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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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  6. Evaluation of EU support to Research and Innovation for development in partner countries (2007-2013)

    Published in May 2016, this four volume evaluation repor t, produced by ECDPM, examines DG DEVCO's support to Research and Innovation (R&I) in partner countries during the last EU budget period (2007-2013). The main report considers that during these years DEVCO did not have an explicit policy...
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  7. The impact of climate change on costs of food and people exposed to hunger at subnational scale

    Published by the Postdam Institute in October 2015 and funded by the World Bank, this study analyses climate change impacts on agriculture and potential implications for the occurrence of hunger under different socioeconomic scenarios for 2030, focusing on the world regions most affected by poverty...
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  8. Africa-EU research collaboration on food security: a critical analysis of the scope, coordination and uptake of findings

    Published in July 2015, this report showcases the key findings from an analysis of research cooperation between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa (EU-SSA). The analysis was conducted within the framework of the CAAST-Net Plus project. It investigates two issues: first, the extent to which joint EU-SSA...
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  9. Using Mobile Phone Data and Airtime Credit Purchases to Estimate Food Security

    A new UN Global Pulse study in collaboration with WFP, Universite Catholique de Louvan and Real Impact Analytics identifies airtime credit purchases (i.e. phone credit "topups") as realtime proxy...
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  10. Exploring gender perceptions of resource ownership and their implications for food security among rural livestock owners in Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nicaragua

    This article , published in February 2105 in the journal Agriculture & Food Security and written by a team of CGIAR authors, considers that productive resources are essential to the livelihoods and food security of the world’s rural poor. Gender-equal ownership of resources is considered key to...
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  11. Resilience Building in Ethiopia (RESET)

    Group to facilitate the coordination of Humanitarian and Development Aid of the EU to Ethiopia to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities.
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