Agriculture at a crossroads. International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development

Title Agriculture at a crossroads. International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development
Contributor Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Global Environmental Facility, The World Bank, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, WHO
Content The most comprehensive report published on agriculture:
– Global Report
– Synthesis report
– Executive summary of the synthesis report
– Global summary for decision makers
– Subglobal reports
Link http://www.iaastd.net/

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Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

Title Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
Contributor UNEP
Content Towards a Green Economy is among UNEP’s key
contributions to the Rio+20 process and the overall goal of addressing poverty and delivering a sustainable 21st century.
Link http://www.unep.org/greeneconomy/GreenEconomyReport/tabid/29846/Default.aspx

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Organic Agriculture and Food Security in Africa

Title Organic Agriculture and Food Security in Africa
Contributor UNCTAD, UNEP
Author UNCTAD, UNEP
Content This paper examines the relationship between organic agriculture and food security in Africa, analysing organic agriculture’s impact on food availability as well as natural, social, human, physical and financial capital in the region. Given the paper’s origins, special attention has been given to East Africa throughout the paper, including analysis of 15 case studies. The conclusions and findings are, however, relevant for all African countries as well as many other developing countries around the world.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2008
Language English
Link http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/ditcted200715_en.pdf

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