Publications [ID: 146]

Publications

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.

Land Deal Dilemmas: Grievances, human rights, and investor protections

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.

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Rural Development Report 2016: Fostering inclusive rural transformation

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.

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Agricultural Sector in the intended nationally determined contributions

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.

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Nourishing Millions – Stories of change in nutrition

This new publication recognises that nutrition is currently receiving unprecedented attention and that people need guidance on how to design, implement and evaluate nutrition policies and programs.

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From promise to impact – the global nutrition report 2016

The Global Nutrition Report documents the world’s progress in combating malnutrition, and it identifies best practice examples and actions to accelerate that progress and fill existing gaps.

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Adopting territorial approach to food security and nutrition policy

Focusing policy approaches on one issue limits the needed long-term sectoral and territorial inclusiveness of food security strategies, territorial approach could be the solution.

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Plates, pyramids and planet: FAO/FCRN analysis of dietary guidelines and sustainability

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.

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Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Climate-smart Agriculture in smallholder farming systems

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.

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UNDP Human Development Report 2016

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.

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