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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Burkina Faso, Mali, Africa, Western Africa

    The livestock sector is one of the major contributors in agriculture, by some estimates

    contributing up to 18% of the global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Of this, about one

    third is reported to be due to land use change associated with livestock production, another

    one third is nitrous oxide from manure and slurry management, and roughly 25% is attributed

    to methane emissions from ruminant digestion. Recent analysis suggests that developing

    world regions contribute about two thirds of the global emissions from ruminants, with sub-

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016

    Agricultural landscape provide a range of ecosystem services apart from producing crops. However, the inter-linkage of the ecosystem services and agricultural activities is poorly understood. For over 50 years, agriculture has been conducted without considering the natural ecological processes that safeguard agricultural production in the long run. To ensure that agricultural systems are sustainable, we have to make sure that the crucial ecosystem functions in the natural landscape are protected.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016

    The government of Tanzania is highly concerned with management of wetland hence it is

    fully committed to ensure that they are sustainably managed. In Tanzania, the wetlands are

    known to be nature’s water store on land which supports a number of sectors including

    agriculture, livestock, forest and wildlife providing vital ecosystems support. In general,

    wetlands in the Ihemi Cluster face a number of challenges which some of them affects the

    ecosystem and livelihood of communities. Agriculture being the major economic activity

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016

    Economic valuation of wetland ecosystem services enhances informed public decision

    making concerning sustainable utilization of the ecosystem. The valuation is particularly

    crucial where the economic values of wetlands need to be compared directly against the

    monetary value of alternative public investments.

    Burullus lake is one of the most vulnerable areas along the delta’s, it is the second largest of

    the Egyptian northern lakes along the Mediterranean coast declared by Prime ministerial

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2016

    This manual provides a step-by-step description of a gender training workshop. It is for any community mobilizer, non-governmental organization (NGO) staff or researcher who wants to hold a discussion with farmers on gender norms, roles and relations in their communities can use this manual. It has been designed for communities with small-scale farming activities, but by adaping the approach, it could also be used for more urban, non-agricultural settings.

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