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enabling the business of agriculture 2017
||Not Specified||2017||Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) 2017, the third report in the EBA series, offers insights into how laws and regulations affect private sector development for agribusinesses, including producer organizations and other agricultural entrepreneurs. Globally comparable data and scored...|
improved agricultural water management for africa’s drylands
||Christopher Ward, Raphael Torquebiau, Hua Xie||2017||Dryland regions in Sub-Saharan Africa are home to one-half of the region’s population and three-quarters of its poor. Poor both in natural resources and in assets and income, the inhabitants of drylands are highly vulnerable to droughts and other shocks. Despite a long history of interventions by...|
discovery-based learning in land and water management
||Jonathon Anderson, Ines Beernaerts, Alexandra Bot, Arnoud Braun, Sally Bunning, Deborah Duveskog, Peter Ebanyat, Eva Gacheru, André de Jager, Juan Jimenez, Fidelis Kaihura, Pascal Kaumbutho, Florent Maraux, Giovanni Munoz, Kithinji Mutunga, Lincoln Mwarasomba, Benjamin Mweri, Paul Nyende, Davies Onduru, Peter John Opio, Carlo Ponzio, Paul Snijders, Jan Venema||2017||The guide results from the accumulated lessons of many resource persons in many countries on supporting farmer field schools (FFS) in learning and adaptive management for sustainable land and water management. FAO supported the capacity development process through field projects and the field work...|
aquaculture zoning, site selection and area management under the ecosystem approach to aquaculture.
||José Aguilar-Manjarrez, Doris Soto, Rendall Brummet||2017||The ecosystem approach to aquaculture provides the conceptual guideline to spatial planning and management. This publication describes the three major steps in spatial planning and management, namely, zoning, site selection and design of an aquaculture management area, or AMA. The rationale for and...|
quality rice seed
||Not Specified||2017||Research in all rice environments has proven that the better the quality of the seed used to establish a crop, the better the quality and quantity of the harvest - better seeds lead to larger and better harvests. In this course you will learn the characteristics of quality seed and why using...|
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Organized by:Date:Monday, 11 December, 2017 to Wednesday, 13 December, 2017Buenos Aires, Argentina
The biennial Trade and Sustainable Development Symposium, organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and held alongside the WTO ministerial conference for over a decade, is the leading multi-stakeholder platform for intellectual enquiry and dialogue on... more
Organized by:Date:Thursday, 23 November, 2017 to Saturday, 25 November, 2017Accra, Ghana
The conference will provide an important platform to discuss the funding of climate change mitigation and adaptation; climate conscious investments; the risk climate change poses to a financial institution’s portfolio; and the potential for climate change regulation to spur the development of new... more
Organized by:Date:Monday, 19 February, 2018 to Friday, 9 March, 2018Wageningen, Netherlands
This course takes market trends as a given, and market dynamics as a possible basis to match a variety of development objectives and examines the do’s and don’ts of market-led development. Participants will be challenged to find answers to the following interrelated questions: how can... more
Organized by:Date:Monday, 9 April, 2018 to Friday, 20 April, 2018Wageningen, Netherlands
This course aims to offer a systems thinking and systems dynamics approach on agriculture as well as skills and tools to design innovative, resilient and sustainable food systems. It looks at how to balance between producing food, managing natural resources, dealing with... more
Organized by:Date:Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 to Wednesday, 22 November, 2017
Virtually all aspects of regional food production, processing and manufacturing require new technology as they transform into a modernised, productive and competitive force. The last five years have seen over $5 billion of private investment from companies that understand the sector's enormous... more
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