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  1. Library Resource
    January, 1970
    Africa

    As this book shows, farmer field schools have proven to be a very useful approach for helping

    African farmers to improve how they manage their land and water. Numerous projects throughout

    Africa have shown that they result in improved soils, better yields and higher incomes for farmers.

    The document summarizes some of these experiences, points out successes, and – equally important

    – shows constraints and gaps that need to be addressed. Particularly important is the list of policy

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Morocco, United States of America, Mauritania, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Guinea, Cape Verde, Africa

    Cette troisième réunion du groupe de travail Biodiversité, Habitat et Qualité de l’Eau a été ouverte conjointement par M. Birane Sambe, coordinateur régional du projet CCLME et M. Abou Bamba, secrétaire de la Convention d’Abidjan. M. Sambe a remercié l’ensemble des participants d’avoir effectué le déplacement. Selon lui, l’épidémie d’Ebola a causé beaucoup de perturbations de part le monde. C’est pourquoi, la réunion qui était prévue au Cap Vert n’a pu s’y tenir à cause de restrictions imposé par ce pays aux frontières. Il a déploré l’absence de la Guinée Bissau et du Cap Vert. M.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Italy

    We aim at increasing the impact of poverty-reduction strategies on poor smallholder farmers through investments in water, by recognizing the diversity and complexity of their conditions and tailoring interventions accordingly.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Sudan, Egypt, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Eritrea, Seychelles, Mozambique, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Africa

    This paper discusses – at the sub-basin level – the regional differences and comparative advantages for agricultural development and water resources utilization in the Nile Basin. It looks at options for development, projected in the regional context, and the importance of agricultural water use for social and food security in the different parts of the basin.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Rwanda, Bangladesh, Spain, Israel, China, Portugal, Canada, Greece

    Developed in collaboration with United Nations agencies, civil society and other organizations, the United Nations challenge badges are intended to raise awareness, educate and motivate young people to change their behaviour and be active agents of change in their local communities. The challenge badge series can be used by teachers in school classes and by youth leaders, and especially Guide or Scout groups.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Kenya, Somalia, Africa

    Since the 1960s, FAO has taken the lead in the fight against hunger in Somalia, supporting the Government and rural communities in times of crisis as well as in pursuit agricultural development goals. Special attention is devoted to helping rural communities withstand recurrent shocks, such as drought, flooding, and plant and animal pests and diseases. Through resilience programming, FAO balances technical support with the provision of quality inputs to prevent or lessen the impact of shocks to livelihoods and keep development gains intact.

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