There is growing evidence that investing in developing countries’ agricultural sector is among the most efficient ways to reduce poverty and hunger. Agricultural investments can generate a wide range of developmental benefits, but these benefits cannot be expected to arise automatically and some forms of large-scale investment carry risks for host countries. Although there has been much debate about the potential benefits and risks of international investment, there is a lack of systematic evidence on the actual impacts on the host country and their determinants.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Egypt, Nigeria, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, Ethiopia, Niger, Thailand, Mozambique, Morocco, Philippines, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Cambodia, Senegal, Sudan, Brazil
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Botswana, South Sudan, Chad, Gabon, Kenya, Africa
FAO established a presence in Equatorial Guinea more than 30 years ago with the opening of a country office in Malabo. In June 2013, cooperation was strengthened with the establishment of a Partnership and Liaison Office and the appointment of the first FAO Representative in the country
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Sudan, Egypt, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Eritrea, Seychelles, Mozambique, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Africa
This paper discusses – at the sub-basin level – the regional differences and comparative advantages for agricultural development and water resources utilization in the Nile Basin. It looks at options for development, projected in the regional context, and the importance of agricultural water use for social and food security in the different parts of the basin.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2016Angola, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Malawi, Niger, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, South Sudan, Chad, Kenya, Africa
FAO has focused and integrated its work in the Region through three Regional Initiatives. The Initiatives respond to the priorities of member-states and will achieve demonstrable impact in a time bound manner, whilst responding to FAO’s Strategic Objectives. In Africa, the Regional Initiatives were developed based on an in-depth cross-sectoral and interdisciplinary review of regional issues.
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