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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2017Zambia, Africa, Southern Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2017Mozambique, Southern Africa, Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2018Lesotho, Africa
The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects an ambition
to improve the integration of agricultural development and climate
responsiveness. It aims to achieve food security and broader
development goals under a changing climate and increasing food
demand. CSA initiatives sustainably increase productivity, enhance
resilience, and reduce/remove greenhouse gases (GHGs); and
require planning to address trade-offs and synergies between
these three pillars: productivity, adaptation, and mitigation .
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Morocco, Eswatini, Mali
Depuis plus de soixante ans, la FAO accompagne le développement du Maroc dans le secteur de l’alimentation et de<p></p>l’agriculture. Le pays a bénéficié de plus de 200 projets nationaux ainsi que de 65 projets régionaux depuis l’ouverture de la<p></p>Représentation de la FAO à Rabat en 1982.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Nepal, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Malawi, Rwanda, Lesotho, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ecuador, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Uganda, Tajikistan
Secure tenure rights and control over land for women and men farmers are key to boosting smallholder productivity, rural development and food security. However, in many parts of the world, men and women have inadequate access to secure property rights over land. Women are particularly disadvantaged: even though they constitute on average 43 percent of the agricultural labour force in developing countries, women’s ownership of agricultural land remains significantly lower than that of men.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2018South Africa, Namibia
FAO and Namibia have had an established partnership for more than 25 years. The most important objectives of the FAO<p></p>in Namibia are to help eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; to make agriculture, forestry and fisheries more<p></p>productive and sustainable; and to reduce rural poverty. In Namibia, FAO supports the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry<p></p>in the development of programmes that will lead to sustainable food security, nutrition and the eradication of poverty.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018South Africa
Cooperation between South Africa and FAO has spanned a large range of areas, from interventions for agricultural development, food security and improved nutrition to support rural economic development and natural resources management. Recent focus areas for cooperation include engagement in SouthSouth Cooperation, with a particular focus on transboundary disease control, and resource mobilization through mechanisms such as the Green Climate Fund, the Global Environment Facility and the Adaptation Fund.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Morocco, Mali, China, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini, Tunisia, Guinea, Cameroon
FAO has supported Morocco’s development throughout the food and agriculture sector for over 60 years. Since the opening<p></p>of the FAO Representation in Rabat in 1982, more than 200 national and 65 regional projects have been delivered.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Morocco, Eswatini, Zimbabwe
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and FAO have partnered since the country joined the Organization in 1971. FAO assistance has covered the<p></p>formulation and implementation of food security and nutrition policies, including risk reduction and management strategies,<p></p>and activities to increase agricultural productivity. More recently, cooperation has included a focus on market access and<p></p>agricultural competiveness, with support to smallholders’ transition from subsistence to commercial agriculture.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJanuary, 2013Mozambique, Africa, Southern Africa
Innovation platforms are increasingly used as spaces for interaction between actors in value chains to overcome barriers to development. It involves continuous learning and capacity building – both in terms of innovation capacity and specific technical or organizational capacities. Despite the increased use of Innovation Platforms in the context of value chains, there are several questions regarding their practical implementation.