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    Urban Agriculture for sustainable development

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2006

    The United Nations predicts that over the next 25 years nearly all population growth will be in the cities of the developing world. At current rates, 60% of the world’s total population will live in cities by 2030. As the cities grow, so does the number of urban poor. Unemployment, hunger, and malnutrition are commonplace. In the big city, most of any cash income the poor might bring home goes to feeding themselves and staying alive; any food that does not have to be bought is a bonus.

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    National Policies
    Nicaragua, Central America, Americas

    El presente documento establece a nivel nacional el plan de desarrollo humano, que contempla líneas de acción y medidas para erradicar la pobreza, garantizar el respeto de los derechos de las personas a satisfacer sus necesidades básicas (alimento, vivienda, salud, educación y seguridad) y conseguir una vida digna para todos los nicaragüenses. El Plan es de carácter intersectorial y abarca el período comprendido entre el 2012 y el 2016.

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    National Policies
    Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This National Agriculture Policy (NAP) states as its general objective to develop an efficient, competitive and profitable agricultural industry that contributes to the improvement of the livelihoods of Tanzanians and attainment of broad based economic growth and poverty alleviation. The NAP is a result of macro, regional and global economic changes that have bearing on the development of the agricultural sector. These changes are reflected in the national policy framework which reflects the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).

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    National Policies
    Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset) is a national development plan for the years 3013-2018 to achieve sustainable development and social equity anchored on indigenization, empowerment and employment creation. It is built around four strategic clusters: food security and nutrition; social services and poverty eradication; infrastructure and utilities; and value addition and beneficiation.

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    The Role of Land Professionals

    Manuals & Guidelines
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2016

    This publication is the result of the workshop on “Responding to Climate Change and Tenure Insecurity in Small Island Developing States – The Role of Land Professionals” held in Christchurch, New Zealand 30 April – 1 May 2016 in connection with the FIG Working Week 2016. It includes a report of the seminar and a FIG Christchurch Declaration as the main outcome of the workshop.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Somalia, Kenya, Sudan

    Two images have dominated the northern media in recent months.The first is of desolation in remote, rural areas in Africa affected by drought, conflict or famine, such as in Somalia, northern Kenya or Darfur, Sudan. The second is a different kind of desolation - that of urban squalor as portrayed in the film «The Constant Gardener». Nairobi's Kibera, which provides a backdrop for the film, is a bustling shantytown with a population of ca.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008

    La urbanización acelerada está trayendo consigo grandes retos en materia de empleo, infraestructuras y seguridad alimentaria y nutricional. Al mismo tiempo, muchas ciudades en rápido crecimiento se enfrentan a un aumento de la escasez de agua, a menudo agravada por los efectos del cambio climático, y a servicios de saneamiento insuficientes, aumentando así la exposición a los agentes contaminantes.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008

    Rapid urbanization is coming together with great challenges regarding employment, food and nutrition security and infrastructures. Simultaneously, many rapidly growing cities are facing increasing water shortages, often aggravated by the effects of climate change, and insufficient sanitation coverage with higher exposure to contaminants.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1979

    Revista internacional de silvicultura e industrias forestales

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Senegal, France, Africa

    Ce rapport fait partie d’une série d’analyses réalisées à l’échelle des pays par l’équipe d’analyse et des politiques de résilience (RAP) de la FAO, dans le but d’orienter les décideurs, praticiens, organismes des Nations Unies, ONG et autres parties prenantes quant aux politiques à mettre en oeuvre, et en identifiant les principaux facteurs qui contribuent à la résilience des ménages vivant dans des pays et des régions touchés par l’insécurité alimentaire. L’analyse est largement basée sur l’utilisation de la méthodologie de Mesure et analyse de l’indice de résilience (RIMA) de la FAO.

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