Agriculture and fisheries are the main pillars of Mozambique's economy, having contributed in the last few years to more than 25 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) and around 7 to 11 percentage points of the rate of economic growth. Agricultural development in Mozambique has been part of the government agenda because it is crucial to reducing poverty within rural zones.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2014Mozambique
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Algeria, Egypt, Bangladesh, Iran, Mozambique, Mauritania, Chile, Azerbaijan, China, Indonesia, Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Vietnam, Syrian Arab Republic, Zambia, India, Senegal, Brazil, Lebanon
This thematic study explores the links between the right to food and natural resources governance. It covers a range of issues of which access to resources and assets, land, water, and the recommendation to protect ecological sustainability for sustainable management of natural resources are primary.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Mozambique, Honduras, Philippines, Germany, Peru, Indonesia, Bolivia, Argentina, Venezuela, Tanzania, Norway
The Right to Food and the Responsible Governance of Tenure: A dialogue towards implementation aims to provide guidance for the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) which were endorsed in May 2012 by the Committee on World Food Security. More specifically, the study begins with a general introduction of the global context within which the developing process of the VGGT took place.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsOctober, 2015Mozambique
Oportunidades, Desafios, e Prioridades.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2015Mozambique
Plano operacional para o desenvolvimento agrário de Moçambique (2015 - 2019)
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2015Mozambique
Sustainable agricultural approaches such as agroecology can help producers increase productivity while protecting the environment and strengthening resilience to climate change. Nonetheless, policymakers rarely support them on a large scale and take-up remains low. This report analyses the factors determining the adoption of sustainable practices in Mozambique, exploring whether a common understanding of ‘sustainable agriculture’ exists, how this is reflected in policy and practice, and what drives farmers (not) to adopt them.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2017Mozambique
Welcome to this inaugural issue of a quarterly Bulletin that highlights outbreaks of transboundary pests and diseases that have the potential to impact food and nutrition security in southern Africa. The Bulletin also captures recently concluded and upcoming events that are being organized by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and stakeholders to improve the capacities of partners in preparedness and response to crop and livestock emergencies in the
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJanuary, 2013Mozambique, Africa, Southern Africa
Innovation platforms are increasingly used as spaces for interaction between actors in value chains to overcome barriers to development. It involves continuous learning and capacity building – both in terms of innovation capacity and specific technical or organizational capacities. Despite the increased use of Innovation Platforms in the context of value chains, there are several questions regarding their practical implementation.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2012Mozambique, Africa, Southern Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2015Mozambique, Africa, Southern Africa
It is widely acknowledged that goats in developing countries fulfill multiple functions and can contribute to improved livelihoods of smallholders. The multi-functionality of goats in rural Mozambique however is fairly unknown. The objective of the paper is therefore to identify and create a deeper understanding of the multiple functions goats currently play in the smallholders sector in Mozambique. The paper takes a sociological approach by advancing the thinking that the functions of goats are socially and culturally constructed, and not ‘given’.
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