Land governance

Secure land tenure rights for all are essential for the realization of a wide range of human rights and a basic requirement to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, as they underpin economic development, ecological…

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Health

According to a recently published report by the World Food Program (WFP), more than 821 million people regularly go to bed hungry, over 100 million of whom suffer from acute hunger, largely because of anthropogenic…

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Health

The economic costs of the pandemic have been harsher than the direct impact of COVID-19 for the African continent, the authors of this report state. Nevertheless, without adequate protection, estimates show that hundreds…

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Fisheries

The impact of El Niño on fisheries and aquaculture depends on what type of ENSO event occurs, according to this report. Unfortunately, current forecast models have little ability to predict which (ENSO) type will occur.

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Food security

This year’s edition of the annual report on acute food insecurity and malnutrition reveals the scope of food crises as COVID-19 poses new risks to vulnerable countries.

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Finance

Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, one in five countries – home to billions of people living in poverty – were likely to see per capita incomes stagnate or decline in 2020. Now, billions more are prone to be affected…

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Health

Experts from FAO analyse how the emerging COVID-19 pandemic affects agricultural markets – both on the supply and the demand side.

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Food systems

Inclusive food systems could help people to withstand shocks, providing opportunities to improve food and nutrition security, generate income, and drive inclusive economic growth, states this report.

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Gender

Woman play an important, though often invisible, role in agriculture. This publication aims to provide guidance to foster gender equality and women’s empowerment in agricultural supply chains.

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SDGs

This report warns that the region remains unlikely to meet any of the 17 SDGs by 2030 without concerted and extra efforts from all stakeholders. There is a striking lack of progress on environmental SDGs in Asia-Pacific,…

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