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Khatmah thought the hima was lost forever. Decades ago the water in this dry rangeland surrounding her village in north-west Jordan had started to disappear, and it had become little more than a wasteland. “I thought it was pointless trying to...
30-08-2019

The Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act requires that every county must develop geo-reference information in  planning which includes geographic information system (GIS) based County Spatial Plans and that the five-year County Integrated Development Plans (CIDP). It...
28-08-2019

Live animal movement is a major cause of the introduction or dissemination of livestock and wildlife infectious diseases, whether through local and international trade-related transportation or through traditional herd movement. Understanding animal movement can greatly assist veterinary services in controlling...
21-08-2019
Raising awareness for greater understanding of links between conflict, peace and food security
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a workshop on “The Peacebuilding Fund – FAO engagement and opportunities” in Nairobi, Kenya on 29-31 July, 2019. Organized by FAO’s Emergency and Resilience Division and the Agricultural Development...
20-08-2019

While it only accounts for less than 3.4 percent of exports, a distant second after mining, cashmere could bring far greater wealth to Mongolia. The government last year prioritized this issue by launching the National Cashmere Programme to improve its...
09-08-2019