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Strengthening national capacity to increase food and nutrition security in Afghanistan

Published: 2019
Entrenched food insecurity and malnutrition is a major concern in Afghanistan. It can be explained by several factors, including limited availability, fragile accessibility and instability of food supplies, among others. [...]

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Strengthening food security and nutrition in South Asia

Published: 2019
Large numbers of people in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region suffer from hunger and malnutrition, with recent estimates indicating that 14.9 percent of the people in [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Improving livelihoods and food security for farmers in Azerbaijan

Published: 2019
Azerbaijan wishes to promote organic farming, as demand for organic products is growing every year on both the domestic and export markets. The natural soil and climatic conditions are favourable [...]

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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 [...]

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Improving food and agricultural security in Ghana

Published: 2019
Agriculture is the most important sector for the economy of Ghana, and for its continued growth, the use and management of agricultural inputs, such as pesticides, had to be improved. [...]

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Increasing apiculture productivity in Azerbaijan

Published: 2019
Beekeeping is a tradition for a large segment of the rural population in Azerbaijan. Prior to independence in 1991, apiculture was an intensive agricultural activity. Following independence, when agricultural reforms [...]

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Estudio y recomendaciones de ajustes del proagro-productivo en Mexico

Published: 2019
Uno de los problemas del sector agroalimentario mexicano es la falta de liquidez para la adquisición de insumos y/o mano de obra productiva. El Componente PROAGRO-Productivo otorga incentivos que ayudan [...]