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policy and advocacy (25 Results)
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The Links between Food-Related Trade and Fiscal Policies and Obesity Rates in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
All CountriesKIBROM ABAY, HOSAM IBRAHIM, CLEMENS BREISINGER AND...

Obesity and overweight are major public health problems strongly linked to high prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, which are projected to have an overall cost of almost $7 trillion in the next...

Policy and Advocacy
Repurposing Agricultural Policies and Support : Options to Transform Agriculture and Food Systems to Better Serve the Health of People, Economies, and the Planet
All CountriesGautam, Madhur Laborde, David Mamun, Abdullah Mart...

The report finds that repurposing a portion of government spending on agriculture each year to develop and disseminate more emission-efficient technologies for crops and livestock could reduce overall emissions from agriculture by more than 40 percen...

Policy and Advocacy
Policy Atlas on Food and Nutrition Security and Resilience: Kenya
KenyaWIM MARIVOET, JOHN M. ULIMWENGU AND LEYSA MATY SAL...

This report is the final outcome of various knowledge products and training material, usually labelled as “printed eAtlas”, which have been developed and shared with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the Voice for Change Partnership (V4CP) pro...

Policy and Advocacy
Policy Atlas on Food and Nutrition Security: Ghana
GhanaWIM MARIVOET, JOHN M. ULIMWENGU AND LEYSA MATY SAL...

This report is the final outcome of various knowledge products and training material, usually labelled as “printed eAtlas”, which have been developed and shared with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the Voice for Change Partnership (V4CP) pro...

Policy and Advocacy
Policy Atlas on Food and Nutrition Security: Rwanda
RwandaWIM MARIVOET, JOHN M. ULIMWENGU AND LEYSA MATY SAL...

This report is the final outcome of various knowledge products and training material, usually labelled as “printed eAtlas”, which have been developed and shared with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the Voice for Change Partnership (V4CP) pro...

Policy and Advocacy
Modeling the Recovery Dynamics of Ethiopia Cattle Population
EthiopiaEMERTA ARAGIE AND JAMES THURLOW

Journal of Arid Environments Volume 197, February 2022, 104664 Modeling the recovery dynamics of Ethiopia cattle population Author links open overlay panelEmerta A.AragieJamesThurlow https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2021.104664 Get rights and...

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Climate-Resilience Policies and Investments for Egypt’s Agriculture Sector: Sustaining Productivity and Food Security
EgyptNICOSTRATO D. PEREZ, YUMNA KASSIM, CLAUDIA RINGLER...

The importance of a resilient agriculture sector in providing food security, livelihoods, and household income was highlighted in many countries by the recent pandemic, as was the capacity of the sector to cushion the negative impacts of the subseque...

Policy and Advocacy
Gender-Inclusive, -Responsive And -Transformative Agricultural Insurance: A Literature Review
KenyaANNE TIMU AND BERBER KRAMER

This literature review uses a gender analysis framework proposed by Johnson et al. (2018) to explore the extent to which agricultural insurance reaches, benefits and empowers women and men. We find that most studies on gender and agricultural insuran...

Policy and Advocacy
Revisiting Land Policy Reforms in Developing Countries with a Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa
DjiboutiHOSAENA GHEBRU

The impact of land tenure systems in developing countries on agricultural investment and productivity continues to be the subject of intense scrutiny. This paper looks at land policy reforms with emphasis on lessons from Africa south of the Sahara (S...

Policy and Advocacy
Illicit trading in Africa’s forest products: Focus on timber - Technical Report
All CountriesJulius Chupezi Tieguhong

It is estimated that between 50%-90% of Africa’s trade in tropical timber and products is illegal1 which has a significant negative impact on any national economy. It is well-documented that economic activities operating outside the law impact the ec...

Policy and Advocacy
The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth
All CountriesUNDP

The Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a legal instrument – an agreement among the African Union Member States to create a single market. But the AfCFTA represents much more. On the one hand, it is a significan...

Policy and Advocacy
Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project: Situation Analysis - Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Supply Systems
NigeriaKwaw Andam, Hyacinth Edeh, Victor Oboh, Karl Pauw...

This report gives a detailed analysis of the effects of the COVID 19 policies of the government on the Agricultural Supply Chains

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