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    Food Security and COVID-19
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2021
    Kenya, Angola, Chad, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Global

    June 4, 2021 -- An increasing number of countries are facing growing levels of acute food insecurity, reversing years of development gains. Even before COVID-19 reduced incomes and disrupted supply chains, chronic and acute hunger were on the rise due to various factors including conflict, socio-economic conditions, natural hazards, climate change and pests. COVID-19 impacts have led to severe and widespread increases in global food insecurity, affecting vulnerable households in almost every country, with impacts expected to continue through 2021 and into 2022.

  2. Library Resource
    economic smallholders - FAO

    An analysis based on household data from nine countries

    Reports & Research
    March, 2015
    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Albania

    About two-thirds of the developing world’s 3 billion rural people live in about 475 million small farm households, working on land plots smaller than 2 hectares. 1 Many are poor and food insecure and have limited access to markets and services. Their choices are constrained, but they farm their land and produce food for a substantial proportion of the world’s population. Besides farming they have multiple economic activities, often in the informal economy, to contribute towards their small incomes.

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    fao ethiopia - usaid

    Opportunities and challenges in the face of uncertainty

    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Ethiopia
    The Ethiopian population will grow from present
    102 to almost 190 million in the next three
    decades, out of which 76 million people will live in
    cities and towns vis-à-vis 19 million today. Per capita
    national income, currently at USD 767 per year, will
    almost double by 2050. These changes will trigger
    consumption for all livestock products to increase
    tremendously: between 2015 and 2050 demand for
    milk and beef is estimated to grow by about 5.5
  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2015
    Ethiopia

    This paper examines the role of customary pastoral institutions in managing conflicts. It indicates thatintra‐ethnic conflicts can be managed customarily because of shared norms attributed to the social proximity and cultural homogeneity, whereas managing inter‐ethnic conflicts goes beyond the capacity of elders' council exercising customary law. The introduction of ethnic‐based federalism and historical political relations between different ethnic groups has weakened customary institutions in managing inter‐ethnic conflict.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Our goal is to provide the scientific basis for development investments and policies that promote more productive, profitable agriculture, and healthier diets at no environmental cost. Low-income, smallholder farmers face significant challenges across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). High population growth is coinciding with migration to the cities as younger populations seek out higher income-earning opportunities. Inadequate infrastructure and few markets for agricultural production in rural areas, for example, are leading to stagnated opportunities for smallholders.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa
  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Djibouti

    La République de Djibouti et la FAO n’ont cessé d’intensifier leur coopération depuis l’ouverture de la Représentation de l’Organisation<p></p>en 2008. De nombreux domaines, comme l’accès à l’eau, les productions végétales, animales et halieutiques, l’aquaculture et la<p></p>foresterie ont bénéficié de l’assistance de la FAO. La FAO continue de renforcer sa collaboration avec Djibouti, en mettant l’accent sur la<p></p>résilience et les initiatives de développement durable, y compris les projets ciblant les agropasteurs.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2014
    Comoros

    Since Comoros joined the Organization in 1977, a variety of interventions have been delivered across the food and agriculture sector. Assistance has included capacity building, institutional strengthening and policy formulation as well as direct support to development projects. Current cooperation efforts are geared towards increasing agricultural production, particularly food products, and protecting natural resources – with an emphasis on agroforestry development. Strengthening agricultural data collection and information systems is another priority area.

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe and FAO have partnered in development since the country joined the Organization in 1981. Cooperation<p></p>has grown in recent years, with interventions ranging from capacity development at the institutional level as well as<p></p>for extension staff and farmers to the creation of market linkages and a conducive policy environment.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2018
    Zambia

    Since Zambia joined FAO in 1965, cooperation has focused on the provision of technical assistance across the country’s<p></p>agriculture sector, including rural development. Cooperation has been in line with the country’s successive national<p></p>frameworks, including most recently the 7th National Development Plan, aimed at achieving the Vision 2030 objective of<p></p>transforming Zambia into a middle-income country by 2030.

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