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Journal Articles & Books
December 2008
Algeria
Sudan
Burkina Faso
Nigeria
Mauritania
Mali
Indonesia
Senegal
Ethiopia
Niger
Eritrea
Malaysia
Cameroon
Tanzania
Brunei Darussalam
Central African Republic
South Sudan
Chad
Vietnam
Sub-Saharan Africa

Land use change has become increasingly acknowledged as an important issue in terms of understanding the processes of global change. Hence, land use decision-making by smallholder communities in developing countries become a vital part of the broader comprehension of environmental and social change that are related to the change processes at the global scale.

Reports & Research
December 2008
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Ecuador
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Ghana
Honduras
India
Iran
Kenya
Laos
Mali
Mozambique
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Peru
South Africa
Sudan
Thailand
Togo
Uganda
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
Western Africa
Middle Africa
Africa
Asia
Central America
South America
Western Asia
Southern Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Southern Africa

This reports summarizes and synthesizes activities and achievements of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) through the end of 2007. The CPWF is an intiative of the CGIAR designed to take on the global challenge of water scarcity and food security.

Reports & Research
December 2008
China
Colombia
Ecuador
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Ghana
Honduras
India
Iran
Kenya
Laos
Mali
Mozambique
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Peru
South Africa
Sudan
Thailand
Togo
Uganda
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Western Africa
Middle Africa
Eastern Africa
Central America
South America
Western Asia
Southern Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Southern Africa

The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) brings together scientists, development

specialists, and communities, in nine river basins across Africa, Asia and Latin America, to address

challenges of water scarcity, food security and poverty.

Some CPWF projects seek to develop innovative technologies, new institutional arrangements, or

Journal Articles & Books
December 2008
Honduras
Eritrea
Gambia
Chile
China
Indonesia
Australia
Colombia
Thailand
Nigeria
Mozambique
Liberia
Portugal
Nicaragua
Myanmar
Botswana
Argentina
India
Senegal

El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2008 analiza las consecuencias del rápido crecimiento de la producción de biocombustibles derivados de productos básicos agrícolas.

Reports & Research
December 2007
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burkina Faso
China
Colombia
Ecuador
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Ghana
Honduras
India
Iran
Kenya
Laos
Mali
Mozambique
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Peru
South Africa
Sudan
Thailand
Togo
Uganda
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
South America
Western Africa
Middle Africa
Eastern Africa
Central America
Western Asia
Southern Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Southern Africa

The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) is a multi-institutional research for development program

that seeks to create and disseminate international public goods to improve the productivity of water in river basins in

ways that are pro-poor, gender equitable and environmentally sustainable. In doing so, CPWF contributes to efforts by

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Angola
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Nigeria
Gambia
Marshall Islands
Australia
Sao Tome and Principe
Ghana
Congo
Djibouti
Comoros
Eritrea
Philippines
Malaysia
Japan
Madagascar
Cameroon
Maldives
Gabon
Brazil

Mangroves, commonly found along sheltered coastlines in the tropics and subropics, fulfil important socio-economic and envioronmental functions: providing wood and non-wood forest products, protecting shores against wind, waves and water currents; conserving biological diversity; protecting coral reefs, sea-grass beds and shipping lanes against siltation; and providing habitat, spawning grounds

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