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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Algeria, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mauritania, Mali, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Uruguay, Eritrea, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Sudan, Brazil, Africa, South America

    For over a decade, the globalisation of environmental, economic and social issues has induced rapid modification in agriculture and land. These changes raise the question of future extensive livestock systems in regards to the worldwide challenge to double livestock production by 2050 in ways which are safe for the environment. In order to better understand and follow modification processes, a comparative study of livestock systems and land dynamics has been carried out on seven case studies on three continents through the use of a common grid.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Algeria, France, Nigeria, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Sudan, Cameroon, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad, Europe, Africa, Central America, South America

    We propose a flexible and adaptable framework to assist the quick design of models dealing with the durability of the extensive livestock systems at the territorial scale. This metamodel results from the collaborative design starting from MAS developed on 7 sites in Latin America, France and Senegal. It is composed of four packages: Agent, Community, Space and Vegetation-Herd. We illustrate these packages with examples extracted from the various models. The role of this tool is discussed in order to show its advantages and its limits

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Algeria, France, Nigeria, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Sudan, Cameroon, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad, Europe, Africa, Central America, South America

    We propose a flexible and adaptable framework to assist the quick design of models dealing with the durability of the extensive livestock systems at the territorial scale. This metamodel results from the collaborative design starting from MAS developed on 7 sites in Latin America, France and Senegal. It is composed of four packages: Agent, Community, Space and Vegetation-Herd. We illustrate these packages with examples extracted from the various models. The role of this tool is discussed in order to show its advantages and its limits

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Algeria, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mauritania, Mali, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Uruguay, Eritrea, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Sudan, Brazil, Africa, South America

    For over a decade, the globalisation of environmental, economic and social issues has induced rapid modification in agriculture and land. These changes raise the question of future extensive livestock systems in regards to the worldwide challenge to double livestock production by 2050 in ways which are safe for the environment. In order to better understand and follow modification processes, a comparative study of livestock systems and land dynamics has been carried out on seven case studies on three continents through the use of a common grid.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2011
    Qatar, Egypt, Nigeria, United States of America, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ghana, Russia, Moldova, Ethiopia, Belarus, Mozambique, Laos, Turkmenistan, Philippines, Libya, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Kuwait, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Bahrain, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, Oceania, Western Asia, Europe, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Northern Africa

    Recent increases in the level of agricultural commodity prices and the resulting demand for land has been accompanied by a rising interest in acquiring agricultural land by investors. This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Mexico, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, South America, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Central America, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    IN response to an on-line survey, 76 project leaders and staff gave CPWF Phase 1 a

    generally favorable review. Respondents came from 68 CPWF projects in 45 countries on

    three continents. The survey sought to help learn what went well in Phase 1, what did not

    go so well and can be improved in Phase 2.

    Nearly three-quarters of respondents felt that they had achieved different research results,

    outcomes and impacts as a result of participation in the CPWF than otherwise possible from

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Eritrea, Peru, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Middle Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Africa

    The CPWF was designed to be different. Developed in response to a call for change in a previous round of Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) system

    reform, the CPWF was intended to foster cross-CGIAR cooperation and find ways to bring in new partners. Over time the CPWF has successfully broadened the CGIAR’s sources of

    innovative research on water and food. Through its broad partnerships, the program conducts research that leads to positive impact on the poor and to policy change. The CPWF does this by

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, Suriname, Northern America, United States of America, Asia, Tajikistan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Europe

    Land Tenure Working Paper 15. This publication brings to light the existing linkages between land tenure and the realization of the right to food. It points out that responsible governance of land requires the adoption of human rights-based approach in order to develop coherent and long term solutions to improve people’s livelihoods. The document presents the legal implications of the right to food at national level and provides a series of examples on the implementation of human rights principles and obligations into land tenure systems, policies, and institutional frameworks.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Africa, Libya, Sudan, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon, Namibia, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Panama, Brazil, Jordan, Romania, United Kingdom, Germany, Samoa

    The Eastern and Anglophone Western Africa Regional Assessment meeting was organized by a task force consisting of FAO, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Land Policy Initiative, the United Nations World Food Programme, United Nations Development Programme, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme officials in Ethiopia.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Sudan, Nigeria, Mauritania, Israel, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Australia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Senegal, Chad, Cameroon, Africa

    This issue offers seventeen articles distributed among the following aspects of the climate change theme: two articles on Climate Change Impact; three articles on Climate Change Mitigation; nine articles on Climate Change Adaptation; and three articles that straddle all aspects of the climate change topic. The edition also presents specific information on aspects of climate change issues in individual countries including Cameroon, Chad, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan and Zimbabwe

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