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Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
9 December 2016
Rural special: A fresh look at food security policy?

Think for a second what is your image of a peasant. Poor, badly educated, non-progressive, do these adjectives come to your mind? But why does this have to be like that?

Trade and production
 
Slides
27 October 2015
Safe farm workers, safe families and communities: How social protection improves rural livelihoods

Presented by Svetlana Boincean, IUF at the World Food Day 2015 event in Sweden

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
News Story
27 October 2015
World Food Day 2015 event in Sweden brings together different perspectives on social protection for food security

The Swedish World Food Day celebration was held the 21st of October in Stockholm. The event was a collaboration between the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI), Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation and the Swedish FAO committee.

Trade and production
 
Slides
27 October 2015
The integration of Social Protection in the operationalization of Sida’s Country Strategies

Presented by Torsten Wetterblad, Sida at the World Food Day 2015 event in Sweden

Gender and equality
 
Event
21 October 2015
World Food Day 2015 and 70 years of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Every year, all the UN Agencies celebrate the World Food Day on October 16, the day on which the FAO was founded in 1945.  It is celebrated to raise public awareness about hunger in the world,...

Rural transformation
 
News Story
13 October 2015
Social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty, FAO releases SOFA 2015 report

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on reducing poverty have been met by many countries, yet many others lag behind and the post-2015 challenge will be the full eradication of poverty and hunger.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Publication
9 January 2013
Social protection for food security. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome 2012

The fourth report by the Commitee on World Food Security's (CFS) High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) is now released, where it emphasizes on ways to lessen vulnerability through social and...

Gender and equality
Health and nutrition
 
Publication
22 October 2012
Cash in the hand – rights based social protection as a method of eradicating poverty and hunger

In recent years, over 860 million poor people in developing countries have beencovered by various types of social protection system, including child benefit and oldage pensions. For the countries...

Gender and equality
Rural transformation
 
Video
16 October 2012
Introduction: Cash transfers, resilience and agriculture development

Cash transfers, in the context of social protection programs are emerging in many developing countries as a leading initiative in tackling poverty and vulnerability. During the last decade,...