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Agriculture, Rural Development and Forestry

FROM FOME ZERO TO ZERO HUNGER

From Fome Zero to Zero Hunger

A Global Perspective

31 Oct 2019
This publication discusses the international Zero Hunger agenda in light of the achievements of the Fome Zero programme in Brazil. It revisits successful initiatives and discusses current actions, while also critically assessing new and growing challenges to the global food security agenda: obesi...
DUE DILIGENCE TENURE & AGRICULTURA

Due Diligence, Tenure and Agricultural Investment

A Guide to the Dual Responsibilities of Private Sector Lawyers Advising on the Acquisition of Land and Natural Resources - Second edition

31 Oct 2019
This guide examines the responsibilities of private sector lawyers in avoiding, addressing, preventing and mitigating adverse human rights impacts on tenure right holders when advising on agricultural investments. These responsibilities arise under international standards for the protection of le...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2019

The State of Food and Agriculture 2019

Moving Forward on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

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The State of Food and Agriculture
14 Oct 2019
This year's edition provides new estimates of the percentage of the world's food lost from production up to the retail level. It suggests that identifying and understanding critical loss points in specific supply chains – where considerable potential exists for reducing food losses – is crucial t...
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
4 Oct 2019
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...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2019

Commodities and Development Report 2019

Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

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Commodities and Development Report
20 Sep 2019
This report explores key aspects of the two-way relationship between commodities and climate change, discusses the concept of natural resource conversion and explores its application to renewable and non-renewable resources. In addition, it analyses the challenges and opportunities posed by clima...
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...
WOOD ENERGY IN THE ECE REGION

Wood Energy in the ECE Region

Data, Trends and Outlook in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States and North America

6 May 2019
This publication highlights the use of wood for energy and includes the most recent statistics on wood energy markets across the UNECE region. It aims to communicate the relevance of wood energy in the region and help bridge information about the forest and energy sectors. It also intends to offe...
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...