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Global Soybean Trade
Reports & Research
December 2020
Tanzania
Brazil
China
Global

With a diameter of only 5 to 11 millimetres on average, it is fascinating to think how soybean is currently affecting – and affected by – changes in economy, environment and society, both at the global and at the local level.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Europe

Life on Earth depends on healthy soils. The soil under our feet is a living system – home to many fascinating plants and animals, whose invisible interactions ensure our well-being and that of the planet. Soils provide us with nutritious food and other products as well as with clean water and flourishing habitats for biodiversity.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Global

The report, “Forests, Trees and the Eradication of Poverty: Potential and Limitations,” shows that forests and trees support human well-being and are critical to end poverty. It finds that forest-poverty dynamics are affected by a range of social, economic, political, and environmental context factors, such as rural outmigration, gender norms, remittance flows, and elite capture.

Responsible investments in agriculture and food systems – A practical handbook for parliamentarians
Manuals & Guidelines
December 2020
Global

This Handbook provides a comprehensive and systematic overview of the role that Parliamentarians and Parliamentary Advisors can play in the creation of reliable, coherent, and transparent “enabling environments” in the range of areas related to investment in agriculture and food systems.

A Study of Women's Role in Irrigated Agriculture in the Lower Vaksh River Basin, Tajikistan
Reports & Research
December 2020
Tajikistan

The study examined women’s roles and gender gaps in land operation and farming, labor arrangements in agriculture and water management, and feminization of agriculture in the Lower Vaksh River Basin in Tajikistan.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Global

Land use change is a major global driver of pandemic risk. Land usechange is a significant driver of the transmission and emergence of infectious diseases 40,177-179. Land use changeis cited as the cause of over 30% of emerging infectious diseases, and correlates significantly withthe emergence of novel zoonoses globally 13,180.

Reports & Research
December 2020
Laos

The agricultural sector is a cornerstone of Lao PDR’s development strategy, employing over 70 percent of the population. However, agriculture is contributing only 16 percent of the country’s GDP due to factors including low productivity and lack of modernization, among other issues.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Global

În urma cercetărilor efectuate s-a evaluat corelaţia pozitivă între eficienţa tehnică a gospodăriilor ţărăneşti şi nivelul de consolidare a terenurilor agricole și s-a apreciat mărimea critică a dimensiunii gospodăriei ţărăneşti cu gradul minim al eficienţei tehnice.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Global

This study develops options for the German government to improve international soil governance in the short, medium and long term. The study first takes stock of existing international instruments and institutions that are relevant for soil protection and its governance at the international level.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Global

Insects, the most diverse and abundant animal species on the planet, are critical in providing numerous ecosystem services which are significant to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs).

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