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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    August, 2016
    Brazil

    Muito oportuna e elucidativa essa publicação do FBSSAN que me foi dada a honra de apresentar. A biofortificação de alimentos tem se destacado entre os temas do crescente debate nacional e internacional no campo da nutrição, aí incluída sua relação com a agricultura. Como é usual em se tratando dos alimentos, este debate é permeado por interesses de várias ordens, sobretudo econômicos, com a apropriação de significados acompanhada do tradicional apelo à gravidade dos problemas (fome ou deficiência de nutrientes) que clama por soluções urgentes e milagrosas.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mozambique, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Kenya, Philippines, Nicaragua, Oman, Lesotho, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Cuba

    Cette étude propose une analyse de la dimension de genre au sein de la législation relative à l’agriculture et examine le statut juridique des femmes dans trois secteurs clés. Le résultat est une analyse qui identifie les principaux facteurs juridiques et certains facteurs non juridiques ayant une incidence sur l’existence et l’exercice des droits des femmes liés à l’agriculture.

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Northern America, Canada

    Economists who analyze household decisionmaking allocation have traditionally assumed that the household acts as a single unit. They assume that there exists one decisionmaker whose preferences form the basis of household welfare and that all household resources are effectively pooled. This approach is known as the “unitary model,” the “common preference model,” or the “joint family utility model,” depending on the study consulted.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Mali, Guatemala, Peru, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Tunisia, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya

    This study focuses on the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas. The result is an analysis identifying the main legal and some non-legal factors that affect the existence and exercise of women’s agriculture-related rights.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2013
    Mexico

    El objetivo del presente trabajo es abonar a la reflexión de la articulación entre la gestión de riesgo dedesastres y la equidad de género. Se presenta un estudio de caso en cuatro localidades del estado de Yucatán,México, sobre percepciones respecto al cambio climático y capacidades institucionales sobre gestión deriesgos.

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    Oxfam Briefing Paper

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Indigenous farmer in the municipality of Sayaxché, department of Petén, Guatemala, viewing the stunted corn crop on his land bordering an oil palm plantation. 

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  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    France, Switzerland, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa

    This Issue of Nature & Faune puts forward the case of “African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development”. It comprises twenty one articles from authors of various backgrounds, including: policy makers, conservation NGOs; the private sector; civil society groups; research and academia as well as youth groups.

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