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Amélioration de l’emballage alimentaire pour les petites et moyennes entreprises agroalimentaires en Afrique subsaharienne

Cette fiche du Projet Amélioration de l'emballage alimentaire pour les petites et moyennes entreprises agroalimentaires en Afrique Subsaharienne MTF/RAF/299/IMA descriptive présente les réalisations prévues, les objectifs, les partenaires de mise en oeuvre, les résultats et impacts attendus.
Cameroon - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Kenya - Nigeria - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
The economic case for the expansion of social protection programmes

Social protection is increasingly recognized as a critical strategy for poverty reduction and inclusive growth. Both, the 2030 Agenda, as well as Agenda for Humanity, stress the critical role social protection can play in the fight against poverty and exclusion, but also as a component of resilience building. However, more...
Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Lesotho - Malawi - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

The first West African meeting of local and solidarity-based agro-ecological partnerships between producers and consumers held in Kpalimé (Togo)

We are women and men, farmers, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) activists, agronomists, agro-ecologists, agro-ecology trainers, Food Sovereignty activists, Civil Society actors from 7 different countries in West Africa. We come from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Togo. Over and above the current extraordinary social and economic...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Mali - Senegal - Togo
2017 - URGENCI

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)

Article de revue spécialisée
Ghana: Child labour, no child’s play

Worldwide, the figures on child labour are worrying. According to estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 215 mn ‘child workers’, many of whom work full-time, and close to 170 mn are ‘trapped’ in activities considered...

Note/document d'orientation
Briefing Note on FAO Actions on Fall Armyworm in Africa

Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), FAW, is an insect native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas. Its larval stage (photo) feeds on more than 80 plant species, including maize, rice, sorghum, millet, sugarcane, vegetable crops and cotton. FAW can cause significant yield losses if not well managed. It can...
Benin - Burundi - Cabo Verde - Cameroon - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Niger - Nigeria - Rwanda - Sao Tome and Principe - Togo - Uganda - Zimbabwe
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
The economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

Cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa impact the productive activities of both beneficiary and non-beneficiary households in the communities where they are implemented. These programmes have led to an increase in agricultural activities in beneficiary households, including greater use of agricultural inputs, more land area in crop production and higher...
Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Lesotho - Malawi - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Increasing yield of mango with selective harvest

Due to inaccurate methods of harvesting, farmers tend to destroy the quality of the mangoes and obtain reduced yields of the fruit which results in a loss of income of the farmers. Through selective harvesting techniques, mangoes are harvested in three stages from the trees based on their maturity level....
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article du bulletin d’information
Regional Office for Africa Quarterly Newsletter

For a Hunger-Free Africa
FAO RAF Quarterly Newsletter is an information resource platform designated for broader audience in Africa and published every quarter of the year. This newsletter mostly contains news stories, articles, reports and up-to date events from FAO’s representatives, policy makers and other stakeholders in the sub region of Africa. The aim...
Burundi - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ghana - Mozambique
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
Understanding changing land access and use by the rural poor in Ghana

In Ghana 70 per cent of the population are smallholder farmers who depend on the land for their basic needs. Growing competition for this resource is having significant impacts on rural livelihoods and governance as land changes hands. This study highlights the key drivers of pressure on rural land and...
2017 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Note/document d'orientation
Ghana: Championing rights and fair compensation for forest communities

FAO-EU FLEGT Programme success story
Ghana’s work to promote the legal timber trade, in partnership with the European Union (EU), strongly emphasizes involving local communities who live in or near forests. Yet many farmers and communities don’t understand their rights, which means that illegal activity by loggers has gone unchecked in Ghana’s off-reserve forests. The...
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
Reconciling forest conservation with food production in sub-Saharan Africa

Case studies from Ethiopia, Ghana and Tanzania
Forest cover in sub-Saharan Africa declined by nearly 10 per cent between 2000 and 2010. Of this loss, 75 per cent was caused by the conversion of forest to agriculture, largely for food production to serve rapidly growing domestic food demand. Focusing on Ethiopia, Ghana and Tanzania, this study examines...
Ethiopia - Ghana - United Republic of Tanzania
2017 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Bulletin d'information
Regional Office for Africa Newsletter for a hunger-free Africa

FAO Regional Office for Africa's Newsletter highlights some relevant news stories, articles, and feature stories across the region, subregions and at countries of Africa. The RAF Newsletter is a good platform resource for knowledge and information sharing. This edition which covers the period of January to June 2017 takes into...
Central African Republic - Eritrea - Ghana - Nigeria - South Sudan
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Note/document d'orientation
Africa’s farmland in changing hands

A review of literature and case studies from sub-Saharan Africa
Access to land is at the heart of rural livelihoods. In sub-Saharan Africa, the pace and scale at which land is changing hands are increasing fast. Understanding these changes in land access is crucial if the systems of land governance, the practices of companies and organisations, and the initiatives seeking...
Ghana - Mozambique - Senegal - Uganda
2017 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The impacts of environmental and socio-economic stressors on small scale fisheries and livelihoods of fishers in Ghana

The paper focuses on the various stressors to which SSF are subject to, whether environmental or socio-economic and how it affects their vulnerability. The study was done in three coastal communities in Ghana that were closely assessed in terms of how multiple stressors combine to affect SSF.

Document de travail
Agricultural mechanization and south-south knowledge exchange: What can Ghanaian and Nigerian policymakers learn from Bangladesh’s experience?

Past agricultural mechanization efforts in Ghana and Nigeria have focused more on the styles of machinery used in western countries or Latin America, where average farm sizes are much larger. While West African countries, particularly Ghana, are still relatively land abundant compared to Bangladesh, seeking the right balance across various...
Bangladesh - Ghana - Nigeria
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Étude de cas
Taking stock of agribusiness chambers in Africa

Lessons learnt, success factors and good practices
Inclusive agribusiness umbrella organisations (which ideally are vertically integrated down to the level of smallholder farmers’ organisations) could be key institutions to contribute to policy dialogue and design from the perspective of the private sector. Furthermore, they have the potential to carry forward the implementation of such policies on the...
Cameroon - Ethiopia - Ghana - Senegal - South Africa
2016 - New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)

Document de travail
The future of food security, environments and livelihoods in Western Africa

Four socio-economic scenarios
This working paper examines the development of regional socioeconomic scenarios for West Africa’s development, agriculture, food security and climate impacts. We present four globally consistent regional scenarios framed and outlined by regional experts who crafted narratives and determined key drivers of change. Stakeholders identified the type of actors driving change...
Burkina Faso - Ghana - Mali - Niger - Senegal
2016 - CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change

Fiche d'information
Africa’s commitment to end hunger by 2025

The Regional Initiative seeks to strengthen the programmes, mechanisms, capacity and delivery of actions needed to operationalize commitments to end hunger by 2025, and to support mapping exercises that identify gaps and determine requisite interventions to enhance policy dialogue on food security and nutrition, both at regional and country levels....
Angola - Chad - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Malawi - Niger - Rwanda
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Street food in urban Ghana

A desk-top review and analysis of findings and recommendations from existing literature
In Africa street food vending and consumption have proliferated in the last three and a half decades, especially in urban areas. People who face barriers to the formal wage labor market find in street food vending a viable income option, as it requires little start-up capital and no formal education....
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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