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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Ethiopia

    Sustainable participatory watershed management is an approach promoted by the Ethiopian government to restore natural resources and agricultural productivity across the country. This comparative study between six watershed programs shows that this approach increases farmers’ food security and incomes (around 50% on average), as well as their resilience to drought and other climate shocks. However, the study also confirms that the nature and scale of impact can vary significantly between watershed programs.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    Parasitic nematodes, especially
    Haemonchus contortus,
    are among the most common and
    economically important causes of infectious
    diseases of sheep and goats owned by
    pastoralists and small holder farm
    ers in East Africa. In Kenya, control of these infections
    mainly relies on the use of anthelmintic dr
    ugs. However, ethnoveteri
    nary medicine (EVM)
    preparations are widely used by pastoralists
    and small holder farmers (SHF) for treatment
    of their livestock agains

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018

    This infographic is the third of a series of six infographics on "FAO cash & voucher toolbox". It presents the definition, key objectives, main reasons for use and FAO technical expertise on input trade fairs.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014

    The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), in common with other CGIAR research programs, understands that farmers are at the centre of agricultural innovation and adaptation. This publication describes some of the many ways in which CCAFS works with farmers and farmers’ organizations to solve problems generated by climate change.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017
    Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Africa, Southern Africa

    In developing regions with high levels of poverty and a dependence on climate sensitive agriculture, studies focusing on climate change adaptation, planning, and policy processes, have gained relative importance over the years. This study assesses the impact of farmer perceptions regarding climate change on the use of sustainable agricultural practices as an adaptation strategy in the Chinyanja Triangle, Southern Africa.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2003

    This publication provides sharper focus on reducing poverty where it is most absolute and most wide spread. This review outlines a new strategic goal, collaborative ways in which the institute is enhancing its responsiveness to the fast - changing global environment; and five new research themes, viz, Targeting opportunities, Enabling Innovations, Market opportunities, Biotechnology and people, and Livestock and the Environment. The review also identifies three broad pathways, viz security assets, improving productivity, and accessing markets.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa

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