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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Global

    2016 was the hottest year on record – the third consecutive record-breaking year. It was a sign that we have to act fast to enhance the resilience of dryland farmers, who not only have to contend with more extreme temperatures but also face rapidly depleting water resources and the destructive effects of new pests and disease.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Global

    2014 went on record as the hottest year ever measured, a telling sign that climate change is already here. The agriculture sector is predicted to take the heaviest toll, with the hardest hit being smallholder farmers in developing countries, particularly in dry areas. With rising temperatures and greater stress on water resources, agricultural productivity is set to experience a substantial decline. Yet against these odds, we need to produce progressively more to feed a rapidly growing world population.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2005
    Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    To promote a sustainable and improved use of animal genetic resources in developing countries, ILRI in collaboration with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), and supported by Sida (Sweden), launched a project training the trainers, for national agricultural research systems (NABS) scientists (national university teachers and researchers) in developing countries.

  4. Library Resource
    Case Study: Phata Cooperative cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2019
    Malawi

    Recognizing the extensive literature available on outgrower cooperative farming, this case study seeks to add to this literature by providing in-depth learnings and guidance on good practices for structuring commercial, cooperative outgrower schemes in Malawi and potentially elsewhere.

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    Scaling Success cover image

    Lessons from Adaptation Pilots in the Rainfed Regions of India

    Training Resources & Tools
    August, 2015
    India

    This report helps policy makers, practitioners and funding agencies identify emerging adaptation good practices and the conditions necessary for scaling up those good practices to achieve adaptation success at scale.

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    Reports & Research
    February, 1982
    Africa

    The report contains suggestions for a greater effort to be made in the understanding of the problems of agricultural development from the point of view, of the small, farmers and for a consequent reorientation of actions so that the relevant institutions would be able to serve the interests of the small farmers and the nation at large.

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1990
    Africa

    The mission to Holetta, Ethiopia was undertaken from January 22 to 26 following; receipt by the Director of the Joint ECA/FAO Agriculture Division of a request from the Head of the Training and Manpower Development Service of the Institute of Agricultural Research of Ethiopia for advice and assistance in servicing a national workshop on agricultural research.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2009
    Africa

    Après avoir été largement négligée pendant plus de deux décennies, l’agriculture figure désormais au premier rang des priorités de développement en Afrique. Étant donné l’importance cruciale de ce secteur dans la plupart des pays du continent, les chefs d’État et de gouvernement de l’Union africaine ont choisi, en juillet 2001, de l’incorporer en tant que seul productif parmi les cinq priorités sectorielles du Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique. Ce choix a été plus tard renforcé par l’initiative du Secrétaire général de l’ONU en faveur de la révolution verte africaine.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1969
    Africa

    Agricultural Research Co-operation through Agricultural Research Programmes on Ecological Bases - Basic Principles and General Measures for Strengthening Co-operation. The development and the improvement of co-operation and co-ordination of technical and financial aid in the field of agricultural research, are problems of primary importance for agricultural development in Africa, Agricultural progress achieved in the more advanced countries has been obtained by continuing efforts in research and its application.

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