The publications section offers a topic specific overview of the latest publications by international research organisations, civil society and academia, but also by the members and partners of the Platform.
The UK Department for International Development and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment published a report on land-based investments and the dilemmas they present to local communities and host governments.
Several major trends of development have framed the pace and direction of rural development. To meet these challenges and use the opportunities, the rural areas need to transform rapidly and inclusively.
FAO has released two reports that analyse the connection between climate change and agriculture - focusing on weather disasters and analysing the role of agriculture in mitigation and adaptation efforts.
A new report published by FAO and the Food Climate Research Network at the University of Oxford in May, that makes a case for addressing sustainability and climate change when promoting good nutrition.
Many smallholder farmers in developing countries are facing food insecurity, poverty and need to deal with climate change impacts and scarce natural resources. Climate-smart agriculture presents a solution.
Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, jeopardising the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016.