This Project Brief provides key findings, lessons and policy implications drawn from the research programme entitled ‘Socio-Economic Analysis and Policy Implications of the Roles of Agriculture in Developing Countries’ (ROA Project) implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations from 2000 to 2006.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2006Egypt, Mali, Chile, China, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Panama, Kenya, Morocco, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, India, Bhutan, Paraguay, Mexico, Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2008Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Germany, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, Senegal, Africa
As this book shows, farmer field schools have proven to be a very useful approach for helping African farmers to improve how they manage their land and water. Numerous projects throughout Africa have shown that they result in improved soils, better yields and higher incomes for farmers. The document summarizes some of these experiences, points out successes, and – equally important – shows constraints and gaps that need to be addressed.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Eswatini, Canada, Congo, Ukraine, Malawi, Costa Rica, Niger, Seychelles, Kenya, Philippines, Lesotho, Madagascar, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Gabon, France
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2010Kenya, Indonesia, Rwanda, Vietnam, Philippines, Burundi, Italy, Tanzania, Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Czech Republic, Thailand, Uganda, Panama, Canada, Africa
With the continual rise of global commodity prices and increasing population pressures worldwide, the future of agriculture is looking increasingly unstable. As a result of this escalating demand and intensification of unsustainable agricultural techniques, natural resources are facing an increasing threat of depletion.
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