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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2013
    Africa, Sierra Leone

    In sub-Saharan Africa, commercial bioenergy production has been hailed as a new form of ‘green capitalism’ that will deliver ‘win-win’ outcomes and ‘pro poor’ development. Yet in an era of global economic recession and soaring food prices, biofuel ‘sustainability’ has been at the centre of controversy. This paper focuses on the case of post-war Sierra Leone, a country that has over the last decade been consistently ranked as one of the poorest in the world, facing food insecurity, high unemployment and entrenched poverty.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013

    Manuel pratique sur le droit à l’alimentation 3. Ce manuel pratique présente le processus de réalisation d’un examen sectoriel de compatibilité tel un exercice pouvant démontrer l’existence d’un contexte juridique favorable à la concrétisation progressive du droit à l’alimentation. Le contenu de ce manuel est basé sur le « Guide pour légiférer sur le droit à l’alimentation » de la FAO.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Spain

    Right to Food Handbooks 3. This handbook presents the process to be followed for the revision of sectoral legislation, since it may affect various aspects of the right to food. The purpose of this revision is to ensure that the legal framework of the country is favourable for the progressive realization of the right to food. The content of this handbook is based on the FAO's “Guide on Legislating for the Right to Food”.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    November, 2013
    Bolivia

    La presente Ley declara de prioridad nacional la protección de áreas de cacao silvestre y el fomento a la producción de cultivos agroforestales de cacao, con el fin de promocionar la producción, industrialización y comercialización del cacao. El fin último es garantizar la soberanía y seguridad alimentaria enmarcados en las políticas nacionales del Vivir Bien.

  5. Library Resource

    Master of Science Thesis

    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    South Africa

    Wild foods are an integral component of the household food basket, yet their quantified contribution to food security relative to other sources in the context of HIV/AIDS, climate change and variability remains underexplored. This study was carried out in Willowvale and Lesseyton which are rural communities in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2013

    The objectives of the workshop were to (i) share and exchange experiences and lessons on available methods and tools to identify and analyse trade-offs in agricultural systems (at different levels: from household to landscape, regional and global level), (ii) to discuss and explore how we can apply the lessons learned within and between the respective CRPs, (iii) to explore potential for synergies and collaboration between scientists and programs on trade-off analysis in agricultural systems, (iv) to discuss how results from trade-off analysis research can be translated to end-users to achi

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