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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information. We help developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all. Since our founding in 1945, we have focused special attention on developing rural areas, home to 70 percent of the world’s poor and hungry people.
In many rural economies, the forest enterprises of families and communities are major contributors to local livelihoods. - - - 30 June 2014, Rome - Indigenous peoples, local...
In 2008 the Gender in Agriculture (GiA) Sourcebook was published as a result of fruitful partnership of the World Bank, FAO and IFAD. The GiA Sourcebook has now been transformed into an E-...
[28/04/2014] Gender and equity implications of land-related investments - Case of study - Tanzania (FAO, 2013)
A Case Study of Selected Agricultural Investments in Northern Tanzania (2013) For early reports, see FAO’s Corporate Document Repository
[28/04/2014] Gender and equity implications of land-related investments - Cases of study - Ghana (FAO 2013)
Agricultural investments create risks as well as opportunities, for instance The Case Study of Integrated Tamale Fruit Company (2013) In recent years, Ghana has witnessed increased interest from...
[28/04/2014] Gender and equity implications of land-related investments - Case of study - Zambia (FAO 2013)
In recent years, Zambia has witnessed increased interest from private investors in acquiring land for agriculture. As elsewhere, large-scale land acquisitions are often accompanied with promises of...
[28/04/2014] Gender and equity implications of land-related investments - Case of study - Laos (FAO, 2013)
The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities >> A case study of selected agricultural Investments in...
[16/04/2014] Los grandes fabricantes de bebidas de cola respaldan las directrices voluntarias sobre la tenencia de la tierra
PepsiCo se ha sumado a otro gran fabricante de bebidas, la compañía Coca-Cola, dando su apoyo oficial a un conjunto de directrices mundiales que protegen los derechos de las personas pobres y...
Les deux géants de boissons gazeuses PepsiCo et Coca-Cola ont donné leur soutien officiel à une série de directives mondiales s’attachant à protéger les droits des populations pauvres et...
[16/04/2014] Both the Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo have vowed to increase their participation in the Committee on World Food Security
PepsiCo has joined fellow beverage corporation the Coca-Cola Company in giving its official support to a set of global guidelines that protect the rights of poor and vulnerable people to land,...
[15/04/2014] Gender and equity implications of land-related investments - Cases of study - Zambia,Tanzania, Ghana and Lao (FAO, 2013)
The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities A case study of selected agricultural Investments in LAO PDR (2013) A...