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  1. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    Interactive guide to the VGGT

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017
    Ethiopia, Africa

    Development partners and public investors assume that spate irrigation reduces household poverty and malnutrition. This article examines whether the poverty profiles of smallholder farmers and the nutritional outcomes of their children have improved as a result of using spate irrigation. The study areas were in two regional states in Ethiopia. Twenty-five users each, both from traditional and modern spate irrigation schemes, and an equal number of non-users responded to a structured questionnaire.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017

    This Research Report chronicles the evolution of thinking on water productivity in the research agenda of IWMI and in the broader irrigation literature over the past 20 years. It describes the origins of the concept and the methodological developments, its operationalization through applied research, and some lessons learned over the two decades of research.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017

    This Research Report chronicles the evolution of thinking on water productivity in the research agenda of IWMI and in the broader irrigation literature over the past 20 years. It describes the origins of the concept and the methodological developments, its operationalization through applied research, and some lessons learned over the two decades of research.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018

    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.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2011
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests constitute an international reference document for the development and improvement of national and subnational guidelines for the sustainable management of natural tropical forests. They also provide a reference on technical issues at the macro (landscape) and micro (forest management unit) scales.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2018
    Gambia

    Since the establishment of the FAO Representation in the Republic of the Gambia in 1978, FAO has provided vital support<p></p>to the development of agriculture and natural resource sectors in the country. The Organization has implemented more than<p></p>120 projects, also facilitating policy formulation and the development of programmes and projects to improve production,<p></p>productivity, food quality and national technical and institutional capacities.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Djibouti

    La République de Djibouti et la FAO n’ont cessé d’intensifier leur coopération depuis l’ouverture de la Représentation de l’Organisation<p></p>en 2008. De nombreux domaines, comme l’accès à l’eau, les productions végétales, animales et halieutiques, l’aquaculture et la<p></p>foresterie ont bénéficié de l’assistance de la FAO. La FAO continue de renforcer sa collaboration avec Djibouti, en mettant l’accent sur la<p></p>résilience et les initiatives de développement durable, y compris les projets ciblant les agropasteurs.

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