Publications

Forestry

Forests are an important part of the solution to help avert climate catastrophe. But more needs to be done to avoid forest loss and degradation, and efforts have to be coupled with sustainable forest management,…

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Fisheries

But this cookbook by FAO is about more than cooking. Published in the UN-designated International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture, it carries an appeal to recognise the important contribution of fishers to…

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Climate change

More climate adaptation finance in Africa is needed, according to this report. It includes recommendations on increasing the volume and efficacy of financial flows.

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Climate change

Governments, international development partners and industry should invest in sustainable food cold chains to decrease hunger, boost livelihoods and adapt to climate change, this report says.

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Energy

Pledges and targets for the energy transition are not ambitious enough, says a new report. At COP27, experts are calling on global leaders to bridge the renewables’ deployment gap.

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Agriculture

This report sheds light on the current stage of agricultural automation and the role it can play in making food production more efficient and environmentally friendly.

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Agriculture

Parts of global crop production are lost to pests and plant pathogens each year. Pesticides have been designed to prevent these yield losses – but they also give rise to new problems. Published in October, the ‘Pesticide…

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Trade

Amid supply chain disruptions, rising prices and a looming food crisis, the African Continental Free Trade Area could be a game-changer, but only if it embarks on ambitious tariff liberalisation and disciplines on…

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Forestry

Protecting the animals, plants, fungi and microorganisms that thrive in forests must become a central goal of sustainable forest management worldwide, according to a this report.

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Forestry

This report combines the results of a long-term outlook for the forest sector to 2050 with an assessment of wood demand in a sustainable economic environment.

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