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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Our goal is to provide the scientific basis for development investments and policies that promote more productive, profitable agriculture, and healthier diets at no environmental cost. Low-income, smallholder farmers face significant challenges across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). High population growth is coinciding with migration to the cities as younger populations seek out higher income-earning opportunities. Inadequate infrastructure and few markets for agricultural production in rural areas, for example, are leading to stagnated opportunities for smallholders.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Sudan, Ecuador, Bolivia, India, Ethiopia, Colombia, Asia, Africa, South America, Southern Asia

    There are many options for enhancing food production from fish in managed aquatic systems.The most appropriate technology, however, will vary from place to place, and the conditions under which one technology is prefered over another are still not well defined.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa
  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2019
    Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Italy

    The case-study presents the case of the appropriation of pastoral lands by the coming of large-scale extractive industries in Turkana, Kenya. The case-study is meant to raise awareness among the general audience regarding the precarious situation of the pastoralists in the context of this new socio-economic development and lack of secure land tenure. At the same time, it provides this information as a case to local and global civil society, experts, institutions and policy makers.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    November, 2018
    Burkina Faso, Morocco, Uganda, Mali, Africa

    This brief constitutes part of the GCP/INT/231/SWI project “Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and Productivity on the African and Global Level”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC). It is the second technical brief to illustrate (i) the project rationale; (ii) the pilot sites selected for implementation; (iii) the tools employed; (iv) the timeframe and the scaling up process; (v) the effective stakeholders and beneficiaries.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    August, 2018
    Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda

    The new land cover dataset will allow mapping of natural resources, human settlements and human activities in South Sudan and within neighboring countries. It will represent the most innovative and updated dataset developed for South Sudan, integrating high-resolution multi-temporal imagery, object-based image analysis<p></p>and machine-learning algorithms and LCML to support the Natural Resource Management strategy and land use planning.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2018
    Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Burundi, Italy, Cameroon, Colombia, Ghana, Malta, Guinea, Sudan, Pakistan, Niger, Ethiopia, Brazil

    Expected outcomes of Capitalization meetings include: <p></p>•<p></p>implementation of country-level projects reviewed<p></p>•<p></p>technical and soft skills of project staff relevant to improving governance of tenure increased<p></p>•<p></p>experiences in project implementation shared and lessons learned<p></p>•<p></p>good practices experienced by projects collected and included in communication products<p></p>•<p></p>input into high-level processes provided<p><

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    November, 2018
    Burkina Faso, Morocco, Uganda, Mali, Africa

    This brief constitutes part of the GCP/INT/231/SWI project “Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and Productivity on the African and Global Level”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC). It is the fifth technical brief to illustrate (i) the project rationale; (ii) the pilot sites selected for implementation; (iii) the tools employed; (iv) the timeframe and the scaling up process; (v) the effective stakeholders and beneficiaries.

  9. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2011
    Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, Tanzania, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Africa

    Remote sensed imagery in combination with secondary agricultural statistic was used to map crop water productivity (WP) in the Nile River Basin. Land productivity and crop tandardized gross value production (SGVP) were calculated at administrative level using the agricultural census data. Actual evapotranspiration (Eta) generated from remote sensing was used to assess crops consumptive water use. WP was then calculated by dividing SGVP by Eta in the cropped areas. Results show land productivity has a huge variation across the basin.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2005
    Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Cape Verde, Comoros, Bahamas, Barbados, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Suriname, Eswatini, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Africa, Caribbean, Oceania

    ‘Poor soils make poor people, and poor people make soils worse’. This is a situation that can be seen in many ACP countries. What information support can be offered...

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