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Advancing global food security: The power of science, trade, and business
(Chicago, IL: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2013)
Increased demand for agricultural goods, climate change, and environmental degradation represent current challenges to global food security. This Chicago Council report addresses these hurdles through the perspective of ...
Achieving Nutritional Impact and Food Security through Agriculture
(Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), 2011)
Agricultural interventions can have a profound impact on food security and nutrition. However, they can also potentially negatively affect these same two outcomes by neglecting to consider the impacts of technologies, ...
The economic and food security implications of climate change in Mali
(Dordrecht-Holland ; Boston: Reidel Publishing Company, 2003)
This study uses climate change projections from two global circulation models to address the impact of climate change on Mali's agriculture sector and the consequences for the sector economy and food security. The authors ...
Agricultural and rural extension worldwide: Options for institutional reform in the developing countries
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2001)
This paper covers extension institutional reform initiatives involving both market-and non-market reforms, as well as initiatives for non-farm rural development, with an emphasis at all times on stakeholder, and especially ...
Intégration de l'agriculture d'oasis dans l'elevage pastoral
De nombreux pastoraux au Sahel et en Afrique de l'Est possèdent des palmiers dattiers. Mais, ceux-si sont traités comme des arbres de cueillette bien que la datte représente pour ces sociétés majoritairement musulmanes une ...
Africa's changing agricultural development strategies: Past and present paradigms as a guide to the future
(Washington D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 1995)
This paper looks at the often conflicting changes, frequently shaped by foreign institutions that have affected policies for agricultural development in most Sub-Saharan African countries since the 1960s. Reviewing past ...
Agriculture urbaine en Afrique de l'Ouest
(Ottawa (Ontario) Canada: Centre de recherches pour le développement international, 1999)
This book describes the valuable contribution that urban agriculture is making to food security and urban sanitation in the cities of West and Central. It also presents a strategy for launching a multi-stakeholder network ...
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% ...
Agro-biodiversity in subsistence-oriented farming system in a Philippine upland region: Nutritional considerations
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004)
The implications of agro-biodiversity for nutrition were studied in traditional subsistence oriented mixed farming systems in an upland region of the Philippines. An interdisciplinary approach was adopted: firstly, the ...
Bibliographie sur le Sahel
(Bamako, Mali: INSAH, CILSS, 1997)
Le présent numéro du RESINDEX, bibliographie sur le Sahel a été réalisé par le Réseau Sahélien de Documentation et d'Information Scientifiques et Techniques (RESADOC) à partir de sa base de données régionale.