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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2013
    Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Cape Verde, Comoros, Bahamas, Barbados, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Eswatini, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Africa, Middle Africa

    To ensure a food-secure future, farming must become climate resilient. Around the world, governments and communities are adopting innovations that are improving the lives of millions while reducing agriculture’s climate footprint. These successful examples show the many ways climate-smart agriculture can take shape, and should serve as inspiration for future policies and investments.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Egypt, North Macedonia, Brazil, United States of America, Rwanda, Germany, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Finland, Ethiopia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, South Africa, Colombia, Uruguay, Cambodia, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia

    This guide describes two of the main approaches to greenhouse gas mitigation planning in developing countries: Low-Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). It explains the possible relationships between them and their status within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National mitigation planning processes have policy, technical and institutional dimensions that need to be addressed in an integrated and iterative manner. For each of these dimensions four key elements are outlined.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    France, Switzerland, Kenya, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa

    Ce numéro de Nature & Faune met le focus sur « La place de la jeunesse africaine dans l’agriculture, les ressources naturelles et le développement rural ». Il compte vingt et un articles contribués par divers auteurs experts dans les secteurs suivants : les politiques, les ONG travaillant dans le domaine de la conservation ; le secteur privé, les groupes de la société civile, la recherche et le milieu universitaire ainsi que les associations de jeunes.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    France, Switzerland, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa

    This Issue of Nature & Faune puts forward the case of “African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development”. It comprises twenty one articles from authors of various backgrounds, including: policy makers, conservation NGOs; the private sector; civil society groups; research and academia as well as youth groups.

  5. Library Resource
    Other legal document
    December, 2014
    Kenya, North Macedonia, South Africa, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Guinea, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Uruguay, Mongolia

    Esta guía describe dos de los principales enfoques para la planificación de la mitigación de gases de efecto invernadero en los países en desarrollo: las Estrategias de Desarrollo con Bajas Emisiones (LEDS, siglas en inglés) y las Medidas de Mitigación Apropiada para Cada País (NAMA, siglas en inglés). Explica las posibles relaciones entre las mismas y su estatus en la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC).

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Honduras, Afghanistan, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Australia, Burkina Faso, Bolivia, China, Cameroon, Haiti, Philippines, Lesotho, Japan, Madagascar, Uzbekistan, Italy, India, Paraguay, Brazil

    This paper examines some of the key technical, institutional, policy and financial responses required to achieve climate-smart agriculture which sustainably increases productivity, resilience (adaptation), reduces/removes Greenhouse Gases (mitigation), and enhances achievement of national food security and development goals. Building on case studies from the field, the paper outlines a range of practices, approaches and tools aimed at increasing the resilience and productivity of agricultural production systems, while also reducing and removing emissions.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Nepal, France, Switzerland, United States of America, South Africa, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Netherlands, India, Sri Lanka, Niger, Thailand

    This report aims to provide a conceptual framework to address food security under conditions of water scarcity in agriculture. It has been prepared by a team of FAO staff and consultants in the framework of the project `Coping with water scarcity: the role of agriculture?, and has been discussed at an Expert Consultation meeting organized in FAO, Rome in December 2009 on the same subject. It was subsequently edited and revised, taking account of discussions in the Expert Consultation and materials presented to the meeting.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2005
    Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Turkey, Germany, China, Zimbabwe, Luxembourg, Ecuador, Peru, Italy, Finland, Canada

    This paper gives a brief overview of the existing UPFG laws and regulations and points out the issues that legislative bodies may have to consider with regard to UPFG. The objective of the paper is to give an overriding analysis of the relevant issues that need to be considered in order to analyze the legal and institutional aspects of UPFG. Taking UPFG into consideration, the legislation of several countries was assessed to illustrate the broad framework, the gaps, the overlaps and the positive examples of laws and regulations.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Canada, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Niger, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines, Lesotho, Vietnam, Madagascar, Cuba, Nicaragua, France

    Ce recueil d'initiatives rcentes de dveloppement durable dans le domaine de la gestion des terres et de l'agriculture a t labor comme document d'appui au Rapport de la Commission de travail examinant le volet Terres et agriculture pour les chapitres 10, 12 et 14 de l'Action 21. Ce rapport prsente un ensemble de 75 tudes de cas provenant de 45 pays et illustrant les diffrents aspects d'une amlioration de la gestion des terres et de l'agriculture et du dveloppement durable.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2008
    United States of America, Mozambique, Zambia, Germany, Ukraine, Ghana, Namibia, Colombia, Nepal, Lithuania, Philippines, South Africa, Spain, Italy, Argentina, India, Russia, Paraguay, Brazil

    Public-Private Partnerships broadly identify a spectrum of complex legal arrangements between the public and the private sector to provide goods or services within a country. The objective of the PPP is share control, risks, and rewards of a set of fixed assets between a private enterprise and a “public unit”, which is normally a national government. A common thread that runs throughout all PPPs is some degree of private participation intertwined with the provision of goods and services traditionally handled by the public domain.

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