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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 1969
    Africa

    The fourteen countries of East and Central Africa under discussion are at differing stages of economic and research development, and as a

    consequence, are endowed with varying levels of resources, in terms of

    scientific personnel, equipment and financial provision, for carrying

    out effective research on agriculture and its allied disciplines.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 1969
    Africa

    Research in the various agricultural experiment stations in Ethiopia has convincingly shown that the wheat variety is in many respects inferior to imported varieties (lower yield, weaker stems, more susceptible to rust, short stalks, small heads etc.) and required to be replaced for upgraded.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    May, 2011
    South Africa

    To amend various laws under the administration of the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, so as to substitute certain obsolete definitions to ensure legal certainty; to effect certain consequential amendments in this regard; and to provide for matters connected therewith. BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

  6. Library Resource
    COVER IMAGE
    Journal Articles & Books
    Reports & Research
    July, 2012
    Kenya

    The acquisition of land by foreigners in developing countries has emerged as a key mechanism for foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI is defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as the category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident entity in one economy to obtain a lasting interest in an enterprise resident in another economy.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2008
    Global

    Since 1996, the Centres for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics of the Universities of Hohenheim and Göttingen and of Berlin's Humboldt University have organised a conference, the ''Tropentag'', once a year to present and discuss recent findings in research on agriculture and rural development. Other universities, like Kassel-Witzenhausen, have joined in, and the number of participants, papers and posters presented has more than doubled.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2014
    Global

    Providing extension and advisory services is expensive. There are salaries to be paid, transporta­tion and operational funds to be provided, buildings to be rented or built, demonstration plots to maintain, and continued education to be offered to the extension staff. And then there is the need to continually invest in an overall functioning agricultural innovation system with strong research and teaching institutions, enabling policies, as well as to make capital investments in rural infrastructure that will not only benefit the farming population.

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

    Soil and land management are essential for a sustainable food supply and ecosystems. Healthy soils can support sustainable agricultural production, mitigation of the impacts of climate change, and other ecosystem services. Interventions that show promise for improving soil health include investment in sustainable intensification technologies, climate-smart agriculture, and ecosystem-level management.

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

    The Global Food Policy Report is IFPRI’s flagship publication. This year’s annual report examines major food policy issues, global and regional developments, and commitments made in 2015, and presents data on key food policy indicators. The report also proposes key policy options for 2016 and beyond to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2015, the global community made major commitments on sustainable development and climate change.

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