World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends
ICT

For digital technologies to benefit everyone everywhere, WDR 2016 says there is an urgent need for governments to close the remaining digital divide, especially in internet access.

 

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Land management

This publication seeks to facilitate and advance thinking on how to achieve sustainable landscapes, especially in the context of increasing demands for food, fibre and fuel that may alter landscapes substantially in…

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Development policy

Human progress will accelerate when everyone who wants to work has the opportunity to do so under decent circumstances, noets the Human development report (HDR) 2015.

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Food security

This guide describes the practical application of FAO’s ‘Save and Grow’ model of sustainable crop production intensification to the world’s key food security crops: maize, rice and wheat.

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Bioeconomy

The shift to biomass-based economies can become a threat to global food security. The publication shows how the human right to adequate food can be ensured in local biomass production and in certification systems in food…

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Poverty reduction

Ending poverty and stabilising climate change will be two unprecedented global achievements and two major steps toward sustainable development, argues report.

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