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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
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STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1971

The State of Food and Agriculture 1971

Water Pollution and its Effects on Living Aquatic Resources and Fisheries

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The State of Food and Agriculture
21 Nov 1971
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on water pollution and its effects on living aqua...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1972

The State of Food and Agriculture 1972

Education and Training - Accelerating Agricultural Research in the Developing Countries

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The State of Food and Agriculture
2 Dec 1972
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on accelerating agricultural research in developi...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1973

The State of Food and Agriculture 1973

Review by Regions - Agricultural Employment in Developing Countries

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The State of Food and Agriculture
11 Jan 1973
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on the review of agricultural employment in devel...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1974

The State of Food and Agriculture 1974

Review by Regions - Population, Food Supply and Agricultural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture
4 Apr 1974
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on the review of population, food supply and agri...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1975

The State of Food and Agriculture 1975

The Second United Nations Development Decade - Mid-term Review and Appraisal

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The State of Food and Agriculture
25 May 1975
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on the second United Nations development decade.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1976

The State of Food and Agriculture 1976

Energy and Agriculture

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The State of Food and Agriculture
16 Jun 1976
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on energy and agriculture.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1977

The State of Food and Agriculture 1977

The State of Natural Resources and the Human Environment for Food and Agriculture

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The State of Food and Agriculture
7 Jul 1977
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on the state of natural resources and the human e...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1978

The State of Food and Agriculture 1978

Problems and Strategies in Developing Regions

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The State of Food and Agriculture
14 Apr 1978
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on problems and strategies in developing regions.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1979

The State of Food and Agriculture 1979

Forestry and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture
9 Jul 1979
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on forestry and rural development.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1980

The State of Food and Agriculture 1980

World Food Security - World Fisheries and the Law of the Sea

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The State of Food and Agriculture
8 Sep 1980
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on world food security, particularly world fisher...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1981

The State of Food and Agriculture 1981

The Least Developed Countries and World Review - Alleviating Rural Poverty

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The State of Food and Agriculture
19 Jan 1981
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on alleviating rural poverty.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1982

The State of Food and Agriculture 1982

Livestock Production - A World Perspective

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The State of Food and Agriculture
8 Feb 1982
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on livestock production.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1983

The State of Food and Agriculture 1983

Women in Developing Agriculture

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The State of Food and Agriculture
3 Aug 1983
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on women in developing agriculture.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1984

The State of Food and Agriculture 1984

Urbanization, Agriculture and Food Systems

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The State of Food and Agriculture
4 Aug 1984
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on urbanization, agriculture and food systems.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1985

The State of Food and Agriculture 1985

Mid-decade Review of Food and Agriculture

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The State of Food and Agriculture
9 May 1985
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition is the mid-decade review of food and agriculture.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1986

The State of Food and Agriculture 1986

Financing Agricultural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture
8 Jun 1986
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on financing agricultural development.
STATE FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1987/88

The State of Food and Agriculture 1987-1988

Changing Priorities for Agricultural Science and Technology in Developing Countries

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The State of Food and Agriculture
8 Aug 1988
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on changing priorities for agricultural science a...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1989

The State of Food and Agriculture 1989

Sustainable Development and Natural Resources Management

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The State of Food and Agriculture
8 Sep 1989
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on sustainable development and natural resources ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1990

The State of Food and Agriculture 1990

Structural Adjustment and Agriculture

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The State of Food and Agriculture
9 Sep 1990
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on structural adjustment and agriculture.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1991

The State of Food and Agriculture 1991

Agricultural Policies and Issues - Lessons from the 1980s and Prospects for the 1990s

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The State of Food and Agriculture
19 Jan 1991
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on agricultural policies and issues.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1992

The State of Food and Agriculture 1992

Marine Fisheries and the Law of the Sea - A Decade of Change

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The State of Food and Agriculture
2 Sep 1992
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agricultural situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture since 1957 has included one or more special studies on problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on marine fisheries and the law of the sea.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2009

The State of Food and Agriculture 2009

Livestock in the Balance

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The State of Food and Agriculture
2 Sep 2009
This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture is published at a crucial point in time. The world is going through a financial turbulence that has led to a serious economic setback. But this must not mask the global food crisis that has shaken the international agricultural economy and proven ...
STATE FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2010/11

The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-2011

Women in Agriculture - Closing the Gender Gap for Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture
11 Oct 2011
This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture makes the "business case" for addressing gender issues in agriculture and rural employment. The agriculture sector is underperforming in many developing countries, in part because women do not have equal access to the resources and opportunities t...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2012

The State of Food and Agriculture 2012

Investing in Agriculture for a Better Future

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The State of Food and Agriculture
12 Dec 2012
This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture shows that farmers are the largest investors in developing country agriculture and argues, therefore, that farmers and their investment decisions must be central to any strategy aimed at improving agricultural investment. The report also presents ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2013

The State of Food and Agriculture 2013

Food Systems for Better Nutrition

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The State of Food and Agriculture
13 Feb 2013
Malnutrition in all its forms -- undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, and overweight and obesity -- imposes unacceptably high economic and social costs on countries at all income levels. This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture argues that improving nutrition and reducing these co...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2014

The State of Food and Agriculture 2014

Innovation in Family Farming

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The State of Food and Agriculture
14 Jan 2014
More than 500 million family farms manage the majority of the world’s agricultural land and produce most of the world’s food. We need family farms to ensure global food security, to care for and protect the natural environment and to end poverty, undernourishment and malnutrition. But these goals...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2015

The State of Food and Agriculture 2015

Social Protection and Agriculture - Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty

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The State of Food and Agriculture
15 May 2015
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on reducing poverty have been met by many countries, yet many others lag behind and the post-2015 challenge will be the full eradication of poverty and hunger. Many developing countries increasingly recognize that social protection measures are needed to re...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2016

The State of Food and Agriculture 2016

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

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The State of Food and Agriculture
16 Jun 2016
The Paris Agreement, adopted in December 2015, represents a new beginning in the global effort to stabilize the climate before it is too late. It recognizes the importance of food security in the international response to climate change, as reflected by many countries focusing prominently on the ...
WATERSHED MANAGEMENT IN ACTION

Watershed Management in Action

Lessons Learned from FAO Field Projects

7 Jun 2018
This study reviewed the achievements, and also the shortcomings, of 12 watershed management projects technically supported by FAO over the past decade, with a view to learning from experience. Unlike sectoral development approaches, watershed management involves examining the interactions among v...