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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Our goal is to provide the scientific basis for development investments and policies that promote more productive, profitable agriculture, and healthier diets at no environmental cost. Low-income, smallholder farmers face significant challenges across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). High population growth is coinciding with migration to the cities as younger populations seek out higher income-earning opportunities. Inadequate infrastructure and few markets for agricultural production in rural areas, for example, are leading to stagnated opportunities for smallholders.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa
  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Denmark, Australia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Malawi, Thailand, Nigeria, Kenya, Japan, Malaysia, Madagascar, Italy, Ecuador, India, China, Brazil

    The livestock sector is transforming rapidly in response to shifts in the global economy and changing societal expectations. Society expects the livestock sector to provide safe and plentiful food and fibre for growing urban populations, livelihoods for more than a billion poor producers and traders as well as global public goods related to food security, environmental sustainability and animal-borne diseases. However, the rapid pace of change has led to unbalanced growth of the sector.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Botswana, South Sudan, Chad, Gabon, Kenya, Africa

    FAO established a presence in Equatorial Guinea more than 30 years ago with the opening of a country office in Malabo. In June 2013, cooperation was strengthened with the establishment of a Partnership and Liaison Office and the appointment of the first FAO Representative in the country

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Zambia, Chile, Samoa, Peru, Indonesia, Bolivia, China, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Malawi, Panama, Kenya, South Africa, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Madagascar, Italy, Cambodia, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Oceania, Asia, Africa, Americas

    This paper was prepared as a Background Paper for Chapter 2 of the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s 2009 Rural Poverty Report. It begins by providing an overview discussion of the diversity of natural resources in developing countries, and rights of access, tenure and governance relevant to the rural poor, who are disproportionately dependent on natural resources.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Sudan, Egypt, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Eritrea, Seychelles, Mozambique, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Africa

    This paper discusses – at the sub-basin level – the regional differences and comparative advantages for agricultural development and water resources utilization in the Nile Basin. It looks at options for development, projected in the regional context, and the importance of agricultural water use for social and food security in the different parts of the basin.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Malawi, Niger, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, South Sudan, Chad, Kenya, Africa

    FAO has focused and integrated its work in the Region through three Regional Initiatives. The Initiatives respond to the priorities of member-states and will achieve demonstrable impact in a time bound manner, whilst responding to FAO’s Strategic Objectives. In Africa, the Regional Initiatives were developed based on an in-depth cross-sectoral and interdisciplinary review of regional issues.

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