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Fertilizer use by crop in Cuba
(Rome: FAO, 2003)
The permanent and temporary crops of the Republic of Cuba cover an area of 3.7 million ha, of which almost half is occupied by sugar cane. In recent years, there has been a substantial decrease in the use of agricultural ...
L'interférence des systèmes d'exploitation, source de conflits d'accès aux ressources naturelles
Les différents systèmes d'exploitation répondent à la crise environnementale en restreignant leur interdépendance, allant parfois jusqu'à la supprimer et à transformer leurs rapports en conflits déclarés ou pas. L'interférence ...
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 ...
FAO study on irrigation potential for Africa
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2002)
To improve the conjunctive use of sub-surface and surface water in order to increase water resources availability for sustainable small-scale irrigation development in support of food security in West Africa, south of the Sahara.
IPM Farmer Field Schools to enhance farmers crop production skills and income
(New York, NY: UNDP and Rome, Italy, FAO, 2002)
Empowerment of small-scale farmers through Farmer Field Schools (FFS) on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for rice and vegetables. Farmers will acquire the skills to make sounder crop management decisions by themselves ...
A gender perspective on land rights
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2008-02-14)
This is a short informative summary of the main issues linking women, food security, and equal access. It ends with suggestions to achieve gender equality in the future. These suggestions are based on lessons learned from ...
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 ...
Research and extension: A gender perspective
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 2008-03-07)
Research and Extension services can help improve food availability, provide employment, and reduce environmental degradation. This site highlights the important role women play with food crops. To increase women's participation ...
Gender-disaggregated data for agriculture and rural development: Guide for facilitators
(Rome, Italy: SEAGA and FAO, 2003)
This is a 2003 guide, referred to as, package of facilitation materials, and is intended to equip all those who want to facilitate change in policies, planning designs, and approaches. This guide provides materials for a ...