Publications

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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Food security

As the third edition of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) report on the impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security is released, global disaster risk governance is…

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Water

This year’s WWDR addresses the question of the value of water. Tools and methodologies for valuing water are imperfect and misapplied, the authors say, pointing out that overcoming differences of opinion and reaching the…

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ICT

Digital agriculture can help to improve yields, cut food loss and waste, and ensure farmers receive fair pay for what they produce. But there are still some concerns.

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Fisheries

This new brief sheds a light on how the fast-growing aquaculture sector can contribute to transforming our food systems. Aquaculture provides a viable alternative to capture fisheries and helps reduce our reliance on…

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Environment

Our planet faces a triple emergency. This report shows how this trio of environmental emergencies interact and have common causes, and thus can only be effectively addressed together.

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Agriculture

In this book, experts offer the latest research in the field of agricultural development. They provide an overview of key emerging issues facing developing-country agriculture today and explore strategies for developing…

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Biodiversity

Biodiversity loss will continue to accelerate unless we change the way we produce food, states this report, calling for an urgent reform of food systems.

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Fisheries

Fisheries and aquaculture production have been disrupted, supply chains have been interrupted and consumer spending restricted by various lockdowns. This significantly impacts developing countries, especially those with…

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Climate change

Climate adaptation plans exist in almost three-quarters of the world’s nations, but financing and implementation are lagging behind, according to this report. Nature-based solutions could help to solve these problems.

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