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Peer-reviewed publication
January 2022
Kenya
China
India

The food systems and territories of Indigenous Peoples sustain much of the world’s biodiversity, cultivated and wild, through agroecological practices rooted in Indigenous cosmovision and cultural and spiritual values. These food systems have a critical role to play in sustainability transformations but are widely threatened and have received limited research attention.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2021
Africa
Kenya

Limiting global warming to the 2°C target that countries have committed to in the 2015 Paris Agreement, and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, will require large-scale expansion of climate-resilient approaches in agriculture and food systems.

Reports & Research
December 2021
Kenya

The Decision on Land Tenure (Decision 26/ COP.14) by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) recognises the importance of responsible land governance for sustainable land management and restoration, as well as for combatting desertification, land degradation and drought.

Food Security and COVID-19
Policy Papers & Briefs
June 2021
Kenya
Angola
Chad
Liberia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Guatemala
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Pakistan
Global

June 4, 2021 -- An increasing number of countries are facing growing levels of acute food insecurity, reversing years of development gains. Even before COVID-19 reduced incomes and disrupted supply chains, chronic and acute hunger were on the rise due to various factors including conflict, socio-economic conditions, natural hazards, climate change and pests.

FAO support of multi-stakeholder platforms on land tenure governance
Conference Papers & Reports
May 2021
Kenya
Malawi
Somalia
Tanzania
South Africa
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Liberia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Guatemala
Colombia
Mongolia

As part of the efforts to find sustainable solutions to complex land tenure issues, multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs) create an inclusive forum where actors can discuss problems and propose solutions to improve governance of tenure and provide better access to natural resources.

Appui de la FAO aux plateformes multi-acteurs sur la gouvernance foncière
Conference Papers & Reports
May 2021
Kenya
Malawi
Somalia
Tanzania
South Africa
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Liberia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Guatemala
Colombia
Mongolia

Dans le cadre de la recherche de réponses durables aux questions foncières complexes, les plateformes multi-acteurs offrent un lieu de débat ouvert qui permet aux acteurs d’aborder les problèmes et de proposer des solutions pour améliorer la gouvernance foncière et l’accès aux ressources naturelles.


Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Kenya
Madagascar
Mozambique

This study set out to estimate the effects of large-scale agricultural investments (LSAIs) on household food security in one community each in Kenya, Madagascar and Mozambique. An endogenous switching regression model was adopted to control for a possible selection bias due to unobserved factors.

Les pêcheries africaines en besoin de réformes pour renforcer la résilience post Covid-19 (étude)
Reports & Research
March 2021
Africa
Djibouti
Kenya
Ghana
Mauritania
Nigeria
Senegal

La pandémie de Covid-19 est sans aucun doute l’événement majeur de santé publique qui a marqué les êtres humains, les sociétés et les esprits dans le monde entier et particulièrement l’Afrique.

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