Climate change


A new report by the Climate Land Ambition and Rights Alliance looks at approaches to mitigating climate change that are already available, and that safeguard food security and food sovereignty, land rights, and biodiversity.more

Food security


At a time where technology is infiltrating every area of our lives, this year’s Right to Food and Nutrition Watch report takes a closer look at how this new era impacts food, our source of life, identity and social relations.more

Poverty reduction


Despite decline in extreme poverty, broader measures show billions still struggle to meet basic needs. Global poverty has fallen to a new low of 10 per cent. But poverty rates remain high in low-income countries, countries...more



This year’s FAO report on the State of Food and Agriculture is devoted to the topic of migration. It provides an analysis of the factors in rural areas which contribute to migration decisions and recommends tailored policy and...more



Africa’s global exports increased by one third between 1998 and 2013, but constraints to trade and growing import levels continue to limit the continent from reaching its potential notes report.more



The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are unlikely to be met without massive investments in different forms of innovation: incremental improvements and transformative innovations pursuing bold missions and bottom-up solutions....more



Global food markets can contribute to climate-change response efforts and to fighting food insecurity, according to a report published by FAO. For this, trade policies are needed that promote well-functioning global markets,...more



The report prepared by The World in 2050 initiative focuses on transformative governance patterns, concrete political, social, and institutional policies and reforms to implement the 2030 Agendamore

Food security


The 2018 edition of the annual UN report states that the number of food-insecure people in the world is still rising. Immediate action is needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030.more

Development policy


Africa's agriculture has the potential to become the driving force of the continent’s development, according to a study by Berlin Institute.more



This year’s World’s Forests report by FAO urges governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them. But the report also points out a gradual increase in sustainable practices...more

Rural mechanisation


This report argues that successful mechanisation will be key to tackling major challenges on the African continent, from spiralling food import costs to rampant rural unemployment.more

Development policy


The report argues that Africa needs more coherent development strategies that prioritise improved public action in order to stand up to the challenges of growth, jobs and inequalities prompted by the continent's remarkable...more



Security of access to lands, territories and natural resources is fundamental to the autonomous development of indigenous peoples. A new report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) looks at the collective...more

The Spotlight Report on Sustainable Development 2018 includes a chapter on the links between food, health and the environment that calls for new priorities and approaches to make food systems sustainable. The Report was launched...more

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