceleración y el debilitamiento de la economía

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El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo
15 Jul 2019
Este importante informe anual ofrece información actualizada sobre la prevalencia de la subalimentación en todo el mundo y el número absoluto de personas que padecen hambre, así como estimaciones más recientes de una serie de metas mundiales en materia de nutrición. La edición de este año, que se...
LETAT DE LA SECURITE ALIMEN 2019

L'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2019

Se prémunir contre les ralentissements et les fléchissements économiques

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L'état de la securité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde
15 Jul 2019
Ce grand rapport annuel fait le point sur la prévalence de la sous-alimentation dans le monde et le nombre absolu de personnes souffrant de faim, ainsi que sur les dernières estimations concernant un certain nombre de cibles nutritionelles mondiales. L'édition de cette année examine le rôle du ra...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Agriculture and Climate Change

Challenges and Opportunities at the Global and Local Level - Collaboration on Climate-Smart Agriculture

19 Jul 2019
This publication is intended to provide an overview of the successes reached by the implementation of Project GCP/GLO/534/ITA “International Alliance on Climate-Smart Agriculture”, funded by IMELS and implemented by FAO. The IMELS has fostered, within this project, knowledge sharing on CSA, the c...
THE CARIBBEAN BILLFISH MANAGEMENT

The Caribbean Billfish Management and Conservation Plan

29 Jul 2019
This Caribbean Billfish Management and Conservation Plan has been prepared to reverse the trend of declining stocks of billfish species within the Western Central Atlantic Ocean and its adjacent seas, and to address unsustainable fishing practices. The Members of the Western Central Atlantic Fish...
ATLAS MATURITY STAGE MEDITERRANEAN

Atlas of the Maturity Stages of Mediterranean Fishery Resources

19 Jul 2019
This atlas stems from an experience on fish maturity staging carried out at the Mediterranean level. It aims to present sound approaches to maturity sampling for a wide range of Mediterranean species, based on an accurate and precise determination of the different maturity stages. It includes mac...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018 (R)

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (Russian language)

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (Russian)
31 Dec 2018
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018 (C)

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (Chinese language)

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (Chinese)
31 Dec 2018
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018 (A)

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (Arabic language)

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (Arabic)
31 Dec 2018
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
ESTADO MERCADOS PROD BASIC 2018

El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas 2018

El comercio agrícola, el cambio climático y seguridad alimentaria

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El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas
31 Dec 2018
La presente edición de El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas se centra en la compleja y poco explorada intersección entre el comercio agrícola, el cambio climático y la seguridad alimentaria. El informe realiza una contribución importante a los debates sobre las políticas en ma...
LA SITUAT MARCHES PROD AGRI 2018

La situation des marchés des produits agricoles 2018

Commerce agricole, changement climatique et sécurité alimentaire

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La situation des marchés des produits agricoles
31 Dec 2018
La présente édition de La situation des marchés des produits agricoles s’intéresse à cette zone complexe et peu étudiée où se croisent le commerce agricole, le changement climatique et la sécurité alimentaire. Elle offre une contribution importante aux débats d’orientation sur l’atténuation du ch...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets
31 Dec 2018
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (R)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Russian language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Russian)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (C)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Chinese language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Chinese)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (A)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Arabic language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Arabic)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUT 2018 (R)

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 (Russian language)

Building Climate Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (Russian)
13 May 2019
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. Multiple forms of malnutrition are evident in many countries: adult obesity is growing even as forms of ...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUT 2018 (C)

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 (Chinese language)

Building Climate Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (Chinese)
13 May 2019
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. Multiple forms of malnutrition are evident in many countries: adult obesity is growing even as forms of ...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUT 2018 (A)

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 (Arabic language)

Building Climate Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (Arabic)
13 May 2019
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. Multiple forms of malnutrition are evident in many countries: adult obesity is growing even as forms of ...
EL ESTADO LA SEGURIDAD ALIM 2018

El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo 2018

Fomentando la resiliencia climática en aras de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición

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El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo
13 May 2019
Los nuevos datos del SOFI 2018 confirman un aumento del hambre en el mundo: el número de personas que padecen hambre ha crecido en los últimos tres años, volviendo a niveles de hace casi una década. Las múltiples formas de malnutrición son evidentes en muchos países: la obesidad en los adultos es...
LETAT DE LA SECURITE ALIMEN 2018

L'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2018

Renforcer la résilience face aux changements climatiques pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition

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L'état de la securité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde
13 May 2019
De nouveaux éléments publiés dans le SOFI 2018 confirment une augmentation de la faim dans le monde : le nombre de personnes souffrant de la faim a augmenté au cours des trois dernières années, revenant aux niveaux d'il y a près de dix ans. De nombreuses formes de malnutrition sont évidentes dans...
TACKLING ANTIMICROBIAL USE RESIST

Tackling Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Pig Production

Lessons Learned in Denmark

8 May 2019
This report describes a campaign to limit the use of antimicrobials – specifically antibiotics – in the Danish swine-producing sector. It is a testimony of the collaboration between the regulatory sector within the Ministry of Environment and Food (and its agriculture-focused precursors), private...
AGRICULTURE & CLIMATE CHANGE

Agriculture and Climate Change

Challenges and Opportunities at the Global and Local Level - Collaboration on Climate-Smart Agriculture

2 May 2019
This publication presents the achievements of the International Alliance on Climate-Smart Agriculture project, which include capacity development, training, information-sharing and several country studies. The project notably contributed to feasibility studies in Botswana, Ecuador and Ethiopia, a...
BUILD RESILIENCE SAFE ACCESS

Building Resilience through Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE)

Moving towards a Comprehensive SAFE Framework

7 May 2019
Globally, nearly 3 billion people rely on traditional biomass, such as fuelwood, charcoal or animal waste, as sources of fuel for cooking and heating. The multi-sectoral challenges related to energy access make it crucial to view the issue in a broader frame. FAO's work on Safe Access to Fuel and...
GUIDE IRRIGATION INVEST PROJ

Guidelines on Irrigation Investment Projects

19 Jul 2019
Irrigation has been and will continue to be an agricultural and rural investment priority. Development of the irrigation sector faces multiple challenges, including water scarcity and degradation, competition over shared resources, and the impact of climate change. Innovations are needed to addre...
CROSSING BOUNDARIES: LEGAL POL

Crossing Boundaries

Legal and Policy Arrangements for Cross-border Pastoralism

6 May 2019
This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements. There are many examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movemen...
LES PRODUITS FORESTIERS NON‑LIGNEU

Les produits forestiers non-ligneux

De la restauration des terres à la génération de revenus

18 Apr 2019
Action contre la désertification est un projet qui soutient huit pays - Burkina Faso, Ethiopie, îles Fidji, Gambie, Haïti, Niger, Nigéria et Sénégal - dans la gestion durable et la restauration des terres dégradées. Le projet promeut une approche de restauration communautaire des terres tout au l...
NON-TIMBER FOREST PRODUCTS

Non-timber Forest Products

From Restoration to Income Generation

26 Mar 2019
The Action Against Desertification project supports Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Fiji and Haiti in the sustainable management and restoration of degraded land. The project promotes community-based restoration approaches along value chains - from the seed to the market ...