Agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia is diverse, and has great potential to revitalize the economy of the countries in the region via improved productivity (efficiency) and higher total yield for food, fodder and fibre crops. Conservation agriculture can rise to the major challenge of making sustainable intensification of production systems a reality.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2019Germany, Moldova, Niger, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Italy, Madagascar, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Armenia, Paraguay, Turkey
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Nepal, France, Yemen, Switzerland, United States of America, Israel, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Malta, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand
En pocas palabras, la escasez de agua tiene lugar cuando la demanda supera el suministro de agua dulce en un área determinada. Escasez de agua = un exceso de demanda de agua para el suministro disponible Esta situación aparece como consecuencia de una elevada demanda agregada por parte de todos los sectores que consumen agua respecto al suministro disponible, bajo las condiciones de infraestructuras y las disposiciones institucionales existentes.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013North Macedonia, United States of America, Germany, China, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Italy, Finland, Colombia, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Barbados, Mexico, Moldova, Armenia, Brazil, Montenegro, Norway
This review of national greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation planning in the agriculture sector provides national policy makers and others in the agriculture sector with an overview of national mitigation planning processes to aid them in identifying the relevance of these processes for promoting agricultural development. It also gives policy makers and advisors involved in low-emission development planning processes an overview of mitigation planning in the agriculture sector and highlights the relevance of agriculture to national mitigation plans and actions.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1967Angola, France, Brazil, Japan, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Portugal, United Kingdom, Canada, Iran, Central African Republic, Solomon Islands
An international review of forestry and forest products
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Egypt, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Angola, Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Belgium, Mali, Burundi, Germany, China, Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Benin, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Mozambique, Turkey, Haiti, Italy, India, Brazil
This report is a shorter version of World agriculture: towards 2015/2030, FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It summarizes the projections, distills the messages and presents them for the generalist. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Morocco, United States of America, Philippines, Japan, Germany, China, Italy, United Kingdom, Canada, Iran, Niger
A broad range of actions that can aid in the efforts to end hunger are described in this issue of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture. Improving the methods and tools to work drectly with food-insecure households is critical. For decades, growth monitoring has been practised by community health workers in many developing countries. Authors show how techniques for assessing children's growth status can be made more effective.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016United States of America, Belgium, Philippines, China, Mexico, Canada, India, Malawi, Chad, Ghana, Africa
Using detailed household-farm level data from Malawi, we measure real farm total factor productivity (TFP) controlling for a wide array of factor inputs, land quality, and transitory shocks. We nd that factor inputs are roughly evenly spread among farmers: operated land size and capital are essentially unrelated to farm TFP implying a strong negative eect on aggregate agricultural productivity. A reallocation of factors to their ecient use among existing farmers would increase agricultural productivity by a factor of 3.6-fold.
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