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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2016Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchLatin America and the Caribbean
El sector agropecuario de América Latina es considerado el verdadero motor de la economía en los países de la región (World Bank, 2007; Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y
la Agricultura [FAO], 2013b). La vasta oferta de productos primarios, procesados y semiprocesados, que se comercializan de manera formal e informal en los mercados y puntos de venta de alimentos,
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2016Senegal, Togo
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Global
Les pressions sur les ressources naturelles, de plus en plus intenses, les inégalités qui continuent de se creuser et les répercussions négatives du changement climatique compromettent la capacité de l'homme à se nourrir par lui-même à l'avenir. Tel est le message alarmant d'un nouveau rapport de la FAO publié aujourd'hui.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2017Northern Africa, Western Asia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Global
This edition of The State of the World’s Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture (SOLAW) presents objective and comprehensive information and analyses on the current state, trends and challenges facing two of the most important agricultural production factors: land and water.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2002Global
Armed conflicts are enemies of food security. There is a well established correlation between the exposure of countries to external or internal conflicts, and the deterioration or long-term stagnation in their food security. Most conflicts, and especially the internal conflicts that have now become the dominant model of mass violence, mainly affect rural areas and their populations.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Global
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 agriculture sector in their planned contributions to adaptation and mitigation. To help put those plans into action, this report identifies strategies, financing opportunities, and data and information needs.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesPolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2016Global
This paper is specifically about agricultural mechanisation: the opportunities provided by mechanisation for intensifying production in a sustainable manner, in value addition and agri-food value chain development, as well as the inherent opportunities implied for improved local economies and livelihoods. The establishment of viable business enterprises agro-processors, transport services, and so forth as a result of increased agricultural mechanisation in rural areas, is crucial to creating employment and income opportunities and, thereby, enhancing the demand for farm produce.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2018Global
The objective of this corporate Framework (the ‘Framework’) is to guide the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in carrying out its mandate in its areas of competence and comparative advantage, i.e. food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture, towards a more deliberate and transformative impact on sustaining peace.
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