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Pulses. A nutrient powerhouse to combat malnutrition

Published: 2019
Pulses are a sub group of legumes with extraordinary nutritional and environmental benefits. Pulses are rich in proteins, in comparison with other plant-based protein sources and hence, act as major [...]

Project Highlights

Towards sustainable bioeconomy guidelines

Published: 2019
Bioeconomycan be defined as the production and utilization of biological resources, to provide goods and services across all economic sectors. Its cross-cutting nature offers a unique opportunity to comprehensively address [...]

Project Highlights

Safeguarding and disposal of obsolete pesticides in Eritrea

Published: 2019
At the time of project formulation, Eritrea had undertaken a significant amount of preparatory work to characterize the hazards posed by pesticides, and to develop a communication strategy and legislative [...]

Project Highlights

Promoting agribusiness development in Northern Belize

Published: 2019
Sugar production has traditionally been the largest industry in the agricultural sector of Belize, particularly so in the northern districts of Orange Walk and Corozal, where small and medium-sized producers [...]

Project Highlights

Increasing the resilience of communities against disaster risk in Upper West Region, Ghana

Published: 2019
Climate change issues are among the leading causes of hunger and affect all dimensions of food security in the Upper West region of Ghana, including access to food, availability and [...]

Project Highlights

Improving irrigation systems and management in Afghanistan

Published: 2019
 Agriculture is the backbone of Afghan economy. However, its agriculture sector is highly dependent on irrigation water management. Given that the productivity of rainfedcultivation is very low, most of the [...]

Project Highlights

Enhancing capacity to control whitefly infestation in the Gambia

Published: 2019
The Government of The Gambia faced many difficulties controlling spirallingwhitefly infestation in the country, because of insufficient capacity at both public and private sector levels to control the pest. Whitefly [...]

Database

Oilcrops complex: policy changes and industry measures. Annual compendium 2018

Published: 2019
The 2018 compendium offers an overview of salient government policies and related private sector measures concerning global and national markets for oilcrops and derived products. Its purpose is to facilitate [...]

Project Highlights

Supporting agricultural growth and socio-economic development in Southern Africa

Published: 2019
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has embarked on the formulation of an Investment Plan for the effective and coherent implementation of a Regional Agriculture Policy. This will ensure [...]

Brochure

Oilcrops price and policy update

Published: 2019
The bulletin reviews the development of international prices for oilseeds, oils and meals as reflected by FAO’s price indices and spots recent salient policy changes and related private sector measures [...]
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