Food Systems for an Urbanizing World is a joint report prepared by the World Bank and FAO. It aims to stimulate discussion and suggest pathways to support local and national governments, and civil society and private sector actors in their efforts to improve the performance and capacity of food systems. The report describes the diversity and ever-changing nature of food systems, with interlinked traditional, modern and informal channels that respond to different market segments and different consumer preferences.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2018Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Benin, Nigeria, United States of America, Philippines, Zambia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Tanzania, Cuba, India, Malawi, Pakistan, Vietnam, Uganda
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2018Kenya, Uganda, United Kingdom
The region of Karamoja, located in the northeast of Uganda, is the poorest and least developed region in the country. Historically, Karamoja has been a pastoral area; crop production, which is less reliable there, has recently emerged as an important source of household food and income in some areas. Although Karamoja bears similarities to other pastoral regions in East Africa, few of its households are self-sufficient in terms of food and most rely on barter trading for much of their staple foods.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJune, 2013Uganda
The Lands, Housing and Urban Development Sector Strategic Plan is a national sectoral plan of Uganda for the period 2013/14 - 2017/18. Its main objective is to ensure sustainable land management, orderly development and adequate housing for socio-economic development.The Plan aims to make land use more productive and sustainable.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Algeria, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mauritania, Chile, Germany, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, Malaysia, Uganda, Albania, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Tajikistan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America
Documento de trabajo sobre la tenencia de la tierra 19. Este documento se enmarca dentro de la consulta global de las Directrices Voluntarias y su proceso de desarrollo y es una aportación para la preparación posterior de la Guía Técnica de Género. En él se contextualiza y se define el concepto de género en las Directrices Voluntarias, se trata el significado de gobernanza de tenencia desde la perspectiva de género y se identifican y analizan los temas y aspectos claves.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1995Nepal, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Egypt, Sweden, Uganda
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Nepal, Kenya, South Africa, Israel, Uganda, Spain, Chile, Haiti, Italy, Canada, Nicaragua, India, Sierra Leone, Mexico, Brazil
Urbanization is one of the key drivers of change in the world today. The world‟s urban population currently stands at around 3.5 billion. It will almost double to more than 6 billion by 2050. This is a challenge not only for urban areas but also for rural areas, because many people, especially the young, will migrate from rural areas to urban areas over this period. When addressing urbanization challenges, we are also addressing, directly or indirectly, rural and territorial development. What do we have to do to ensure people‟s access to good nutrition in cities?
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Africa, Algeria, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Mauritania, Honduras, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Northern America, Asia, Tajikistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Europe, Albania, Germany
Land Tenure Working Paper 19. The present paper is written as part of the overall Voluntary Guidelines consultation and development process and is a contribution to the subsequent preparation of the Gender Technical Guide. It contextualises and defines gender for the Voluntary Guidelines, discusses what governance of tenure means from a gender perspective and identifies and analyses key issues and themes. It then summarises recommendations relevant to gender before drawing some conclusions for the development process of the Voluntary Guidelines.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1996Angola, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, France, Ghana, Congo, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Niger, Mozambique, Uganda, Madagascar, Togo, Botswana, Gabon, Kenya
La principale thèse de cet ouvrage est la structure des filières de commercialisation des vivres en Afrique subsaharienne qui, en fait, ne dépend que de deux facteurs, à savoir les caractéristiques de l’aliment en question et le niveau de développement du pays. Dans les pays africains, comme partout dans le monde, un système de commercialisation des produits vivriers comprend un circuit informel et un circuit formel. L’importance de chacun de ces deux circuits diffère généralement selon le niveau de développement économique du pays.
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