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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)
TRACK ADAPT AGRICULT SECTORS

Tracking Adaptation in Agricultural Sectors

Climate Change Adaptation Indicators

15 Jun 2018
Tracking adaptation processes and outcomes is a continuous process which also encompasses monitoring and evaluation – one of the important elements of the climate change adaptation. A detailed review of existing literature on adaptation tracking tools showed a number of challenges and limitations...
TOWARDS GENDER EQUIT SMALL

Towards Gender-equitable Small-scale Fisheries Governance and Development

A Handbook

29 Jun 2018
This manual aims at providing practical guidance on how to achieve gender-equitable small-scale fisheries in the context of the implementation of the SSF Guidelines. Women play a key role, in particular in post-harvest activities relating to processing, marketing and trade, but their role remains...
REAL WOMENS RIGHTS LAND LAW

Realizing Women's Rights to Land in the Law

A Guide for Reporting on SDG Indicator 5.A.2

27 Jul 2018
This publication provides methodological guidance for reporting on Target 5.a of the Sustainable Development Goals, namely to “Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, ...
PULSES BYPRODUCTS ANIMAL FEED

Pulses and their By-products as Animal Feed

10 Jul 2018
Humans have been using pulses, and legumes in general, for millennia. Pulses currently play a crucial role in sustainable development due to their nutritional, environmental and economic values. The United Nations General Assembly, at its 68th session, declared 2016 as the International Year of P...
PULSE CROPS SUSTAIN FARMS

Pulse Crops for Sustainable Farms in Sub-Saharan Africa

18 Jul 2018
Pulses have a long history in sub-Saharan Africa due to their multiple benefits. Pulses, and legumes in general, can play an important role in agriculture because their ability to biologically fix atmospheric nitrogen and to enhance the biological turnover of phosphorous; thus they could become t...
GENDER AND ICTS

Gender and ICTs

Mainstreaming Gender in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Agriculture and Rural Development

3 Jul 2018
This publication looks at the benefits of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) when placed in the hands of men and women working in agriculture and in rural areas. It examines the challenges to be overcome and makes recommendations so that rural communities can take full and equal ad...
FOREST CHANGE GREAT MEKONG SUB

Forest Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)

An Overview of Negative and Positive Drivers

2 Jul 2018
This report presents forest changes in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) over a period of 25 years between 1990 and 2015. It describes key drivers that have affected these changes and attempts to address the fundamential question of what drives these changes by focusing on drivers impacting the ...
AGRI INVESTMENT FUNDS FOR DEV

Agricultural Investment Funds for Development

Descriptive Analysis and Lessons Learned from Fund Management, Performance and Private-public Collaboration

11 Jul 2018
This publication explores agricultural investment funds as a vehicle for financing agricultural businesses and projects. It looks at the capital needs of the different agricultural actors along the agricultural value chain and taking into consideration investment funds involving all kinds of inve...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2017

The State of Food and Agriculture 2017

Leveraging Food Systems for Inclusive Rural Transformation

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
17 Aug 2018
One of the greatest challenges today is to end hunger and poverty while making agriculture and food systems sustainable. The challenge is daunting because of continued population growth, profound changes in food demand, and the threat of mass migration of rural youth in search of a better life. T...
STATE WORLD FISH AQUA 2018 (S)

El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2018

Cumplir los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible

Series:
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura
31 Jul 2018
En la edición de 2018 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se hace hincapié en el papel del sector en el cumplimiento de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible y de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y en la medida del avance hacia la consecución de esos objetivos. Se ponen...
STATE WORLD FISH AQUA 2018 (F)

La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture 2018

Atteindre les objectifs de développement durable

Series:
La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture
1 Jun 2018
Dans son édition de 2018, La situation mondiale des pêches et de l’aquaculture donne un coup de projecteur sur le rôle des secteurs de la pêche et de l’aquaculture dans la réalisation du Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030 et des objectifs de développement durable, et mesure les p...
STATE WORLD FISH AQUA 2018 (R)

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 (Russian language)

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (Russian)
13 Jul 2018
The 2018 edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture emphasizes the sector’s role in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, and measurement of progress towards these goals. It notes the particular contributions of inland and small-...
STATE WORLD FISH AQUA 2018 (C)

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 (Chinese language)

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (Chinese)
10 Jul 2018
The 2018 edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture emphasizes the sector’s role in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, and measurement of progress towards these goals. It notes the particular contributions of inland and small-...
STATE WORLD FISH AQUA 2018 (A)

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 (Arabic language)

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (Arabic)
23 Jul 2018
The 2018 edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture emphasizes the sector’s role in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, and measurement of progress towards these goals. It notes the particular contributions of inland and small-...
STATE WORLD FISHERIES & AQUA 2018

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture
17 Aug 2018
The 2018 edition emphasizes the sector’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and measurement of progress towards these goals. It notes the particular contributions of inland and small-scale fisheries, and highlights the importance of rights-based governance for equitable a...
STATE WORLD

The State of the World’s Forests 2018 (Russian language)

Forest Pathways to Sustainable Development

25 Jun 2018
Nearly three years ago, world leaders agreed to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the central framework for guiding development policies throughout the world. This edition of The State of the World’s Forests is aimed at en...
STATE WORLD

The State of the World’s Forests 2018 (Chinese language)

Forest Pathways to Sustainable Development

18 Jul 2018
Nearly three years ago, world leaders agreed to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the central framework for guiding development policies throughout the world. This edition of The State of the World’s Forests is aimed at en...
STATE WORLD

The State of the World’s Forests 2018 (Arabic language)

Forest Pathways to Sustainable Development

16 Jul 2018
Nearly three years ago, world leaders agreed to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the central framework for guiding development policies throughout the world. This edition of The State of the World’s Forests is aimed at en...
STATE WORLD

El estado de los bosques del mundo 2018

Las vías forestales hacia el desarrollo sostenible

Series:
El estado de los bosques del mundo
11 Jul 2018
Hace casi tres años, los líderes mundiales acordaron la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas y sus 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS). Es decir, el marco central que ha de guiar las políticas de desarrollo en todo el mundo. Esta edición de El estado de los bos...
STATE WORLD

La situation des forêts du monde 2018

Les forêts au service du développement durable

Series:
La situation des forêts du monde
24 Jul 2018
Il y a près de trois ans, les dirigeants du monde approuvaient le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement durable à l’horizon 2030 et ses 17 objectifs de développement durable (ODD), qui allaient devenir le cadre central d’orientation des politiques de développement du monde entier. La ...
STATE OF THE WORLD

The State of the World’s Forests 2018

Forest Pathways to Sustainable Development

Series:
The State of the World’s Forests
17 Aug 2018
This publication is aimed at enhancing our understanding of how forests and their sustainable management contribute to achieving several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Time is running out for the world’s forests: we need to work across sectors, bring stakeholders together, and take ...
STATE OF FOOD INSECURITY 2011

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011

How Does International Price Volatility Affect Domestic Economies and Food Security?

13 Feb 2012
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011 highlights the differential impacts that the world food crisis of 2006-08 had on different countries, with the poorest being most affected. This year's report focuses on the costs of food price volatility, as well as the dangers and opportunities pre...
SAFEGUARDING FOOD SECURITY IN VOLA

Safeguarding Food Security in Volatile Global Markets

24 Aug 2011
This book is a timely publication, as world leaders deliberate the causes of the latest bouts of food price volatility, and search for solutions that address the recent velocity of financial, economic, political, demographic, and climatic change. As a collection compiled from a diverse group of e...
STATE WORLD FISHERIES & AQUA 2008

State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008, The

16 Mar 2009
This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some of the aspects of fisheries and aquaculture that may receive increasing attention: climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards and ce...
STATE OF FOOD INSECURITY 2008

State of Food Insecurity in the World 2008, The

High Food Prices and Food Security - Threats and Opportunities

17 Feb 2009
The state of Food Insecurity in the World 2008 represents food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' (FAO) ninth progress report on world hunger since the 1996 World Food Summit (WFS). This year’s report focuses on high food prices, which are having a serious impact on the poorest p...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2008

The State of Food and Agriculture 2008

Biofuels - Prospects, Risks and Opportunities

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
17 Nov 2008
The publication surveys the current status of the biofuel debate, exploring implications for food security, the environment and agricultural development in developing countries. It addresses the biophysical and economic potential of 1st and 2nd generation biofuels and its implications on agricult...
STATE WORLD FISHERIES & AQUA 2006

State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006, The (Includes CD-ROM)

22 Feb 2008
This 2006 report provides an overview of developments in world fisheries and aquaculture, a review of issues confronting fishers and fish farmers, and a presentation of seven in-depth studies undertaken by FAO. The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture ends with a discussion of the challenges ...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2006

State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2006, The

11 Jan 2008
The 2006 report focuses on the question of why the development and food security needs of developing countries need to be better reflected in the design and implementation of new agreements on further liberalization of international agricultural markets, and describes mechanisms under discussion ...