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Soil tillage in Africa: Needs and challenges
(Rome, Italy: UN-FAO, 1993)
This publication contains material gathered for a training course on tillage and residue management in Africa. The course was held in 1991 in Nigeria to give participants the opportunity to discuss technologies of tillage ...
Annex IV: Irrigation and water control
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 1986)
The current strong interest in irrigation in Africa arises from the growing incapacity of much of the continent to feed itself. Food production, predominantly under rain fed conditions, has risen at the rate of only 1.4% ...
Atlas of African agriculture
(Rome: FAO, 1986)
This report contains various maps that show the climatic zones, rainfall reliability, natural vegetation, land use, and the length of the growing period.
La collecte des eaux de surface en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre Water harvesting in western and central Africa
Ce livre décrit le contexte technique, socio-économique et institutionnel de la collecte de l'eau en Afrique de l'Ouest et en Afrique Centrale. Les auteurs reconnaissent l'existence d'une variété de technologies endogènes ...
Crops and drops: Making the best use of water for agriculture
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2000)
Water and food security are intimately connected. It is no accident that many of the nearly 800 million people in the world who still go hungry live in water-scarce regions. When FAO launched its Special Programme for Food ...
Conflicts, agriculture and food security
(Rome: FAO, 2000)
Armed conflict and civil strife were major sources of food insecurity in the 1990s and will continue to be this century, although their number and the losses associated with them may have passed their peak. Depending on ...