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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2011
    Burkina Faso

    Dans le cadre de relever les défis majeurs qui persistent en matière de développement du capital humain, de consolidation de la gouvernance, de la croissance ainsi que d’autres préoccupations transversales telles que la préservation de l’environnement et la promotion du genre, le Burkina Faso a élaboré le Programme d’Actions du Gouvernement pour l’Emergence et le Développement Durable (PAGEDD) pour la période 2011-2015.

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    Unlocking the Potential of Agribusiness

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    March, 2013
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Ghana, Senegal, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa

    This report highlights the great potential of the agribusiness sector in Africa by drawing on experience in Africa as well as other regions. The evidence demonstrates that good policies, a conducive business environment, and strategic support from governments can help agribusiness reach its potential. Africa is now at a crossroads, from which it can take concrete steps to realize its potential or continue to lose competitiveness, missing a major opportunity for increased growth, employment, and food security. The report pursues several lines of analysis.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Angola, Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Belgium, Mali, Burundi, Germany, China, Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Benin, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Mozambique, Turkey, Haiti, Italy, India, Brazil

    This report is a shorter version of World agriculture: towards 2015/2030, FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It summarizes the projections, distills the messages and presents them for the generalist. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Gabon, South Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Brazil, Chile, Canada, United States of America, Philippines, Thailand, Maldives, Sweden, Italy, Germany, New Zealand

    This Guide has been developed to assist in the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (the VGGT) with regard to fisheries in marine and inland waters. It explains the characteristics of the fisheries sector and provides technical guidance. Its purpose is to contribute to the achievement of the VGGT objectives in respect of the improvement of governance of tenure in fisheries.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Indonesia, Canada, Iran, Benin, Pakistan, Uruguay, Thailand, Italy, Iraq, India, Chad, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana

    World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Philippines, Zambia, Mali, Senegal, Italy, Ireland, Ghana, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Chad, Brazil, Africa

    The aim of this policy brief is to: Show how new information and communications technologies (ICTs) can link with established methods to enhance opportunities for development Review the uses and potential impact of existing and emerging information and communications technologies in fisheries and fishing communities Suggest policy strategies and partnerships to encourage access to and usage of ICT for fisheries management and for livelihood support and poverty reduction

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Italy

    This poster illustrates the findings of a situational analysis on post-harvest systems conducted in 2013 and 2014 in the Volta Basin, a shared water body in West Africa through the NEPAD-FAO Fish Programme (NFFP), within the framework of a collaborative undertaking between FAO, the Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA) of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2016
    Burkina Faso, Nigeria, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Mali, Burundi, Namibia, Ghana, South Sudan, Malawi, Niger, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Senegal, Chad, Norway, Africa, Southern Africa

    The focus of this review has been on both documenting the general resilience of many fish resources to climatic variability and its underestimation in livelihood importance, including in protracted crisis situations, but also on enhancing the potential supply of fish from dryland areas by better use of the available water bodies, and in particular from small reservoirs.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Guatemala, China, Indonesia, Australia, Bolivia, Congo, Mozambique, Vietnam, Madagascar, Tanzania, India, Senegal, Paraguay

    Este documento examina algunas de las respuestas técnicas, institucionales, políticas y financieras clave y necesarias para lograr una agricultura climáticamente inteligente que incrementa de manera sostenible la productividad, la resilencia (adaptación), reduce/elimina GEI (mitigación) y fortalece los logros de metas nacionales de desarrollo y de seguridad alimentaria.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Honduras, Afghanistan, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Australia, Burkina Faso, Bolivia, China, Cameroon, Haiti, Philippines, Lesotho, Japan, Madagascar, Uzbekistan, Italy, India, Paraguay, Brazil

    This paper examines some of the key technical, institutional, policy and financial responses required to achieve climate-smart agriculture which sustainably increases productivity, resilience (adaptation), reduces/removes Greenhouse Gases (mitigation), and enhances achievement of national food security and development goals. Building on case studies from the field, the paper outlines a range of practices, approaches and tools aimed at increasing the resilience and productivity of agricultural production systems, while also reducing and removing emissions.

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