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March 2016
Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a deeply fragile and
conflict affected state. It has been in almost constant
conflict for over 35 years since the Soviet invasion of
1979. Today the country is at a crossroads in its
development with economic growth down sharply and poverty

March 2016

The term “inclusive cities” is
increasingly being used as a “catch-all” phrase to signify
intent but with little precision in its use. In this note we
use “inclusive cities” to mean cities in which we see a
commitment to an inclusive politics with the establishment

Climate change and agriculture: Strengthening the role of smallholders cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
March 2016
Global

Smallholder farmers have a vital role to play in global food security and nutrition, and in supporting a range of development and climate change goals. Strengthening the resilience and commercial viability of these farmers, particularly women and youth, can increase their capacity to contribute to these global goals.

Reports & Research
January 2016
Latin America and the Caribbean

El presente documento brinda elementos analíticos y aspectos claves para el acercamiento a la temática “Jóvenes Rurales y Acceso a la Tierra” y ha sido estructurado en base a la experiencia
de trabajo de la Corporación Procasur en América Latina, que ha propiciado investigaciones y espacios de intercambio para ahondar en las estrategias, problemas y desafíos que enfrenta

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2015

Food and nutrition insecurity are becoming increasingly concentrated in conflict-affected countries, affecting millions of people. Policies and interventions that build resilience to these shocks have the power to not only limit the breadth and depth of conflict and violence around the world, but also strengthen national-level governance systems and institutions.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2015

Appetite for fish continues to expand around the globe, despite the stagnant levels of capture fish production. What is the role that aquaculture can play in supplying the world with adequate animal protein? What lessons can be drawn from dynamic Asian aquaculture producers that might guide emerging fish farmers in Africa and elsewhere?

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2015

A series of high-profile food-related scares around the globe has drawn attention to the issue of food safety and other health risks associated with agriculture. Because the scope of the problem is different at different levels of economic development, we need nuanced policy options to promote safer food production systems worldwide.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2015

Water, sanitation, and hygiene can have a profound effect on health and nutrition. A growing base of evidence on the link between sanitation, child height, and well-being has come at an opportune time, when the issue of sanitation and nutrition in developing countries has moved to the top of the post-2015 development agenda.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2015

People in developing countries—particularly the agricultural poor—face a host of risks to their lives and livelihoods, including those stemming from globalization, climate change, and weather shocks.

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