Food security

This year’s Global Food Policy Report takes a look at the latest research on opportunities and challenges the world will face in achieving multiple SDGs.

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Forestry

Almost one-third of the world's forest area is now estimated to be under some form of community-based management, notes FAO report.

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Energy

How can actors in the agri-food industry reduce their dependence on fossil fuels and become more resilient to possible future climate change impacts? A new study shows options for the dairy, rice and vegetable value…

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Coastal protection

Reefs and mangroves reduce the impact of waves hitting coasts, thus decreasing the risks of flooding and erosion, notes a world bank report.

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Biodiversity

FAO warns that many valuable animal breeds continue to be at risk and calls for stronger efforts to use the pool of genetic resources sustainably.

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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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