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L’ECOWAP : Une politique morcelée

Partenaires au développement et institutions régionales doivent répondre aux enjeux de leadership et de coordination pour construire une politique agricole commune en Afrique de l’Ouest
Dix ans après le lancement de la politique agricole et alimentaire de la CEDEAO, censée canaliser les efforts dans le secteur, le bilan des enjeux de coordination est sévère. Plusieurs pôles régionaux continuent de se concurrencer, tant sur les orientations politiques que sur la mise en œuvre des projets, avec...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Cabo Verde - Côte d'Ivoire - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Liberia - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone - Togo
2015 - Oxfam International

Access to finance for forest and farm producer organisations (FFPOs)

Growing populations and consumption patterns are squeezing forests – especially through industrial agriculture. But many of the 1.5 billion people who live within the world’s remaining forest landscapes are farmers too, albeit smallholders. Many grow and protect trees. Most also hunt and gather from the forest. Forests provide them with...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Cameroon - Gambia - Guatemala - Kenya - Liberia - Mexico - Myanmar - Nepal - Nicaragua - Viet Nam - Zambia
2018 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

National Gender Profile of Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods – Liberia

Country Gender Assessment Series
The objective of the assessment is to analyse the agricultural and rural sector of Liberia from a gender perspective in order to identify gender inequalities in access to critical productive resources, assets, services and opportunities. In particular, the assessment identifies needs and constraints of both women and men in FAO’s...
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Adapting irrigation to climate change (AICCA)

Climate change represents a challenge for rural people in West and Central Africa, causing water shortages and droughts in some areas and floods in others. It impacts both the demand and availability of water for agriculture, affecting the proportion of people suffering from insecure access to water. Smallholder farmers are...
Chad - Côte d'Ivoire - Gambia - Liberia - Mali - Mauritania - Niger - Sierra Leone
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

L'agriculture Ouest-Africaine et le changement climatique

Cet ouvrage qui est le premier d’une trilogie de la série changement climatique en Afrique de l’IFPRI et intitulé L’Agriculture ouest-africaine et le changement climatique: une analyse Exhaustive, examine la façon dont le changement climatique nuira à la sécurité alimentaire dans 11 des pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest, à savoir le...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Liberia - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone - Togo
2017 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Note/document d'orientation
Social protection and the empowerment of rural women in Africa

With regard to genderdifferentiated impacts on child-specific outcomes, in Lesotho the programme had a strong positive impact on school enrolment and time spent in school (mainly driven by girls) and on a reduction of farm work (mainly driven by boys) for children aged 13–17. These gendered outcomes were also influenced...
Benin - Lesotho - Liberia - Rwanda - Uganda - Zambia
2016 - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)

Article de blog
Liberian farmers on exchange visit to Gambia

Ten Farmers from Liberia are currently in The Gambia for a 6-day exchange visit of smallholders and community-based forest and farm producer organizations (FFPOs) on multi-stakeholder policy platforms, on community forest management.
Gambia - Liberia

Palm oil in Liberia: hope and anger in one of Africa's poorest countries

Bacchus Wilson Panyonnoh, a 35-year-old palm oil worker, and Lee Sworh, a community activist, live in the remote forests of south-east Liberia. Both have been affected by the arrival of Golden Veroleum Liberia to build one of the country’s largest palm oil plantations. For Panyonnoh, it offers the chance of...
2016 - The Guardian

Impact of the Ebola virus disease outbreak on market chains and trade of agricultural products in West Africa

Using the outcomes of a technical consultation meeting organized by FAO in December 2014 in Dakar, Senegal, with the support of CIRAD, and building on past studies conducted by FAO and other partners, the report presents an analysis of the impact of the EVD outbreak on agricultural market chains. Seven...
Guinea - Liberia - Sierra Leone
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Bulletin d'information
Regional Office for Africa quarterly newsletter

Regional Office for Africa quarterly newsletter covering the months of October to December, 2015
Burundi - Liberia - Malawi - Zimbabwe
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
A Sub-regional Strategy for Enhancing the Participation of the Civil Society in Forestry Planning and Policy Making Processing in West Africa

Forest planning and policy making process in West Africa – and elsewhere in Africa for that matter – has largely been dominated by the State, with very little room for a meaningful participation of civil society. This state of affairs led to a management of forests and forest resources which...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Cabo Verde - Côte d'Ivoire - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea-Bissau - Liberia - Mali - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone - Togo
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
Agricultural growth in West Africa (AGWA)

Market and Policy Drivers
West African Agriculture is at a turning point. The combination of strong demand growth, sustained economic growth, higher global agricultural prices, and an improved policy environment has generated the most conducive conditions for Agricultural growth in over 30 years. West African countries and their Development Partners now clearly recognize the...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Cabo Verde - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Liberia - Mali - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone - Togo
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM)

The Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) is an initiative focused on making risk management an integral part of policy planning and implementation in the agricultural sector in developing countries. The overall objective of PARM is to contribute to sustainable agricultural growth, reduce food insecurity, and improve livelihoods of rural and...
Cabo Verde - Cameroon - Ethiopia - Liberia - Niger - Senegal - Uganda - Zambia
2014 - Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM)

Purchase for Progress - P4P Liberia

In Liberia, P4P addresses constraints along the value chain, including production, post-harvest handling, marketing and quality control. WFP works in partnership with the government, NGOs and other UN agencies, linking its purchasing activities to a capacity development programme focused on increasing smallholders’ market competitiveness and productivity. These activities help prepare...
2014 - World Food Programme (WFP) Purchase for Progress (P4P)

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

Note/document d'orientation
Agricultural productivity, climate change and the entrepreneurship of smallholder farmers

Case of the Central and Western Regions of Liberia
Liberia was making frantic efforts towards achieving food security through improvements in smallholder farmers’ productivity. However, the 1989-2003 civil conflict destroyed the economic life of the country, and reversed the positive trend towards food security. This situation undermined the growth of smallholder farmers’ entrepreneurship. Hence, this research assesses the extent...
2013 - Trust Africa

Revue spécialisée
Nature & Faune: African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development

This Issue of Nature & Faune puts forward the case of “African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development”. It carries twenty one articles contributed by different individuals, from: policy arena, conservation NGOs; the private sector; civil society groups; research and academia as well as youth groups. The United...
Gabon - Liberia - Mali - Nigeria - Somalia
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revue spécialisée
Nature & Faune: The forest sector in the green economy in Africa

The present edition highlights the significance of the forestry sector to the overall economy and its importance overall in the region’s land use, demonstrating its potential to make a difference in improving (or worsening) an economy’s green credentials. It is an important message about forestry and greenness.
Cameroon - Liberia - Nigeria - Rwanda - South Africa - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Women marginalised farmers

Mobilising for change
Using lessons from the case studies this paper draws out five practical steps in reaching and supporting women marginal farmers: 1) take the lead from women marginal farmers themselves in helping build their networks and groups, 2) promote alliances and external links, 3) organising needs based training workshops and regular...
India - Indonesia - Liberia - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2010 - Concern Worldwide

Revue spécialisée
Nature & Faune: Success stories in management of wildlife and nature in Africa

This Issue of the magazine aims at reflecting on and rekindling interest in successful field projects, capacity-building initiatives and networking of natural resources practitioners. It is a strategy to sustain ideas that could enhance conservation of wildlife and natural ecosystems and improve Africa's rural livelihoods. This edition of Nature &...
Côte d'Ivoire - Ethiopia - Ghana - Liberia - Sudan
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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