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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 1985
    Ethiopia

    The main objectives of the cooperative societies of the 1960’s were the promotion, in accordance with cooperative principles and the requirements of social justice, of better living, better business and better methods of production by reducing the cost of credit, etc. Most of the societies then were farmers' cooperatives whose membership were composed of land owners, provincial and district Governors businessmen, etc. The leadership was also controlled by the same people.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1985
    Africa

    L’adoption du Plan de Lagos en 1980 est la décision politique, économique et sociale la plus importante prise par l’Afrique depuis l’établissement de la charte de l’OAU en 1963. Dans la période 1980-83, la production par habitant a baissé de 2,7 pour cent par an pour l’agriculture et de 2,9 pour cent par an pour le seul sous-secteur alimentaire.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 1985
    Africa

    The expert group meeting was held in the spirit of the Lagos Plan of Action9 particularly chapters I and IX dealing with Food and Agriculture, and UNEP Governing Council decision GC.11/7 of May 19C3 on the programme budget, for 1984, part eight on the Regional Programme for Africa, dealing with, inter alia, the prevention of post harvest food losses and encroachment on arable land. The objective of the meeting was to review on-going activities and identify gaps where future activities should be directed.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1985
    Nigeria

    Nigeria has a land area of 925,768 km2 or approximately 92,4 million ha., which places her as the 14th largest country in Africa. With a population estimated at 80 million, every inhabitant theoretically has only 1.15 ha of land available for meeting basic economic, industrial and social needs. Lying between latitudes 4°N and 12°N, on the west coast of Africa and with 680 km of coastline, land is not homogenous and is therefore not fully accessible ant! utilizable for any or all of these basic needs.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1985
    Africa

    This paper focuses on the proposals for food and agriculture development 1986 – 1990. the experiences and implications of the current crisis re-emphasize ever more sharply Africa's development priorities in the immediate future and in the long run.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1985
    Africa

    The expert group meeting was held in the spirit of the Lagos Plan of Action,particularly chapters I and IX dealing with Food and Agriculture,UNEP Governing Council decision SC.11/7 of may 1983 on the program budget for 1984, part eight on the Regional Program for Africa, dealing with, inter alias, the prevention of

    post harvest food losses and encroachment on arable land. The objective of the meeting was to review on-going activities and identify gaps where future activities should he directed.

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 1985
    Africa

    Le présent rapport a été élaboré dans le contexte de la crise en Afrique: pénuries alimentaires; institutions inadéquates; et accroissement de la dépendance des gouvernements et des populations du continent à l'égard de décisions prises en dehors de l'Afrique. Le changement est inévitable pour l'Afrique. La question est de savoir s'il peut être modulé ou non, d'où la nécessité de planifier.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1985
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Le Zaïre est un pays aux dimensions continentales qui regroupe des centaines de tribus. Il en résulte une diversité de langues et coutumes, mais aussi de systèmes juridiques. Pendant la période précoloniale, le Zaïre, comme la plupart des pays africains, était régi par le droit traditionnel qui se caractérisait essentiellement par une forme rigide du système patriarcal, sauf dans certaines tribus qui pratiquaient le matriarcat.

  9. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 1985
    Africa

    Les effets des conditions climatiques défavorables et la persistance de la sécheresse et de la désertification sont ressentis de plus en plus profondément par plus de 60 p. 100 des pays africains. Les autres pays, y compris ceux que l'on croyait bénéficier d'un climat équatorial ou tropical, sont menacés par la sécheresse et la désertification. La persistance de la sécheresse, compromet sérieusement les activités productives nécessaires au développement socio-économique équilibré du continent.

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