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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1985
    Africa

    L’adoption du Plan de Lagos en 1980 est la décision politique, économique et sociale la plus importante prise par l’Afrique depuis l’établissement de la charte de l’OAU en 1963. Dans la période 1980-83, la production par habitant a baissé de 2,7 pour cent par an pour l’agriculture et de 2,9 pour cent par an pour le seul sous-secteur alimentaire.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 1960
    Africa

    La production alimentaire par habitant semble, depuis trois ans,

    étre tombée au-dessous du niveau d'avant-guerre. Les statistiques de production relatives aux cultures alimentaires essentielles et aux produits du betail en Afrique comportent une marge d'erreur considérable de sorte que ces données ne peuvent être considerées au mieux que comme des indications approximatives des tendances qui se sent probablèment exercées.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1965
    Africa

    Africa is a considerable net exporter of agricultural products and in 1963 the volume of its gross imports amounted only .to about a quarter of its gross exports. Since 1957 the continent's net exports have been subjected to a constant and fairly rapid increase. In 1963 the rise in net was smaller than in earlier years as gross exports increased only a little However, contrary to the past trend, the growth rate of net exports in 1963 was much higher than that of gross exports because of the reduction in agricultural imports.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, China, Ghana, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Georgia, Uruguay

    Los bosques y los árboles respaldan la agricultura sostenible. Estabilizan los suelos y el clima, regulan los flujos de agua, ofrecen sombra y refugio y proporcionan un hábitat a los polinizadores y los depredadores naturales de plagas agrícolas. Asimismo, contribuyen a la seguridad alimentaria de cientos de millones de personas, para quienes constituyen fuentes importantes de alimentos, energía e ingresos.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Gambia, Vietnam, Chile, Ghana, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Georgia

    森林和树木为农业可持续发展提供支持。森林和树木固定土壤、稳定气候,调解水流,提供荫蔽和居所,为传粉昆虫和动物以及农业有害生物天敌提供栖息地。森林和树木还为亿万民众的粮食安全做出贡献,为其提供食物、能源和收入。然而,农业依然是全球毁林的主要驱动因素;同时,农业、林业和土地政策往往存在分歧。</p><p> 《世界森林状况2016》发现,在提升农业生产力和粮食安全的同时,我们可以做到遏制甚至扭转毁林趋势,其中特别突出介绍了哥斯达黎加、智利、冈比亚、格鲁吉亚、加纳、突尼斯和越南的情况。土地利用综合规划是平衡各项土地用途的关键,同时以正确的政策手段为基础,促进可持续森林和农业发展。

  6. Library Resource
    Rural producer agency and agricultural value chains: What role for socio-legal empowerment?
    Reports & Research
    February, 2019
    Global

    Growing numbers of policies and programmes aim to integrate small-scale rural producers into agricultural value chains. But significant questions remain over how best to: recognise the possibly divergent visions, interests and constraints of various actors; address often substantial power imbalances; and ultimately promote agency among rural producers and their communities – that is, their ability to choose, act and influence realities around them.

  7. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication

    The food-biodiversity nexus is a concept that defines and characterizes the complex interactions between agricultural systems and biodiversity conservation. Here we use a social-ecological systems approach that combines fuzzy cognitive mapping and graph theoretic analyses to uncover system properties that determine food security and biodiversity outcomes at a landscape scale. We studied a rice-based agricultural landscape system situated in Mbeliling district of West Flores, Indonesia.

  8. Library Resource
    Drylands Soil: Sustaining Life on Earth cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2010
    Global

    Often, when people think of drylands, they think of deserts and hostile living conditions, economic hardship and water scarcity. But that is not what drylands are all about. If managed well, drylands are often fertile and capable of supporting the habitats, crops and livestock that sustain the entire global population.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2015
    Mozambique

    In Mozambique there is strong support for sustainable agriculture from different actors, with approaches including agroforestry and conservation agriculture increasingly promoted throughout the country by the
    Ministry of Agriculture, civil society, farmers’ groups and development agencies. Research trials and anecdotal evidence suggest that these practices increase yields, are more resilient and are economically accessible for small-scale farmers. Despite this, uptake among smallholders remains low.

  10. Library Resource

    Opportunities and Challenges for a Converging Agenda - Country Examples

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    October, 2011
    Africa, Central Asia, Southern Asia, Europe

    The purpose of this paper is to summarize the challenges and the practical successes that a selected number of countries are experiencing in moving towards 'climate-smart' agriculture while also meeting the food requirements of a growing population, broader economic development and green growth objectives. It complements papers prepared in 2010 on technologies and policy instruments, research, and farmers' perspectives.

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