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rising global interest in farmland world bank - seventy five percent of the world s poor live in rural areas and most are involved in agriculture in the 21st century agriculture remains fundamental to economic growth, natural resources and environment nr home fao org - climate smart agriculture sourcebook june 2013 the purpose of the sourcebook is to further elaborate the concept of csa and demonstrate its potential as well as limitations it aims to help decision makers at a number of levels including political administrators and natural resource managers to understand the different options that are available for planning policies and investments and, practices climate smart agriculture guide - this section introduces a range of climate smart agriculture csa practices and technologies within seven entry points for csa soil management crop management water management livestock management forestry fisheries and aquaculture and energy management practices are understood broadly as ways of doing things for example precision farming tillage and fertilization these are all, building competitiveness in africa s agriculture - agriculture and rural development seventy five percent of the world s poor live in rural areas and most are involved in agriculture in the 21st century agriculture remains fundamental to economic growth poverty alleviation and environmen, information and communication technologies for development - information and communication technologies for development ict4d refers to the application of information and communication technologies ict toward social economic and political development with a particular emphasis on helping poor and marginalized people and communities it aims to help in international development by bridging the digital divide and providing equitable access to, overview of sources climate smart agriculture guide - the csa climate landscape is quite diverse while private investments provide the main source of climate finance public resources remain the key drivers of the climate finance system and domestic investments from both public and private sources provide the main stream of agricultural finance, adaptation national climate assessment - adaptation refers to action to prepare for and adjust to new conditions thereby reducing harm or taking advantage of new opportunities adaptation planning is occurring in the public and private sectors and at all levels of government but few measures have been implemented, sourcebook for the wwf standards situation analysis - evaluation of a cluster of development interventions in a sector within one country or across countries all of which contribute to the achievement of a specific development goal note a sector includes development activities commonly grouped together for the purpose of public action such as health education agriculture transport etc, using wood for sustainable design construction - using wood for sustainable design construction wood is a historic classic and durable building material that has leant longevity aesthetics and a natural flair to buildings for thousands of years and while wood has long been considered an environmentally friendly resource more and more focus is being placed on the recycling and renewability aspects of wood products as, social enterprise typology the four lenses strategic - the inter american development bank began supporting income generating nonprofit organizations and cooperatives in 1978 through its small projects fund long before there was a field dubbed social enterprises in 1998 the social entrepreneurship program sep which replaced the small projects fund was created to promote social equity and the economic development of poor and marginal groups, climate change and livestock impacts sciencedirect - global demand for livestock products is expected to double by 2050 mainly due to improvement in the worldwide standard of living meanwhile climate change is a threat to livestock production because of the impact on quality of feed crop and forage water availability animal and milk production livestock diseases animal reproduction and biodiversity, bibme free bibliography citation maker mla apa - citing and more add citations directly into your paper check for unintentional plagiarism and check for writing mistakes, the impact of charcoal production on forest degradation a - deforestation and forest degradation are the principal causes of forest cover change and account for a large proportion of global carbon emissions achard et al 2007 van der werf et al 2009 deforestation defined as the long term or permanent conversion of land from forest use to other non forest uses gofc gold 2009 represents an abrupt and rapid change in land cover, jstor viewing subject anthropology - jstor is a digital library of academic journals books and primary sources, jstor viewing subject health sciences - jstor is a digital library of academic journals books and primary sources, database list ecu libraries - abi inform in depth coverage of business and management publications includes journals dissertations working papers key business newspapers trade publications country and industry focused reports and data, databases university libraries the university of new - digitized collections of primary source documents and literature from 19th century western and non western authors languages included documents include monographs newspapers pamphlets manuscripts ephemera maps statistics fiction short prose dramatic works poetry and more, a people s government the people s voice parliament of - executive summary the european programme for reconstruction and development has as one of its priorities good governance and democratisation therefore a financing agreement was signed between the south african speakers forum and the european union in november 1996 know as the parliamentary support programme psp