Water management by smallholders, including all forms of informal irrigation, private, water farming, fishing, etc, has a significant potential for development which is still largely untapped. This project funded by IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) and implemented by FAO and IWMI is an opportunity to understand the conditions of success for the development of all forms of small-scale agricultural water management and to improve the efficiency and performance of the development projects.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2016Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, Madagascar, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000France, Benin, United States of America, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Rwanda, Mauritius, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Tanzania, India, Kenya, Africa
One of the guiding mandates within the FAO Constitution is the following: “The Organization shall promote and, where appropriate, shall recommend national and international action with respect to: … the conservation of natural resources and the adoption of improved methods of agricultural production ...”. In many African countries, in addition to low yields, food production is limited by the availability of land and water resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Peru, Colombia, Thailand, Mozambique, Japan, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Brazil, Asia
A potent argument for bioenergy development lies in the ability of the sector to unlock agricultural potential by bringing in much needed investments to raise agricultural productivity to spur food security and poverty reduction. This document presents the BEFS Analytical Framework (AF) developed to test this argument. Agriculture lies at the heart of the BEFS AF and allows governments to consider viable pro-poor strategies for bioenergy development.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Australia, Madagascar, Oceania
En conclusion, des informations actuelles, fiables et transparentes sur le secteur forestier sont un ingrdient vital du processus d'amnagement durable. Toutes les organisations et institutions engages dans la gestion durable des forts devraient exploiter les moyens offerts par Internet pour coordonner et relier les serveurs et optimiser ainsi la valeur des informations disponibles. Comme promis dans la prcdente dition, ce numro d'Unasylva contient de nouveaux articles sur le dveloppement durable des montagnes, qui viennent ainsi complter le tour d'horizon de la question.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Canada, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Niger, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines, Lesotho, Vietnam, Madagascar, Cuba, Nicaragua, France
Ce recueil d'initiatives rcentes de dveloppement durable dans le domaine de la gestion des terres et de l'agriculture a t labor comme document d'appui au Rapport de la Commission de travail examinant le volet Terres et agriculture pour les chapitres 10, 12 et 14 de l'Action 21. Ce rapport prsente un ensemble de 75 tudes de cas provenant de 45 pays et illustrant les diffrents aspects d'une amlioration de la gestion des terres et de l'agriculture et du dveloppement durable.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Nepal, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Peru, Guatemala, United Kingdom, China, Benin, Malawi, France, Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Nicaragua, India, Senegal, Brazil
This conmpendium of recent sustainable development initiatives in the field of agriculture and land management has been developed as a supporting document for the Task Manager's Report on the Land and Agriculture Cluster for Chapters 10, 12 and 14 of Agenda 21. The report draws together 75 cases from over 45 countries, illustrating the many features of improved land management and sustainable agriculture and rural development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Burkina Faso, Laos, Bangladesh, Philippines, Mali, Samoa, Madagascar, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Congo, Pakistan, Niger, Gabon
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Australia, Madagascar, Italy, Oceania
This issue of Unasylva contains, as promised in the previous edition, additional articles on sustainable mountain development. These articles help to complete the focus on the topic and should also help to promote interest in the recently declared International Year of the Mountain (2000) for which FAO has been designated lead agency status within the United Nations system.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Sudan, 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.
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