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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017

    The Nile Delta of Egypt is known for its large irrigated area supplied with water diverted from the Nile River, with a limited use of groundwater, largely for domestic and industrial use. Official statistics for the whole delta indicate that there are a few thousand individual wells used for agriculture by a population of over 2 million farmers. This study, however, shows that a phenomenon of groundwater development for irrigation has been unfolding over the last few years, largely below the radar of managers and researchers.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Algeria, Egypt, Bangladesh, Chile, Germany, Peru, Canada, Iran, Republic of Korea, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, Philippines, Italy, Tanzania, Tunisia, India, China, Brazil

    <p>The purpose of this sheet is to provide comprehensive set of information on GIAHS Programme in a single document which summarizes all the core information uploaded in the website and written in the previously released sources.</p> The overall goal of the global initiative is to identify and safeguard Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems and their associated landscapes, agricultural biodiversity and knowledge systems through catalyzing and establishing a long-term programme to support such systems and enhance global, national and local benefits derived through thei

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Algeria, Qatar, Egypt, Brazil, Mauritania, Iraq, Iran, Djibouti, Comoros, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen, Libya, Turkey, Somalia, Oman, Kuwait, Tunisia, Sudan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Africa, Northern Africa

    This paper begins by exploring what the term family farming means and how appropriate it is in the NENA region. It will explore more generally the role of farming and agriculture in the broader political economy of the region. The paper establishes the distinctive features of the region, what might be generalised and what might not be so common between countries with contrasting patterns of development.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Angola, Syrian Arab Republic, Egypt, Liberia, Philippines, Luxembourg, Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Jordan, Canada, France, Southern Europe

    La question des pertes agricoles et du gaspillage alimentaire est devenue essentielle.C’est dans ce contexte que nous avons l’honneur de présenter l’édition 2016 de <i>Mediterra</i>, qui aborde toutes ces problématiques du gaspillage et propose des solutions innovantes tout en suggérant des recommandations politiques pour la gestion durable des ressources naturelles, de la nourriture et des connaissances en Méditerranée.</br> La première partie fait le point sur les gaspillages de chacune des ressources naturelles, gaspillages bien réels qui appellent une remise en questio

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Nepal, Zambia, Ghana, Germany, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Ethiopia, Niger, Cameroon, Thailand, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, Cambodia, India, Sudan, Kenya

    Based on a broad literature review, this publication discusses rural women’s time poverty in agriculture, elaborates on its possible causes and implications and provides insight into the various types of constraints that affect the adoption of solutions for reducing work burden. This paper raises questions about the adequacy of women’s access to technologies, services and infrastructure and about the control women have over their time, given their major contributions to agriculture.

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