Publications

Environment

Our planet’s ecosystems are dying, and we are the ones who have to do something about this for the sake of the nature, ourselves and future generations, a new UNEP report illustrates.

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Soils

This report reveals soil pollution as one of the world’s major challenges for ecosystem restoration. Soil pollution has serious implications for agri-food systems and human health because of its long-term impact on the…

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Trade

This guide launched by FAO and the African Union Commission aims to help countries enter Africa's new single market.

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Rural development

Improved connectivity, not urban migration, is the best way to enhance development for people in rural areas according to this report.

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Nutrition

Every country in the world is affected by one or more forms of malnutrition. This handbook provides recommendations on how parliamentarians can contribute to improve food systems.

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Food security

The stark warning from the 2021 Global Report on Food Crises reveals that conflict, economic shocks often related to COVID-19 and extreme weather are continuing to push millions of people into acute food insecurity.

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Agroecology

In a recent publication, the FAO looks at the potential of agroecology to make food systems in Asia and the Pacific more sustainable and fit for a post-COVID future.

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Gender

This report measures both women’s power to make their own decisions about their bodies and the extent to which countries’ laws support or interfere with a woman’s right to make these decisions. The data show a strong…

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Food losses

More than 900 million tonnes of food sold to households, retailers, restaurants and other food services were wasted in 2019, according to the Food Waste Index Report that aims to help countries track progress on UN…

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Food systems

Heavy shocks like COVID-19 that disrupt food, health and economic systems are likely to increase over the next decades. Thus, these systems need to become more resilient to cope with further shocks. This year’s Global…

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