Sustainable food systems

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Agricultural Outlook 2010-2019: Highlights

01/07/2010 - The goal of this collaborative work is to build consensus on how global agriculture may evolve in the coming decade and the key issues impacting its course. This publication can be accessed here [...]

Deepening the dialogue: Agriculture and Nutrition collaboration to Enhance Global Food Security

15/03/2010 - This document summarizes discussions held during a highly participatory event that was aimed at enhancing collaboration among people working in the agriculture and nutrition sectors. This document [...]

Towards Sustainable Production and Use of Resources: Assessing Biofuels

30/09/2009 - This report was produced by the Working Group on biofuels of the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management. It provides an overview of the key problems and perspectives toward [...]

Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards

01/09/2009 - Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) are a set of international guidelines and standards for the design, implementation and assessment of livestock interventions to assist people [...]

The environmental food crisis – The environment’s role in averting future food crises

15/06/2009 - A new rapid response assessment report released by UNEP warns that up to 25% of the world's food production may become lost due to environmental breakdown by 2050 unless action is taken. The report [...]

Sustaining Food Security

15/05/2009 - Good seeds and fertilizer, albeit extremely important, will not alone solve the issue of sustainable agriculture and food production if the most precious resources — our soil and water — [...]

Breeding Crops for Better Nutrition

01/05/2009 - Fortifying foods and providing supplements are the main strategies used to reduce hidden hunger. However, the reach of these interventions can be quite limited, especially in rural areas of developing [...]

The Food & Farming Transition: Toward a Post Carbon Food System

30/03/2009 - How can we continue feeding humanity in a future of declining resources and environmental crisis? This report explores the growing vulnerabilities of the current food system, and the steps needed to [...]

Highlights from Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development

15/02/2009 - Learning from successes in agricultural development is now more urgent than ever. Progress in feeding the world’s billions has slowed, while the challenge of meeting future food needs remains [...]

Gender and non-timber forest products: Promoting food security and economic empowerment

30/11/2008 - The publication is the result of an initiative by IFAD’s Technical Advisory Division to promote better methods of enabling poor rural people, and especially women, to benefit from the non-timber [...]

Food and the Environment (TUNZA)

01/06/2008 - Tunza is UNEP's magazine for youth, and this Vol. 6 No. 2 is a special issue concentrating on themes on food and environment. [...]

Enhancing the use of crop genetic diversity to manage abiotic stress in agricultural production systems

10/05/2006 - There are still important unknowns concerning the diversity in local varieties managed by farmers subject to significant abiotic stress. These include: Whether within farmers' use of diversity for [...]

Back by popular demand: The benefits of traditional vegetables

01/04/2006 - This booklet describes how reintroducing traditional leafy vegetables had an impact on the lives of people in a community near Nairobi, Kenya, thanks largely to the inspiration of one farmer. This [...]

Small-scale Cereal Milling and Bakery Products - Production methods, equipment and quality assurance practices

30/06/2004 - The purpose of this manual is to guide the small-scale cereal miller and baker in Uganda to optimize their processing methods and implement GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and quality assurance [...]

Small-scale Fruit and Vegetable Processing and Products Production methods, equipment and quality assurance practices

30/06/2004 - The purpose of this manual is to guide small-scale processors in the Ugandan fruits and vegetables sector to optimize their processing methods and implement quality assurance schemes and GHP (Good [...]

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