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Inclusive procurement & transparency

Connecting smallholder farmers to school feeding
Inclusive procurement is a deliberate way for governments to purchase goods or services from specific unfavoured or vulnerable supplier categories in order to advance social and economic development. However, public procurements must also meet transparency requirements in place to maintain integrity and to safeguard the expenditure of public funds. This...
Ghana - Kenya - Mali
2014 - SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Documento de trabajo
Ghana Agriculture Production Survey (GAPS): 2011/2012 Minor Season Survey

Report on Data Quality and Key Indicators
Since 1999, the Statistics, Research, and Information Directorate (SRID) of Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has been collecting data and administering surveys using a Multi-Round Annual Crop and Livestock Survey (MRACLS) system to inform agricultural policy formulation and implementation. MRACLS provides information on agricultural production by giving estimates...
Ghana
2014 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Libro
Trends and impacts of foreign investment in developing country agriculture

Evidence from case studies
It is important that any international investment should bring development benefits to the receiving country in terms of technology transfer, employment creation, upstream and downstream linkages and so on if these investments are to be “win-win” rather than “neo-colonialism”. These beneficial flows are not automatic: care must be taken in...
Brazil - Cambodia - Ghana - Senegal - Thailand - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia
2013

Documento/nota de orientación
Young people and Agri-food

Aspirations, opportunities and challenges
African governments, international agencies and NGOs are calling for policies which pay more attention to young people and agriculture.  This policy brief draws on research findings by Future Agricultures and asks: What are the expectations and aspirations of young rural men and women? What are the constraints and opportunities facing...
Ethiopia - Ghana - Nigeria
2013 - Future Agricultures Consortium

Libro
Rebuilding West Africa’s food potential

Policies and market incentives for smallholder-inclusive food value chains
This book aims to contribute to filling an existing gap in the literature on food value chains in West Africa. It identifies good practices in value chain development and provides policy guidance to agricultural and rural development stakeholders. It is intended to be a sourcebook for decision makers, especially at...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Côte d'Ivoire - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea - Liberia - Mali - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone
2013

Estudio de caso
Biotechnologies at work for smallholders

Case studies from developing countries in crops, livestock and fish
This book documents a unique series of 19 case studies where agricultural biotechnologies were used to serve the needs of smallholders in developing countries. They cover different regions, production systems, species and underlying socio-economic conditions in the crop (seven case studies), livestock (seven) and aquaculture/fisheries (five) sectors. Most of the...
Argentina - Bangladesh - Brazil - Cameroon - China - Colombia - Cuba - Ghana - India - South Africa - Sri Lanka - United Republic of Tanzania
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Estudio de caso
Cassava as animal feed in Ghana

Past, present and future
The study on the use of cassava as animal feed in Ghana was commissioned as part of FAO’s initiative supporting poverty reduction in northern part of the country. Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is one of the main staple food crops grown by almost all farming families in Ghana, contributing to large...
Ghana
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Irrigated agriculture and poverty reduction in Kassena Nankana District in the Upper-East Region, Ghana

In northern Ghana, where the climatic conditions do not allow for an all-year-around rain-fed agriculture, irrigation is a necessary complement to enhance livelihoods security and poverty reduction. The knowledge gap regarding the contribution of existing irrigation facilities to poverty reduction occasioned the case study of the Tono irrigation scheme located...
Ghana
2013 - Centre for Settlements Studies, College of Architecture and Planning, KNUST, Kumasi

Documento técnico
Leaping & learning

Linking smallholders to markets
Over the last fifty years food production per person in Africa has grown disappointingly slowly at little more than 10%. The population of Africa is growing rapidly at an average annual rate of 2.5% and is expected to almost double by 2050 to close to two billion people. Chronic hunger...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Mali - Mozambique - Nigeria - Senegal - South Africa - Togo - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2013 - Agriculture for Impact

Informe
Facing the challenges of climate change and food security

The role of research, extension and communication for development. Occasional papers on Innovation in Family Farming
In line with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this study defines climate change as any change in climate over time, whether due to natural variability or as a result of human activity. The study report is based on case studies from Bangladesh (Sulaiman, 2010), Bolivia (Pafumi and Ulloa, 2010),...
Bangladesh - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Congo - Ghana
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento técnico
Financing smallholder farmers to increase incomes and transform lives in rural communities

Without financial access and sufficient yearly earnings, many farmers also lose up to 50 percent of their annual potential income because they must gain quick access to cash to afford household expenses all year. In the time leading up to harvest, farmers often experience a “hungry season” in which they...
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ghana - Malawi - Mozambique - Rwanda - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2013 - Opportunity International

Documento de trabajo
Agricultural mechanization in Ghana

Is specialization in agricultural mechanization a viable business model?
The Government of Ghana (GoG) since 2007 has been providing subsidized agricultural machines to individual farmers and private enterprises established as specialized Agricultural Mechanization Services Enterprise Centers (AMSECs) to offer tractor-hire services to small-scale farmers across the country. Current demand in the country is primarily focused on land preparation services,...
Ghana
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Informe
Conservation Agriculture With Trees (CAWT) project

Scaling-up the science and practice of conservation agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa
Supported by Sida, the World Agroforestry centre (ICRAF) and the African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT) launched the Conservation Agriculture with Trees (CAWT) pilot project in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. The countries were selected as among those in Africa where there was strong evidence of CA up-scaling taking place. The...
Ghana - Kenya - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia
2012 - African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT)

Documento/nota de orientación
Challenges and opportunities: Smallholders and school feeding

Procurement governance for home grown school feeding project
Because developing good programs requires good data, SNV has conducted research to further explore the linkages between smallholder farmers (SHF) and government-led school feeding programs. This report takes a closer look at these linkages in several parts of three countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where SNV is implementing pilots for the...
Ghana - Kenya - Mali
2012 - SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Libro
As mulheres nas estatísticas agropecuárias

Experiências em países do Sul
Nos últimos anos, observouse o avanço em pesquisas e levantamentos de campo que buscaram adotar um recorte de gênero e construir indicadores adequados para mensuração do trabalho realizado pelas mulheres rurais. Os estudos que ora se divulgam, nesta publicação, dialoga com esta nova perspectiva. As orientações gestadas tanto nas Conferências Internacionais...
Brazil - Chile - Ecuador - Ghana - India
2012 - Ministério do Desenvolvimento Agrário (MDA), Brasil

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: The Forest-Agriculture interface: a zone for enhanced productivity?

This issue of Nature & Faune aims at highlighting the complexity of the interface between forest and agriculture in Africa. The editorial presents agroforestry, as a useful linkage between forestry and agriculture for increased productivity in agriculture and forestry. It recognizes the limitations of agroforestry at the current stage of...
Benin - Cameroon - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ghana - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento técnico
Fishing with beach seines

This document provides a global overview of beach seine fisheries and identifies key issues relevant for the responsible use of beach seines and the sustainable livelihoods of beach seine fishers. It also gives guidelines for fisheries managers and other stakeholders on how best to address the issues of management processes...
Benin - Gambia - Ghana - India - Kenya - Mozambique - Peru - Sri Lanka - Togo
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: Economic and social significance of forests for Africa’s sustainable development

The year 2011 has been proclaimed the International Year of Forests (in brief “Forests 2011”) and it is being celebrated under the theme “Forests for People”. This is truly a remarkable theme. One cannot come close to covering all of it in a single edition of Nature & Faune as...
Cameroon - Gabon - Ghana - Lesotho - Nigeria - Rwanda - South Africa - Zambia
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: Climate change implications for agricultural development and natural resources conservation in Africa

This edition of Nature & Faune magazine explores climate change implications for agricultural development and natural resources conservation in Africa. It provides a rich menu spanning many dimensions of climate change as it relates to the African rural farmer, fisher-folk and herdsman who are on the frontline of managing and...
Cameroon - Chad - Ghana - Mauritania - Nigeria - Senegal - Sudan - Zimbabwe
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista
货架上的食品,市场上的主权

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Armenia - Ghana - Mauritania - Nepal
2011 - Centre for Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge
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