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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    India, Nicaragua, China, Indonesia, Senegal

    En este libro se cuenta el relato de estas siete décadas de historia de la FAO, de sus protagonistas y de sus hechos. Se han rescatado del archivo de la FAO imágenes inéditas en blanco y negro de los primeros años de la Organización que configuran un portfolio de intensas y hermosas imágenes.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Burkina Faso, Philippines, Nicaragua, Mali, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, India, Niger, Brazil, Lebanon

    This book tells the story of these seven decades of the history of FAO, its protagonists and their endeavours. We have dug into the FAO archives to bring to light unpublished black and white images, which form a portfolio of evocative images of the early years of the Organization.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    Эта книга – рассказ о 70-летней истории ФАО, об основных действующих лицах и об их работе. Мы разыскали в архивах ФАО неопубликованные черно-белые фотографии и составили из них альбом, иллюстрирующий ранние годы становления Организации. Книга также представляет собой отчет о десяти важнейших достижениях ФАО, в числе которых: искоренение чумы крупного рогатого скота, подписание договора о генетических ресурсах растений, жизненно важное соглашение о сохранении биоразнообразия на планете и кодекс в едения ответственного рыболовства, необходимый для сохранения морской экосистемы.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 1969
    Africa

    Research in the various agricultural experiment stations in Ethiopia has convincingly shown that the wheat variety is in many respects inferior to imported varieties (lower yield, weaker stems, more susceptible to rust, short stalks, small heads etc.) and required to be replaced for upgraded.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 1969
    Africa

    The fourteen countries of East and Central Africa under discussion are at differing stages of economic and research development, and as a

    consequence, are endowed with varying levels of resources, in terms of

    scientific personnel, equipment and financial provision, for carrying

    out effective research on agriculture and its allied disciplines.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is for private sector project implementers and financers (development finance institutions, international development agencies, commercial lenders and equity investors) seeking to invest responsibly in new greenfield sites in low and middle- income countries. It aims to provide practical guidance on identifying and addressing community land conflicts to prevent them escalating into disputes between the project and local communities.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal of African History
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2014
    Lesotho

    The rhetoric of development served as a language for Sotho politicians from 1960–70 to debate the meanings of political participation. The relative paucity of aid in this period gave outsized importance to small projects run in rural villages, and stood in stark contrast to the period from the mid-1970s onwards when aid became an ‘antipolitics machine’ that worked to undermine national sovereignty.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    January, 1984
    Africa

    This paper concentrates more on the indicators that deal more or less directly with the increase of agricultural productivity and production. There is the fundamental constraint then that because of the imprecise nature of some of the factors to be measured, the indicators themselves may not in fact be measuring what they were meant to measure. However, this does not relieve the user of constructor of indicators from the obligation to offer a hypothesis as a start and then work to the final “theorem” for that is what all indicators at the start are hypothesis.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2006
    Africa, Uganda

    This paper presents the preliminary findings of a study on land conflicts between refugees and host communities in southwestern Uganda and their impact on refugee women’s livelihoods. Uganda has a long history of hosting refugees that dates back to the 1940s, when it hosted Polish refugees; Rwandese and Sudanese in the 1950s (Holborn 1975:1213-1225).

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