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September 7, 2018Knowledge Portal
Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor 2018

This report presents an examination of the recent trends, current status, and future outlook of African agricultural trade in global and regional markets. The analyses demonstrate undeniable improvements in Africa’s trade performance since the late 1990s. Nevertheless, progress has been uneven. »

September 6, 2018Knowledge Portal
Identifying climate-smart agriculture research needs

This article addresses questions raised by climate-smart agriculture (CSA) within three areas: conceptualization, implementation, and implications for policy and decision-makers. The article shows that CSA is both a technical and political concept, requiring the bridging of several disciplines. »

September 3, 2018Knowledge Portal
Building a resilient and sustainable agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

This book is a collection of papers related to a better understanding of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and to the best policy options for enhancing its resilience and sustainability. It offers technical analyses, policy recommendations and an overview of success stories for agricultural sustainability. »

August 15, 2018Knowledge Portal
Food systems for sustainable development: Proposals for a profound four-part transformation

This paper is calling on the need for a transformation of food systems in order to achieve the SDGs and the Paris Agreement. This transformation is needed to deliver multiple and simultaneous social, economic, and environmental outcomes, including poverty eradication and mitigation and adaptation to climate change. »

August 15, 2018Knowledge Portal
Conflict and hunger: Breaking a vicious cycle

This report presents the findings and recommendations from a series of seminars on the link between conflict and hunger. Preventing conflict, mitigating its negative impacts on food security and establishing sustainable, resilient and inclusive food systems requires a multi-disciplinary response. »

August 14, 2018Knowledge Portal
No more missed opportunities: Advancing public-private partnership to achieve the global nutrition goals

This report is the outcome of a dialogue between 40 representatives from governments, food industry, UN agencies and NGO’s to lay a stronger foundation for public-private engagement (PPE) in nutrition. The revolution of data technology has the potential to close vast gaps in our knowledge about nutrition. »