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Policy and Advocacy
COP27 Side-EvenCOP27 Side-Event: Climate-Resilient Food Systems And Peace: Exploring The Interconnections
All CountriesHDP Nexus Coalition

This document presents six key recommendations resulting from the COP27 Side Event on 11 November 2022, "Climate-resilient Food Systems and Peace: Exploring the Interconnections." Panelists discussed the interconnection between climate change, food i...

Policy and Advocacy
Nutrition-Relevant Policy In West Africa: A Comprehensive Review
All CountriesVerstraeten, Roosmarijn., Becquey, Elodie., Touré,...

Malnutrition continues to be a major health burden in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and is one of the predominant risk factors for ill health and death, with women and children being most vulnerable. Most countries in the region show varia...

Policy and Advocacy
The Risk Of Demand Shocks In Dairy Value Chains In Uganda: Policy Lessons From The COVID-19 Crisis
UgandaNabwire, Leocardia., Van Campenhout, Bjorn

This policy note summarizes results of a study on the impact of COVID-19 on dairy value chains in Uganda. We use a stack survey consisting of 1616 dairy farmers, 695 small-scale milk traders, and 93 milk collection centers (MCCs) that were surveyed i...

Policy and Advocacy
Repurposing Agriculture’s Public Budget To Accelerate Transformation In Ethiopia

This brief summarizes the findings of the FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-04 "Repurposing agriculture's public budget to align healthy diets affordability and agricultural transformation objectives in Ethiopia", belongs to a s...

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The (continued) Potential Of Motorized Mechanization
All CountriesFAO

Motorized mechanization is an important form of agricultural automation and has the capacity to transform agriculture and rural livelihoods. Its benefits have resulted in a substantial increase in mechanization worldwide, although adoption has been u...

Policy and Advocacy
Transforming Agriculture With Digital Automation
All CountriesFAO

The adoption of digital automation technologies in agriculture has been slow despite its potential to enhance the precision of agricultural operations, improve working conditions, and address environmental challenges, while building resilience to sho...

Policy and Advocacy
Enabling Inclusive Agricultural Automation
All CountriesFAO

Agricultural automation reshapes the labour market. In situations of rising wages and labour scarcity, agricultural automation can stimulate employment by allowing producers to expand production and by creating jobs along agrifood systems. Conversely...

Policy and Advocacy
Repurposing Agricultural Policies And Support
All CountriesGautam, Madhur; Laborde, David; Mamun, Abdullah; M...

The report finds that repurposing a portion of government spending on agriculture each year to develop and disseminate more emission-efficient technologies for crops and livestock could reduce overall emissions from agriculture by more than 40 percen...

Policy and Advocacy
Climate-Resilience Policies And Investments For Egypt’s Agriculture Sector
EgyptPerez, Nicostrato D; Kassim, Yumna; Ringler, Claud...

The importance of a resilient agriculture sector in providing food security, livelihoods, and household income was highlighted in many countries by the recent pandemic, as was the capacity of the sector to cushion the negative impacts of the subseque...

Policy and Advocacy
Food System Opportunities In A Turbulent Time
All CountriesWorld Bank Group

This report discusses short-term measures combined with medium- to long-term policy actions that can strengthen African countries' capacity to build resilience and seize opportunities to unlock productivity-enhancing growth while protecting the poor...

Policy and Advocacy
Tracing Inclusivity: Contribution Of The Dutch Private Sector To Inclusive Development In Kenya

Foreign companies operating in a ‘host’ country’s private sector play an important role in fostering inclusive development in these nations. This PhD thesis, exploring the contributions of the Dutch private sector to inclusive development in Kenya’s...

Policy and Advocacy
Sustainable Financing Of Research And Innovation To Improve The Performance Of Africa Food System
All CountriesFARA

The growing demand for food in Africa and the need to fight hidden hunger cannot be overemphasized. Appropriate financing of agricultural research and innovation is one way to accomplish this feat. Available statistics showed a good correlation betwe...

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