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    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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Egypt, Nigeria, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, Ethiopia, Niger, Thailand, Mozambique, Morocco, Philippines, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Cambodia, Senegal, Sudan, Brazil

    There is growing evidence that investing in developing countries’ agricultural sector is among the most efficient ways to reduce poverty and hunger. Agricultural investments can generate a wide range of developmental benefits, but these benefits cannot be expected to arise automatically and some forms of large-scale investment carry risks for host countries. Although there has been much debate about the potential benefits and risks of international investment, there is a lack of systematic evidence on the actual impacts on the host country and their determinants.

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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.

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