Agriculture

24.05.2017

This report provides summary findings and conclusions from a set of five case studies examining the scaling up of pro-poor agricultural innovations through commercial pathways in developing countries.more

Food security

17.05.2017

With the Sustainable Development Goals, the international community of states has set itself the goal of putting an end to hunger by 2030. Seven development co-operation experts have now presented their strategies addressing this...more

The authors inquire into how smallholder farmers’ practices are affected by seed policies and laws in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. This publication comes at a time when power is becoming increasingly compacted on the seed market. more

Climate change

03.05.2017

Soil management could make or break climate change response efforts because the Earth's soil carbon reservoir could either release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere or sequester them, according to a report by FAO.more

Microfinance

26.04.2017

In many countries, a lack of access to financial services is a factor which hinders or blocks economic growth. The authors investigate how far the German savings bank model can be transferred to developing and transition...more

Soils

20.04.2017

Sustainable Soil Management (SSM) is a valuable tool for climate change adaptation and a pathway for safeguarding key ecosystem services and biodiversity.more

Food security

12.04.2017

What would it cost to end hunger, and what are the contributions that donors need to make? These issues have been examined by the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the International Food Policy Research...more

India

05.04.2017

The Indian economy is expanding at a fast pace, boosting living standards and reducing poverty nationwide. But there is still a large inequality of living standards between rural and urban areas, and the rural areas are lagging...more

Food security

29.03.2017

This year’s report looks at the impact of rapid urban growth on food security and nutrition, and considers how food systems can be reshaped to benefit both urban and rural populations. more

Food security

22.03.2017

Additional efforts are needed to meet the target of ending hunger by 2030 warns an FAO report.more

Health

15.03.2017

The funding for neglected diseases is declining, according to the latest G-FINDER report „Neglected disease research and development: A pivotal moment for global health“.more

Food security

08.03.2017

A new publication takes a look at the role that food price volatility plays in the context of food and nutrition security and discusses relevant action. more

Africa

03.03.2017

Improving conditions for people and businesses in African cities by aggressively investing in infrastructure and reforming land markets is the key to accelerating economic growth, adding jobs, and improving city competitiveness,...more

Agribusiness

22.02.2017

Boosting agribusinesses requires public policies and regulations that foster growth in the agriculture and food sectors, improve the functioning of markets, and enable agribusinesses and food entrepreneurs to better meet the...more

Coastal protection

15.02.2017

This report finds the Western Indian Ocean assets regions are valued in billions, but foreshadows significant challenges for the region’s ocean-based economies and food supplies in the absence of stronger conservation actions.more

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