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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Ecuador

    La propuesta: “Estrategias Territoriales para el Desarrollo Integral de la Parroquia Cangahua” fue elaborada con la comunidad en varios talleres que constituyeron espacios de construcción de propuestas susceptible de ejecución, monitoreo y evaluación conforme la priorización establecida.

  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Southern Africa, Central Asia, South America, Africa, Asia, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, South America, Africa, Asia

    In addition to global developments and food policy changes, 2014 also saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions in individual countries and regions. This chapter offers perspectives on major food policy developments in various regions including Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Africa, Asia, South America, Americas

    In addition to global events and food policy changes, 2015 also saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions in individual countries and regions. This chapter offers perspectives on major food policy developments across the major regions: Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009
    Myanmar

    ...This study will examine the food (rice) availability at the national level using the official and FAO data. Second, a case study in the rice deficit region (Dry Zone) will present the characteristics and food security status of the farm and non-farm rural households (landless) and the determinants of food security. The Dry Zone was chosen to study because the EC & FAO (2007) classified this region as the most vulnerable area of the country. Furthermore, the FAO projected that the Net Primary Production would be decreased significantly in the Dry Zone in the next two decades.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2004
    Myanmar

    Abstract:
    "This paper looks at the case of Myanmar in order to investigate the behavior and welfare of
    rural households in an economy under transition from a planned to a market system. Myanmar's
    case is particularly interesting because of the country's unique attempt to preserve a policy of
    intervention in land transactions and marketing institutions. A sample household survey that we
    conducted in 2001, covering more than 500 households in eight villages with diverse

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2013
    Myanmar, Global

    ... Myanmar is an agricultural based country and the agriculture sector is the backbone of its economy. The agriculture sector contributes 34% of GDP, 23% of total export earnings, and employs 63% of the labour force. About 75% of the total population reside in rural areas and are
    principally employed in the agriculture, livestock and fishery sectors for their livelihood.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2013
    Myanmar, Global

    ... This background paper was commissioned by USAID as part of a Strategic Agricultural Sector and Food Security Diagnostic for Myanmar, led by Michigan State University and in partnership with the Myanmar Development Resource Institute ‐ Centre for Economic and Social Development (MDRI‐CESD). The broad objectives of the Diagnostic are to improve USAID’s understanding of the major constraints to

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2013
    Myanmar, Global

    ... Rice productivity in Myanmar has stagnated in comparison with other rice producers in the region. Once the world’s largest rice exporter, Myanmar is now a relatively minor player exporting an average 631,000 MT annually over th past 4 years. However, the nation’s export potential remains high because of abundant land and water resources, recent indications of progressive policy reforms, increased agricultural investment, and constructive international engagement.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2015
    South Africa

    The Committee received a presentation of the evaluation report on the implementation of the Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP) by the Department of Perfomance, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME). The National Evaluation Plan (NEP) containing 52 evaluations that cut across government had been approved by Cabinet in 2012/13. There were eight evaluations in the rural development sector and the CRDP was one of the key programmes implemented since 2009.

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    Investing in Smallholder Agriculture for Food Security cover image

    A Report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on Food Security. 2013

    Reports & Research
    June, 2013
    Global

    In October 2011, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) to prepare "a comparative study of constraints to smallholder investment in agriculture in different contexts with policy options for addressing these constraints, taking into consideration the work done on this topic by IFAD, and by FAO in the context of COAG, and the work of other key partners.

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