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FSN Forum in Africapart of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

Topic: Natural resources

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Towards a water and food secure future

The aim of this paper is to provide policy-makers with a helpful overview of the technical and economic aspects of water use in agriculture, with particular emphasis on crop and livestock production. Through 2050, in many countries, agriculture will remain an important determinant of economic...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2016-2025

Medium-term prospects of global agriculture

For the sector to meet the expanding demand for food, feed and raw products for industrial uses, significant production growth is needed. This expansion will have to take place in the face of declining land and water...

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How to develop the hydro-agricultural resources in West Africa?

It is clear that the development of irrigated agriculture is a key factor for food security and nutrtion in West Africa and in the Sahel. In this context, mobilisation of groundwater offers great opportunities. But how can we better understand, exploit and manage water resources in the region? And how can we coordinate and unify different approaches to development of irrigation?