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August 10, 2018Knowledge Portal
Food security and conflict: Empirical challenges and future opportunities for research and policy making on food security and conflict

This article emphasizes the endogeneity that characterizes the coupling between food (in)security and violent conflict. Results reveal that causal and substantive links exist between food security and violent conflict, spanning the individual up to global levels. »

Datathon Stop Food Loss & Waste
July 25, 2018Knowledge activity
Datathon Stop Food Loss & Waste
Theme: Food Wastage

The power of new approaches and technologies, young minds and reaching outside the box of World Bank domain bubbles, was shown on May 19 and 20, 2018 during the Datathon Food Loss and Waste. The event was organized in Amsterdam at the premises of big data company Xomnia B.V., under the WBG-NL Partnership “Food for All”. »

April 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Webinar series: Farmers’ access to data

This webinar series on farmers’ access to data is a follow-up of a face-to-face course. The first webinar is called ‘Data-driven agriculture overview’, the second ‘Key data for farmers’, and the third ‘Accelerating market adoptation and use of data by smallholders’. »

January 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
How climate drives hunger: Food security climate analyses, methodologies & lessons 2010-2016

This reports acts as a compendium of the main findings from food security climate analyses undertaken by WFP and partners around the world and documenting key lessons learnt from these efforts.  »

July 20, 2017Knowledge Portal
Challenges and opportunities for women’s economic empowerment in agriculture

This blog elaborates on the challenges and opportunities for women’s economic empowerment in agriculture. It states that over the past several years, there has been increasing evidence regarding the importance of women’s economic participation, both for the advancement of women’s rights and gender equality, as well as for the economic well-being of families, communities, sectors and nations.  »

July 12, 2017Knowledge Portal
Painting by numbers: The big picture for gender equality

This blogpost by highlights the challenges related to sex-disaggregated data collection and the limited availability of accurate statistics that reflect the reality of women in poor, rural parts of the world. »