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Research and Development
Genetic Analysis of Agronomic and Fall Armyworm-Resistance Traits in Maize Hybrids with Varying Levels of Resistance to Stem Borers
NigeriaAnthony Job, Innocent Iseghohi* , Ayodeji Abe, Muh...

Stem borer (SB) and more recently, fall armyworm (FAW) are serious economic pests in maize production in sub-Saharan Africa. It is hypothesized that SB-resistant germplasm may confer resistance against FAW. However, the performance of SB-resistant...

Others
Good Beekeeping Practices For Sustainable Apiculture
All CountriesFAO, Apimondia, CAAS, IZSLT

Bees provide a critical link in the maintenance of ecosystems, pollination. They play a major role in maintaining biodiversity, ensuring the survival of many plants, enhancing forest regeneration, providing sustainability and adaptation to climate ch...

Others
Preferred Attributes For Sustainable Wetland Management In Mpologoma Catchment, Uganda: A Discrete Choice Experiment
UgandaBunyangha J., Muthumbi A. W. N., Egeru A., Asiimwe...

Sustainable wetland management is a focus of many countries worldwide. These mainly use protection as a key policy directive for conservation. However, avoidance directives tend to disenfranchise local populations. Thus, such management is often resi...

Nutrition
South-South In Action
All CountriesFAO; United Nations Office Of South-South Cooperat...

This publication outlines key features of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) and how FAO has applied SSTC to the delivery of its mission. The case studies presented provide a window on how SSTC has contributed to alleviating hunger and mal...

Food Safety
Country Gender Assessment Of The Agriculture And Rural Sector: Egypt
EgyptFAO

The purpose of the Country Gender Assessment of Agriculture and the Rural Sector (CGA-ARS) is to expand the evidence base on gender, agriculture, rural development, food security and nutrition, and inform the programming of the Food and Agriculture O...

Training and Capacity Building
FAO E-Learning Academy: Major Achievements For 2021
All CountriesFAO

This publication describes the activities and initiatives implemented by the elearning Academy in 2021. 2021 was an exceptionally productive and successful year with over 700 000 learners throughout the world, more than 90 FAO multilingual elearning...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Onto The Farm, Into The Home: How Intrahousehold Gender Dynamics Shape Land Restoration In Eastern Kenya
KenyaMary Crossland, Ana Maria Paez Valencia, Tim Pagel...

While attention has been paid largely to forest restoration, meeting global land restoration pledges will require scalingup restoration of ecosystem services on agricultural land. This paper contributes to the literature on restoration practice and a...

Climate Change
A Rapid Review Of Effective Financing For Policy, Implementation And Partnerships Addressing Drought Risks
All CountriesKing, C., Salman, M., Tsegai, D., Naqvi, M.

The report presents an overview of current knowledge and thinking concerning the effectiveness of three distinct layers of financing that set out to address drought risks in different ways. For each of these, results are conceptualized and measured i...

Food Safety
Insect And Hydroponic Farming In Africa
All CountriesVerner Dorte, Roos Nanna, Halloran Afton, Surabian...

This book finds that frontier agriculture is a viable complement to conventional agriculture in Africa and could meet many of the continent’s social, economic, environmental, and food security challenges. The book also shows that frontier agriculture...

Policy and Advocacy
Micronutrient Deficiencies In South Sudan
South SudanBenita Kayembe

This paper focuses on proposed intervention aimed at fighting micronutrient deficiencies to in increase micronutrient intake in South Sudan. The short-term goal is to provide micronutrient supplements to improve the health of recipients, and the long...

Agri-Food News and Media
Camel Leasing: What Do the Participants Think?
SomaliaKaitlin Lesnick

In a camel leasing arrangement, camel milk dairies lease lactating camels from pastoralists when the pastoralists are unable to care for the animals due to shocks or other stressors.

Climate Change
Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
All CountriesIPCC

The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report assesses the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels. It also reviews vulnerabilities and the capacities...

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