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Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesJanuary, 2000Tanzania
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Angola, Burkina Faso, Benin, Mauritania, Gambia, Burundi, Canada, Guinea, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Italy, Niger, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, Comoros, Eritrea, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Senegal
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Eswatini, Ghana, Iran, Djibouti, Malawi, Eritrea, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Malaysia, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000France, Benin, United States of America, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Rwanda, Mauritius, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Tanzania, India, Kenya, Africa
One of the guiding mandates within the FAO Constitution is the following: “The Organization shall promote and, where appropriate, shall recommend national and international action with respect to: … the conservation of natural resources and the adoption of improved methods of agricultural production ...”. In many African countries, in addition to low yields, food production is limited by the availability of land and water resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mozambique, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Cuba, Congo, Guinea, Cape Verde, New Zealand, Kenya, United States of America, Nicaragua, Italy, Tanzania, India, Sao Tome and Principe, Georgia, Brazil, Africa
This Manual has been put together with the objective of assisting actions by the diverse groups of human beings who intervene in the conservation of the natural resources, particularly soil and water resources and in the context of each continent, country, region or zone. The Manual brings together a collection of concepts, experiences and practical suggestions that can be of immediate use for identifying problems and for formulating, executing and evaluating actions so as to benefit and to improve the productivity and conservation of soil and water resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Namibia, Niger, Cameroon, Africa
In the search for effective natural resource management strategies, it has become apparent that local communities have a critical role to play in sustainable forest management. Community-based forest management has emerged in the past decade as an effective approach for the management of tree and forest resources.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Switzerland, Belgium, El Salvador, Zimbabwe, China, Indonesia, Jamaica, Austria, Guinea, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Thailand, Philippines, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Eritrea
Historically, land improvement schemes were based on encouraging, through financial incentives, land users to adopt specific soil management and conservation measures. Insufficient attention was paid to the constraints faced by farmers or to the policy, biophysical and socio-economic environment. In many cases such approaches have failed in restoring the natural resources and in increasing productivity in sustainable manner. For too long farmers have been the passive recipients of externally derived research and extension recommendations for soil management and conservation.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, Zambia, Israel, Sweden, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Australia, Malawi, Mozambique, Jordan, South Africa, Lesotho, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, India, Sudan, Brazil
Water, an essential component of life supporting systems, is at the forefront of discussions on global sustainability and food security. Water also has a major role in poverty alleviation and local food security. The technology for a more effective use of the resource is known but institutional reforms needed to lead the world in a positive direction are proving difficult to establish. This study was commissioned to suscitate constructive discussion around many sensitive aspects of water policy.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Sudan, Egypt, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Eritrea, Seychelles, Mozambique, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Africa
This paper discusses – at the sub-basin level – the regional differences and comparative advantages for agricultural development and water resources utilization in the Nile Basin. It looks at options for development, projected in the regional context, and the importance of agricultural water use for social and food security in the different parts of the basin.
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