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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...
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, ...
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...
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

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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...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2018

The Least Developed Countries Report 2018

Entrepreneurship for Structural Transformation - Beyond Business as Usual

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Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2018
For Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, they need to transform the structure of their economy. This, in turn, requires entrepreneurship that innovates. The entrepreneurial landscape in LDCs is dominated by micro and small enterprises with low ch...
STATE WORLD FISH AQUA 2018 (S)

El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2018

Cumplir los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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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...
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El estado de los bosques del mundo 2018

Las vías forestales hacia el desarrollo sostenible

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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...
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La situation des forêts du monde 2018

Les forêts au service du développement durable

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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

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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 ...