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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, China, Ghana, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Georgia, Uruguay

    Los bosques y los árboles respaldan la agricultura sostenible. Estabilizan los suelos y el clima, regulan los flujos de agua, ofrecen sombra y refugio y proporcionan un hábitat a los polinizadores y los depredadores naturales de plagas agrícolas. Asimismo, contribuyen a la seguridad alimentaria de cientos de millones de personas, para quienes constituyen fuentes importantes de alimentos, energía e ingresos.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, Ghana, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Georgia

    森林和树木为农业可持续发展提供支持。森林和树木固定土壤、稳定气候,调解水流,提供荫蔽和居所,为传粉昆虫和动物以及农业有害生物天敌提供栖息地。森林和树木还为亿万民众的粮食安全做出贡献,为其提供食物、能源和收入。然而,农业依然是全球毁林的主要驱动因素;同时,农业、林业和土地政策往往存在分歧。</p><p> 《世界森林状况2016》发现,在提升农业生产力和粮食安全的同时,我们可以做到遏制甚至扭转毁林趋势,其中特别突出介绍了哥斯达黎加、智利、冈比亚、格鲁吉亚、加纳、突尼斯和越南的情况。土地利用综合规划是平衡各项土地用途的关键,同时以正确的政策手段为基础,促进可持续森林和农业发展。

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2015
    Mozambique

    In Mozambique there is strong support for sustainable agriculture from different actors, with approaches including agroforestry and conservation agriculture increasingly promoted throughout the country by the
    Ministry of Agriculture, civil society, farmers’ groups and development agencies. Research trials and anecdotal evidence suggest that these practices increase yields, are more resilient and are economically accessible for small-scale farmers. Despite this, uptake among smallholders remains low.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2012
    Mozambique

    Foreign agricultural investors are clashing with local peasants in Mozambique, in a  confrontation over agricultural and development models. Foreign investors looking a apparently vacant land promise high (often inflated) profits to investors and local partners. Some hope to capitalise on carbon credits or produce biofuels, and claim to be green investments. All promise jobs, schools, and local development. Local backers support the outside investors and their plantations with terms like "progress" and "modernisation".

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2013
    South Africa

    The vitally important provision of food through the food system is not a simple linear process, but a contested outcome of a complex system. This systematic literature review was undertaken to better understand the inherent complexity of this system and inform a long‐ term scenario‐planning process aimed at ensuring a food secure future in South Africa.  

  6. Library Resource
    7NDP
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2017
    Zambia

    Zambia remains committed to the socio-economic development planning of the country as reflected by the return to development planning in 2005. The Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) for the period 2017- 2021 is the successor to the Revised Sixth National Development Plan, 2013-2016 (R-SNDP) following its expiry in December 2016. The Plan, like the three national development plans (NDPs) that preceded it, is aimed at attaining the long-term objectives as outlined in the Vision 2030 of becoming a “prosperous middle-income country by 2030”.

  7. Library Resource
    Evaluating the impacts

    Customary Rights and Societal Stakes in the Copperbelt of Zambia

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Zambia

    This paper analyzes the implications of copper mining in Zambia on customary rights to land and forests, and the societal stakes associated with foreign investment in the mining industry. Copper mining affects forests, and in turn the people with customary rights to those forests, in a number of direct and indirect ways, from deforestation during green site development and selective harvesting of timber to the significant but indirect pressures over forests through infrastructure development and the population pull effect of mining towns.

  8. Library Resource
    Paving the Way for Development? cover image

    The Impact of Transport Infrastructure on Agricultural Production and Poverty Reduction in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Given its vast land resources and favorable water supply, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) natural agricultural potential is immense. However, the economic potential of the sector is handicapped by one of the most dilapidated transport systems in the developing world (World Bank 2006). Road investments are therefore a high priority in the government’s investment plans and those of its major donors.

  9. Library Resource
    Cover photo

    Opportunities in the Land Sector

    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2012
    Tanzania

    Presentation by the Minister for Lands on the initiatives to ensure full community involvement and environmental safeguards while putting underutilised land to productive use. This is to showcases opportunties in the land sector to investors.

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    Cover photo

    Opportunities for Investors in the Livestock Sector

    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2012
    Tanzania

    Presentation by the Minister responsible for livestock to showcase to the investors the opportunities in the sector

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