Smallholder irrigation expansion would signi cantly increase agricultural production, and reduce food insecurity and poverty levels in East Africa. This paper reviews literature on trends, constraints and opportunities of smallholder irrigation in four East African countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Irrigation development has been slow in these countries, and has been mainly through traditional schemes.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Oman
Oman enjoys a dynamic partnership with FAO, which was strengthened in 2012 with the opening of the FAO country<p></p>representation. Cooperation has focused on sustainable development of the food, agriculture and fisheries sectors, while<p></p>ensuring the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources. FAO’s support also focuses on the achievement of value added in<p></p>the priority areas identified by Oman.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe and FAO have partnered in development since the country joined the Organization in 1981. Cooperation<p></p>has grown in recent years, with interventions ranging from capacity development at the institutional level as well as<p></p>for extension staff and farmers to the creation of market linkages and a conducive policy environment.
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 materialsDecember, 2014Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and FAO have a significant history of cooperation. For more than 50 years, FAO assistance has spanned the full spectrum of agricultural and rural development, with interventions carefully selected to meet top priority areas identified by the country and its regional setting. Some notable features of cooperation include the formulation of policy and regulatory frameworks, including national capacity development, and technical assistance to high-value horticulture.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Saudi Arabia
يربط بين منظمة الأغذية والزراعة والمملكة العربية السعودية تاريخ حافل بالتعاون. فعلى مدى أكثر من 50 عاماً، غطت المساعدات المقدَّمة من المنظمة الطيف الكامل من التنمية الزراعية والريفية عبر تدخلات مختارة بعناية لتلبية المجالات ذات الأولوية العليا التي حددها البلد ووضعه الإقليمي. وتشمل بعض الملامح البارزة للتعاون صياغة أُطر للسياسات وأُطر تنظيمية بما يشمل تنمية القدرات الوطنية والمساعدة التقنية لزراعة البستنة العالية القيمة.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Japan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Germany, Iran, Pakistan
Afghanistan joined FAO in 1949 and has a long history of technical cooperation with the Organization. Today the<p></p>Afghanistan country programme is one of FAO’s largest in the Asia and Pacific region. Ongoing projects in the country cover<p></p>household food and livelihood security, animal health and transboundary diseases; small-scale integrated dairy schemes,<p></p>value chain development; soil mapping and national agriculture ecological zoning; and development of research policy and<p></p>strategy.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2016Global
At its 42nd Plenary session in 2015, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) decided to hold a global thematic event at the 43rd session in October 2016 to share experiences and take stock of the use and application of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), as a contribution to monitoring progress towards VGGT implementation. This second global stocktake on the VGGT is informed by the contributions received from stakeholders.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Ecuador, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Benin, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesPolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2016Global
This paper is specifically about agricultural mechanisation: the opportunities provided by mechanisation for intensifying production in a sustainable manner, in value addition and agri-food value chain development, as well as the inherent opportunities implied for improved local economies and livelihoods. The establishment of viable business enterprises agro-processors, transport services, and so forth as a result of increased agricultural mechanisation in rural areas, is crucial to creating employment and income opportunities and, thereby, enhancing the demand for farm produce.
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