The State of Food and Agriculture 2014

Reports
Sectors:
Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition
Organization:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Author:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Regions:
Global
Publication Dates:
October, 2014
Content Formats:
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The 2014 State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) takes up the theme of the "Year of Family Farming,"​describing family farms as "the backbone of agriculture in most countries," which produce more than 80 percent of the world's food supply. This document calls for a renewed focus on public investment in extension and advisory services, expanding impact of agricultural innovation beyond yields, and promoting an enabling environment that connects family farms to markets, inputs, innovation, and sustainable practices.

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