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  1. Adoption of the 2018 Annual Action Programme for food and nutrition security

    The Annual Action Programme was recently adopted on 29 November 2018, containing actions worth EUR 233,500,000. The action documents with various initiatives include: – Annex 1: Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land – Annex 2: Nutrition for Development (N4D) – Annex 3: DeSIRA -...
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  2. Innovation systems: towards effective strategies in support of smallholder farmers

    Published in January 2017 and divided into 18 chapters, the book is a collection of theoretical underpinnings, expert opinions, case studies, reflections and lessons on the state-of-the-art innovation systems thinking and approaches in agriculture. The work charts the way forward for improving...
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  3. Is African agriculture sustainable enough to support an agro-allied industrial development strategy? Evidence from Ghana and Nigeria

    Presented during the AEC 2016 , held in Abuja on 5-7 December 2016, this paper provides an overview of the meaning and conditions under which an agro-allied industrial development strategy in Africa could work. According to the authors, agro-industrialization presupposes the existence of a vibrant...
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  4. COM(2016) 740 final - Proposal for a new European Consensus on Development - Our World, our Dignity, our Future

    On November 22 nd 2016, th e European Commission announced three Communications on a new Consensus for Development, on the building blocks for renewed Partnership with partner countries and on a sustainable European future. In the proposal for a new "European Consensus on Development" presented by...
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  5. European Union Research and innovation for Food and Nutrition Security - Background conference report

    Published as background document to the high level conference FOOD 2030: Research and Innovation for tomorrows' nutrition and food systems , this document sets out how EU Research and Innovation (R&I) policy contributes to the major global challenge of ensuring food and nutrition security (FNS...
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