2017 Joint Update on RBA Collaboration
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
This year’s edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World marks the beginning of a new era in monitoring the progress made towards achieving a world without hunger and malnutrition, within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Concept Note: Sustainable Food Value Chains for Nutrition
Sustainable Food Systems for Nutrition
Food loss analysis for identification of critical loss points and solutions of maize, sunflowers and beans value chains in Uganda
The RBA Project is jointly implemented by FAO, IFAD and WFP. Funded by the Government of Switzerland, the Project seeks to improve food security and income-generating opportunities through the reduction of post-harvest losses in supported grain and pulse value chains.
Achieving Zero Hunger: The critical role of investments in social protection and agriculture
We can end poverty and hunger by 2030. But we will need a new approach that results in much higher level of resources mobilized towards hunger eradication than in a “business-as-usual” scenario.
Mainstreaming Food Loss Reduction Initiatives for Smallholders in Food Deficit Areas: a Rome-Based United Nations Agencies Joint Project (2014-2017)
The Community of Practice (CoP) on Food Loss Reduction is a web-based platform that serves as a global convener and integrates knowledge related to reducing post-harvest losses.
Collaboration among the United Nations Rome-based Agencies: Delivering on the 2030 Agenda
This paper presents a common vision, guiding principles for enhanced collaboration, the distinctive strengths of each organization, prerequisites, and commitments on how RBA country teams can support governments.
Collaboration for strengthening resilience - Country case study: Niger
Niger is a landlocked, low-income and food-deficit country, ranking 187th out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index. Life expectancy at birth is 58 years, and one in ten children will not reach five years of age.
Collaboration for strengthening resilience - Country case study: Guatemala
Economic statistics suggest that conditions in the Republic of Guatemala are favourable; yet 75 percent of rural households live below the poverty line (World Bank, 2014).
Collaboration for strengthening resilience - Country case study: Kenya
In 2014, Kenya was newly classified as a lower-middle-income country, with financial services and infrastructure expected to drive growth of 5 to 6 percent annually over the next five years. At the same time, the country is still in protracted crisis.