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Note/document d'orientation
National Gender Profile of Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods – Botswana

Country Gender Assessment Series
The objective of the assessment is to analyse the agricultural and rural sector of Botswana from a gender perspective at the macro (policy), meso (institutional) and micro (community and household) levels in order to identify gender inequalities in access to critical productive resources, assets, services and opportunities. In particular, the...
Botswana
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Document technique
Transboundary threats to food and nutrition security in Southern Africa. Issue 1. April- June 2017

The Bulletin highlights outbreaks of transboundary pests and diseases that have the potential to impact food and nutrition security in Southern Africa. It also captures recently concluded and upcoming events that are being organized by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and stakeholders to improve the capacities...
Angola - Botswana - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Malawi - Mauritius - Mozambique - Namibia - Seychelles - South Africa - Eswatini - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Rapport
WFP Regional El Niño Situation Report

El Niño conditions have caused the lowest recorded rainfall between October and December across many regions of Southern Africa in at least 35 years. Short-term forecasts from January to March indicate the high probability of continuing below-normal rainfall in the south, signaling that this could become one of the worst...
Angola - Botswana - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Lesotho - Malawi - Mozambique - Namibia - South Africa - Eswatini - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2016 - World Food Programme (WFP)

Allocution
SADC consultative meeting on preparedness and response to the impact of El Niño on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition security in Southern Africa

The SADC Consultative Meeting on Preparedness and Response to the Impact of the 2015/16 El Niño on Agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security in Southern Africa was held from 25th to 26th February 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...
Angola - Botswana - Lesotho - Madagascar - Malawi - Mauritius - Mozambique - Namibia - Seychelles - South Africa - Eswatini - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2016 - Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Article de blog
Transforming smallholder farms into profitable businesses

Building an enterprise takes many different tasks, from stepping into the shoes of potential customers to designing products or services, to running a marketing campaign. This was one of the key messages for women farmers at SACAU’s Agro-preneurship training in Johannesburg this month. The three-day training from 27th – 29th September...
Botswana - Lesotho - Madagascar - Malawi - Mozambique - Namibia - Seychelles - South Africa - Zimbabwe
2016 - Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU)

Article de blog
UN Agencies respond to growing food insecurity in southern Africa

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their operations in response to growing food insecurity as a result of poor harvests across much of southern Africa. There will be an estimated 27.4 million food-insecure people in the region...
Angola - Botswana - Madagascar - Malawi - Mozambique - Namibia
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
Gender and rural development brief

East and Southern Africa
The countries of East and Southern Africa have made major commitments to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment, and they are starting to pay off. A number of countries have achieved substantial progress towards gender parity in primary school enrolment. Nearly all countries have adopted quota systems requiring women’s participation...
Angola - Botswana - Burundi - Comoros - Eritrea - Ethiopia - Kenya - Lesotho - Madagascar - Malawi - Mauritius - Mozambique - Namibia - Rwanda - Seychelles - South Africa - South Sudan - Eswatini - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2015 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Site web
Family Farming website

The website about family farmers and their farms, begun in 2014 to show the diversity of family farmers ‘Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth‘ by a collection of first hand experiences (snapshots) as an educational resource for anywhere in the world. The concept of this comes from the  International...
Afghanistan - Albania - Algeria - American Samoa - Andorra - Angola - Anguilla - Antarctica - Antigua and Barbuda - Argentina - Armenia - Aruba - Australia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Bahamas - Bahrain - Bangladesh - Barbados - Belarus - Belgium - Belize - Benin - Bermuda - Bhutan - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Botswana - Bouvet Island - Brazil - British Virgin Islands - Brunei Darussalam - Bulgaria - Burkina Faso - Burundi - Cabo Verde - Cambodia - Cameroon - Canada - Cayman Islands - Central African Republic - Chad - Channel Islands - Chile - China - China, Hong Kong SAR - China, Macao SAR - Christmas Island - Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Colombia - Comoros - Congo - Cook Islands - Costa Rica - Croatia - Cuba - Curaçao - Cyprus - Czechia - Côte d'Ivoire - Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Denmark - Djibouti - Dominica - Dominican Republic - Ecuador - Egypt - El Salvador - Equatorial Guinea - Eritrea - Estonia - Ethiopia - Faroe Islands - Fiji - Finland - France - French Guyana - French Polynesia - French Southern and Antarctic Territories - Gabon - Gambia - Georgia - Germany - Ghana - Gibraltar - Greece - Greenland - Grenada - Guadeloupe - Guam - Guatemala - Guernsey - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Guyana - Haiti - Heard and McDonald Islands - Holy See
2014 - Family farms.enviroed4all

Note/document d'orientation
Smallholder conservation agriculture

Rationale for IFAD involvement and relevance to the East and Southern Africa region
Africa’s rising population growth and the continuous degradation of agricultural lands have raised questions about the suitability of the current agricultural system. There is a growing need to investigate different crop production systems that prevent soil degradation while increasing productivity. Conservation agriculture (CA) offers a promising solution. Conservation agriculture is...
Botswana - Namibia - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2014 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Ouvrage
Southern african agriculture and climate change

A comprehensive analysis
Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing eight of the countries that make up southern Africa — Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe — and explores how climate change will increase the efforts needed to achieve sustainable food security...
Botswana - Lesotho - Malawi - Mozambique - South Africa - Eswatini - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Note/document d'orientation
Support to smallholder arable farmers in Botswana: agricultural development or social protection?

Results and policy implications from a Poverty and Social Impact Analysis
In 2012, UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) Botswana commissioned a Poverty and Social Impact Analysis of ISPAAD with the aim of analysing the performance of the programme, with particular focus on key programme activities and the impact on poor people, vulnerable groups and the environment. This Policy Brief presents findings from...
Botswana
2013 - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Partie d’un ouvrage
Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis - Botswana

In this chapter we assess the vulnerability of Botswana’s agriculture to climate change, with special emphasis on impacts on the poor. The agriculture sector is inherently vulnerable to climate change, and Botswana’s semiarid climate already severely limits agricultural production. Following a broad overview of current economic and demographic indicators, land...
Botswana
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Revue spécialisée
Nature & Faune: Natural resource tenure systems and their implication for agriculture, food security and nature conservation in Africa

As population density increases and available natural resources diminish, tensions and competition increase among stakeholders for access to land for farming and animal husbandry as well as access to forest, fishery and wildlife resources. The scramble for resources involves communities, economic interest groups, governments and the private sector as they...
Benin - Botswana - Burkina Faso - Cameroon - Côte d'Ivoire - Gambia - Ghana - Kenya - Mozambique - Namibia - South Africa - Zimbabwe
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article de revue spécialisée
Boosting smallholder production for food security

Some approaches and evidence from studies in sub-Saharan
This paper uses the sustainable livelihoods framework to explore the contribution of smallholder production to food security in some sub-Saharan African countries and relates it to the South African case. Noting that many of the world’s hungry are smallholder farmers, it is clear that food insecurity is closely linked to...
Angola - Benin - Botswana - Burkina Faso - Cabo Verde - Chad - Congo - Eritrea - Ethiopia - Gabon - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Kenya - Lesotho - Liberia - Madagascar - Mali - Mauritius - Mozambique - Namibia - Niger - Nigeria - Rwanda - Senegal - Sierra Leone - South Africa - Eswatini - Uganda - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2009

Article de revue spécialisée
Goat production under traditional management in Gaborone agricultural region in Botswana

An initial study covered the feed resources and nutritional ecology of Tswana goats kept under extensive communal management conditions in Gaborone Agricultural Region. Such goats feed on a variety of browses and herbaceous forages throughout the year. Only 30% of the respondent farmers provided their goats with supplementary feeds implying...
Botswana
2005

Étude de cas
Conservation Agriculture in development

The case of Africa
The rising world population is increasing the pressure on agriculture to produce more food. This is more so for the African continent, where it is not just about food supply, but also a critical factor in economic development, poverty alleviation and improving living standards especially in rural areas. On the...
Botswana - Brazil - Kenya - Namibia - South Africa - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2002 - Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
IFAD’s Gender Strengthening Programme in Eastern and Southern Africa

This publication is intended to inform IFAD-supported project management units (PMUs), other donors and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in Eastern and Southern Africa about IFAD’s Gender Strengthening Programme in the region. The programme is currently in the process of identifying challenges faced by projects, emphasizing empirical findings from field diagnostic...
Angola - Botswana - Burundi - Comoros - Eritrea - Ethiopia - Kenya - Lesotho - Malawi - Mauritius - Mozambique - Namibia - Rwanda - South Africa - Eswatini - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2000 - United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Note/document d'orientation
Encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture in southern Africa in the context of agricultural services reform

This paper summarizes the results of six DFID funded country studies on encouraging sustainable agriculture in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. It emphasises the need for continuing government and donor support for sustainable increases in agricultural productivity which must underpin poverty alleviation. In this context, moves toward...
Botswana - Malawi - Namibia - South Africa - Zambia - Zimbabwe
1998 - Overseas Development Institute

Article de revue spécialisée
Empirical Evidence of Mechanization Effects on Smallholder Crop Production Systems in Botswana

Draught animal power (DAP) is well established as the traditional farming technology of smallholder farmers in Botswana. However, in recent years, the use of tractor farm technology is increasingly becoming important among smallholder farmers in spite of the on-going debate on the desirability of mechanizing smallholder crop production systems. Using...
Botswana
1995
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