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Cambridge Global Challenges

 

FAO’s “The State of the World” publications provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing global issues and challenges affecting the world today.

These global reports primarily target policy-makers and decision-makers, but are also relevant to experts, academia, students, the media and the general public.

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) is the flagship publication of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. This premier advocacy document is published every two years to provide policy-makers, civil society and those whose livelihoods depend on the sector a comprehensive, objective and global view of capture fisheries and aquaculture, including associated policy issue.

The State of the World's Forests (SOFO)

The State of the World's Forests reports on the status of forests, recent major policy and institutional developments and key issues concerning the forest sector. It makes current, reliable and policy-relevant information widely available to facilitate informed discussion and decision-making with regard to the world's forests.

 

Both reports (and others in the State of the World Report series) cam be downloaded from the FAO publications microsite.

Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Funding Opportunities

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