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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

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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

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

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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...
STATE WORLD

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 ...
INTL TRADE OUTLK 2017

International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2017

Recovery in an Uncertain Context

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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
18 Jun 2018
This first edition of International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean, which is the continuation of Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy with a new title, covers 2017 and contains three chapters. The first chapter describes the current international context and the...
DEV CAP ESCWA RENEWABLE ENERGY (A)

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (Arabic language)

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Renewable Energy Module

7 Jun 2018
This module highlights the utilization of Renewable Energy (RE) to strengthen Water-Energy nexus. It addresses the utilization of RE commercialized technologies to improve water security by providing the power needed by water-related activities such as water distribution and wastewater treatment....
DEV CAP ESCWA RENEWABLE ENERGY

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Renewable Energy Module

4 Jun 2018
This module highlights the utilization of Renewable energy (RE) to strengthen Water-Energy nexus. It addresses the utilization of RE commercialized technologies to improve water security by providing the power needed by water-related activities such as water distribution and wastewater treatment....
AGRARIAN LABOUR & RES SUB SAHA AFR

Agrarian Labour and Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gender and Generational Change within Family Farms, 1980-2015

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
22 Mar 2018
This paper traces the restructuring of rural families’ agricultural production, the intra-household division of labour, and land usage in the interim between the global oil price rise of 1979 and its precipitous fall by 2015. These decades witnessed smallholder export crop production becoming inc...
DOES GROUP FARMING EMPOWER RURAL

Does Group Farming Empower Rural Women?

The Indian Experience

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
12 Dec 2017
Few programmes for economically empowering rural women in India have focused seriously on farming—the one occupation in which the women have most experience. Hence, two state-level initiatives in the early 2000s stand out, both because they focused on improving women’s livelihoods within agricult...
MEASUR VALU FOREST GREEN ECON

Measuring the Value of Forests in a Green Economy

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Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
24 May 2019
This paper presents green economy related definitions and concepts, and internationally developed assessment methods, notably natural capital accounting approaches, and in this way explore aligning forest sector approaches to those being used in wider contexts. It also proposes preliminary sugges...
GREEN JOBS THE FOREST SECTOR

Green Jobs in the Forest Sector

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
17 May 2019
The study Green Jobs in the Forest Sector provides an overview of existing Green Forest Jobs and identifies possible areas for future activities and jobs in the forest sector, and may serve as starting point for further analysis and discussion on the future of Green Forest Jobs. It offers a frame...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - GUM ARABIC

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Gum Arabic

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
22 May 2019
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This issue of "Commodities at a Glance" explores the economic, social and e...