Record nummer 2211869
Titel The future of food and agriculture : trends and challenges
Auteur(s) Food and Agriculture Organization
Uitgever Rome : Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Jaar van uitgave 2017
Pagina's 144 pages
Annotatie(s) Cause for hope and concern  toon alle annotatie(s)
Trends. Population growth, urbanization and ageing
Global economic growth, investment, trade and food prices
Competition for natural resources
Climate change
Agricultural productivity and innovation
Transboundary pests and diseases
Conflicts, crises and natural disasters
Poverty, inequality and food insecurity
Nutrition and health
Structural change and employment
Migration and agriculture
Changing food systems
Food losses and waste
Governance for food and nutrition security
Development finance
Challenges. Sustainability improving agricultural productivity to meet increasing demand
Ensuring a sustainable natural resource base
Addressing climate change and intensification of natural hazards
Eradicating extreme poverty and reducing inequality
Ending hunger and all forms of malnutrition
Making food systems more efficient, inclusive and resilient
Improving income earning opportunities in rural areas and addressing the root causes of migration
Building resilience to protracted crises, disasters and conflicts
Preventing transboundary and emerging agriculture and food system threats
Addressing the need for coherent and effective national and international governance
Annex. International frameworks of relevance to FAO's work and mandates
ISBN 9789251095515; 9251095515
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Trefwoorden (fast) Agriculture and state Environmental aspects / Alternative agriculture / Food crops
Publicatie type Boek
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) This report is an FAO corporate effort that builds on contributions from all of FAO’s Technical Departments. A preliminary version of this report was prepared as a study for the Strategic Thinking Process underpinning FAO’s Medium-Term Plan 2018–2021, whose objectives are to review FAO’s strategic framework in the light of recent global challenges facing the Organization’s Member Nations and the international community. The FAO Strategic Experts Panel, comprising Alain de Janvry, Ismahane Elouafy, Shenggen Fan, Gustavo Gordillo, Marion Guillou, Mulu Ketsela and Martin Piñeiro, provided comments and guidance for improving the initial assessment. The panel described the document as ‘an example of FAO’s extraordinary capacities to mobilize information and knowledge’ and recommended that it be made public.
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