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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Nepal, El Salvador, Mali, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Malawi, Cape Verde, Switzerland, Kenya, Hungary, Madagascar, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, Senegal
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2006Egypt, Mali, Chile, China, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Panama, Kenya, Morocco, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, India, Bhutan, Paraguay, Mexico, Asia
This Project Brief provides key findings, lessons and policy implications drawn from the research programme entitled ‘Socio-Economic Analysis and Policy Implications of the Roles of Agriculture in Developing Countries’ (ROA Project) implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations from 2000 to 2006.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Angola, Fiji, North Macedonia, Benin, El Salvador, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Djibouti, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Congo, Venezuela, Guinea, Malawi, Costa Rica, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, Madagascar, Senegal, Paraguay
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2000Laos, Bangladesh, United States of America, Sweden, Vietnam, Chile, China, Italy, Canada, India, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Asia
In its recent examination of global water scarcity (1997) the United Nations system identified water quality as one of the key concerns in Asia in the next century. This concern is based on the fact that water quality degradation is so severe in many Asian countries that it is placing serious constraints on economic growth; it continues to be a serious problem for human health and it is causing widespread negative environmental effects.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Angola, Honduras, Belize, Luxembourg, Burundi, Ghana, Congo, Venezuela, Sierra Leone, Myanmar, Uruguay, Panama, Mozambique, Lesotho, Rwanda, Iran, Gabon, Botswana, Canada, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Togo, Suriname
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2006Paraguay, Japan, Chile, Italy, Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2016Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Peru
Banana cultivation demands a large and frequent water supply throughout the production cycle to ensure optimal growth of the plantation, productivity and fruit quality. The types of irrigation used for banana can be sub foliar spray, suprafoliar spray, and drip gravity. The selection of the irrigation system to use depends on the availability of resources and access to technology. Aspects such as moisture retention, basic infiltration, evaporation and water balance potential also must be considered.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Namibia, Panama, Cuba, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Colombia, Uruguay, Caribbean, South America, Americas
La Conferencia de Desarrollo Sostenible de Naciones Unidas de 2012 (Río+20) destacó la urgencia de enfrentar uno de los retos más urgentes y, a la vez, más complejos del paradigma del desarrollo sustentable: la conciliación entre la producción de alimentos, la seguridad alimentaria y la conservación del ambiente.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2006Morocco, Japan, Mexico, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, India, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Cameroon, Asia
This first edition of ROA Policy Brief is designed to clarify the roles of economic valuation of the external impacts from agriculture in policy-making, by resolving misunderstanding and confusion pertaining to existing valuation studies.
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