Decent rural employment for food security: A case for action

Promoting decent employment is essential to achieving food security and reducing poverty. This Case for Action argues that improving policy coherence between employment and agricultural initiatives and investing more in the promotion of decent rural employment contribute highly to the interlinked challenges of fighting rural poverty and feeding a growing world population in a sustainable way.

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Bibliographic information

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Rural women

Resource type: Issue papers

Resource year: 2012

Publishing entities: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)