Publications

In 2022, African economic growth is projected to be a full percentage point below the global rate of 4.9 per cent, mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Food security

“Worryingly, many vulnerable countries are paying more but receiving less food,” writes FAO in its latest Food Outlook.

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SDGs

The report provides up‐to‐date information on the SDG rankings and performance of all UN member states. It highlights the fact that crises in the areas of health, climate and biodiversity as well as geopolitical and…

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Land governance

The guide outlines the practical applications of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) in the context of…

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Youth

Social protection reduces family poverty and vulnerability, thereby diminishing key drivers of child labour, this report states.

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Food systems

Food systems are both impacted by climate change and themselves major contributors to climate change. This report highlights a range of policies and innovations that should be prioritised and implemented now to tackle…

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Forestry

Societies could make better use of forests to conserve biodiversity, better provide for human well-being, and generate income, particularly for rural people this report states, but current investment in forests is far…

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Land management

Restoring land, soils, forests and other ecosystems would contribute more than one-third of the cost-effective climate change mitigation needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C while supporting biodiversity conservation,…

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SDGs

This report assesses the performance of OECD countries by looking at their current achievements, whether they have been moving towards or away from the targets, and how likely they are to meet their commitments by 2030.

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Youth

These guidelines provide practical “how to” steps to develop youth-focused and youth-sensitive investment programmes that see youth as partners in rural development throughout all phases of the investment programme…

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