Publications


Rain water harvesting

GCoZA rapport no. 72 | January 2013

This report shows the result of a study aiming to develop techniques and appropriate approaches of harvesting and utilizing rain water to improve access to water and food security in dryland areas in Mali.

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First Line of Defense: Assessing the potential of local food reserves in the Sahel

November 2012

This report published by Oxfam analyses recent experiences with local food reserves in the Sahel region.

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Première ligne de défense: Evaluation du potentiel des stocks de proximité dans le Sahel

November 2012

Ce rapport publié par Oxfam présente une analyse du rôle des réserves alimentaires pour répondre aux défis de la sécurité alimentaire dans le Sahel.

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Ecofarm research project - Kordofan region - Sudan

GCoZA rapport no. 71 | November 2012

The Ecofarm project in Sudan tested several crop and livestock technologies aiming to increase agricultural production and improve food security. This report presents the final results of the project.

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Les paquets de vulgarisation agricole, peuvent-elle réduire l'insécurité alimentaire et la pauvreté?

GCoZA rapport no. 70 | October 2012

Cette étude explore l'effet d'un programme intégré de paquets d'extension sur la réduction de la pauvreté et la sécurité alimentaire des ménages agricoles, dans trois districts du nord de l'Ethiopie.

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Can provision of household agricultural extension packages reduce rural food insecurity and poverty?

GCoZA rapport no. 70 | October 2012

This study explores the contribution of integrated household agricultural extension package programme on poverty reduction and improved household food security, in three districts in Northern Ethiopia.

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The Access and Benefit-Sharing Agreement on Teff Genetic Resources Facts and Lessons

FNI rapport 6/2012 | September 2012

This report from FNI presents and analysis of an agreement on access to teff genetic resources in Ethiopia, which was seen as a pilot case of the implementation the UNCBD in terms of access and benefit sharing, but left Ethiopia with fewer possibilities for generating and sharing the benefits from the use of teff genetic resources than before.

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Conservation Agriculture: Opportunities for intensified farming and environmental conservation in dry areas

April 2012

This report by ICARDA presents examples, approaches and evidence on conservation agriculture and its potential for use in low-income countries. It is designed to help policy makers and development partners appreciate the issues and evaluate how conservation agriculture can contribute to rural development and food security goals, paving the way for its adoption as a national agricultural strategy.

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Sustainable Production Systems in Dry Areas Which Objectives for Development Cooperations?

March 2012

The report on sustainable production systems in dry areas was written by a consultancy bureau based on a collective work bringing together representatives of civil society organisations, research institutes, administration and public organisations.

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Climate-Smart Agriculture Possible Roles of Agricultural Universities in a Strengthened Norwegian Climate Change Engagement in

March 2012

Noragric Report No 64. Department of International Environment and Development Studies. Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

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