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Drought risk reduction in agriculture: a review of adaptive strategies in East Africa and the Indo-Gangetic Plain of South Asia.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Cenacchi, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is a component of the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) - funded project "Impacts of Climate Extr...

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Adapting to a changing climate.

Published online: 29 Nov 2018

Published by: International Center for Biosaline Agriculture

Content type: Miscellaneous

Changing climate, weather extremes and associated water stresses increasingly dominate news headlines and global risk reports. Whilst researchers and ...

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Ninth session of the Committee on Aquaculture, Marrakech, Morocco, 24-26 February 2015.

Published online: 27 Jul 2016

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The ninth session of the Committee on Aquaculture (CAQ) of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) was held in Marrakech, Morocc...

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Local wild plants from the Thar Desert for improved health and food security.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Dheeraj Singh & Rakesh Bhardwaj & Chaudhary, M. K. & Meena, M. L. & Wangchu, L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The Thar Desert of western India has provided several 'miracle' plants of immense food and medicinal value. Native communities have adopted a unique i...

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Policy coherence for agricultural transformation in African least developed countries (LDCs): aligning agriculture and trade policymaking processes.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization & European Centre for of Development Policy Management

Content type: Miscellaneous

Agricultural transformation is crucial for the economic development prospects of Africa's least developed countries (LDCs), and for improving their do...

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Gender differences in climate change risk, food security and adaptation: a study of rural households' reliance on agriculture and natural resources to sustain livelihoods.

Published online: 02 Nov 2016

Authors: Tibesigwa, B. & Visser, M. & Hunter, L. & Collinson, M. & Twine, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate and weather variability in sub-Saharan Africa disproportionately leave female-headed households food insecure. However, the extent and reasons...

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The role of the private sector in food system resilience: lessons from Cambodia.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Authors: Akriti Rana & Babu, S. C.

Content type: Bulletin

A food system approach to attaining Sustainable Development Goals related to poverty eradication, hunger elimination, and health and nutrition is gain...

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Enabling regulatory frameworks for contract farming.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Viinikainen, T. & Caro, C. B.

Content type: Bulletin

FAO's previous contribution to the development of contract farming saw the publication in 2015 of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farmin...

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Global forest resources assessment 2015: how are the world's forests changing?

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Content type: Miscellaneous

The contributions of forests to the well-being of humankind are far-reaching. Forests provide vital wood supplies, help to combat rural poverty, and e...

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The sluggard has no locusts: from persistent pest to irresistible icon.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Dominy, N. J. & Fannin, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Desert locusts Schistocerca gregaria are threatening the food security of millions of people and devastating economies in eastern Africa and northern ...

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