FAO Conference "Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition: Building the Evidence Base for Policies that promote Sustainable Development, Food and Nutrition Security and Poverty Reduction"
FAO invites the submission of papers to be presented during the conference. Relevant areas of work refer to micro and macro research on rural and structural transformation and agricultural and food system transition including: - Past experiences rural and agrarian transformation and transition patterns across regions and countries; - The role of land tenure patterns, farm size, and land distribution; - The role of natural resource endowment and water availability and governance systems for their management; - Agricultural productivity growth and the role of technology innovation, adaptation and diffusion; - Sustainability in use of inputs and natural resources; - Patterns of farm and non-farm income and employment diversification; - The role of infrastructure, market access, rural-urban linkages, and territorial development; - The role of shock and risk-coping mechanisms (or absence thereof), including social protection; - The role of demographic dynamics, migratory patterns and processes of urbanization; - Impact of dietary transitions on land use, food and farm systems; and - The quality of governance and institutions.
|Event dates:||2016-09-19 – 2016-09-20|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2016-05-31|
|Organizers:||Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations|
|Conference venue:||Rome, FAO headquarters, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla|
|Classification:||Q1 - Agriculture ; R1 - General Regional Economics|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|