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A COMPENDIUM OF FAO EXPERIENCE IN BASIC EDUCATION: EDUCATION AND FOOD FOR ALL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Trees and Forests         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
SORFLATE L.
SOMMER K. N.
LORTIE J.
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
Food security and education are inter-linked. This compendium of FAO's experiences with "Education and Food for All" shares descriptions of cases that can contribute to the process of enabling rural people to improve their lives and livelihoods. The examples focus on Education and Training in Nutrition and Health, Agriculture/Forestry, Environment, Community Development, and Business Management. The cases are of special interest to primary and secondary school teachers and students, rural youth, adult community groups, and rural development specialists.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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A COMPENDIUM OF REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
RESEARCH AND EXTENSION DIVISION NRRR
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
This compendium is of special interest to rural development specialists and planners. It presents the findings of a series of regional studies, consultations and workshops organized by FAO in preparation for the World Congress on Communication for Development (Rome, October 2007). The compendium serves as a reference document and compares present trends, experiences and challenges in Communication for Development across regions, and projects. It focuses on the applications of communication methods and media, particularly in the field of food security, natural resources management and rural development, with a view to offering new directions for mainstreaming Communication for Development in different regions and for fostering new partnerships.
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NRRR (Research and Extension Division)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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A FIELD GUIDE FOR PROJECT DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION - WOMEN IN COMMUNITY FORESTRY         
subjects:  Gender     Trees and Forests         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ROJAS MARY
FAO, ROME, 1989,
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English
French
Spanish
The book targets women who are the main users of forests products. The publication explains how to gather fodder and fuel wood and how to seek out fruits and nuts for food and, roots and herbs for medicines. Forestry has typically been a man's profession and it is hard for many foresters to perceive of women as being competent in this field. This guide will reinforce and develop women's knowledge of forestry products.
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Contact: Marilyn W. Hoskins
Community Forestry Unit
Policy and Planning Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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A FIGHT AGAINST TIME: LOCUST INVASION IN AFGHANISTAN        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
PROTO ANTONELLO
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This video sets out the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s coordinated efforts to combat the locusts which threatened wheat-growing areas in Northern Afghanistan, an area known as the bread-basket of the war-torn country. This threat was probably the worst to hit Afghanistan in the last 30 years. This video is of special interest to rural development specialists.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
OEKD
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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A GARDEN FOR EVERYONE. SELF TUTORIAL MANUAL        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
OLIVA RUBÉN
GAMBARDELLA
IZQUIERDO JUAN
FAO, SANTIAGO DE CHILE, 2006,
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English
Spanish
This self-tutorial manual addresses small farmers, rural school teachers, children, urban and suburban residents who can access small land surfaces. The aim is to implement accurate vegetable growing methods for family consumption.
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Contact: Juan Izquierdo
FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Santiago
Chile
Avenida Dag Hammarskjold, 3241, Vitacura
juan.izquierdo@fao.org

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A GUIDE TO GENDER SENSITIVE MICROFINANCE        
subjects:  Gender     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
MURRAY UNA
BOROS RUXANDRA
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 118
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English
This guide targets policy-makers and donors, practitioners and field workers. It is a practical tool for those involved in microfinance programmes to ensure that socio economic and gender issues are taken into account when developing microfinance programmes. It is intended for users both in developing and developed countries where microfinance activities are proposed to improve social and economic development.
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Contact: Sisto Ilaria
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ilaria.sisto@fao.org

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A GUIDE TO MAIZE MARKETING FOR EXTENSION OFFICERS: MARKETING EXTENSION GUIDE        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
SHEPHERD ANDREW
FAO, ROME, 1999,
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English
French
This guide has been designed to be used by extension officers working with small farmers in those African countries that liberalized in the 1990s their maize marketing system. As a result of the move away from marketing by grain boards, extension officers will have to develop new skills. They will need to advise farmers on what crops to grow, on how and where to sell their crops and how to store them. They will also need to answer farmers’ questions about prices, about where to store their crops or sell them immediately and how to pay for them. Extension workers can play an important role in ensuring that marketing systems work to the benefit of both farmers and consumers and promote food security. As it covers the basic principles of private sector grain marketing, as well as on-farm crop drying and storage, this guide should also be valuable for extension workers elsewhere in Africa.
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Marketing Extension Guides
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/index.html
Marketing Extension Guides
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/resources/en/marketExtension.html



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Contact: Andrew W.Shepherd
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Andrew.Shepherd@fao.org

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A GUIDE TO MARKETING COSTS AND HOW TO CALCULATE THEM        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
SHEPHERD ANDREW
FAO, ROME, 1993,
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English
French
Spanish
This guide is intended for marketing officers, extension workers and governments. It explains basic concepts of agricultural marketing costs and marketing margins. Farmers seeking to produce new crops need to be aware not only of their likely production costs but also of the costs of marketing these crops. Extension workers need to be able to advise them on such matters. In identifying the main types of marketing costs, the guide provides brief advice on how to calculate them and discuss the interpretation of marketing margins. The aim of the guide is to correct some of the widely held misunderstandings over marketing costs and it will be particularly useful to marketing officers and extension workers who are called upon to advise farmers on marketing and prices. Moreover, governments officials concerned with monitoring the efficiency of agricultural markets can have, thank to the Guide, a full vision of marketing costs and margins.
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Marketing Extension Guides
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Contact: Andrew W.Shepherd
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Andrew.Shepherd@fao.org

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAINING OF DISABLES ON RURAL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
HANKO JOHANNE
POLMAN WIM
FAO - REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, BANGKOK, 2003,
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English
This handbook, which is especially aimed at rural farmers, is designed as a guide for setting up a small scale business. Although meant for persons with disabilities, it offers basic knowledge for successful business management and self-employment for all small farmers to help them in generating income and improving their quality of life. The handbook is divided into four parts. The first part outlines the structure of the handbook, the second deals with the crucial aspect of the methodology used in training persons with disabilities, the third reviews basic steps in the preparation and setting up of a micro-enterprise and the fourth part uses examples of successful micro-entrepreneurs as models and trainers for people who wish to start their own micro-enterprise. The handbook is illustrated with case studies of farmers with disabilities who have become successful micro-entrepreneurs.
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Contact: Hazelman Malcom
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
FAO
Bangkok
Thailand

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A NEW DEAL FOR SCHOOL GARDENS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Secondary and vocational education         
MUEHLHOF ELLEN
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
School gardens are cultivated areas around or near to schools, tended at least partly by students. Mainly they produce vegetables and fruits; activities may include small-scale animal husbandry and fishery, beekeeping, ornamental plants and shading, and small-scale staple food production. School gardens are run for a variety of reasons. Some that are gaining prominence in all parts of the world are the promotion of good diet, nutrition education, and the development of livelihood skills, together with the power to extend this learning beyond the school itself in a variety of ways. This educational focus can be an important long-term contributor to national health and food security. This paper is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas but also for planners, educators on rural development and managers of agricultural education.
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Contact: Ellen Muehlhof
Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness Grou
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Divisio
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Ellen.Muehlhof@fao.org

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A PRACTICAL MANUAL FOR PRODUCERS AND EXPORTERS FROM WEST AFRICA. REGULATIONS, STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION FOR AGRICULTURAL EXPORT.        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
L. COULIBAY AÏCHA
LIU PASCAL
FAO, 2006, pages 51
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English
French
This manual has been designed for producers and exporters of West Africa Countries in order to provide information on the regulations of main importing countries, the major certification programmes and the contacts where information on import regulations and certification schemes can be found. The aim of the book is to make the reader able to understand the main voluntary certification schemes, their importance, the differences between them as well as the advantages and limitations. It also proposes useful sources to obtain additional information. The book aims at making the reader able to understand the main voluntary certification schemes, their importance, the differences between them as well as their advantages and limitations since any producer or exporter must conform the regulations of importing countries to export his products.
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Contact: Pascal Liu
Commodities and Trade Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
pascal.liu@fao.org

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A PROPOSAL PRESENTED TO THE STEERING COMMITTEE OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION I        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It was presented to the Steering committee of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) at FAO Headquarters in May 2004. Promoting access to education for rural people in Africa is crucial to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Africa is the region in which the knowledge gap among urban and rural areas is most stressed. This paper proposes to focus common efforts between ADEA, FAO and UNESCO in building the national capacity of policy makers and planners in Ministries of Education and Ministries of Agriculture to address the basic education needs of rural people.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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A SCHOOL ON THE LAKE        
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
PROTO ANTONELLO
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This video sets out the environment of the Tonle Sap Lake Region in Cambodia which is at risk. It points out the importance of correct environmental behaviour through interactive experiences. This video is of special interest to secondary school teachers and students, adult community groups and rural development specialists.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
OEKD
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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A STRATEGY FOR EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE IN KOSOVO 2004-2009        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF KOSOVO
2004, pages 170
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English
Albanian
Serbian
The Strategy for Education for Rural People in Kosovo addresses policy-makers; it highlights the shortcomings, difficulties and challenges in this field and finally sets out very concrete actions to address these problems with short, medium and long-term effects on the development of human resources. This publication seeks greater emphasis on the range of issues and the adoption of solutions by decision makers at central.
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Education for Rural People Unit
http://www.fao.org/erp/



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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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A TRAINING GUIDE FOR IN SITU CONSERVATION ON-FARM        
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
JARVIS D.I.
MYER L.
KLEMICK, H. GUARINO, L. SMALE, M.
IPGRI (NOW BIOVERSITY), 2000,
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English
This manual is intended for national programmes interested in supporting conservation of agricultural biodiversity in its natural environment maintained on-farm by farmers. It provides a range of actors, including Ministries of Agriculture and of Environment, Universities, research and extension institutions, non-government organizations (NGOs), and community based groups, with a comprehensive view of factors involved in designing and implementing a programme to support the in situ conservation of crop genetic diversity on-farm.
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Contact:
BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL
Maccarese
Italy
Headquarters: Via dei Tre Denari, 472a 00057
bioversity@cgiar.org

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A TRAINING MANUAL FOR SWEET SORGHUM        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
GUIYING L.
CHAPMAN K. R.
GRIFFEE P.
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This manual provides training for technicians in the techniques of growing and managing sweet sorghum as well as its processing and livestock feeding; and for local farmers in rural areas of China with typical arid and saline-alkaline characteristics, where traditional summer crops such as maize and cotton are failing through lack of water or excess salinity and alkalinity. The booklet offer demonstrations of the growing and different utilizations of improved, new varieties (or hybrids). Precisely, sweet sorghum can be used for many purposes: grain is used as food, juice for producing alcohol; stalks are used as silage or fodder; the fiber of the stalks is one of the best materials for making high quality paper, etc. Moreover sweet sorghum generates biogas.
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http://ecoport.org



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Contact: Griffee Peter
Grassland and Pasture Crops Group
Grassland and Pasture Crops Group
Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Peter.Griffee@fao.org

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A WORLD OF BIODIVERSITY        
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
PROTO ANTONELLO
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This video sets out biodiversity through different experiences filmed in 3 countries (Cambodia, Chad, Ethiopia). Biodiversity is vital for the production of food and to conserve the ecological foundation needed to sustain peoples’ livelihoods. It is vital for adapting crops and animals to a range of environmental conditions and contributes to important functions, like nutrient cycling, pest and disease regulation, pollination, maintenance of water quality, soil health and erosion control. Biodiversity provides many services to agriculture, but agriculture too can serve biological diversity. This video is of special interest to secondary school teachers and students, adult community groups and rural development specialists.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
OEKD
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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ABC: TEACHING HUMAN RIGHTS. PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION SCHOOLS        
subjects:  Peace education              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
UNITED NATIONS (UN) -
UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA, 2004, pages 89
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
Russian
ABC: Teaching Human Rights - Practical activities for primary and secondary schools talks about us as human beings. It talks about the process of teaching and learning the significance of the inherent dignity and worth of the human person which is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, preamble). And it talks about the rights that belong to us all.
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World Union for Peace and the Fundamental Human Rights of People (UNIPAX)
http://unipax.it/sito/en/index.html

Contact: OHCHR-UNOG
Human Rights
THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Geneva
Switzerland
8-14 Avenue de la Paix
publications@ohchr.org

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ADDING VALUE TO ROOT AND TUBER CROPS : A MANUAL ON PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Plants     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
WHEATLEY CHRISTOPHER
J.SCOTT GREGORY
WIERSEMA SIERT RUPERT BEST,
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE), CALI, COLOMBIA, 1995,
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English
This guide is a training tool for researchers and scientists who develop new products from root and tuber crops. It is also a useful tool for for university professors. The new products can increase the incomes of small-scale farmers and processors and improve supplies of food and feed, and industrial raw material. The manual draws from a decade of intensive work by international centers and national programs to improve crop utilization and marketing.
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Contact:
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Cali
Colombia
Mailing address: A.A. 6713, Cali, Colombia
ciat@cgiar.org

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ADDRESSING HIV/AIDS THROUGH AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCE SECTORS: A GUIDE FOR EXTENSION WORKERS        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 80
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English
This guide targets extension workers and development agent in order to enable them to contribute to address the rural epidemic through agriculture and natural resource sector initiatives. It provides basic facts about the disease, sources of risk of HIV infection and vulnerability in the context of rural communities, participatory tools. This publication also proposes actions to mobilise and strengthen these initiatives
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SEAGA publications
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/main4_en.htm
SEAGA Web site
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/index_en.htm



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Contact: Ilaria Sisto
Gender and Development Service (SDWW)
Gender and Population Division (SDW)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Ilaria.Sisto@fao.org

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ADDRESSING LEARNING NEEDS OF RURAL PEOPLE IN ASIA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
ATCHOARENA DAVID
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME, 2006, pages 81
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It is based on a seminar on Addressing learning needs of rural people through national plans for agriculture, organized by FAO and UNESCO, in May 2004. It reviews current issues and trends in ERP (Education for Rural People) for nine Asian countries. It focuses on measures taken in policy, planning, implementation and monitoring of ERP and discusses the status of ERP in EFA (Education for All) National Action Plans. It finally looks at the collaboration between education and agriculture ministries to meet the learning needs of rural people.
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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ADVANCING IN EDUCATION: REACHING RURAL PEOPLE, DEVELOPING CAPACITIES A REPORT FROM THE IWGE MEETING        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
UNESCO _
UNESCO, PARIS, 2006,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book attempts to draw out the main issues and themes discussing during the the International Working Group on Education (IWGE) held in June 2006 (Rome). The IWGE organizes informal meetings between key representatives concerned with the development of education policies in the donor agencies. The group meets about every 12 or 18 months for an intensive professional interchange on current policy issues.
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Contact: Education For Rural People group
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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ADVANCING IN EDUCATION: REACHING RURAL PEOPLE, DEVELOPING CAPACITIES. A REPORT FROM THE IWGE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
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UNESCO , PARIS, 2006,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book summarizes the issues discussed during the IWGE held at FAO (Rome) from 11 to 14 June 2006. The IWGE is a group of donors which acts as a forum for high level discussions on policies for education. The book focuses on the disparities in education provision and calculates the costs for ensuring the achievement of the goal of universally primary education. It also analyses how to improve access to education in rural areas. In the ERP web site you can find the papers presented at the meeting.
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IIEP UNESCO Web site
http://www.iiep.unesco.org/



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Contact: IIEP UNESCO
UNESCO IIEP
Paris
France
7, Place de Fontenoy 75352

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AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL EXTENSION WORLDWIDE: OPTIONS FOR INSTITUTIONAL REFORM IN THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
RIVERA WILLIAM M.
QAMAR M. KALIM
CROWDER L. VAN
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 49
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English
This document addresses policy-makers, governments and institutions. The focus of this paper is on reform measures that promote food security and poverty alleviation among small-holders in low-income countries. It reviews and draws on a broad range of existing reform options and proposes a number of initiatives for institutional reform involving pluralism, decentralization and subsidiary, with an emphasis on participatory approaches.
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Journal of Extension
http://www.joe.org/



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A New Extension Vision for Food Security: Challenge to Change
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/006/Y5107E/Y5107E00.HTM
Agricultural Extension, Rural Development and the Food Security Challenge
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/006/Y5061E/Y5061E00.HTM

Contact: Kalim Qamar
Extension, Education and Communication
Research, Extension and Training Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
00390657054203
Kalim.Qamar@fao.org

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AGRICULTURAL CENSUSES AND GENDER CONSIDERATIONS - CONCEPT AND METHODOLOGY        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
COLDEVIN GARY
FAO , ROME, 1999,
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English
This paper, especially aimed at planners and statisticians, may be useful in the planning of training courses and workshops for statistics producers and to meet the growing demand for gender-sensitive statistics. It may also be helpful for workshops for statisticians and users, providing them with a shared conceptual basis. Users of all types, even those from unrelated sectors, will gain an understanding of the complexity of the statistical process, and perhaps learn to express their own needs better.
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Contact: Libor Stloukal
Economic and Social Development Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Libor.Stloukal@fao.org

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AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (AET) STRATEGY FOR AGRICULTURE IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
MAFUNZWAINI ALU
THAHANE LERATO
WORTH STEVE
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FAO, SOUTH AFRICA , 2003,
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English
The Agricultural Education and Training (AET) strategic plan addresses policy-makers and stakeholders. It represents the first effort to address AET holistically in a manner that focuses all role players. This strategic plan is based on a twelve-month process involving participatory research and consultation with AET stakeholders and role players at provincial and national levels. AET is concerned with the provision and maintenance of sound education and training to support an environmentally and economically sustainable agriculture.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN DEVELOPMENT. BASIC BLACKSMITHING: A TRAINING MANUAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
STOKES J,B
FAO, ROME, 1992,
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English
This material is intended as a guide to assist instructors training blacksmiths and general metal workers who, after training, are likely to practise their skills in rural development areas. It illustrates techniques that are designed to facilitate successful completion of each job and mastery of the skills required.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN DEVELOPMENT. INTERMEDIATE BLACKSMITHING:A TRAINING MANUAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
STOKES J.B
FAO, ROME, 1999,
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English
This publication addresses instructors who train blacksmiths in rural areas in developing countries. The book provides general information on techniques and materials of blacksmithing a traditional and relatively low-cost method of dealing with the problems of farm work, particularly in areas where machine shops are rare.
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Strenghtening Services in Agrifood System
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/subjects/en/farmpower/index.html



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Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE FOOD SECURITY CHALLENGES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
RIVERA WILLIAM MCLEOD
QAMAR M. KALIM
FAO, ROME, 2003, pages 82
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English
This paper focuses on the role of agriculture and rural extension in the fight against poverty and food insecurity. It attempts to lead governments to adopt policies for reducing poverty and building a food secure world. The work provides conclusions and recommendations addressing policy makers.
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Research and Extension Unit
http://www.fao.org/sd/sdrr/index_en.asp



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Agricultural Education for Sustainable Rural Development: Challenges for Developing Countries in the 21st Century
http://tumi.lamolina.edu.pe/ipps/Nuevas%20Perspectivas%20DR/npdr13.pdf

Contact: Magdalena Blum
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Magdalena.Blum@fao.org

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AGRICULTURAL KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT (AKIS/RD)         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2000,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper illustrates the work of a group of technical staff of FAO and the World Bank concerned with agricultural education, research and extension - and their integration into rural development systems. They worked together towards the development of a Strategic Vision and Guiding Principles for AKIS/RD. An AKIS/RD is a system that links rural people and institutions to promote mutual learning and generate, share and utilize agriculture-related technology, knowledge and information. The system integrates farmers, agricultural educators, researchers and extensionists to harness knowledge and information from various sources for better farming and improved livelihoods. The AKIS/RD vision document is intended as a vehicle for sharing ideas and principles with the various stakeholders addressing the causes of and for seeking solutions to rural poverty.
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Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAIN FINANCE. TOOLS AND LESSONS        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
MILLER CALVIN
JONES LINDA
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
Agriculture is still an important means of alleviating poverty, but shortage of finance can constrain its development. At the same time, agriculture is evolving towards a global system requiring high-quality, competitive products, and is organized in value chains which often exclude smallholders. This book describes how the various types of value chains are being used to strengthen and extend financial products and services to the agricultural sector. Case studies were conducted in Asia, Africa and Latin America in 2006-07 and in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in 2008. This book represents essential reading for agribusiness leaders and technical staff, bankers and cooperative leaders working in agriculture, NGO and microfinance development practitioners, researchers and policy makers.
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FAO
Calvin.Miller@fao.org

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AGRICULTURE FOOD AND NUTRITION FOR AFRICA - A RESOURCE BOOK FOR TEACHERS OF AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
LUPIEN JOHN R.
FAO, ROME, 1997,
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English
French
This book targets sub-Saharan Africa teachers of agriculture. It focuses specifically on ways to incorporate food and nutrition topics into agricultural training programmes by providing information on agricultural development, strengthening of food systems, social and economic progress and nutrition, health and education programmes.
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Nutrition Programmes Service (AGNP)
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ellen.muehloff@fao.org

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AGROFORESTRY FOR HEALTHY LEARNING        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Primary education     Secondary and vocational education         
VANDENBOSCH TOM
MWAURA GRACE
WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE (ICRAF), 2010,
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English
Students at Nturumeti Primary School are growing watermelons alongside timber and fruit trees as part of the Healthy Learning programme aimed at improving teaching, learning and nutrition. This story is an exemple of the use of practical activities to improve teaching and learning as well as the health and nutrition status of school children. Nturumeti Primary School, located in a remote area of Kenya, has successfully contextualized this approach by making the projects participatory - thereby promoting learning by pupils, teachers and parents. Teachers and pupils have actively been using agroforestry learning materials to improve the projects as well as the school's academic performance. This material is an useful tool for teachers in rural areas.
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World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/



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WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE (ICRAF)
Nairobi
Kenya
T.Vandenbosh@cgiar.org

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ALIMENTACIÓN Y EDUCACIÓN PARA TODOS. DOCUMENTOS DE SÍNTESIS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              

FAO- AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME AND PARIS, 2005,
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Spanish
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This booklet is the synthesis of the FAO/UNESCO seminar: “Educación para la Población Rural en América Latina: Alimentación y Educación para todos” that was held in Santiago de Chile the 3-5 August 2004. During the seminar important issues were discussed such as improving education access, curriculum planning, policies and capacity building activities aimed at fostering national, trainers and teachers capacity of making decisions
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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ALIMENTAR LA MENTE PARA CRECER Y VIVIR SANOS: NUTRITION EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN PARAGUAY        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
MINISTRO DE EDUCACIÓN Y CULTURA - PARAGUAY _
FAO
ROME, 2010,
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This educational kit consists of a set of 2 books of educational material for students and one for teachers consisting of lessons and activities on food, nutrition and health for each of the three levels of basic education (Primero, Segundo y Tercero Ciclo) developed in collaboration with the Ministries of Agriculture, Education and Health in Paraguay for integration into the standard curriculum of basic education. This educational kit is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas.
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Primero ciclo de la EEB: Cuadernillo de trabajos prácticos
Spanish
Primero ciclo de la EEB: Guía Didáctica
Spanish
Segundo ciclo de la EEB: Cuadernillo de trabajos prácticos
Spanish
Segundo ciclo de la EEB: Guía Didáctica
Spanish
Tercer ciclo de la EEB: Cuadernillo de trabajos prácticos
Spanish
Tercer ciclo de la EEB: Guía Didáctica
Spanish
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ALL TOGETHER NOW! COMMUNITY MOBILISATION FOR HIV/AIDS        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
INTERNATIONAL HIV/AIDS ALLIANCE -
INTERNATIONAL HIV/AIDS ALLIANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, 2006, pages 131
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English
"All Together Now!" is a toolkit on how to mobilize communities for HIV/AIDS prevention, care, support, treatment, and impact mitigation. The toolkit takes communities through a process of starting together; assessing and planning together; acting together; monitoring, evaluating and reflecting together; and scaling up together.
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http://www.aidsalliance.org



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INTERNATIONAL HIV/AIDS ALLIANCE
Brighton
United Kingdom
Queensberry House 104-106 Queens Road,
+44 1273 718 900
publication@aidsalliance.org

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AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE STATE OF HEALTH OF TREES. RECOGNITION AND INTERPRETATION OF SYMPTOMS AND DAMAGE        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
BOA ERIC
FAO AND DIAGNOSTIC AND ADVISORY SERVICE CABI BIOSCIENCE, ROME, 2003,
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English
This guide helps readers to recognize symptoms of ill health, to distinguish these from normal events that signal a temporary decline, and to improve their skills in making the vital preliminary diagnosis. The guide provides 140 photographs of symptoms from more than 50 tree species to be used as a basis for demonstating the effects of pest (biotic) and non-living (abiotic) influences on trees. The guide aims to help people make visual assessments of tree problems and to provide a preliminary diagnosis.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
nora.berrahmouni@fao.org

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ASPETTI GEOGRAFICI DEL PARTENARIATO DELLA FAO: EDUCATIONAL FOR RURAL PEOPLE (ERP)         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
CIANCARELLI ANDREA
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
This publication "Aspetti Geografici del Partenariato della FAO: Education for Rural People" (Geographical aspects of an FAO Parthership: Education for Rural People) describes and analyzes the work of FAO since its inception. The book emphasizes in its last part the FAO partnership stressing the importance of education and training with the aim of fighting malnutrition in rural areas. This study is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers in the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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ciancarelli.andrea@gmail.com

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ASSESSING IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES ON FOOD SECURITY        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
FAO _
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY
RESEARCH CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION
FAO, 2011,
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English
French
Spanish
The course provides a comprehensive yet readily accessible source of guidance for assessing impact of food security programmes. It brings together the latest information on impact assessment from numerous guidelines and presents it within the context of large scale food security programmes. The focus is on large scale programmes but the methods and approaches described in the course are equally applicable to smaller food security projects. The course has three Units: Assessing Programme Impact on Food Security, Methods and Approaches for Assessing Impact, Interpreting and Communicating Impact Assessment Results. This course is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners.
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SPFS Management and Coordination Service (TCOS)
Technical Cooperation Department FAO
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
spfs@fao.org

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ASSESSING QUALITY AND SAFETY OF ANIMAL FEEDS        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         


FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This book targets farmers , feed compounders, researches and plant breeders. This publication is intended to provide most recent information on the impact of animal feeds on food quality, food safety and the environment and to thus improve the basis for managing such risks which are increasingly at the centre of public and individual consumer attention.
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Animal Production and Health Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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ASSURING FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY: GUIDELINES FOR STRENGTHENING NATIONAL FOOD CONTROL SYSTEMS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         

FAO AND WHO, ROME, 2003, pages 73
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
This publication targets national authorities concerned with ensuring food safety and quality, stakeholders and groups or associations that influence national policy. These guidelines provide advice on strategies to strengthen food control systems to protect public health, prevent fraud and deception, avoid food adulteration and facilitate trade. The aim is to enable authorities to choose the most suitable options for their food control systems in terms of legislation, infrastructure and enforcement mechanisms.
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http://www.who.int/en/



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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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ATTRACTING AND RETAINING YOUTH IN FARMING        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
PARASURAMAN N.
SWAMINATHAN RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INDIA, 2010,
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English
Within the next few decades, India will have the world’s largest number of young people looking for employment. Ecologically the basic life support systems of land, water, forests, biodiversity and climate are in distress and the population supporting capacity of major ecosystems is being exceeded in most parts of the country. India’s ecological debt and Nature Deficit Disorder are growing. Economically, the cost-risk-return structure of farming is becoming adverse, with the result that over 40% of today’s farmers would like to quit farming. While developing strategies for youth involvement in agriculture, the following techniques has to used in this context and also the strategy should be recovered agriculture be back. Technology and Training, Small Farm Management Revolution, climate risk managers, Urban and Rural Agriculture (Metropolitan Agriculture), Farmers’ Income Commission, Land Use Boards, National Network of Village Resource Centres and Village Knowledge Centres. This article presents an application and Strategy for youth to be doing Agriculture at various level and discusses the technology and need of Agriculture in a larger way in India, so that the inflation will be drastically reduced. This book is a useful tool to assist policy-makers dealing with rural poverty, food insecurity and education challenges confronting rural people.
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http://www.mssrf.org/



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M. S. SWAMINATHAN RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Chennai
India
3rd Cross Street, Taramani Institutional Area
raman@mssrf.res.in

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AVAILABILITY ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This training package targets policy makers, planners and trainers working on rural development. This course introduces the most commonly used methods to assess food availability at regional, national and local levels. It also provides examples and criteria for selecting the appropriate availability indicators in a country.
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Food Security Information for Action
http://www.foodsec.org/



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Food Security Information for Action Programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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BABY'S FOOD        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ASIA/PACIFIC UNESCO
TOKYO, 2002, pages 12
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English
This manual targets neo-literates mothers. It contains recommendations for a healthy and well balanced diet for children and give basic medical suggestions about the importance of breastfeeding, on how to avoid undernourishment and dehydration.
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Healthy Food and Water
http://www.unicef.org/teachers/wishbook/wish12.htm



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Facts for life: Breastfeeding
http://www.unicef.org/ffl/05/
Facts for life: Nutrition and Growth
http://www.unicef.org/ffl/05/

Contact: Mari Takano
Education Division
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU)
Tokyo
Japan
6 Fukuromachi, Shinjuku-ku, 162-8484
maritakano@accu.or.jp

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BASELINE FOOD SECURITY ASSESSMENTS         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and trainers in rural areas. This course describes the purpose and features of baseline assessments and how they differ from action-oriented assessments. The course also provides guidance on selecting a baseline assessment method depending on the context, and on how to incorporate historical trends when conducting food security assessments.
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Food Security Information for Action
http://www.foodsec.org/



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Food Security Information for Action Programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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BEST PRACTICES FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF RURAL YOUTH - LESSON FROM ASIA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
FAO APEAEN (ASIA PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS IN AGRICULTURE
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
The book illustrates examples of internship programs of training in advanced farms in Japan, Philippines and Thailand. These programs consider that the best means to provide future farmers and future agricultural leaders with opportunities is to learn practical skills necessary for farm management. The programs played an important role in giving practical experiences to farm youth as well as students at various levels in agricultural education. The book provides a source of information for the teachers as well as trainers and others involved in formal and non formal education for rural people.
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APEAN (Asia Pacific Association of Educators in Agriculture and Environment)
http://www.apeaen.org/web/



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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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BETTER CROPS FROM HEALTY SOIL COMPOST        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ASIA/PACIFIC UNESCO (ACCU) -
UNESCO, TOKYO, 2002, pages 15
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English
This booklet targets farmer communities and extension personnel to enable them to understand, with the help of drawings and dialogues, the role of soil in growing crops, to know about side effects of using chemical fertilizer as well as to learn how to make compost and to be able to use it in the field.
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Global Information and Early Warning System
http://www.fao.org/giews/english/fs/



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On Farm Composting Methods, FAO
http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/agll/compost/docs/On-farm%20Composting%20methods%2014%2005%20021.pdf

Contact: Mari Takano
Education Division
UNESCO
Tokyo
Japan
6 Fukuromachi, Shinjuku-ku, 162-8484
+81-3-3269-4559
maritakano@accu.or.jp

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BETTER FARMING SERIES, TREES        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
FAO _
INADES _
FAO, ROME, 1977,
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The booklets of this series refer to intermediate level of agricultural education and training in English speaking countries, and look for agricultural development at the farm and family level. These booklets provide relevant information, descriptive and illustrative pictures on issues related to trees. The booklet Using fodder from trees and shrubs to feed livestock in the tropics, offers a description on how fodder grows from trees and shrubs and practical tips, while the book "The rubber tree", explains how to plant a rubber tree and how to harvest the latex.
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The rubber tree
English
Using fodder from trees and shrubs to feed livestock in the tropics
English
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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BETTER FARMING SERIES. ANIMALS        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
FAO _
FAO - INSTITUTE AFRICAIN POUR LE DÉVÉLOPPEMENT ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL, ROME, 1977,
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These booklets target extension workers and small scale farmers by improving their knowledge on management, reproduction, feeding, breeding and animal diseases. They are supported by descriptive and illustrative pictures which help extension workers and small - scale farmers to develop better the effective application of existing knowledge to traditional production system.
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Animal husbandry: feeding and care of animals
English
Farming with animal power
English
Raising rabbits 1
English
Raising rabbits 2
English
Sheep and goat breeding
English
Animal husbandry: animals disease, animals reproduce
English
Cattle breeding
English
Farming snails 1
English
Farming snails 2
English
Raising ducks 1
English
Feeding animals on straw
English
Keeping chickens
English
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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BETTER FARMING SERIES. ANIMALS 2        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 1995,
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These booklets target the small-scale farmers. They are related to animal feeding and provide information about use and processing of cassava and sweet potatoes that are a very good energy sources for animals. The booklets are supported by descriptive and illustrative pictures which help small-scale farmers to exploit to the utmost the effective application of the existing knowledge on Cassava and the way to use it in feeding animals
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Multinutrient Block Handbook
English
Processing of cassava and sweet potatoes for animal feeding
English
Use of cassava and sweet potatoes in animal feeding
English
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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BETTER FARMING SERIES. FRESHWATER FISH FARMING        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 1979,
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These booklets target fishermen by improving their knowledge on principles and techniques on fish farming and the implications of aquaculture development for food security. This publication is supported by descriptive and illustrative pictures which help small - scale fishermen to better develop the effective application of existing knowledge to traditional production system.
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Better freshwater fish farming. The pond
English
Better freshwater fish farming. The fish
English
Better freshwater fish farming. How to begin
English
Better freshwater fish farming. Further improvement
English
Better freshwater fish farming. Raising fish in pens and cages
English
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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BETTER FARMING SERIES. PLANTS        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1976,
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These booklets, addressed small-scale farmers, include all the practices in order to providing information on planting practices and harvest processing. They are supported by descriptive and illustrative pictures, which help small-scale farmers to better develop the effective application of existing knowledge to the traditional production system.
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The plants: the living plants; the root
English
The plants: the stem; the buds; the leaves
English
The plant: the flower
English
Crop farming
English
Cereals
English
Roots and tubers
English
Bananas
English
Upland rice
English
Wet paddy or swamp rice
English
Cocoa
English
Coffee
English
The oil palm
English
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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BETTER FARMING SERIES. RURAL FINANCE        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
FAO -
FAO-INADES, ROME, 1976,
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These booklets are intended for use by extension workers and farm and family as well. The objective of these booklets is to provide a conceptual framework and an empirical evidence of farm business change in relation to the adoption and development of alternative farm enterprises. The booklets adopt various business typologies supported by descriptive and illustrative pictures which help small - scale farmers to develop better the effective application of existing knowledge to traditional production system.
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The farm business survey
English
The modern farm business
English
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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BETTER FARMING SERIES. SOIL        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 1976,
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These booklets target farmers by improving their knowledge on principles and techniques related to the soil and they are supported by descriptive and illustrative pictures which help small-scale farmers to better develop the effective application of existing knowledge to traditional production system.
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The soil: how the soil is made up
English
The soil: how to conserve the soil
English
The soil: how to improve the soil
English
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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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BIODIVERSITY CHALLENGE BADGE        
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Secondary and vocational education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2011,
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English
French
Spanish
Italian
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has teamed up with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biodiversity, the World Association of Girl Guides and Scouts and the Youth and United Nations Global Alliance to offer a Biodiversity Challenge Badge to young people willing to gain the knowledge, skills and values to protect, preserve and improve biodiversity. This publication introduces age-appropriate activities designed to introduce the concepts of biodiversity and to stimulate exploration through activity-based learning. This publication is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas and educators on rural development
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Related links
FAO climate change
http://www.fao.org/climatechange/youth/68784/en/



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Contact: Ruben Sessa
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ruben.sessa@fao.org

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BIOSAFETY MANUAL        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY , WASHINGTON, D.C, 1998, pages 146
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English
This manual is a a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This manual addresses specialists involved in the handling and manipulation of biological agents and toxins. This manual provides university-wide safety guidelines, policies and procedures for the use of biohazards; it also recommends work practices in order to establish an environment for high quality research while maintaining a safe work place, comply with applicable federal, state and local requirements.
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Related links
Biosafety Resources FAO Web site
http://www.fao.org/sd/sdrr/biosafety/index_en.asp
Michigan State University Extension
http://www.msue.msu.edu/portal/



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Contact: Michigan State University - Office of Radiation, Chemical and Biological Safety
orcbs@msu.edu

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BIOTECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR CONSERVATION AND USE OF PLANTS. A SCHOOL PLAY FOR SENIOR STUDENTS         
subjects:  Biodiversity     Plants         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
SPEEDY ROPHMATHY
FAO , ROME, 2007,
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English
The book’s aim is to help young students learn about biotechnology. The volume explains how a knowledge of biotechnology can help conserve genetic resources for food and agriculture. The book contains story line, script and graphic design. The target are educators and trainers on rural development and planners. It is also a useful tool for university’s students and teachers. The volume is both entertaining and educational.
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Contact: _
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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BREAKING THROUGH - A MANUAL FOR FIELD WORKERS AND RURAL WOMEN ON GROUP FORMATION.         
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              

FAO, CHINA, 1995,
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English
This guide targets extension workers and development agents in order to enable them to contribute to address the rural epidemic through agriculture and natural resource sector initiatives. This manual is one of the tools for rural women to address various issues related to lack of self-reliance on the one hand and on exploring approaches for self-transformation towards self-reliance on the other hand. The core objective of the "Women Population and Development" programme of China is to provide opportunities for rural poor women to achieve a certain level of self-reliance, in the belief that once women regain control on their lives they will be able to improve their general economic and social situation.
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Gender and Food Security Web site
http://www.fao.org/gender/gender.htm



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Education in Agriculture Links with Development in Africa
http://www.fao.org/sd/exdirect/exan0008.htm
Women in Agricultural Education and Extension
http://www.fao.org/sd/exdirect/exan0016.htm

Contact: Ilaria Sisto
Gender and Development Service (SDWW)
Gender and Population Division (SDW)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Ilaria.Sisto@fao.org

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BROADENING COHERENCE AND COLLABORATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH EMPLOYMENT AND DECENT WORK        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION ILO
2011,
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English
The report is the outcome of an Expert and Inter-agency Technical Meeting co-organized by ILO and UN DESA and in cooperation with FAO and IFAD on a set of core themes such as: “Opportunities and challenges for promoting rural development”; “Creating an enabling environment for investment, employment and decent work in rural areas”; “Giving a voice to rural stakeholders”; “Youth as engines of rural development”; “Promoting integrated approaches”; and “Reaching strategic decision-making”. This report is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners.
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Contact: Loretta de Luca
INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION
deLuca@ilo.org

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BUILDING ELECTRONIC COMMUNITIES AND NETWORKS        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
THE IMARK STEERING GROUP _
FAO,
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English
This module targets responsible for information management in agricultural agencies, institutions and networks, as well as groups of individuals with shared interests in agricultural and rural development. This module is a computer-based distance learning resource accessible on CD and via the Internet. The module covers the approaches, methods, and tools used to build electronic communities, as well as the procedures for developing and facilitating electronic communities.
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Related links
The Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)
http://www.imarkgroup.org/index_en.asp



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Contact: IMARK initiative
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
Charlotte.Masiello@fao.org

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BUILDING ON GENDER, AGRO BIODIVERSITY AND LOCAL KNOWLEDGE. A TRAINING MANUAL        
subjects:  Gender     Biodiversity         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
GUENDEL SABINE
FAO, ROME, 2006, pages 177
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English
French
This training manual constitutes a conceptual guide for trainers working on agrobiodiversity management and food security. It focuses specifically on the linkages between local knowledge systems, gender roles and the conservation and management of agrobiodiversity. Its aim is to promote a holistic understanding of these components. The training objective is to strengthen the institutional capacity in the agricultural sector and to recognize and foster these linkages in the relevant programmes and policies.
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Contact: Regina Laub
Economic and Social Development Department (ES)
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division (ESW)

FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Regina.laub@fao.org

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BUILDING ON GENDER, AGROBIODIVERSITY AND LOCAL KNOWLEDGE. FACT SHEETS         
subjects:  Gender     Biodiversity         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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This training manual targets trainers, extension workers; it focuses specifically on the linkages between local knowledge systems, gender roles and the conservation and management of agrobiodiversity by promoting a holistic understanding of these components. The training objective is to strengthen the institutional capacity in the agricultural sector and to recognize and foster these linkages in the relevant programmes and policies.
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CHALLENGES TO LOCAL KNOWLEDGE
English
GENDER DYNAMICS AND AGROBIODIVERSITY
English
GENDER, BIODIVERSITY LOSS, AND CONSERVATION LOSING GROUND
English
LOCAL KNOWLEDGE AS PART OF AGROBIODIVERSITY
English
RECOGNIZING GENDER ASPECTS IN AGROBIODIVERSITY INITIATIVES
English
SHAPING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE AND AGROBIODIVERSITY
English
WHAT IS FOOD SECURITY
English
WHAT IS GENDER
English
WHAT IS LOCAL KNOWLEDGE
English
VALUES AND BENEFITS OF AGROBIODIVERSITY FROM A GENDER PERSPECTIVE
English
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These fact sheets are related to the training manual “Building on gender, agrobiodiversity and local knowledge.

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Contact: Regina Laub
Economic and Social Development Department (ES)
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division (ESW)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Regina.laub@fao.org

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CALENDARIO DE CULTIVOS. AMERICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education     Teachers' training     
LARINDE MICHEAL
FAJARDO JUAN
FAO, ROME, 2006,
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Spanish
This publication provides information on planting dates, seed rates and other basic information related to crop production in the Latin America and Caribbean countries and is to be used in planning and management of activities related to seeds and crops, in particular in the timely provision of seeds to vulnerable farmers after disasters. Seed must be available for planting by farmers at the right time, in sufficient quantity and appropriate quality of varieties adapted to the particular agroecological zone where they are to be grown. A detailed knowledge of the planting periods in the different agricultural areas of a country is critical to the success of seed relief activities to boost food supply and create food security.
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Agricultura 21
http://www.fao.org/ag/esp/default.htm



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Contact: Juan Fajardo
Seed and Plant Genetic Resources Service
Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
juan.fajardo@fao.org

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CAN NUTRITION EDUCATION MAKE A DIFFERENCE?        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Teachers' training          
MUEHLHOFF E.
FAO, 2005,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It was presented at the 18th International Congress on Nutrition (Durban, South Africa, September 2005) and is in the nature of a report on work-in-progress of the Education in developing the “nutrition education programme for basic schools” (Grades 1 to 7) in Zambia. The programme objectives were to contribute to improving the health and nutritional status of Zambian schoolchildren aged 7-13 years, and to improve the relevance and quality of education.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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CAPACITY BUILDING FOR DRAINAGE IN NORTH AFRICA        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
DENECKE HARRY
FAO/IPTRID, ROME, 2002,
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English
This document on the International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID), is designed for governments and policy-makers. The Programme facilitated and organized missions to study and document the status of drainage and capacity building needs in eight countries in the region: Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan and Tunisia. IPTRID conducted a regional workshop on this subject in Cairo on 2001. This publication describes the proceedings of that workshop and contains the technical papers presented by resource persons and country participants, as well as the country assessments.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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CAPACITY BUILDING FOR NUTRITION EDUCATION IN CHILE         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
FAO _
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English
The promotion of healthy eating and lifestyles is a priority in Chile’s health and nutrition policy. There has been a rise in levels of overweight and obese people during the last 25 years, which has been attributed to an increasingly sedentary lifestyle and a change in eating habits, especially increased consumption of foods rich in fat, sugar and salt and a reduction in vegetables and fruits and other fibre-rich foods. Healthy eating is essential for children’s proper growth and development. This project aims to orient children, teachers and parents on the importance of healthy eating, focusing on local food habits and priority nutrition issues, through introducing nutrition education in Chilean primary schools. The educational strategy was based on the development of a textbook, a teacher’s guide, five practical guides for students from 3rd to 8th grade and a CD ROM. These materials are a useful kit for teachers in rural areas but also for planners, educators on rural development and managers of agricultural education.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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CAPACITY BUILDING FOR NUTRITION EDUCATION IN EL SALVADOR         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Non-formal education         
MINISTERIO DE SALUD - EL SALVADOR _
FAO
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Spanish
Educación en nutrición: Orientación para padres y madres de familia: Nutrition Education: Orientation for parents.This nutrition education book for families from El Salvador was developed to help parents to acquire new knowledge to promote a family environment where every member enjoys food and lives healthily. The book contains different sections that include information about healthy eating, food needs during diarrhoea, colds, flu, menstruation, pregnancy and breastfeeding, food conservation and safe water and food storage at home. This book is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas and children from El Salvador. The material is also available on CD-ROM.
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CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT FOR WATER IN AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME,
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English
This database is a useful tool both for people in search of capacity development opportunities for water in agriculture and those offering courses/events in this area. It is a joint initiative of the Water Resources, Development and Management Service of FAO and the International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID). The database contains relevant information on course/event provider, duration, target group as well as contact information in order to obtain further details.
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E- network, Strategic Planning of Water Resources. Asia and the Pacific
http://www.un.org/esa/dsd/dsd_aofw_wat/wat_inteacti_enspm.shtml



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Contact: Julian Martinez Beltran
Water Resources, Development and Management Service
Land and Water Development Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
farmer-water-training@fao.org

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CASE STUDY ON EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR HILL TRIBES IN NORTHEN THAILAND. IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              


FAO, BANGKOK, 2002,
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English
This research targets governments; it analyses the impact of support activities by the Royal Thai Government in promoting education opportunities for hill tribe people. It focuses on how education opportunities can contribute to sustainable rural development. The research examines relevant activities for participatory and grass-roots development, as well as promotion of indigenous knowledge.
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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CASSAVA PROCESSING        
subjects:  Plants     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          
GRACE M.R.
FAO, ROME, 1997,
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English
This publication targets cassava (manioc) farmers. The book explains the cultivation and the human and animal feed use of this plant. Cassava (or manioc) is also cultivated for commercial and industrial production, so that it can be very important in rural economy. The term cassava (manioc in French-speaking countries) is usually applied in Europe and the United States of America to the roots of the cassava plant, whereas tapioca denotes baked products of cassava flour.
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Contact: M.R. GRACE
Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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CHILD LABOUR PREVENTION IN AGRICULTURE. JUNIOR FARMER FIELD AND LIFE SCHOOL (JFFLS) - FACILITATOR’S GUIDE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Primary education     Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education    
FAO ILO
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
The manual is a valuable outcome of the collaboration between FAO and ILO, it provides exercises and information for the integration of child labour prevention in JFFLS curricula. A key strategy used by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to prevent child labour is the sensitization on child labour and its harmful effects on children. This Module proposes a set of exercises that can be done in the JFFLS, most of them expressly aimed for the JFFLS students, and some of them specifically designed to involve the children’s parents and guardians. This manual is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners.
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Food, Agriculture & Decent Work
http://www.fao-ilo.org/fao-ilo-home/en/?no_cache=1



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Contact: Djeddah, Carol
ESW
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Carol.Djeddah@fao.org

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CHILD-FRIENDLY HYGIENE AND SANITATION FACILITIES IN SCHOOLS        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
INTERNATIONAL WATER AND SANITA -
INTERNATIONAL WATER AND SANITATION CENTRE, DELFT, 2005, pages 46
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English
This book is a tool for primary school teachers willing to use a creative child-oriented linkage between hygiene promotion and the design of hygiene and sanitation facilities.
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Related links
Toolkit on Hygiene Sanitation and Water in schools
http://www.schoolsanitation.org/index.html



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Learning to Grow up with a Sanitation Culture
http://www.schoolsanitation.org/Resources/Readings/Nepal_Case%20Study%20Ban.doc
School Health Tool Kit
http://www.schoolsanitation.org/Resources/Readings/Fresh%20School%20Health%20TOOLKIT.doc

Contact: Paul Van Koppen
INTERNATIONAL WATER AND SANITATION CENTRE
Delft
The Netherlands
PO BOX 2869 2601 CW
koppen@irc.nl

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CHILD-FRIENDLY SCHOOLS MANUAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
UNICEF _
UNICEF, 2009, pages 201
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English
French
Spanish
This Manual is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at education policy makers, planners and practitioners. The Manual presents the child-friendly school (CFS) model, which is a holistic instrument for pulling together a comprehensive range of interventions in quality education for every girl and boy. It has been developed by UNICEF as a reference document and practical guidebook to help countries implement Child Friendly Schools approach in their education systems.
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UNICEF
http://www.unicef.org/



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Contact: Maida Pasic
UNICEF
mpasic@unicef.org

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CHILDREN AND BIODIVERSITY.         
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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These booklets are a useful tool for teachers. Since one of the best ways to learn good agricultural practices is in the classroom itself, FAO has prepared a series of booklets and teacher's guides on Agriculture Practices, Biodiversity and Environmental Education. Each book covered a particular agro-ecological zone. The purpose of the booklets is to explain the links between the environment and the agro-pastoral practices used by farming families and communities. The booklets will teach them how nature works, what their local natural resources are and how these resources can be used in a sustainable manner. In this way, the booklets will encourage young people to appreciate their environment and become responsible for it by protecting and improving the productivity of their land and sharing what they learn within their communities. The booklets are in a "comic book" format to make learning and teaching easier and more attractive. Each chapter includes a series of exercises and activities designed to stimulate the students' imaginations and to record their own experiences and what they have learned from the chapter. The booklets are produced in international languages (Arabic, French, English) and contain illustrations of local landscapes, animals and vegetation.
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Creation and Maintenance of a Wildlife Reserve
Arabic
Discovering the Talila Reserve
English
Pastoral Lifestyle and use of the Savannah
English
Discovering the natural resources of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.
English
Tous ensemble pour l'avenir du Sahel
French
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Related links
websites aimed at raising the awareness of children and youth on issues related to biodiversity and agriculture.
http://www.fao.org/wfd/



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Contact: Batello Caterina
Grassland and Pasture Crops Group
Crop and Grassland Service (AGPC)
Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Caterina.batello@fao.org

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CLASSIFICATION AND REGRESSION TREES        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
IFPRI
1999,
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This series of guides introduces development practitioners to a statistical software package, Classification and Regression Tree (CART), that addresses problems of vulnerability to famine, chronic food insecurity, and other failures of entitlement. It outlines the methods of setting up a CART-based information system to identify indicators of these problems. CART is a 3-2 nonparametric technique that can select from among a large number of variables and their interactions that are most important in determining the outcome variable to be explained.
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Classification and Regression Trees: An Introduction
English
Classification and Regression Trees, CART: A User Manual for Identifying Indicators of Vulnerability to Famine and Chronic Food Security. Microcompute
English
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Related links
www.ifpri.org
http://www.ifpri.org



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Contact:
IFPRI (INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE)
Washington, DC 20006-1002
USA
2033 K Street, NW
ifpri@cgiar.org

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD SECURITY CHALLENGE BADGE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Secondary and vocational education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2011,
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English
Climate change is a global problem but many of its causes are due to individual lifestyle choices. The Climate Change and Food Security Challenge Badge will raise awareness of how our everyday activities contribute to climate change and how different communities and individuals are already being affected by it, especially in regards to access to water and food. Moreover,young people will learn about the importance of eating healthy food and in adequate quantity, quality and variety. They will learn that many people are not able to access the food they need resulting in hunger and malnutrition. Young people have an important role to play in addressing the issues of our world and have the enthusiasm and energy to undertake local initiatives and participate in international arenas. The badge curriculum contains activities for young people from 5 to 20 years of age and it is divided into three categories: Our Climate, Our Food and Our World. Each category contains a selection of activities and projects they can carry out to learn more about weather and climate and food and consumer choices. By carrying out these activities young people will be encouraged to take action against global warming, environmental degradation and hunger in the world. The guide will be available in English, French, Spanish and Italian. This paper is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas and educators on rural development
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Related links
FAO climate change
http://www.fao.org/climatechange/youth/68784/en/



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Contact: Ruben Sessa
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ruben.sessa@fao.org

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD SECURITY: A FRAMEWORK DOCUMENT        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2008,
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English
This paper is a useful tool for policy makers, trainers and extension workers on rural development. This paper seeks to illuminate the potential impacts of climate change on food security at the local level. This phenomena is viewed within the larger framework of changing earth system dynamics and observable changes in multiple socio-economic and environmental variables. It describes adopting practices that enable vulnerable people to protect existing livelihood systems, diversify their sources of income, change their livelihood strategies.
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Interdepartmental Working Group on Climate Change
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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CLIMATE CHANGE: TAKE ACTION NOW        
subjects:  Biodiversity     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
UNICEF _
ALLIANCE OF YOUTH CEOS _
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English
This guide was produced by UNICEF and the “big 6” youth organizations. The guide provides information and resources on how to develop with children and young people activities and actions related to climate change. It includes the following sections: Introducing Climate Change: Take action now!; Step 1: Getting started: find out more about climate change; Step 2: Identifying the problem; Step 3: Planning your activit; Step 4: Taking action; Spreading the word; Step 6: How did we do? and Next Steps. Resources and fact sheets are provided in the annex. This guide is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas and educators on rural development but also for managers of agricultural education.
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CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND CHANGE: ADAPTATION TO DROUGHT IN BANGLADESH        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education    
SELVARAJU RAMAMASY
BAAS STEPHAN
ASIAN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS CENTER AND FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
This resource book has been prepared as a reference and training guide for building capacity for agricultural extension workers and development for professionals to deal with climate change impacts and adaptation, specifically targeting drought-prone areas of Bangladesh. Also suggestions for a three-day training course that would be readily adaptable for any areas of Bangladesh affected by climate-related risks are mentioned. The information presented on climate change adaptation would enable participants to prepare, demonstrate and implement location-specific adaptation practices and, thus, to improve the adaptive capacity of rural livelihoods to climate change in agriculture and allied sectors.
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Contact: Stephan Baas
Climate Change and Bioenergy Unit (NRCB)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Stephan.Baas@fao.org

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CODEX ALIMENTARIUS 2006        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              

FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
French
Spanish
The Codex Alimentarius, or the food code, addresses consumers, food producers and processors, national food control agencies and the international food trade. The Codex Alimentarius Commission was established in 1962 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and by the World Health Organization (WHO). With more than 170 member countries, the Commission is a worldwide forum on food safety, consumer protection and fair practices in the food trade. The Codex Alimentarius is a continuously updated guide for governments and other interested parties in the regulatory framework needed for food control systems, food safety and consumer protection. The international standards contained in the Codex Alimentarius are recognized as benchmarks by the World Trade Organization (WTO). Over 400 standards, guidelines and codes of practice have been adopted to date on: food labelling and crop hygiene, commodities, food safety assessment for food derived from biotechnology, methods of analysis and sampling, food inspection and certification procedures.
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Related links
FAO NUTRITION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/index_en.stm
World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/en/



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Codex Alimentarius Commission adopts new standards
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/it/news/2006/1000361/index.html

Contact:
Publishing Management Service
Information Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
+39(06)5705.1;
codex@fao.org

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COLLABORATION AND ADVOCACY TECHNIQUES         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and trainers in rural areas. This course illustrates a wide range of tools and techniques that can be used to improve collaboration and knowledge sharing, and provides guidance on conducting collaborative food security assessments. The course also introduces the concept of advocacy and the various advocacy techniques required to influence different audiences.
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Related links
Food Security Information for Action
http://www.foodsec.org/



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Contact: _
Food Security Information for Action Programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR MANAGING NATURAL RESOURCES: A MANUAL FOR IDENTIFYING STAKEHOLDERS        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education     Teachers' training     
RAVNBORG HELLE MUNK
GUERRRERO MARIA DEL PILAR
WESTERM OLAF
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE), 2000,
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English
This manual presents a methodology for identifying groups of stakeholders that exist in all microwatersheds. The manual is directed at technicians who work as facilitators (of actions and decisions) with users of natural resources in rural areas. It teaches them how to identify different interests that exist in the microwatershed, through a series of meetings, interviews, and analysis of questionnaires.
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Related links
www.ciat.cgiar.org
http://www.ciat.cgiar.org



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Contact:
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Cali
Colombia
Location: Recta Cali-Palmira, km 17 Mailing address: A.A. 6713
ciat@cgiar.org

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COMBINED PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES: TRAINING MANUAL        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
DIFFERENT AUTHORS
FAO, 2003, pages 67
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English
This manual is intended for food producers, traders, processors, extension agents and rural development practitioners. It provides techniques for the preservation of fruits and vegetables, adding value and in the process minimising losses.
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Related links
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
http://intranet.fao.org/offsiteframe.jsp?uu=http://www.fao.org/WAICENT/FAOINFO/AGRICULT/AGS/Ags.htm



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Training Manual on Postharvest Research and Technology Development for Tomato and Chilli in RETA 6208 Countries
http://www.avrdc.org/postharvest/training/PHT_research_training_manual-english.pdf

Contact: Mejia-Lorio Danilo Jacinto
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Danilo.Mejía@fao.org

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COMMON DISEASES OF SMALL GRAIN CEREALS - A GUIDE TO IDENTIFICATION        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
ZILINSKY F.J.
CIMMYT (INTERNATIONAL MAIZE AND WHEAT IMPROVEMENT CENTER), MEXICO, D.F., 1983,
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English
This manual targets breeders, agronomists, and young scientists, especially in developing countries, who are responsible for identifying and recording trial data, screening cereals for disease resistance, and verifying the disease reactions of plant material. It provides information for the identification of more than 70 diseases affecting bread wheat, durum wheat, barley, oats, rye, and triticale.
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Related links
www.cimmyt.org
http://www.cimmyt.org



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Contact: CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)
CIMMYT (INTERNATIONAL MAIZE AND WHEAT IMPROVEMENT CENTER)
Mexico, D.F
Mexico
Apdo. Postal 6-641, 06600

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COMMUNICATING FOOD POLICY RESEARCH: A GUIDEBOOK        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
KLAUS VON GREBMER
BABU SURESH
VALERIE RHOE AND MICHAEL RU
IFPRI (INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE), 2005,
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English
This manual aims to help researchers enhance their communication skills. It highlights basic principles of policy communication. It includes guidelines for targeting and reaching selected audiences as well as exercises for applying those guidelines.
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Related links
www.ifpri.org
http://www.ifpri.org



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Contact:
IFPRI (INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE)
Washington, DC 20006-1002
USA
2033 K Street, NW
: ifpri@cgiar.org

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COMMUNICATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE 9TH UN ROUNDTABLE ON COMMUNICATICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Communication     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
FAO _
FAO , ROME, 2007,
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English
This paper summarizes the contribution of communication to sustainable development, gives a definition of sustainable development and presents the future trends, challenges and priorities of communication for development. It describes the current debate on globalization and localization and its consequences for research on communication for sustainable development and as well the possible impact of communication for development on the Millennium Development Goals. This paper is a useful tool for educators on rural development, planners and all those involved in the analysis and application of communication and the use of media.
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Contact: Riccardo Del Castello
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Riccardo.delcastello@fao.org

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COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT. A MEDIUM FOR INNOVATION IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
RAMÍREZ RICARDO
QUARRY WENDY
IDRC AND FAO, 2004, pages 24
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
This document explains how communication for development can increase the community knowledge-base, facilitate exchange of knowledge and information on natural resource management and promote agricultural practices. It targets policy-makers, planners and practitioners. It helps them to develop awareness on the importance of communication for development activities which can support a sustainable natural resource management.
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Contact: Sustainable Development Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
http://www.fao.org http://www.fao.org/sd/

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COMMUNITY NUTRITION CD-ROM        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
TALC -
TALC, 2006,
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English
Community Nutrition is a new CD-ROM containing nutrition materials for health care workers in resource-poor areas. The CD-ROM was produced by TALC with financial support from UNICEF and other donors. The disk contains hundreds of nutrition-related resources contributed by a variety of organisations involved with nutrition in developing countries.
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Talk - Teaching-aids At Low Cost
http://www.talcuk.org/



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Contact: Claire Thrower
Talk Administration
TALC
St Albans
UK
Herts AL1 57X
44 (0) 1727 853869
info@talcuk.org

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COMMUNITY RADIO HANDBOOK        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FRASER COLIN
UNESCO, PARIS, 2001, pages 105
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English
French
This handbook is a basic comprehensive and practical reader for communication students, researchers and planners and a must for prospective rural community broadcasters. It shows that ordinary people, even non-technical rural folk can plan, set up, manage and produce radio programmes by themselves with a minimum of dependence of outside help for technical advice and training or for funds and equipment.
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Related links
FAO Rural Radio Web site
http://www.fao.org/sd/ruralradio/en/24555/



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Rural radio as a social enquiry tool
http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/kn0804_en.htm

Contact: Iskra Panevskra
Communication Development
UNESCO
Paris
France
1, rue Miollis 75015
+331 45684025
i.panevska@unesco.org

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COMMUNITY-BASED FOREST RESOURCE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT. VOL 1        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
MEANS KATHERINE
JOSAYMA CYNTHIA
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 321
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English
This document is for trainers who help work collaboratively in community forestries. This training package examines conflict within forest resource use and community-based forest management and offers strategies for managing it. It aims to support diverse and multiple forest user groups to manage conflicts that inevitably arise in the protection, use and control of forest resources.
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Contact: VanLierop Pieter
Forestry Policy and Institutions Branch (FONP)
Forestry Policy and Planning Division (FON)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Pieter.vanlierop@fao.org

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COMPENDIUM OF EXPERIENCES OF ITALIAN NGOS IN EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
EMILIANI MARINA
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO, ROME, 2002,
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English
This compendium is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students, NGOs and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The compendium details research undertaken as part of FAO led ERP flagship initiative to support basic education for rural people. It includes summaries of 36 education projects benefiting rural people, identified among the activities of approximately 150 Italian NGOs. The projects described in the Compendium indicate that Italian NGO’s are serving a wide variety of vital learning needs of different subgroups of children, youth and adults. They address the poorer rural areas of the developing world, often reaching the people who are not assisted by state interventions and targeting crucial issues for rural development and sustainable livelihoods such as literacy as a cross cutting issue and basic life skills related to nutrition, health and HIV/AIDS, agriculture, small and micro enterprise, human rights, and broadening community participation.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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COMPUTERIZING AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES: A PRACTICAL GUIDE        
subjects:  Communication     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          

FAO, ROME , 2004,
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English
French
Spanish
This manual is written for developing country cooperatives that are just starting to consider whether or not to computerize. It addresses managers, trainers and policy makers with little experience in working with computers. It also provides guidance and ensures that the first attempt to computerize will be a successful one. It is based on a review of computerization experiences in Asia, Africa and South America
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Contact: Bernd Seiffert
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
bern.seiffert@fao.org

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CONSERVAR EL MEDIO AMBIENTE: UNA TAREA DE TODOS. MANUAL DE EDUCACION AMBIENTAL, PARA PROFESORES DE PRIMARIA        
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
BETTE CLAUDIA
URRELO OSVALDO
FAO, SANTA CRUZ, 2001,
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Spanish
This manual targets rural teachers of primary schools; it aims at providing teachers with tools to plan didactic activities on environmental education in order to make children aware of daily action of protection and preservation of the natural resources .This guide also furnishes information on the role of rural teachers in rural community who has not only to provide information but also to provide values.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE COTTON FOR SMALLHOLDER FARMERS. EXPERIENCES FROM PARAGUAY        
subjects:  Soil and land rights     Plants         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
LANGE DIRK
MORIYA KEN
FAO AND GTZ, ASUNCIÓN, 2004, pages 31
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English -
This paper reports the study on Conservation Agriculture (CA) cotton on smallholder farmers living in Paraguay. It illustrates the contribution of the CA System in reducing soil disturbance through alternative technique (such as direct seeding and crop rotation) and minimizing the damage to the environment caused by the conventional tillage system. It also highlights the limits and provides conclusions about this approach.
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Related links
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
http://www.fao.org/ag/ca/index.html
Conservation Agriculture
http://www.fao.org/ag/ca/8.html



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The Economics of Conservation Agriculture
ftp://ftp.fao.org/agl/agll/docs/ecconsagr.pdf

Contact: Theodor Friedrich
Crop and Grassland Service
Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
theodor.friedrich@fao.org

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CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE. CASE STUDIES IN LATIN AMERICA AND AFRICA        
subjects:  Trees and Forests     Soil and land rights     Plants    
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
BOT ALEXANDRA
BENITES JOSÉ
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 69
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English
This publication shows how conservation agriculture can increase crop production, reduce soils erosion and improve rural livelihoods in developing countries. Three criteria, i.e. no mechanical soil disturbance, permanent soil cover and crop rotations, distinguish conservation agriculture from a conventional agricultural system. The report, through a review of conservation- effective systems of land use in Africa and Latin America, presents the set of conditions necessary for farming systems to be sustainable.
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Related links
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
http://www.fao.org/ag/
Land and Plant Nutrition Management Service
http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/agll/index.stm



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Contact: Jose Benites
Land Tenure and Management Unit
Land and Water Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
jose.benites@fao.org

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CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF ARTISANAL FISHING HARBOURS AND VILLAGE LANDINGS        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
SCIORTINO J. A.
FAO, ROME, 1995, pages 137
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English
French
Spanish
This booklet targets small-scale artisanal fishers to help them understand how to make the best use of their resources in building a good serviceable shelter, which may one day be upgraded to a fishing harbour. It includes how finding an ideal site, making a site survey, building a good fishing shelter, identifying construction materials, equipment and other mechanical components and maintaining a shelter.
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Related links
FAO Fisheries Web site
http://www.fao.org/fi/default.asp



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Contact: Jeremy Turner
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Fishing Technology Service (FIIT)
Fish Products and Industry Division (FII)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
+39 0657056446
jeremy.turner@fao.org

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COOK ISLANDS. YOUNG AGRICULTURAL ENTREPRENEURS PROGRAM        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
_ _
FAO , ROME, 2009, pages 76
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English
This manual is a useful tool for policy makers, planners and university professors and students. The basics of agricultural business development are explored in this manual. Focus is placed on farm and business planning and on using money management tools (market appraisal, cost of production, business plans, and cash flow) and on other best business practices. Some attention is given to best practices in crop production.
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Contact:
FAO - GOVERNMENT OF THE COOK ISLANDS
cimoa@oyster.net.ck

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CULTIVATING KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO GROW AFRICAN AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
WORLD BANK _
THE INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT / THE WORLD BANK, 2007,
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English
To enable their agriculture to grow, developing nations now face the need to produce the additional knowledge and new skills. Human capital development through agricultural education and training (AET) is an essential component of all agricultural development strategies. When substantial changes take place in the context for agricultural development—such as are now occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)—the agricultural education and training system must be adjusted accordingly. In a number of African countries, such adjustments are already underway. This guide is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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Related links
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/rural



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Contact:
WORLD BANK
Washington, DC 20433
USA
2033 K Street, NW
ard@worldbank.org

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CULTIVO DE ANTERAS DE ARROZ EN EL DESARROLLO DE GERMOPLASMA         
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
LENTINI ZAIDA
MARTINEZ CESAR
ROCA WILLIAM
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE), 1997,
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English
This manual targets rice farmers and researchers. The dynamics of rice pests (harmful arthropods, diseases, and weeds) increase both rice research costs and market prices. To counteract the serious loss of yield (20%) to pests in Latin America, the manual offers rice farmers and researchers up-to-date methods of control, thresholds of damage, and integrated management strategies.
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Related links
www.ciat.cgiar.org
http://www.ciat.cgiar.org



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Contact:
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Cali
Colombia
Location: Recta Cali-Palmira, km 17 Mailing address: A.A. 6713
ciat@cgiar.org

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CULTURE OF FISH IN RICE FIELDS        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
HALWART M.
GUPTA M. V.
FAO , ROME, 2004,
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English
The purpose of this review, especially aimed at extension staff, farmers, their families and all the people involved in the production chain, is to synthesize available information and highlight the important role that aquaculture in rice-based farming systems can play for food security and poverty alleviation. This review also describes the history of the practice and the different rice ecosystems in which fish farming takes place. The various production systems, including modifications of the rice fields necessary for integrating fish farming, and the agronomic and aquaculture management are examined.
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Contact: Matthias Halwart
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (FI)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Matthias.Halwart@fao.org

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CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT GUIDE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
EL SAWI GWEN
FAO, ROME, 1996,
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English
This book aims at integrating population education with non- formal education and various development programmes. It has been thought for field workers and out-of-school youth and adults. The manual offers some practical and simple examples of methods and strategies on population education experienced by people of developing countries as a reference model. The target audience are teachers in rural areas.
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Contact: ERP
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delel terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT GUIDE: POPULATION EDUCATION FOR NON-FORMAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS OF OUT-OF-SCHOOL RURAL YOUTH        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
EL SAWI GWEN
FAO, ROME, 1996,
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English
This guide is intended to serve as a model for curriculum developers. It focuses on the curriculum development process that is divided into four phases: planning, content and method, implementation, and evaluation. It also provides suggestions and examples that can be adapted and changed to fit specific circumstances, audiences and environments.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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CURRICULUM TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIAL         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2008,
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
English
This curriculum is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The curriculum includes four units: Introduction to the Right to Food, Assessing the status of the Right to Food, Implementing measures to realize the Right to Food, Monitoring the Human Right to Adequate Food. These topics can be proposed at various levels and eventually be used for tailored courses.
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Contact: Education for Rural People
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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CURSO DE GESTIÓN DE AGRONEGOCIOS EN EMPRESAS ASOCIATIVAS RURALES EN AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
RIVEROS HERNANDO
SANTACOLMA PILAR
TARTANAC FLORENCE
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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Spanish
The objective of this manual is to improve the agribusiness management capabilities of leaders and managers of associative agro-enterprises as well as technicians from government, NGO or private sectors, who provide technical assistance to these agro-enterprises. The manual is made up of four modules: agro-food systems, food value chain and competitiveness; associative enterprises; applied planning to associative agro-enterprises and post-harvest and support services. Each module is complemented with presentations, a guide with complementary readings, a facilitator guide and the curriculum design.
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Related links
Oficina Ragional de la FAO para América LAtina y el Caibe
http://www.rlc.fao.org/



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Contact: Pilar Santacoloma
Agricultural Management , Marketing and Finance Service
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
pilar.santacoloma@fao.org

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DECENTRALIZATION AND RURAL PROPERTY TAXATION        
subjects:  Soil and land rights     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
KEITH SIMON
MCCLUSKY WILLIAM
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
russian
This guide targets land administrators involved in the design and implementation of rural property tax systems; it provides advice to introduce new property tax systems or to expand or reform existing ones. This publication describes how rural property taxes can be a vital source of revenue for rural communities, and provides a chronological checklist for the implementation of reforms.
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Contact: Mika Torhonen
Land and Water Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle terme di Caracalla 00153
mika.torhonen@fao.org

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DEVELOPING FOOD-BASED DIETARY GUIDELINES. A MANUAL FROM THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING CARIBBEAN         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
The purpose of book is to provides nutrition and related-health recommendations to the general population nad promote appropriate diets and healthy lifestyles. It is a tool for nutrition education and behaviour change to be used by health providers, teachers, extension agents and others working directly with the public. Information focuses on common foods, portion sizes, and behaviours using language and symbols that the public can easily understand. Each country should develop its own set of guidelines because differences in lifestyles, cultures and public health priorities can exist between countries.
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Contact: Barbara Graham
Sub-Regional Representative for the Caribbean
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delel Terme di Caracalla 00153

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DEVELOPING REGIONAL POVERTY PROFILES BASED ON LOCAL PERCEPTIONS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
RAVNBORG H.M.
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE), 1999,
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English
This maunal is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners in order to help them conceptualize effective development programmes. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It moves away from conventional, standardized definitions of poverty to describe a nine-step method of building a regional poverty profile based on the perceptions that local inhabitants have of the different levels of "well-being" or poverty. This method was developed through fieldwork in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Honduras, and Nicaragua at different periods between 1989 and 1998.
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Contact:
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Cali
Colombia
Location: Recta Cali-Palmira, km 17 Mailing address: A.A. 6713
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DISTANCE EDUCATION AND DISTANCE LEARNING: A FRAMEWORK FOR THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     E-learning    
MCLEAN SCOTT
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 29
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English
This book addresses teachers and education planners. It introduces the concepts of distance education and distance learning, and reviews the general parameters of past distance education experiences in developing countries. The paper proposes a set of distance education principles, and concludes with suggestions regarding the integration of distance education and distance learning strategies into the FAO programme of work.
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DISTANCE EDUCATION AND DISTANCE LEARNING: A FRAMEWORK FOR THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
WAICENT OUTREACH PROGRAMME _
MCLEAN SCOTT
FAO, ROME, 2001,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and s how distance education and distance learning strategies could be usefully applied to the challenges of food security and rural development. Over the past decade, there has been a resurgence of international interest in distance education and distance learning as potentially useful strategies for addressing human development issues. This resurgence has been rooted in part in the evolution of new information and communications technologies, and in part in the improvement of pedagogical and administrative models for facilitating learning at a distance. FAO is deeply involved with processes of education and learning connected to its mandate.
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DISTANCE LEARNING FOR FOOD SECURITY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT: A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
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THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF RESEARCH IN OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING (IRRODLT) , ROME, 2002,
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English
This article is a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This article introduces the FAO's work, and describes its interest in the application of distance learning strategies pertinent to the challenges of food security and rural development around the world. The article briey reviews pertinent examples of distance learning, both from the experience of FAO and elsewhere, and summarises a complex debate about the potential of distance learning in developing countries. The paper elaborates practical suggestions for applying distance learning strategies to the challenges of food security and rural development.
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DIVERSIFICATION BOOKLETS (1)        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Animals and Pastoralism         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
BRADBEAR NICOLA
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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The main target audience for FAO Diversification booklets are people and organizations that provide advisory, business and technical support services to resource-poor small-scale farmers and local communities in low- and middle-income countries. FAO Diversification booklets aim to raise awareness and provide information about opportunities at the farm and local community level to increase small-scale farmer income. Each booklet will focus on a specific farm or non-farm enterprise or technology that experience has shown can be integrated successfully into small farms or at a local community level.
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Value from village processing
English
Poultry for profit and pleasure
English
French
Spanish
Beekeeping and sustainable livelihoods
English
French
Spanish
High-Hopes for Post-Harvest
English
French
Spanish
Processed foods for improved livelihoods
English
French
Spanish
High-Hopes for Post-Harvest
English
French
Spanish
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DIVERSIFICATION BOOKLETS (2)        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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The main target audience for these booklets are policy-makers and programme managers on rural development. The purpose of the FAO Diversification booklets is to raise awareness and provide decision support information about opportunities at farm and local community level to increase the incomes of small-scale farmers. Each booklet focuses on a farm or non-farm enterprise that can be integrated into small farms to increase incomes and enhance livelihoods.
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Milk for health and wealth
English
Make money by growing mushrooms
English
Higher value addition trhough hides and skins
English
Sheep and goats for diverse products and profits
English
Rural transport and traction enterprises for improved livelihoods
English
Growing vegetables for home and market
English
Non-farm income from non-wood forest products
English
Farm ponds for water, fish and livelihoods
English
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DIVERSIFICATION BOOKLETS (3)        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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The main target audience for these booklets are policy-makers and programme managers on rural development. The purpose of the FAO Diversification booklets is to raise awareness and provide decision support information about opportunities at farm and local community level to increase the incomes of small-scale farmers. Each booklet focuses on a farm or non-farm enterprise that can be integrated into small farms to increase incomes and enhance livelihoods.
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Small animal for small farms
English
Pigs for prosperity
English
Fruit products for profit
English
Health and wealth from Medicinal Aromatic Plants
English
Selling street and snack foods
English
Hire services by farmers for farmers
English
Spices and herbs for home and market
English
Traditional fermented food and beverages for improved livelihoods
English
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E-LEARNING METHODOLOGIES A GUIDE FOR DESIGNING AND DEVELOPING E-LEARNING COURSES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
FAO _
2011,
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English
The purpose of this guide is to provide detailed guidance on designing and developing an e-learning course for trainers and instructional designers who are new to e-learning design. It also provides basic concepts and information on the processes and resources involved in e-learning development, which might be of interest to capacity-development managers.
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EASYPOL         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
FAO _
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English
French
Spanish
EASYPol targets trainers in policy matters, policy makers, policy advisors. It is an interactive multilingual repository of downloadable resource materials for capacity development in agriculture. EASYPol is an FAO online, interactive multilingual repository of downloadable resource materials for capacity development in policy making for food, agriculture and rural development. The training programmes aim at strengthening the capacity of senior officials in member countries by providing cutting-edge knowledge and facilitating knowledge exchange, and by reviewing practical mechanisms to implement policy changes.
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ECOLOGIA Y ENSENANZA RURAL N. 121        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Primary education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1994,
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English
This book illustrates what basic education for rural children should be. The mission of a rural school should be to prepare children to solve concrete problems in their communities. Education should create interaction between the daily life of the community (village) and school routines. The manual supplies tools concerning the following themes: soil, water, plants, animals and ecology. The target audience are teachers in rural areas.
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NRRR
FAO
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Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
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ECOLOGY AND RURAL EDUCATION. MANUAL FOR RURAL TEACHER        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME , 1994,
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English
French
Spanish
The manual targets rural teachers in the Peruvian Andes. The manual proposes an ecological orientation to primary education, whilst adapting it to the requirements and interests of the rural child, and the planning of educational resources available for this purpose.
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ECOLOGÍA Y ENSEÑANZA RURAL. NOCIONES AMBIENTALES BÁSICAS PARA PROFESORES RURALES Y EXTENSIONISTAS        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1996,
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Spanish
This book targets rural teachers, extension agents, fieldworkers and everybody interested in sustainable management of natural resources The document provides basic knowledge on ecology and sustainable management of natural resources. It has been developed by a FAO project in the Peruvian Andes.
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EDUCACIÓN AMBIENTAL PARA EL TRÓPICO DE COCHABAMBA        
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
LANZA GREGORIO
MINNICK GREGORY
FAO, TRÓPICO DE COCHABAMBA, 1999,
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These publications target children and their teachers. This educational course is specifically written to provide information on the environment of the Trópico de Cochabamba, Bolivia, the characteristics of the region, how to run a school garden and how to manage a home garden in order to improve family’s entries. Each course is divided into twelve lessons, exercises and researches; each activity is adapted for three grades of school, from the sixth to the eight degree of basic school.
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Educación ambiental para el Trópico de Cochabamba. Sexto de primaria
Spanish
Educación Ambiental para el Trópico de Cochabamba. Septimo de primaria
Spanish
Educación Ambiental para el Trópico de Cochabamba. Octavo de primaria
Spanish
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EDUCACIÓN AMBIENTAL PARA EL TRÓPICO DE COCHABAMBA. GUÍA DEL MAESTRO        
subjects:  Biodiversity              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
LANZA GREGORIO
MINNICK GREGORY
FAO, TROPICO DE COCHABAMBA, 1991,
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Spanish
This teacher’s guide addresses teachers of a specific Bolivian zone, Trópico de Cochabamba; it provides material for the teacher to help children to better understand the activities that are proposed in their books and gives advice on how to present them. This educational material provides the teacher with information of the Bolivian zone they are addressing, methodological and pedagogical proposals and the objectives of each grade of school.
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EDUCACIÓN EN ALIMENTACIÓN Y NUTRICIÓN PARA LA ENSEÑANZA BÁSICA        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
OLIVARES SONIA
ZACARÍAS ISABEL
ANDRADE MARGARITA
FAO, SANTIAGO DE CHILE, 2003,
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This didactic material, prepared in the framework of the FAO project "Education on nutrition for primary schools in Chile", addresses teachers and students of primary schools. It aims at furnishing the incorporation of food and nutrition contents in the study programmes by providing valuated educational materials. These didactic materials may also support governmental education, health and agricultural teams and NGO responsible of carrying out projects and actions of promotion, education, training and communication on the subject.
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Educación en Alimentación y Nutrición para la Enseñanza Básica. Guías de Alumnos y Alumnas
Spanish
Educación en Alimentación y Nutrición para la Enseñanza Básica. Módulos de contenidos
Spanish
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EDUCACIÓN EN ALIMENTACIÓN Y NUTRICIÓN PARA LA ENSEÑANZA BÁSICA. GUÍA DEL PROFESOR        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
OLIVARES SONIA
ZACARÍAS ISABEL
ANDRADE MARGARITA
FAO, SANTIAGODE CHILE, 2003, pages 72
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Spanish
This didactic material, prepared in the framework of the FAO project “Education on nutrition for primary schools in Chile”, addresses teachers and students of primary schools. It aims at furnishing the incorporation of food and nutrition contents in the study programmes by providing valuated educational materials. This guide may also support governmental education, health and agricultural teams and NGO responsible of carrying out projects and actions of promotion, education, training and communication on the subject.
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EDUCACIÓN PARA LA POBLACIÓN RURAL EN BRASIL, CHILE, COLOMBIA, HONDURAS, MÉXICO, PARAGUAY Y PERÚ         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              

FAO-UNESCO-CIDE-REDUC-COOPERAZIONE ITALIANA, ROME AND PARIS, 2004,
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Spanish
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book provides the results of seven national cases studies ( Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Paraguay, Perú) on the educational situation and policies aimed at rural people. It also contains a synthesis, diagnosis and outlines of the ERP strategy implemented. These documents are part of the FAO and UNESCO project on Education for Rural People in Latin America where socioeconomics differences between each region limit education access and quality especially in rural areas.
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR FOOD SECURITY        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
_ RESEARCH AND EXTENSION DIVISION NRR
FAO KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE AND _ CAPACITY BUILDING DIVISION KCE
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. This book was prepared by the FAO Interdepartmental Working Group on Training for Technicians and Capacity Building within the framework of Education for Rural People to exchange good practices. Access to virtual training materials in the area of agriculture and food security represents an enormous potential for enhancing and enriching the capacity of technicians, especially of those working in rural areas. Education and training strategies need to be integrated within sustainable rural development strategies, through plans of action that are multisectoral and interdisciplinary. This means creating new partnerships among policy-makers and practitioners working in agriculture and rural development and those working in education.
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR RURAL TRANSFORMATION - SKILLS, JOBS, FOOD AND GREEN FUTURE TO COMBAT POVERTY        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION INTERNATIONAL
RESEARCH AND TRAINING CENTRE FOR RURAL EDUCATION (INRULED)
(INRULED) , BEIJING, 2012,
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English
The report focuses on the links between education and rural transformation, seeking to underscore the inexorable forces of change rural communities face and how education and training, by equipping people with appropriate knowledge and skills and fostering values of human dignity, can expand their choices and capabilities to exercise these choices. Education for Rural People (ERP) and ERP literature is quoted in pages 171-175, chapter 5.
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EDUCATION AS A WAY TO STRENGTHEN THE CAPACITY OF RURAL PEOPLE TO IMPROVE FOOD SECURITY; TOWARDS A TOOL FOR ANALYSIS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
GUSTAFSSON INGEMAR
FAO, ROME, 2011,
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English
This paper identifies links that exist, conceptually and empirically between individual learning, education and wider objectives related to food security. It uses the concept of capacity as a lens for the analysis. It notes that the understanding of the concept of capacity and what it takes to develop it, has been widened in recent years. It has gone from a focus on training as the main vehicle of capacity development towards the development of individual and organizational capacities as more complex processes in which individual learning of knowledge and skills is only one part, albeit an important part. Capacity in the sense of the ability that individuals and organizations have to do things in practice also hinges on issues related to management, incentives and surrounding policy and other normative and regulatory frameworks. This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers in the agriculture rural development and education sectors
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EDUCATION FIRST        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL _
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 2012,
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English
Education is the basic building block of every society. It is the single best investment countries can make towards building prosperous, healthy and equitable societies. In order to renew and reinvigorate global commitments to education, United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon has launched the Education First initiative to put every child in school, improve the quality of learning, and foster global citizenship. This booklet is of special interest to primary and secondary school teachers and students, rural youth, adult community groups, and rural development specialists.
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EDUCATION FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES: IMPLICATIONS OF THE DIGITAL DIVIDE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
GASPERINI LAVINIA
MCLEAN SCOTT
FAO, ROME, 2001,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper presented at the Global Junior Challenge (GJC) on December 2000 in Rome outlines the parameters of the digital divide, addresses the relation among education and such divide, as well as the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education in "developing countries", and describes some FAO activities aiming at bridging this divide and making education for agriculture and rural development available on a more equitable basis. The "digital divide" refers to inequitable access to ICTs both between wealthy and poor countries, and, within all countries, between relatively privileged and underprivileged social groups. The digital divide threatens to further marginalise vulnerable and underprivileged groups, including the rural poor, a specific target of FAO mandate.
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EDUCATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA: EXPERIENCES AND POLICY LESSONS         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This paper was presented at the "FAO/UNESCO seminar: Education for rural development in Asia: Experiences and policy lessons", 5-7 November 2002, Bangkok, Thailand. More than 70 percent of the world's poor are to be found in rural areas where hunger, illiteracy and low school achievement are common. This paper recognizes that education is an essential part of any strategy aimed at achieving sustainable rural development that encompasses all those who live in rural areas. Such strategies need to address the provision of education for all target groups: children, youth and adults, giving priorities to gender imbalances. This paper proposes strategies, policies and practices that have to be implemented by governmental and non-governmental agencies to alleviate both poverty at large and poverty in rural areas in the Asian region.
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EDUCATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT. TOWARDS NEW POLICY RESPONSES.        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
ATCHOARENA DAVID
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME, 2003, pages 406
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It aims at supporting countries in the reform of their education, training and rural development policies. This book is the result of the international study on education and rural development jointly conducted by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and UNESCO's International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). It reviews the status of public policies and uses recent sources of information to reformulate education issues in the framework of the emerging rural development discourse. The book also discusses skills development challenges and analyzes emerging strategies developed by innovative higher education institutions.
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EDUCATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT: AN AGENDA FOR ACTION        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
SHAEFFER SHELDON
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This power point presentation is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This presentation on "Education for Rural Development: An Agenda for Action" was given at the INRULED International Symposium on Rural Education 20-23 January 2003, Baoding, China. It illustrates in a schematic and comprehensive way the required priority actions to make education for rural people a reality. The presentation has a special focus on Asia, although it can also be applied to a wider context.
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EDUCATION FOR RURAL DVELOPMENT IN ASIA. EXPERIENCES AND POLICY LESSONS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              



FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, PARIS , 2002,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book is based on a multisectoral policy seminar organized by FAO and UNESCO in Bangkok, 5-7 November 2002, to discuss issues relating to education for rural development in Asia. The seminar addressed the role of education related to food security, rural labour and HIV/AIDS. It reviews current educational policies in rural Asia and offers policy suggestions for future actions.
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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE - MAIN POLICY ISSUES         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
HERMANOWICZ EWA
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English
This thesis was presented at the Master Educazione alla Pace: Cooperazione Internazionale, Diritti Umani E Politiche dell’Unione Europea in 2006/2007 at the University of Roma Tre. It presents a general framework of the Education for Rural People (ERP) initiative, the key facts of the history that led FAO to launching ERP and the main objectives of ERP. The situation is described of the rural areas in the world today, the influence that education has on the economic growth and the people’s well-being and the main policy issues which could lead to progress in rural development.
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Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE AND FOOD SECURITY. A CROSS COUNTRY ANALYSIS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
BURCHI FRANCESCO
DE MURO PASQUALE
FAO, UNIVERSITY ROMA TRE- DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, ROME, 2007,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The theoretical foundation of this research is that being educated improves rural people’s capacity to diversify assets and activities, increase productivity and income, foster resilience and competitiveness, access information on health and sanitation, strengthen social cohesion and participation: these are all essential elements to ensure food security in the long run. The main findings of this research is the high association between food insecurity and primary education and the econometric model shows that primary education is a crucial element to reduce food insecurity in rural areas, even when compared to other factors such as access to water, health and sanitation.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE AS A COMPONENT OF A RURAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR CROATIA         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training          
GAUTIER P.
EBERLIN R.
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This report is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This report presents the findings of an analysis on basic Education for rural people (ERP) in Croatia and proposes measures to improve access and quality of ERP in order to better contribute to rural development. The report notes that the major problems in basic education are connected to educational quality (i.e. the absence of aspects of rural life in curricula and textbooks, teacher-centred teaching methods, the lack of in-service training available for rural teachers). There are also some problems of access, in particular, difficulties with school transport and access to specific activities before or after normal school-hours. In most cases, the main cause of these problems is weak institutional capacity.
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Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE IN AFRICA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
ATCHOARENA DAVID
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME, 2006, pages 74
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It is based on a regional seminar on Education for Rural People in Africa, organized by FAO and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and IIEP/UNESCO, in September 2005. The publication analyzes the needs of rural people within their diverse educational contexts. It highlights promising ways of using education planning and monitoring to respond to EFA (Education for All) and rural development challenges.
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE IN ETHIOPIA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
AYALEW SHIBESHI
FAO, 2005,
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English
This study is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This study was presented at the “Ministerial Seminar on Education for Rural People in Africa: Policy Lessons, Options and Priorities” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7-9 September 2005. In Ethiopia millions of children are still unable to gain access to schooling and a large numbers among those who have had the opportunity dropout the school before acquiring the basic skills. It is essential to review the education action plans and programs to ensure that they are responsive to local rural conditions and needs. This study explores the challenges and the prospectives of the education for rural people in Ethiopia.
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Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE IN MOZAMBIQUE: PRESENT SITUATION AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES.        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND CULTURE, MOZAMBIQUE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE,
FAO UNESCO
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at policy makers, planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper was presented during the Ministerial Seminar on Education for Rural People in Africa: "Policy Lessons, Options and Priorities", 2005, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This paper provides an overview of the barriers to education experienced by rural people in Mozambique. In addition to a situational analysis outlining major rural and urban disparities in access to and quality of basic education, it maps the response of major stakeholders in the sector, identifying gaps as well as good strategies and practices.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE. AID AGENCIES WORKSHOP        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              

FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME AND PARIS, 2003,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book is based on a workshop "Education for Rural People: targeting the poor" held in Rome on 12 and 13 December 2002. It was one of the first activities of the Education for Rural People flagship. The meeting was attended by bilateral and multilateral agencies who recognized that, despite several decades of experience in educational programmes for rural people, there is still a need for a concerted effort to draw together the insights gathered from this experience.
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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Report of the Education for rural people: Aid agencies workshop
http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/KN0604_en.htm

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Education Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE. THE ROLE OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN POVERTY REDUCTION AND FOOD SECURITY        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training      Non-formal education    
ACKER DAVID
GASPERINI LAVINIA
ROME, 2009,
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English
Italian
This book is a useful tool to assist policy-makers dealing with rural poverty, food insecurity and education challenges confronting rural people. It seeks to address the correlation between education, empowerment and food security, mainly through a number of “good practice” case studies from all over the world. It is about strengthening their capacity to achieve food security. This book identifies different dimensions of education and training for rural people that have proven useful in developing peoples’ capacity to enhance food security. It covers formal as well as non-formal education, literacy as well as skills training.
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Education for Rural People Web site
http://www.fao.org/erp/



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Education for Rural People Group
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE: A CRUCIAL FACTOR FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
The article is a training tool for teachers in rural areas. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It illustrates how two primary schools operate: one is currently located in northern Mozambique, the other existed in mid-Norway in the mid twentieth. The two schools illustrate, respectively, what basic education for rural children all too often consists of and what it could be – if only the right policies, resources and community support were in place and properly applied, with its teachers well-qualified and its pupils well-equipped with reading and writing materials.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE: A NEGLECTED KEY TO FOOD SECURITY        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
BURCHI FRANCESCO
DE MURO PASQUALE
UNIVERSITY ROMA TRE/ DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, ROME, 2007,
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English
This paper shows that education is a key to food security for rural populations in developing countries. The main findings of this research are the following: first, the association between food insecurity and primary education is very high, while it decreases progressively with basic, secondary, and tertiary education. Such a two-way relationship is expressed through graphical tools and correlation coefficients. Second, the econometric model shows that primary education is a crucial element to reduce food insecurity in rural areas, even when compared to other factors such as access to water, health, and sanitation.
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FAO
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE: ADDRESSING A NEGLECTED MAJORITY        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Secondary and vocational education         
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This publication is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It aims at supporting countries in the reform of their education, training and rural development policies. This publication illustrates the major international events that contributed to create the ERP flagship. It points out the importance of building new partnerships to address the challenge of poverty reduction and to achieve the MDGs.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE: TARGETING THE POOR        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
ZULBERTI E.
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This paper was presented at the Aid Agencies Workshop: "Education for rural people: Targeting the poor" (12-13 December 2002, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy). It was a meeting of a group of bilateral and multilateral agencies with the aim to propose strategies to reduce the disadvantages which rural people, and especially the rural poor, chronically suffer. The participants recognised that, despite several decades of experience in educational programmes for rural people, there was still a need for a special and concerted effort to draw together into accessible forms the many insights that those experiences had generated. The paper proposes strategies in order to strengthen the allocation of financial and human resources in rural areas.
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Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATION FOR RURAL TRANSFORMATION (ERT) NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
VINAYAGUM CHINAPAH
INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION, STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY _
STOCKHOLM, 2011,
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English
Any attempt to readdress our world‘s increasing inequity, poverty and widening human development disparities is possible through access to relevant, equitable and effective education of our rural people. Chapter two of this book "Strengthening the links between education, training and objectives related to food security. How a capacity development perspective will help". is written by Ingemar Gustafsson and Lavinia Gasperini The chapter underlines the close correlation between poverty and lack of education, including adult literacy in both rural and urban areas. This correlation is stronger in rural areas.
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EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR HILL TRIBES IN NORTHERN THAILAND: IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2002,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book discusses the promotion of literacy among the Thai hill tribes, focuses on human development, permanent settlement and sufficient food production. It puts the emphasis on coexistence between people and forest resources, participatory and grass-roots development and the promotion of indigenous knowledge.
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Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES IN ELECTRONIC BASED LEARNING        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
PAISLEY COURTNEY
RAO SHEILA
(ICRAF) WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE , 2005,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book is a summary of the one-day workshop on educational technologies in electronic based learning. The workshop was organized by the Commonwealth of Learning in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in 2005. The topics discussed during the workshop were: Learning Objects, The Creation of organization specific Learning Object Repositories, Technical Aspects of Learning Object Repositories.
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WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE (ICRAF)
Nairobi
Kenya
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, PO Box 30677-00100 GPO
ICRAF@cgiar.org

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EFA FLAGSHIPS INITIATIVES. MULTI-PARTNER COLLABORATIVE MECHANISMS IN SUPPORT OF EFA GOALS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
UNESCO _
UNESCO, FRANCE, 2004,
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English
This book is a useful tool for university professors and provides a source of information for students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and the education sectors. This book explains what an EFA flagship is and what are the presently nine EFA flagship initiatives. An EFA flagship initiative is a structured set of activities carried out by voluntary partners, under the leadership of one or more United Nations specialized agencies and NGOs, that seeks to address specific challenges in achieving the EFA goals. The EFA flagships address specific problems from an interdisciplinary perspective, taking into account the interaction between education and other factors (for example, health, nutrition and rural development).
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
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EGFAR COLLABORATIVE WEBSITE         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: E-learning          Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
FAO _
FAO,
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English
GFAR (Global Forum on Agricultural Research) is a Web site that serves as a neutral forum for the discussion of strategic issues in agricultural research for development (ARD). It facilitates strategic alliances among ARD stakeholders in their efforts to alleviate poverty, increase food security and promote the sustainable use of natural resources. The EGFAR Collaborative Website is a virtual space open to contributions from all our stakeholders. It is written and mantained by the users.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
gfar-secretariat@fao.org,

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ELEPHANT CARE MANUAL FOR MAHOUTS AND CAMP MANAGERS        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
PHUANGKUM PREECHA
LAIR RICHARD C.
ANGKAWANITH TAWEEPOKE
FAO, BANGKOK, 2005, pages 167
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English
This manual addresses people who drive elephants and camp managers. As the number of elephants has declined, especially in Thailand, this publication provides information on controlling, feeding and preventing diseases in order to better improve the management and welfare of Asian elephants. The vocabulary and the science are presented in a very simple way.
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Forest Resources Development Service
Forestry Department
FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok
Thailand
Maliwan mansion Phra Atit Road 10200
masakazu.kashio@fao.org

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ENEMY AT THE GATE. SAVING FARMS AND PEOPLE FROM BIRD FLU        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
EMPRES GROUP -
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
This book targets people in countries affected by the avian influenza epidemic that is hitting especially rural people; they receive a biggest exposure to affected animal than people from the cities. This article, with its related links on the "Focus", gives practical information about bio-security at farms, villages, houses: how the avian flu is spread, about the consumption of poultry meat and eggs, are some of the most important topics. The better disease prevention is containing the infections in the animals.
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FAO - Animal Production and Health Division web site on Avian Influenza. (French version)
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/subjects/fr/health/diseases-cards/special_avian.html



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Infectious Disease Group / EMPRES
Animal Health Service (AGAH)
Animal Production and Health Division (AGA)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Juan.Lubroth@fao.org

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ENHANCING FAO`S PRACTICES FOR SUPPORTING CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT OF MEMBER COUNTRIES         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
The purpose of this learning module is to provide FAO staff and consultants at all levels with a basic understanding and knowledge of Capacity Development (CD), reflecting the international debate as well as FAO’s perspective on Capacity Development. It also provides some key concepts for adopting changes in responsibilities, behaviours and attitudes that are consistent with FAO’s new role in Capacity Development. This module is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students, NGOs and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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ENHANCING FARMER'S FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
HENEY JENNIFER
ROME, 1999, pages 85
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English
This manual addresses the key actors who have a role to play in enhancing the financial management skills of rural households. This manual produced by GtZ and FAO, presents the type of actions that could be taken to help people to improve their financial management skills and the benefits that may gain from this, including an increased access to financial services. An array number of case studies from diverse countries such as Uruguay, South Africa, Bangladesh, and the Philippines are introduced in order to present alternatives ways of delivering information, education and training in financial management to rural households.
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Agriculture, Biosecurity, Nutrition and Consumer Protection Department
http://www.fao.org/ag/
Agricultural Support Systems Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/index.html



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Agricultural management, marketing and finance
Agricultural support systems division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Jennifer.Heney@fao.org

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ENHANCING PARTICIPATION IN CODEX ACTIVITIES: A FAO/WHO TRAINING PACKAGE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
FAO/WHO _
FAO/WHO,
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English
French
Spanish
This FAO/WHO training package was developed for trainers, planners, policy formulators and programme managers who are involved in meeting food security goals and targets. It is a practical reference for those directly involved in Codex activities, and for provision of training courses. It describes the Codex organization and procedures, the scientific basis for its work, and provides guidance on developing national Codex structures and activities. It comes with a supporting CD-Rom containing visual aids, presentations and additional reference material.
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FAO
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/agns/index_en.asp



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Food Quality and Standards Service (AGNS)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
food-quality@fao.org

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND LIFE SKILLS EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN FROM RURAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH (IPM) STUDENT FIELD SCHOOLS , 1998        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1999,
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English
This report is the result of a workshop held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 31 1999. This report draws on the case studies of twelve Student Field School programs conducted in six Cambodian Provinces by facilitators from the Ministry of Agriculture assisted by school teachers and farmers from local communities. It illustrates contents and methodologies used in IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Farmer Field Schools. It is an useful tool for school teachers.
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Italy
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ESTABLISHING SEED POTATO PRICES: CONCEPTS, PROCEDURES, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
CRISSMAN CHARLES
HIBON ALBÉRIC
CIP (INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER), 1996,
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English
This manual targets potato cultivators and extension agents. It suggests a method to set prices for seed potatoes alternative to the standard one based on costs per unit. This new method uses information on the benefits to farmers of using quality seed in addition to costs per unit. It requires data produced from on-farm trials, market price monitoring and cost accounting to be implemented. An example is given using experiences from Ecuador.
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CIP (INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER)
Lima
Peru
Apartado 1558, Lima 12
cip@cgiar.org

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ESTRATEGIA PARA LA EDUCACIÓN SUPERIOR AGRÍCOLA EN EUROPA CENTRAL Y ORIENTAL.         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1992,
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Spanish
This report is the result of a roundtable held by FAO in Varsavia in 1992. This report examines current status and approaches of agricultural education and training programmes in the region. It suggests strategy options for action to improve impact and efficiency of education and training in the region. It is an useful tool for policy makers.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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ESTRATEGIA PARA LA EDUCACIÓN Y LA CAPACITACÍON AGRÍCOLA A NIVELES SUPERIOR Y MEDIO EN AMERICA LATINA. MESA REDONDA REGIONAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1991,
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Spanish
This report is the result of a roundtable held by FAO in Maracay, Venezuela in 1991. This report examines current status and approaches of agricultural education and training programmes in the region. It suggests strategy options for action to improve impact and efficiency of education and training in the region. It is an useful tool for policy makers.
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FAO
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Italy
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erp@fao.org

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ESTRATEGIA PARA LA EDUCACIÓN Y LA CAPACITACÍON AGRÍCOLA MEDIA Y SUPERIOR EN AFRICA DE HABLA FRANCESA. MESA REDONDA REGIONAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1990,
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Spanish
This report is the result of a roundtable held by FAO in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in 1990. This report examines current status and approaches of agricultural education and training programmes in the region. It suggests strategy options for action to improve impact and efficiency of education and training in the region. It is an useful tool for policy makers.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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ESTRATEGIAS PARA LA EDUCACIÓN Y LA CAPACITACIÓN AGRÍCOLA A NIVELES SUPERIOR Y MEDIO AN AMERICA LATINA         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1991,
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Spanish
This report is the result of a roundtable held by FAO in Maracay, Venezuela. This report examines current status and approaches of agricultural education and training programmes in the region, the relationship between formal and non formal education systems in America Latina. It suggests strategy options for action to improve impact and efficiency of education and training in the region. It is an useful tool for policy makers.
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Contact: ERP Coordination Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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ETUDE DE LA SITUATION ET DE L'ÉVOLUTION DES SYSTÈMES DE VULGARISATION ET D'ANIMATION FORESTIÈRE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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French
This book presents the evolution of the systems of the delivering of forest training courses in 4 western Africa sahelian countries. especially it gives a brief general survey (glimpse) concerning methods, systems and approach used by local organizations.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00157
erp@fao.org

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EVALUATION AND IMPACT OF TRAINING IN THE CGIAR        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
SCIENCE COUNCIL CONSULTATIVE GROUP ON INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
2006,
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English
This study was commissioned by the interim Science Council (iSC) to review training within the Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research (CGIAR) as it contributes to capacity strengthening in the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS). The purpose of the study was to evaluate the quality and relevance, efficiency and effectiveness terms of intermediate impacts in strengthening of the NARS and, to the extent possible, impacts in the CGIAR goals. The study was expected to provide recommendations to help Centers, Donors, the NARS and the System to strengthen and plan their future activities in relation to training and capacity strengthening.
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Related links
Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research (CGIAR)
http://www.cgiar.org/index.html
National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS)
http://www.naro.go.ug/About%20NARO/aboutnars.html



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Contact: Education for Rural People group (FAO)
CONSULTATIVE GROUP ON INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH - SCIENCE COUNCIL
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EXPERT CONSULTATION ON EXTENSION RURAL YOUTH PROGRAMMES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
COOK JONATHAN F.
FAO, ROME, 1996, pages 142
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English
This publication is a useful methodology extension guide for teachers who works in rural areas. The publication contains the results of a FAO experts consultation on extension and sustainable development for rural youth. Rural youth programmes play an important role in building life skills of individual young people and can become a catalyst which energizes the process of environmental education in a country contributing to sustainable development.
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Related links
FAO - SD Dimensions, Extension
http://www.fao.org/sd/kn3_en.htm



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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EXPERT CONSULTATION ON RURAL YOUTH AND YOUNG FARMERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              

FAO, ROME, 1985,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It is based on an expert consultation which was attended by policy-makers, NGOs and universities with the aim of discussing the main issues regarding the development of rural youth and farmers in order to suggest a course of action for governments and FAO. The debate focused on finding strategies on education and rural capacity to build self-reliance, plan national policies and programmes aimed at supporting rural farms youth and rural youth and guarantee job security.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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EXTENSION "WOMAN TO WOMAN" - TRAINING PEASANT WOMEN LIAISONS TO REACH PEASANT WOMEN        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Gender         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
FLECK SUSAN
FAO, ROME, 1994,
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English
Spanish
This booklet series is directed to development practitioners, policy-makers, and other people concerned with rural development. It aims at presenting successful models of development work and generating discussion around strategies for continued grassroots work with rural women.
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Contact: Susan Fleck
Women in Agricultural Production and Rural Development Service
Human Resources, Institutions and Agrarian Reform Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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EXTENSION THROUGH WOMEN'S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUPS: A CASE STUDY OF FEMALE EXTENSION ASSISTANTS         
subjects:  Gender     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO
ROME, 2003, pages 33
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English
This publication can be used by female extensionists and female extension assistants. This case study enables rural women to engage in the field of agriculture production. It concentrates on the extension modality followed by a group of female extension assistants in the north of Pakistan. The use of women's community development groups as a platform for female extension workers to deliver extension advice has been explored and compared with the extension approach of contacting individual farmers.
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Sustainable Development Department
http://www.fao.org/



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Contact:
Extension, Education and Communication
Research, Extension and Training Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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FACING THE CHALLENGE OF AN HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC: AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
QAMAR KALIM
ROME, 2003, pages 35
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English
This handbook targets public and private extension institutions in order to expand their scope of work beyond transfer of agricultural technology and consider integrating environment, population, and HIV/AIDS education into ongoing agricultural extension programs, with a view to the sustainable livelihood of rural people. This manual tackles with the urgent need to prepare extension services in order to battle against the epidemic, to educate the farming population about the disease, and to develop new strategies, methodologies, materials, technology and equipment to serve the extension needs of thousands of new entrants in farming.
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Sustainable Development Department
http://www.fao.org/



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Contact: Magdalena Blum
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
magadalena.blum@fao.org

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FAMILY NUTRITION GUIDE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          
BURGESS ANN
GLASAUER PETER
FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 122
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English
French
Spanish
This book is a basic nutrition education material written for health workers, nutritionists, agricultural extension workers or other development workers in developing countries, who want to have to design effective nutrition education curricula and material. It provides an up-to-date summary of the relevant nutrition information and gives many suggestions on how to share this information when working with groups of people. The guide is divided into 11 topics that cover basic nutrition (including, of course, micronutrients needs), family food security, meal planning, food hygiene and the special feeding needs of children, women and men, and of elderly, sick and malnourished people. While the illustrations and food examples in this guide mainly reflect the situation in countries of Eastern and Southern Africa, the basic information in this book is relevant for all regions. Similar nutrition education material for developing countries worldwide can be prepared, taking this guide as an example. Suggestions for adapting the guide’s technical information to other areas, as well as for preparing a specific country version, are given.
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Food, Nutrition and Agriculture NO 33
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/006/j0243m/j0243m00.htm

Contact: Peter Glasauer
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Peter.glasauer@fao.org

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FAO AND THE EIGHT MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
Russian
The work of FAO on education for rural people is included in a communication and information package on FAO and the Millennium Development Goals developed by the Office of Corporate Communications and External Relations (OCE), which includes factsheets providing an overview of FAO’s involvement in each of the MDGs, a booklet describing FAO’s approach towards each of the Goals and the inter-linkages between them. All the materials have been prepared in the six official languages of FAO. FAO is involved in the MDG2 leading the partnership Education for Rural People (ERP). ERP fosters rural peoples’ capacity to be food secure and to manage natural resources in a sustainable way through increasing access to quality education and skills training for all rural children, youth and adults. FAO also provides technical assistance to member countries for implementing school gardens and school-feeding programmes, which can encourage school attendance and bring direct nutritional benefits to children. This booklet is an useful tool for teachers and policy makers.
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Contact: Mariann Kovacs
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Mariann.Kovacs@fao.org

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FAO APPROACHES TO CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN PROGRAMMING: PROCESSES AND TOOLS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training          
FAO _
ROCCHIGIANI MARIAGRAZIA
FAO, ROME, 2012,
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English
The complex nature of Capacity Development (CD) poses many challenges for those involved in programming interventions in countries and regions. This module is intended to support the design and implementation of strategic and participatory approaches to capacity development in the area of FAO’s mandate. It should help FAO staff and collaborators to assess existing capacities, identify capacity gaps, set priorities and objectives for interventions addressing capacity aspects, and embed sustainability considerations from the outset of a project or programme.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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FARM PONDS FOR WATER, FISH AND LIVELIHOODS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Fisheries and Aquaculture     Water    
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          
MILLER JAMES W.
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This booklet is a useful tool for planners, farmers, educators on rural development. It provides basic and practical information on multiple-use smallholder farm ponds. Ponds add value to farming activities: water from ponds can serve domestic and livestock water supplies as well as irrigation for crops. They can also be used to raising fish which adds value to the water and provides improved nutrition for farm families. The booklet suggests ways by which smallholder farmers can participate in the market economy through better market access and outlines strategies to attract the private sector to do business with smallholders.
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Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla

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FARMER FIELD SCHOOL AND IPM.         
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO -
FAO RAP, BANGKOK, 2001,
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English
This document is a useful tool for extensionists involved in farmer education. The ecological approach to plant protection is called Integrated Pest Management, or IPM. Not only does it involve minimising the use of pesticides, it also involves a wide range of other practices aimed at growing a healthy crop. The training approach about IPM is called the Farmers Field School (FFS). This entails weekly meetings by a group of farmers. Instead of listening to lectures or watching demonstrations, these farmers observe, record and discuss what is happening in their own fields from the time of planting to the time of harvest. This discovery-learning process generates a deep understanding of ecological concepts and their practical application. Since 1990 more than two million farmers have graduated from FFS. The misuse of pesticides is harmful to human health and is damaging to the environment. Millions of people are poisoned by pesticides every year, and pest problems are often made worse when the balance between beneficial and harmful insects is disturbed by applying toxic chemicals. In the last two decades Asian Governments, NGOs and international agencies have been working together to organise training which helps farmers to learn about the ecology of their fields and, as a result, enables them to make and implement decisions which are safe, productive and sustainable.
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Related links
Community Integrated Pest Management Web site
http://www.communityipm.org/index.htm



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An overview of characteristics of Farmer Field School.
http://www.farmerfieldschool.net/document_en/FFS_GUIDe.doc
Fundamental Elements of a Farmer Field Schools
http://www.farmerfieldschool.net/document_en/05_06.pdf

Contact: Manuela Allara
Plant Protection Service (AGPP)
Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Manuela.allara@fao.org

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FARMER FIELD SCHOOL APPROACH (FFS)         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
FAO _
ROME , 2010,
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English
FAO and other development organizations have been promoting farmer field schools – an innovative approach to adult education first developed in Southeast Asia for pest management – to improve land and water management in Africa. Unlike traditional approaches to agricultural extension, which rely on extension workers providing advice to farmers, farmer field schools enable groups of farmers to find out the answers for themselves. That means the farmers can develop solutions to their own problems. This paper is an useful tool for teachers, extensionists and policy makers.
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Land Resources
http://www.fao.org/nr/land/lr-home/it/



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Contact:
Land and Water Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle terme di Caracalla, 00153
NRL-Director-Secretary@fao.org

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FARMER FIELD SCHOOLS ON LAND AND WATER MANAGEMENT IN AFRICA        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Water     Soil and land rights    
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2008,
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English
This guide is targeted to extension workers and educators on rural development. This guide illustrates the process and the steeps to built a farmer field schools – an innovative approach to adult education to improve land and water management in Africa. Unlike traditional approaches to agricultural extension, which rely on extension workers providing advice to farmers, farmer field schools enable groups of farmers to find out the answers for themselves. That means the farmers can develop solutions to their own problems. The extension worker is a facilitator who guides the learning process, rather than a technical specialist who disseminates information.
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Contact: Sally Bunning
Land and Water Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
sally.bunning@fao.org

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FARMERS' LIFE SCHOOL        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 40
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English
This is a tool for facilitators of the Farmers' Life School who have graduated from a Farmers' Field School and a Farmers' Life School, adult educators or NGOs and community-based organizations with experience in participatory learning and people interested in introducing the Farmers' Life School course into their own programmes. The Farmers' Life School can be used in either community-based programmes or it can be adapted for formal educational settings. The HIV/AIDS pandemic threatens to destroy the fabric of our society. Rural farming communities are particularly threatened and household security is at stake. This manual documents the empowerment process, through which farmers decide for themselves how to build their resilience, including resistance to HIV/AIDS risks. This training manual is the outcome of the Farmers' Life School project, which was originally field tested in Cambodia and has generated considerable international interest.
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Responding to the orphan crisis (video)
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/



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Responding to the orphan crisis
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/index.html

Contact: Carol Djeddah
Gender Equity and Rural Emplyment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Carol.djeddah@fao.org

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FARMING FRESHWATER PRAWNS. A MANUAL FOR THE CULTURE OF THE GIANT RIVER PRAWN         
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         

FAO, ROME, 2002,
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English
Chinese
This manual targets farmers, extension workers, lecturers and students in universities and other institutes that provide training in aquaculture. This publication provides information on the farming of macrobrachium rosenbergii; many of the techniques described are also applicable to other species of freshwater prawns that are cultured.
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Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
http://www.fao.org/fi/default.asp



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Contact: Rohane Subasinghe
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department

FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
FI-Inquiries@fao.org

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FEED MINDS, CHANGE LIVES - SCHOOL FEEDING: HIGHLIGHTS AND NEW DIRECTIONS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME _
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME, 2009,
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English
The World Food Programme has worked with governments and NGOs on school feeding programmes for 45 years. As the lead organization in this field, WFP is committed to learn from and share its experiences about what works and what does not work in school feeding. There are 66 million school children who go to school hungry. School feeding is a powerful hunger response for children and their families. This book includes several case studies and it is useful for teachers in rual areas and policy makers.
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School Meals -- In-depth
http://www.wfp.org/school-meals/in-depth



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Contact: Giorgia Mazzotta
OEDP - School Feeding
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Giorgia.Mazzotta@wfp.org

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FEEDING MINDS, FIGHTING HUNGER         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Teachers' training          
NUTRITION PROGRAMMES SERVICE (AGNP)
FAO, ROME , 2002,
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
Portuguese
Kiswahili
This global educational initiative targets teachers in order to provide them with information and activities to introduce children to the issues of hunger, malnutrition, and food security. Easy teaching modules have been developed for each of three levels of education - primary, intermediate and secondary - all of which cover, in varying degrees of complexity, the topics of what are hunger and malnutrition, who are the hungry, why are people hungry and malnourished and what can we do to help end hunger. The materials have been designed as a starting point for teachers around the world to introduce these topics to their students. Teachers can adapt and refine the materials to meet local needs and conditions. In addition, a key component of the initiative is information sharing among teachers and students in such a way as to create an interactive forum for exchanging ideas and experiences around the world. The materials and the interactive, online framework encourage teachers to contribute additional lessons and activities leading toward creating a world free from hunger.
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Related links
Links about nutrition and education
http://www.fao.org/es/esn/index_en.htm



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Food, Nutrition and Agriculture NO 33
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/006/j0243m/j0243m00.htm

Contact: Valeria Menza
Nutrition Programmes Service
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
valeria.menza@fao.org

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FIELD GUIDE ON IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE FOR FIELD ASSISTANTS        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
CORNISH G.
BRABBEN T.
IPTRID/FAO, ROME, 2001,
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English
The aim of this guide is to help field assistants and development officers, to promote, encourage and support individuals and groups of smallholders to gain the benefits of irrigated agriculture. The material included in the Field Guide deals with the most commonly occurring situations (crops, size of land holdings, etc.) facing smallholders who may be unfamiliar with irrigated cultivation. The material has been purposefully simplified to provide answers to the most commonly asked questions.
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Related links
FAO IPTRID International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage.
http://www.fao.org/landandwater/iptrid/index.html



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Contact: Tom Barbben
Land and Water Development Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
tom.barbben@fao.org

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FIELD LEVEL HANDBOOK        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
WILDE VICKI
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 135
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English
French
Spanish

This handbook addresses development agents who work directly with local communities, including extensionists, government and non-government field workers. It aims at promoting and encouraging the participation in development process among rural communities in developing countries.
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Related links
SEAGA
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga
www.livelihoods.org
http://www.livelihoods.org/info/pcdl/reference/reference_materials_index.html



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Contact: Sisto Ilaria
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Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
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ilaria.sisto@fao.org

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FIFTH MEETING OF HIGH-LEVEL GROUP ON EDUCATION FOR ALL. FINAL COMMUNIQUÉ        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
UNESCO _
UNESCO, PARIS, 2005,
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
English
This paper is a useful tool for capacity development initiatives targeting at policy makers, planners and educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors and students. This paper draws out the main issues discussed during the Fifth Meeting of the High-Level Group on Education for All, 28-30 November 2005 and underlines that the majority of those left behind and excluded from education live in rural areas, endorse the development of a Joint Action Plan for achieving EFA by 2015 where education for rural people is urgent.
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Contact: Education Group
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FIGHTING SAND ENCROACHMENT. LESSONS FROM MAURITANIA        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
BERTE CHARLES JACQUES
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
This publication synthesizes the lessons learned describing sand encroachment processes and control techniques from preliminary studies to nursery methods to dune fixation and protection of reforested areas. Project management and institutional aspects are also addressed, with an emphasis on the use of a participatory approach. This publication is an useful tool for technicians, project managers, local communities and all stakeholders engaged in combating desertification.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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FIGURES FOR BOOKKEEPING 1        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
TEMPELMAN DIANA E.
FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR AFRICA , ACCRA, 2001,
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English
This guide for facilitators wants to teach illiterate women and men how to count. This Facilitators Guide together with the Learners Primer form a training package. Figures for bookkeeping is a basic training document to teach numbers, calculations and the use of money. It teaches numeracy (counting) and not literacy (reading and writing letters, words or sentences). This training has been specially made for illiterate women and men who work in agriculture, fisheries, forestry or who have a small business. Part 1 of the facilitators guide gives a general introduction on the use of the students' document, how to adapt the training material to other currencies, what attitude the facilitators should take to stimulate the learning of the participants.
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Related links
Gender and food security website
http://www.fao.org/sd/wpdirect/wpre0013.htm
Socio-economic and Gender Analysis Programme (SEAGA) web site
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/index_en.htm



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Enhancing women's managerial skills
http://www.fao.org/sd/wpdirect/wpre0133b.htm
Programmes for Women in Agriculture and Rural Development
http://www.fao.org/sd/wpdirect/wpre0014.htm
Education and Food For All. A Compendium of FAO Experience in Basic Education
http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/kn1003a3_en.htm

Contact: Diana E. Tempelman
Gender and Development
FAO
Accra
Ghana
P.O. Box 1628
Diana.Tempelman@fao.org

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FIGURES FOR BOOKKEEPING 2        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
TEMPELMAN DIANA E.
FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR AFRICA , ACCRA, 2001,
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English
This guide for facilitators wants to teach illiterate women and men how to count. This facilitators guide together with the learners primer form a training package. Figures for bookkeeping is a basic training document to teach numbers, calculations and the use of money. It teaches numeracy (counting) and not literacy (reading and writing letters, words or sentences). This training has been specially made for illiterate women and men who work in agriculture, fisheries, forestry or who have a small business. Part II explains the contents of the course and clarifies the details of the document Figures for bookkeeping.
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Related links
Gender and food security website
http://www.fao.org/sd/wpdirect/wpre0013.htm
Socio-economic and Gender Analysis Programme (SEAGA) web site
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/index_en.htm



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Enhancing women
http://www.fao.org/sd/wpdirect/wpre0133b.htm
Programmes for Women in Agriculture and Rural Development
http://www.fao.org/sd/wpdirect/wpre0014.htm
Education and Food For All. A Compendium of FAO Experience in Basic Education
http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/kn1003a3_en.htm

Contact: Diana E. Tempelman
Gender and Development
FAO
Accra
Ghana
P.O. Box 1628
Diana.Tempelman@fao.org

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FINAL COMMUNIQUÉ ON AID AGENCIES WORKSHOP ON "EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE: TARGETING THE POOR        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
This Final communiqué is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It was presented at the Aid agencies workshop on "Education for rural people: Targeting the poor" held on 12-13 December 2002, Rome, Italy, The workshop was organized to bridge the education gap between the rich and the poor, between urban and rural areas, and to promote equal access to and completion of quality basic education. More than 60 experts from international aid agencies, NGOs, Foundations and Universities attended the meeting which was organized by FAO.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FISH AND RICE        
subjects:  Biodiversity     Fisheries and Aquaculture         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
PROTO ANTONELLO
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
The seasonal rise and fall of the Tonle Sap Lake is essential for the existence of nearly two million Cambodians living on an ecosystem based on rice and hundreds of different species of fish, birds, plants, and insects, each contributing to the reciprocal benefit of all. But uncontrolled deforestation, the construction of dams on the Mekong River and sophisticated commercial fishing techniques are spoiling the environment and reducing food security. This video aims at creating awareness in the communities, explaining how to exploit in a sustainable way their delicate environments using modern techniques. This video is of special interest to secondary school teachers and students, adult community groups and rural development specialists.
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OEKD
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FISHING BOAT DESIGNS: 2V-BOTTOM BOATS OF PLANKED AND PLYWOOD CONSTRUCTION        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
GULBRANDSEN ØYVIND
FAO, GRIMSTAD, NORWAY, 1997, pages 64
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English
French
Spanish

This publication targets fishers; it includes the designs of four small fishing vessels (from 5.2 to 8.5 metres), with comprehensive material specifications and lists, and it provides detailed instructions for the construction. The designs are appropriate for inshore and coastal fisheries and emphasis has been placed on relative ease of construction and minimum wastage of timber.
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Contact: Jeremy Turner
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Fishing Technology Service (FIIT)
Fish Products and Industry Division (FII)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
Jeremy.turner@fao.org

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FISHING WITH TRAPS AND POTS        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
SLACK-SMITH R. J.
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 61
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English
This manual targets fishers providing information on traps and pot types, how to make them,how to use them and what to do with the catch.
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Related links
FAO Fisheries Web site
http://www.fao.org/fi/default.asp



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Contact: Jeremy Turner
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Fishing Technology Service (FIIT)
Fish Products and Industry Division (FII)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
+39 0657056446
jeremy.turner@fao.org

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FIT FOR LIFE? NON-FORMAL POST-PRIMARY INITIATIVES IN YEMEN, MALAWI AND NAMIBIA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training          
OCHSE KATHARINA
GTZ, ESCHBORN, 2008,
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English
With the aim of achieving universal primary education closer at hand, an increasing number of pupils in sub-Saharan Africa are knocking at the doors of secondary education schools without being admitted – or when they are admitted, dropping out at high rates. This book illustres the state of post-primary education in sub-Saharan Africa especially in Yemen, Namibia, Malawi. Sources of information have been country case studies, documentary and official websites of agencies and organisations. The target audience are teachers in rural areas but also planners and managers of agricultural education. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development.
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GTZ
http://www.gtz.de/en/



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Contact: Iris Grobenski
Department 43: Health, Education and Social Security
GTZ
Eschborn
Germany
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
iris.grobenski@gtz.de

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FOOD AND NUTRITION A HANDBOOK FOR NAMIBIAN VOLUNTEER LEADERS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
FAO -
FAO, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA, 2003, pages 113
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English
This manual targets rural youth leaders and extension technicians in order to help young people in the villages to understand the importance of nutrition and the best food for their health. This field handbook includes a total of 27 lesson plans, a nutrition board game that deal with the functions of food, the importance of a healthy diet, food safety, child feeding and growth monitoring. The handbook incorporates the experiential learning approach and emphasizes skills which will make learning about healthy nutrition more fun and more effective. While this handbook is specifically tailored to suit the needs and situation of Namibia, it can serve as an example of nutrition education material for other countries. The document is designed for use in non-formal settings, for example, youth groups. Many of the lesson plans can easily be adapted for use in formal settings, such as schools.
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Game board, part of Food & Nutrition - A Handbook for Namibian Volunteer Leaders
ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/008/a0104e/a0104e00a.pdf
Nutrition and consumer protection division (AGN) Web-site
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/index_en.stm



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Food, Nutrition and Agriculture NO 33
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/006/j0243m/j0243m00.htm

Contact: Peter Glasauer
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Peter.glasauer@fao.org

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FOOD AND NUTRITION EDUCATION STUDENT'S BOOKS: COMIDAVENTURAS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
FAO _
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English
The Student’s Books were created for children from 1st to 7th grade and they include a great variety of information and activities. As the students review the pages, they will discover a great adventure full of new knowledge, secrets and tastes. Comidaventuras will help them find out about the art of cooking and explore different food habits from other populations and their own. The books were intended for young explorers and travellers who want to learn new recipes, have fun with everyday food, eat healthily and feel good. Moreover, children will also learn about food history and will develop a series of edible experiments. These young travellers will have the opportunity to discover a great variety of information about food in Argentina and around the world and will find fun characters, facts, news and stories.
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FOOD AND NUTRITION EDUCATION: TEACHER'S BOOKS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
FAO _
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NON SI TROVANO I LIBRI SUL WEB The Food and Nutrition Education Teacher’s Books were developed for teachers. They propose a theoretical updated vision of the theme of human nutrition and diet. The books contain a variety of didactic routes and activities to develop in class and at home, with the participation of the families. They were conceived to support the school practices that are already being developed in the primary schools of Argentina. The books’ perspective is that food and nutrition are a complex phenomenon that integrates the biological and cultural dimensions. Food education is seen as a challenge for schools. This situation helped identify the need to propose a pedagogical and didactic approach that articulates concepts from different fields of knowledge and that integrates the traditional and everyday practices of the people. The material includes three Teacher Books, each one for different levels of primary school education, and a Student Book (Comidaventuras) for each book.
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Nutrition Education in Primary Schools in Argentina
http://www.fao.org/ag/humannutrition/nutritioneducation/49739/en/arg/



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Contact:
FAO
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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FOOD COMES FIRST. FAO AND THE EIGHT MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Non-formal education         
FAO _
ROME , 2010, pages 10
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English
MDG 2 Achieve universal primary education Education has long been acclaimed as a powerful engine for reducing hunger and poverty. Yet today, hunger and poverty not only persist, they stand in the way of the drive toward universal primary education because they contribute to poor health and compromise children’s abilities to learn. This paper explains the FAO involvement in programmes and activities that aim to reduce childhood malnutrition, improve the access of rural children to primary education, and provide education and skills training to youth and adults in rural areas. This paper is an useful tool for teachers, extensionists and policy makers.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FOOD FOR THE CITIES        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME , 2009,
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English
Neither the Millennium Development Goals nor the World Food Summit’s goals will be achieved if appropriate attention is not given to cities and rural-urban linkages. As cities expand, so do the food needs of urban families. While impacts of the food and financial crisis affect both rural and urban populations, the urban poor have been among the hardest hit. Urban consumers are almost exclusively dependent on food purchases and variations in food prices and income directly translate into diminished purchasing power and rising rates of food insecurity, thus compromising dietary quantity and quality. Changes in lifestyles have further contributed to increased urban malnutrition and diet-related chronic diseases. This manual explains how to improve urban and peri-urban agriculture and consequently reduce urban poverty and food insecurity. This manual is especially aimed at rural development specialist and school teachers.
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Food for the Cities
http://www.fao.org/fcit/fcit-home/en/
Orti Solidali
http://ortisolidali.wordpress.com/



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Contact: Florence Egal
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Florence.Egal@fao.org

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE - KNOWLEDGE AS A TOOL TO FIGHT HUNGER AND POVERTY         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
SORIA FELIPE
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper was presented at the workshop held at FAO in Rome in 2002. It underlines that knowledge is a powerful means of liberating children, and their families, from the cycle of poverty and hunger. For children living in remote rural areas, from Angola to Zambia and Bangladesh to Brazil, attending school competes with a whole host of demands on their time and energy - collecting water, herding animals and looking after their younger brothers and sisters. Rural people need more schools, with improved teaching methods, techniques and materials, focusing on their real needs.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FOOD QUALITY AND SAFETY SYSTEMS. A TRAINING MANUAL ON FOOD HYGIENE AND THE HAZARD ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL CONTROL POINT (HACCP) SYSTEM        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2008,
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English
This training manual on food quality and safety systems is aimed at trainers in food quality and safety assurance at the government and industry levels. It focuses on food hygiene practices and the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control point (HACCP) system. The manual is divided in three sections: Principles and methods of training; Recommended International Code of Practice - General Principles of Food Hygiene; and The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system. Each section is divided into specific training modules. This format allows the instructor to select sections and modules according to the levels of knowledge, experience and specific responsibilities of the students.
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Contact: Peter Glasauer
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division (AGN)
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
Peter.Glasauer@fao.org

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FOOD SECURITY COMMUNICATIONS TOOLKIT        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training      E-learning    
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2011,
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English
Food security professionals increasingly realize that they must use communications strategically for their work to have a maximum impact. While most organizations have invested heavily in food security analysis and research, many still need to enhance their communications to ensure that their findings reach their intended users and action is taken. This toolkit is geared towards helping food security professionals develop a communication strategy and communicate more effectively with their target audiences. Specific sections of the toolkit focus on policy makers and the media, because of the important role they play in implementing and influencing food security policies. The toolkit also looks at specific information products such as policy briefs, reports and early warning bulletins, and suggests ways to structure and improve them. A section on writing effectively, which focuses on grammar and style, makes sure that written documents are easy to read. Finally, the toolkit gives tips for using the internet, social media and Web 2.0 tools as these technologies offer unprecedented opportunities for engaging in two-way dialogues with global audiences. The toolkit also includes readymade templates and dozens of tips and tricks distilled from many years of experience. While aiming at professionals working in food security related fields, the lessons in this toolkit can easily be applied to many other fields.
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Contact: Denise Melvin
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
denise.melvin@fao.org

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FOOD SECURITY CONCEPTS AND FRAMEWORKS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning     Non-formal education    
ANYAEGBUNAM CHIKE
MEFALOPULOS PAOLO
MOETSABI TITUS
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and trainers in rural areas. It introduces the concepts and tools used in food security analysis. As a starting point, it defines the concept of food security and its relationship to the concepts of vulnerability, hunger, malnutrition and poverty. The course also provides guidelines on how to interpret and use conceptual frameworks for analysing food security. The course is divided into 3 lessons, that describe in depth the meaning of Food Security, the concepts related to it and the analysis relating to the importance of it.
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Related links
Food Security Information for Action
http://www.foodsec.org/



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Food Security Information for Action Programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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FOOD SECURITY INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
EC-FAO FOOD SECURITY INFORMATION FOR ACTION PROGRAMME _
FAO,
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English
This module was developed for mid-level managers, technical staff, field personnel who are involved in the collection, management, analysis, and reporting of food security information. The duration is approximately 2 hours. It is a computer-based distance learning resource accessible on CD and Internet The Duration is approximately 2 hours. This module is a computer-based distance learning resource accessible on CD and via the Internet.
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Related links
Food Security Information for Action Programme
http://www.foodsecinfoaction.org/News/index.htm
More Distance Learning Courses from FAO
http://www.imarkgroup.org



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Contact: Information for action programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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FOOD SECURITY POLICIES - FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This training package is a useful tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at policy makers and planners. It aims at supporting countries in the reform of their education, training and rural development policies. This course provides a definition of vulnerability and illustrates the critical dimensions used to define it. It also presents the most commonly used methods to assess vulnerability, and provides examples and criteria for selecting the appropriate vulnerability indicators in specific contexts and situations.
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Food Security Information for Action
http://www.foodsec.org/



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Food Security Information for Action Programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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FOOD, NUTRITION AND AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
DIFFERENT AUTHORS
FAO, 2003, pages 92
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
This publication targets educators, agricultural extensionists, nutritionists and health workers. It is a collection of articles which underlines the importance of educating students through the promotion of nutrition and health programmes at school. Providing healthy meals and snacks to students is one way that schools promote better growth and development of children.
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FAO Agriculture, Biosecurity ,Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/publications/fna/issue.jsp?lang=en&myURI=id639



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Alternative Food Security Strategy: A Hosehold Analysis of Urban Agriculture in Kampala
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/els/0305750x/1995/00000023/00000010/art00073

Contact: Economic and Social Development Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
http://www.fao.org

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FORESTRY EDUCATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Trees and Forests         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
TEMU A. B.
VAN LIEROP P.
RUDEBJE KIYIAPI
FAO, ROME,
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English
FAO, in collaboration with two regional education networks, the African Network for Agroforestry Education (ANAFE) and the Southeast Asian Network for Agroforestry Education (SEANAFE) undertook a survey aiming at establishing the trends in forestry education and training in the ten-year period 1993-2002. This survey was conducted through questionnaires, scrutiny of records and reports, and interviews and covered 55 universities and colleges in nine African and six Southeast Asian countries. It illustrates what happened in the forestry education systems and underlines content and delivery mechanisms of forestry education and the links between formal education and forestry education. Besides it describes the study methodology adopted and summarizes the findings. The lessons learned and the recommendations are addressed to lecturers, students, researchers in the forestry sector.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FRAMEWORK ON EFFECTIVE RURAL COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
DEL CASTELLO RICCARDO
BRAUN PAUL MATHIAS
FAO AND DEUTSCHE GESELLSCHAFT FÜR TECHNISCHE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GTZ) GMBH, ROME, 2006,
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English
This book is a training tool for extensionists and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It is the result of an inter-institutional expert consultation workshop organized by FAO and GTZ. The workshop was conducted jointly with the Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry “Laimburg” and held at the Center’s facilities in Ora (Bolzano, Italy) from 18 to 22 October 2004. The book explores communication approaches and tools that can provide effective linkage mechanisms in line with the Millennium Development Goals
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the Neuchâtel Initiative
http://www.neuchatelinititiative.net
the Rural Services Framework
http://www.gtz.de/agriservice
the International Food Policy Research Institute
http://www.ifpri.org

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Contact: Riccardo del Castello
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
Riccardo.delCastello@fao.org

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FREEZING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. AN AGRI-BUSINESS ALTERNATIVE FOR RURAL AND SEMI-RURAL AREAS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
BARBOSA-CÁNOVAS GUSTAVO V.
ALTUNAKER BLIGE
MEJÍA-LORIO DANILO J.
FAO, ROME, 2005, pages 64
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English
This technical manual targets people who run small enterprises and markets. It presents fundamental knowledge and socio-economic issues concerning freezing both at large-scale and at micro or small–scale; it also contains basic concepts, operations and practical examples to give a better understanding on the application of freezing preservation. The last part of the manual presents cost estimates and product prices for selected frozen products.
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Agricultural Support Systems Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/index.html



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Agricultural and Food Engineering Technologies Service
Agriculture Support System Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
danilo.mejia@fao.org

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SOIL TESTING        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
DIWAKAR BOYANAPALLE
ICRISAT INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR SEMI ARID TROPICS, 2004,
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English
This manual targets farmers, and all those involved in vocational and secondary education. It explains by responding to questions what soil testing consists in. The guidebook enumerates everything from tools and methods for soil testing to the meaning of soil value numbers.
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www.icrisat.org




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Contact:
ICRISAT INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR SEMI ARID TROPICS
Andhra Pradesh
India
Patancheru 502 324
icrisat@cgiar.org

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FROM AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TO EDUCATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD SECURITY. ALL FOR EDUCATION AND FOOD FOR ALL         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO, ROME, 2000,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The paper was presented at the Fifth European Conference on Higher Agricultural Education, held at the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom, from 10 to 13 September 2000. "From production agriculture to rural development: Challenges for higher education in the new millennium" was the theme of the conference. The main topics addressed in this report are: How do Education For All and Food For All strategies interact? Why has international assistance to agricultural education declined?
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FROM AGRICULTURE TO RURAL DEVELOPMENT: CRITICAL CHOICES FOR AGRICULTURE EDUCATION         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
MAGUIRE C.
FAO, ROME, 2001,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. The paper suggests that rural development is a complex process that requires sustainable agriculture production, natural resources management, institutions, infrastructure, health, education, markets, finance, policy, local government and education in order to succeed. Agricultural education systems from universities to non-formal adult education have to decide what measures to adopt for increasing rural development. This paper suggests various relevant strategies.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FROM AGRONOMIC DATA TO FARMER RECOMMENDATIONS: AN ECONOMICS TRAINING MANUAL        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
CIMMYT ECONOMICS PROGRAMME
CIMMYT (INTERNATIONAL MAIZE AND WHEAT IMPROVEMENT CENTER), 1988,
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English
This manual targets mostly students and researchers. It is the most widely used manual for economic analysis of on-farm trials in developing countries. The manual explains how to do an economic analysis of on-farm agronomic experiments to help select treatments for further experimentation and develop recommendations for farmers.
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www.cimmyt.org




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Contact:
CIMMYT (INTERNATIONAL MAIZE AND WHEAT IMPROVEMENT CENTER)
Mexico, D.F.
Mexico
Apdo. Postal 6-641
cimmyt@cgiar.org

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FROM POLICY TO DATA - EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE. IN: MAKING EDUCATION WORK FOR ALL. A REPORT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL WORKING GROUP ON EDUCATION         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
UNESCO - IIEP
UNESCO - IIEP, PARIS, 2009,
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English
This document is the summary of discussions and presentations of the 2008 meeting of the International Working Group on Education (IWGE). The International Working Group on Education (IWGE) is an informal body bringing together aid agencies and foundations working in the field of education and it was created in 1972. A diversity of expertise and experience emerged from the presentations, each intervention highlighting the practice of working through different modalities in different countries and regions, focusing on a range of issues and objectives. This publication summarizes the interventions in three themes: Capacity development for achieving EFA, Financing education for equity, Data for monitoring education progress. This publication is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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FUTURE FORESTS TEACHER'S GUIDE         
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
SEEBACH MATTHEW
FAO, ROME, 2001,
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English
French
Spanish
The Future Forests Teacher's Guide contains simple explanations of teaching tools and activities for young people, so that it is easy to follow whether you have been teaching for many years or you are working for the first time with young people. It is designed for your use to help young people get actively involved in learning about forests and their community. By using this guide, you will help them learn to participate in planning for the future of their forests and ensuring that they are used wisely. This guide will help you to lead young people in activities that teach skills, generate knowledge about forests and help them to be active in their community.
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You can find the Earthbird Series in this Tool Kit with the name THE EARTHBIRD SERIES

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Forestry Policy and Institutions Branch (FONP)
Forestry Policy and Planning Division (FON)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Pieter.vanlierop@fao.org

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GENDER AND ACCESS TO LAND        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping     Gender         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              

FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 50
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
This guide addresses administrators in governments and their counterparts in civil society who are involved in land access administration questions in rural development. It emphasizes the importance of developing a better understanding of the situation for women and men when societies are subject to great economic, social and environmental changes. This guide also identifies indicators for measuring the quality and quantity of access to land and housing before, during and after an intervention. It outlines recommended principles for land administration projects from the perspective of national and international organizations.
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Land Tenure
http://www.fao.org/sd/in1_en.htm



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Land Tenure
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
SD-Dimensions@fao.org

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GENDER DIMENSIONS OF AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL EMPLOYMENT: DIFFERENTIATED PATHWAYS OUT OF POVERTY.        
subjects:  Gender     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
FAO, IFAD, ILO _
FAO, IFAD, ILO, ROME, 2010,
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English
This paper examines the links between gender equality and rural employment for poverty reduction by constructing a gender analytical framework for differentiated patterns and conditions of work across regions, socio-economic contexts and policy environments. The main objective of the study is to identify adequate policy responses to key gender-based constraints to the achievement of decent work for all. This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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GENDER IN AGRICULTURE SOURCEBOOK        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training          
FAO WORLD BANK
FAO - IFAD - WORLD BANK, ROME, 2008,
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English
This Compendium presents the findings of a series of regional studies and consultations. The Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook provides an up-to-date understanding of gender issues and a rich compilation of compelling evidence of good practices and lessons learned to guide practitioners in integrating gender dimensions into agricultural projects and programs. It is a useful tool for capacity initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development.
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FAO - IFAD - WORLD BANK
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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GENDER: THE MISSING COMPONENT OF THE RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
LAMBROU YIANNA
PIANA GRAZIA
FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
This report analyses the gender dimension of climate change and the policies enacted to mitigate and adapt to its impacts with the aim of developing gender sensitive approaches with regards to mitigation measures, adaptation projects and national regimes. The framework of the study is represented, on the one hand, by the scientific assessment of climate change, with its impacts and associated effects on human and natural systems, and, on the other hand, by the international response to this challenge. The findings show that the gender aspects have generally been neglected in international climate policy. This report is a useful tool for policymakers dealing with general equity issues.
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GETTING STARTED! RUNNING A JUNIOR FARMER FIELD AND LIFE SCHOOL        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
French
This book is an useful tool for planners and educators working in rural development and illustrates how to conceive a Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) in African countries. These JFFLS are designed to empower orphans and other vulnerable children aged 12 to 18 years who live in communities where HIV/AIDS has had a strong impact on food security. A JFFLS imparts agricultural knowledge and life skills to increase these children’s selfesteem and livelihood prospectst. The subjects of the book are agricultural practices for field preparation, sowing and transplanting, weeding, irrigation, pest control, use and conservation of available resources, use and processing of food crops.
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Gender, Equity and Rural Employment
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delel Terme di Caracalla 00153

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GLOBAL FORUM OF FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
_ FAO
FAO , ROME,
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English
This forum, aimed at academics, researchers, development practitioners and policy-makers, address the need for increased knowledge exchange in the food security and nutrition area. It offers a neutral and facilitated online platform for interaction among the different communities involved in Food Security and Nutrition.
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Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Katia.Covarrubias@fao.org

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GLOBAL REVIEW OF GOOD AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND ADVISORY SERVICES PRACTICES        
subjects:  Communication     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
FAO _
ROME, 2008,
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English
French
Spanish
This publication is for extension personnel, trainers and trainees for youth and adult education activities. It illustrates “good practices” within different agricultural extension and advisory service institutions that have used new agricultural innovations, in order to improve rural livelihoods and, to educate farmers to use sustainable natural resource management practices in different countries. The publication reviews the major objectives of extension systems in the agricultural development process that are technology dissemination,human capital development, building social capitaland educating farmers to manage natural resources sustainably. These major extension objectives are assessed under different extension models and are differently organized.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Riccardo.delcastello@fao.org

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GLOSSARY OF BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Biodiversity     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
ZAID A.
HUGHES H.G.
PORCEDDU E.
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 305
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Russian
This glossary on biotechnology targets researchers, students, technician. It provides a convenient reference source presenting an up-dated list of terms currently used in biotechnology, genetic, engineering and closely allied fields. It includes terms selected by examination of a variety of sources: books, dictionaries, abstracts, journals and includes also terms of applied technology.
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Related links
Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture
http://www.fao.org/biotech/news_list.asp?Cat=131



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Research and Technology Development Service
Research, Extension and Training Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
andrea.sonnino@fao.org

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GOOD PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR AGRICULTURAL LEASING ARRANGEMENTS.         
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 71
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Russian
Good practice guidelines for agricultural arrangements targets governments and civil society with the aim to assist them understanding how agricultural leasing and related agreements work. This guidelines not only provides with a practical and up-to-date guide and commentary on the issues that need to be taken into consideration by the landlord and the tenant at the moment of negotiating over the leasing of agricultural land but also with the contextual and policy issues.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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GOOD PRACTICES FOR THE MEAT INDUSTRY        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Secondary and vocational education         
_ FAO
ROME, 2006,
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English
This manual is targeted at the meat industry experts in developing countries and in emerging economies in their endeavour to meet the rising quality and safety requirements of both the export industry and domestic markets. The manual provides updated comprehensive information and practical guidelines for the implementation of the hygienic practice for meat. The book is published in detachable modules and can also serve as a training manual.
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Animal production and Health Division (AGA)
Agriculture and Cobsumer Protection Department (AG)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Samuel.Jutzi@fao.org

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GROW MUSHROOM FOR MORE INCOME        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
SENZABURO IKEDA
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU), TOKYO, 2002, pages 12
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English
This booklet targets rural families and extension personnel giving them information on how to get income in growing mushrooms. With the help of drawings, it guides the reader step-by-step showing him the time and place of planting and the necessary material.
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Literacy Materials with ACCU
http://www.accu.or.jp/litdbase/material/index.htm





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Mushroom production training for disabled people: a progress report
http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0072.htm

Contact: Mari Takano
Education
UNESCO (ACCU)
Tokyo
Japan
6 Fukuromachi, Shinjuku-ku, 162-8484
+81-3-3269-4559
maritakano@accu.or.jp

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GROWING GREENER CITIES        
subjects:  Plants     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO _
FAO
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English
This paper shows how urban and peri-urban horticulture contributes to food and nutrition security, sustainable livelihoods, environmental protection, good governance and community development. This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners.
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Urban and peri-urban horticulture web site
http://www.fao.org/ag/agp/greenercities/



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GROWING SOYBEAN AND MAIZE IN ROTATION        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education     Primary education    
IITA
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE, 2006,
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English
This manual targets mainly farmers or vocational education students, but thanks to its simplicity and many expressive pictures it could be used by primary school pupils. It presents the advantages and methods for growing soybean and maize in rotation on the same plot.
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www.iita.org




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IITA (INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Ibadan
Nigeria
PMB 5320, Ibadan
iita@cgiar.org

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GROWING UP IN THE REAL WORLD CONTRIBUTES TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training          
BARLET A.
JATIKET M.
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This book illustrates the “Rural Ecology and Agriculture Livelihoods” (REAL) in Thailand. It is an integrated learning process in which children explore what is happening on local farms, gain an understanding of ecology and develop critical thinking skills for addressing environmental, health and social problems; additionally, they grow up in the real world, bridging school and the rural world. The process of getting students out of the classroom and into local fields can break down barriers between schools and rural communities and encourage inter-generational learning and relevance of the curriculum to the needs of rural people.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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GUIDANCE ON HOW TO ADDRESS RURAL EMPLOYMENT AND DECENT WORK CONCERNS IN FAO COUNTRY ACTIVITIES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
ILO _
ROME, 2011,
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English
This guidance document introduces the concepts of rural employment and decent work (RE&DW). It provides a summary of the results of FAO’s “Self-Assessment on Employment and Decent Work” and suggests examples of concrete actions that FAO country offices could consider to promote RE&DW within their existing work programmes. This guidance encourages the creation of links with International Labour Organization (ILO) field offices and facilitation of partnerships and the identification of synergies. This paper is a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers in the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division (ESW)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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GUIDE TO BREAD WHEAT BREEDING AT CIMMYT        
subjects:  Plants     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
VAN GINKEL MARTEN
TRETHOWAN RICHARD
KARIM AMMAR, JIANKANG WANG, MORTEN LILLEMO
CIMMYT (INTERNATIONAL MAIZE AND WHEAT IMPROVEMENT CENTER), 2002,
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English
This manual is designed to help scientists acquaint themselves with the CIMMYT's philosophy, objectives, strategies, and specific activities. This special report provides a detailed introduction to the three subprogrammes of the CIMMYT Wheat Programme. It addresses the breeding of bread wheat in the three subprogrammes: bread wheat for irrigated and high rainfall conditions, bread wheat for semi-arid and high latitude conditions, and hybrid bread wheat.
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www.cimmyt.org




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CIMMYT (INTERNATIONAL MAIZE AND WHEAT IMPROVEMENT CENTER)
Mexico, D.F.,
Mexico
Apdo. Postal 6-641
www.cimmyt.org

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GUIDE TO CONDUCTING A RIGHT TO FOOD ASSESSMENT        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This guide is a useful tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at policy makers, planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It aims at supporting countries in the reform of their education, training and rural development policies.This guide describes methods and tools with which to undertake a right to adequate food assessment. It provides relevant methodological and operational information. The material contained in the guide draws on lessons learned from FAO-supported country case studies on the right to adequate food.
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The Right to Food web site
http://www.fao.org/righttofood/
http://www.fao.org/righttofood/




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Agricultural and Development Economics Division, Economic and Social Department.
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
righttofood@fao.org

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GUIDE TO EXTENSION TRAINING        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          
OAKLEY P.
GARFORTH C.
FAO, ROME, 1985,
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English
The guide targets extension agents; it is drawn from extension practices in Asia, Africa and Latin America. This resource text provides basic concepts and methods for extension services. It also presents case-studies and planning steps which extension agents apply to their work.
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FAO Economic and Social Department
http://www.fao.org/es/english/index_en.htm



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Contact: Magdalena Bloom
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
magdalena.blum@fao.org

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GUIDE TO THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF AVIAN FLU IN SMALL-SCALE POULTRY FARMING IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO
FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
Spanish
This publication is addresses farmers with the aim to prevent and control avian flu in small-scale poultry farming in Latin America and the Caribbean. It stresses the measures needed to ensure on farm bio security and prevent contact between domestic poultry and potentially infected wild birds. The information is specifically designed to meet the needs of small-scale and farmyard poultry production units.
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FAO. Animal Production and Health Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/home.html



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FAO handbook offers guidance to small poultry farmers
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/subjects/en/health/diseases-cards/special_avian.html
Helping prevent avian influenza in Latin America and the Caribbean
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2006/1000381/index.html

Contact: Iñigo Alvarez-Miranda
Animal Production and Health Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Inigo.Alvarez@fao.org

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GUIDEBOOK FOR GENETIC RESOURCES DOCUMENTATION        
subjects:  Biodiversity     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
PAINTING K.A.
PERRY M.C.
R.A.DENNING AND W.G. AYAD
IPGRI (NOW BIOVERSITY), 1995,
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English
This guidebook targets scientists developing a new or improving an existing genebank documentation system. It assists users in making their own decisions on the analysis, design, implementation and use of both manual and microcomputer- based documentation systems. It represents a timely, self-teaching treatment of a subject of concern to those involved with many aspects of genetic resources documentation, characterisation, conservation, management and utilization.
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www.bioversityinternational.org




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BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL
Maccarese (Rome)
Italy
Via dei Tre Denari, 472a 00057
Bioversity-publications@cgiar.org

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GUIDELINES AND COMPUTER PROGRAMS FOR THE PLANNING AND DESIGN OF LAND DRAINAGE SYSTEMS        
subjects:  Water     Soil and land rights         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
W.H. VAN DER MOLEN
MARTÍNEZ BELTRÁN J.
OCHS W.J.
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
This paper is aimed at planners for capacity development initiatives. It has been produced to facilitate the planning and design of land drainage systems for sound land and water management. This publication provides guidelines for the appropriate identification of drainage problems, for the planning, the design of field drainage systems and the main drainage and disposal systems. The paper considers the integration of technical, socio-economical and environmental factors and the need for system users’participation in planning, design, operation and maintenance processes.
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Water Development and Management Unit (NRLW)
FAO
Rome
Italy
marzia.tranquilli@fao.org

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GUIDELINES ON SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT IN DRYLANDS OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
BERTE CHARLES JACQUES
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
The objective of this publication is to improve forest planning and management in the drylands of the region, so as to contribute to the well-being of local populations and enhance their social, cultural, environmental and economic benefits. These guidelines are intended to support those responsible for planning and managing forests and related resources in addressing the complex and inter-related issues and drivers behind forest degradation and desertification.
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Forest Conservation Team (FOMC)
Forestry Department
Forest Assessment, Management and Conservation Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
nora.berrahmouni@fao.org

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GUÍA DE CAMPO DE LOS CULTIVOS ANDINOS        
subjects:  Trees and Forests     Plants         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Secondary and vocational education     Teachers' training     
E. TAPIA MARIO
FRIES ANA MARÍA
ROME, 2007,
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English
This manual, especially aimed at extensionists, teachers and agriculture students, is about the production and use of native crops in the Andean regions of Peru and Bolivia. The information provided in this manual comes from two different sources: experience and traditional practices from Andean farmers during the last centuries and publications on new technologies which have been used recently or proposed with the aim of increasing productivity.
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Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division (AGN)
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department (AG)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Irela.Mazar@fao.org

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HANDBOOK ON PRESSURIZED IRRIGATION TECHNIQUES        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
POCHAIDES A.
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 196
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English
This handbook targets irrigation and agriculture technicians and extension workers in the field of irrigation with the objective to provide a practical guide. It aims to explain how shifting from surface irrigation to pressurized irrigation. It contributes to making a best use of water for agriculture and improving irrigation efficiency that are important prerequisites for the future.
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Related links
Land and Water Development Division
http://www.fao.org/landandwater/default.stm



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Natural Resource Management and Environment
Water Development and Management
Land and Water Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
pasquale.steduto@fao.org

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HANDBOOK ON SMALL-SCALE FRESHWATER FISH FARMING        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
GOPALAKRISHNAN V.
COCHE A. G.
FAO, ROME, 1994, pages 205
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English
French
Spanish
This book targets fishers and farmers; it provides information on what is the fish farming, how it is practiced and on how to keep a farm family healthy. The book also contains very short explanations in every aspect of the fish pond with the help of designs and illustrations.
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Related links
Simple Methods for Aquaculture CD-Rom. FAO training series 2007
ftp://ftp.fao.org/FI/CDrom/FAO_Training/FAO_Training/FRA_MENU.htm
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
http://www.fao.org/fi/default.asp



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Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Aquaculture Management and Conservation Service
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
FI-Inquiries@fao.org

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HANDBOOK ON SMALL-SCALE FRESHWATER FISH FARMING        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
GOPALAKRISHNAN V.
COCHE A.G.
FAO, ROME , 1994,
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English
This handbook targets extension workers, technicians and teachers, to help them in presenting their knowledge of freshwater fish farming to small-scale farmers. The simple language employed in the text can be easily translated into other languages, and the diagrams can be reproduced or enlarged for screen projection. The handbook ends with a set of questions that could be used to test the comprehension of trainees.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
FI-Inquiries@fao.org

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HANDLINING AND SQUID JIGGING        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
BJARNASON B. A.
FAO, ROME, 1992, pages 62
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English
French
Spanish
This booklet targets small-scale fishers by providing them elements of hand lining and squid jigging. This publication explains how to choose appropriate gear, how to rig it altogether, how to improve the catch, as well as how to find the right time and place to fish. It also contains step-by-step instructions for the construction of simple hand reels and squid reels.
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Contact: Jeremy Turner
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Fishing Technology Service (FIIT)
Fishery Industries Division (FII)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
+39 0657056446
jeremy.turner@fao.org

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HATCHERY CULTURE OF BIVALVES. A PRACTICAL MANUAL        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
HELM MICHAEL
BOURNE NEIL
FAO , ROME, 2004,
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English
This manual is a synthesis of the current methodologies applicable to the intensive hatchery culture of bivalve molluscs covering similarities and differences in approach in rearing clams, oysters and scallops in different climatic regions. All aspects of the culture process are described, together with considerations in choosing a site for hatchery development and in the design of suitable facilities. This manual is an usefull tool for rural development specialists.
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Contact: Alessandro Lovatelli
Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Alessandro.Lovatelli@fao.org

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HEALTH MANAGEMENT FOR THE RESPONSIBLE MOVEMENT OF LIVE AQUATIC ANIMALS IN ASIA        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO/NACA _
FAO, ROME,
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These manuals address workers involved in aquatic animal production. They provide expert guidance for reducing the risk of disease spread through trade and movement of live aquatic animals within and between regions. Implementation of these guidelines contributes to securing and increasing income of aqua culturists in Asia as well as in rural livelihoods.
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Asia regional technical guidelines on health management for the responsible movement of live aquatic animals and the Beijing consensus and implementat
English
Manual of Procedures for the Implementation of the Asia Regional Technical Guidelines on Health Management for the Responsible Movement of Live Aquati
English
Asia Diagnostic Guide to Aquatic Animal Diseases
English
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An FAO Technical Co-operation Programme (TCP) Project - “Assistance for the Responsible Movement of Live Aquatic Animals” was launched by NACA in 1998, with the participation of 21 countries from throughout the Asia region. This programme complemented FAO's efforts in assisting member countries to implement the relevant provisions in Article 9 - Aquaculture Development - of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF), at both the national and regional levels.

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Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
http://www.enaca.org/
Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF)
http://www.fao.org/figis/servlet/static?xml=CCRF_prog.xml&dom=org



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The Beijing Consensus and Implementation Strategy (BCIS)
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/005/X8485E/x8485e01.htm

Contact: Reantaso Melba
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department

Fisheries and Aquaculture Management Division (FIM)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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HEALTHY HARVEST         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FOOD AND NUTRITION COUNCIL OF ZIMBABW _
FAO
UNICEF
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English
This training manual is a useful tool for community workers in growing, preparing and processing healthy food. Training communities using this manual will be empowered to reduce their vulnerability to food insecurity and malnutrition. Communities will have their knowledge and skills in food production, processing, preparation and consumption of a diversified and healthy diet improved. The manual is targeted at all extension workers, both in the public, nongovernment sectors as well as civic organizations and in so doing acknowledges the need for a multi-sectoral approach in addressing food security and nutrition problems.                               
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Contact: Julia Tagwireyi
FOOD AND NUTRITION COUNCIL OF ZIMBABWE

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HERBAL PLANTS. KEEPING OUR TRADITIONAL WISDOM ALIVE        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU) -
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU), TOKYO, 2002, pages 16
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English
This booklet targets neo-literates people living in Asia and Pacific areas. Six herbs commonly found in Asia are introduced for treating six symptoms, together with a message encouraging the use of locally available resources preserving their traditionally knowledge. In particular, this booklet explains the method of preparation, the application, where to find the herb and some safety precautions in their utilization. The reader can learn how to treat a common cold, cough, skin diseases, diarrhea, cuts and wounds and worm infestation.
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Asian Herbal Plants
http://www.borneofocus.com/saip/vaic/MarketScenario/article3.htm



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Therapeutic use of medicinal plants in Africa.
http://www.healthepic.com/herb/static/herb_africa.htm
Traditional Herbal Medicine in South America
http://www.positivehealth.com/permit/Articles/Herbal/lunny22.htm
Plants in Asian medicine
http://www.plantcultures.org.uk/themes/medicine_plants_in_asian_medicine.html

Contact: Mari Takano
Education
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU)
Tokyo
Japan
6, Fukuromaci, Shinjuku-ku, 1628484
maritakano@accu.or.jp

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HIGH-LEVEL GROUP ON EDUCATION FOR ALL. REACHING THE MARGINALIZED: INVESTING IN EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE TO ACHIEVE EFA GOALS AND THE MDGS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
UNESCO _
UNESCO, PARIS, 2005,
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English
This paper is a useful tool for capacity development initiatives addressing at policy makers, planners and educators working on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper attempts to draw out the main issues discussed during the Fifth Meeting of the High-Level Group on Education for All, 28-30 November 2005. The meeting proposes strategies and approaches for offering rural people learning opportunities of equal quality as urban dwellers. The purpose of this session was to stimulate political commitment and policy reforms for education for rural populations.
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Contact: Education Group
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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HIGHER AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR WOMEN. AN OVERVIEW AND SUMMARY OF FIVE CASE-STUDIES        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
KARL MARILEE
LINDLEY WILLIAM I.
CROWDER L.VAN
FAO, ROME, 1997, pages 73
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English
This book targets extensionists and planners by presenting an overview of five case studies that can be implemented in the short-and medium-term to improve women's access to higher agricultural education, both formal and informal at all levels. This publication examines how women's access to agricultural education and opportunities are related to development planning and policy making institutions and, thus, to both the achievement of food security and empowerment of women.
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Contact:
Education for Rural People group
NRRR
NRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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HIGHER EDUCATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT. THE EXPERIENCE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CORDOBA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Secondary and vocational education         
RAMOS EDUARDO
DEL MAR DELGADO MARÍA
FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME AND PARIS, 2005,
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English
This publication targets institutions, policy-makers and educational centres. This study describes the successful reform of the University of Cordoba (Spain) to face the radical transformations that have affected rural areas in recent decades. The book suggests a curriculum of higher agricultural education in order to promote an understanding of rural development which extends beyond agriculture.The University of Cordoba launched this process of change 10 years ago and it is hoped that it can inspire and guide other institutions facing similar challenges.
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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HIV/AIDS PREVENTION EDUCATION        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
HILDYARD STEPHEN
UNICEF, BEIJING, 2001, pages 117
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English
This guide is intended as a life skills education manual for teachers of junior and high school, with the aim of developing long-term, continuous educational activities in secondary schools. The manual contains activities and compiles training materials on AIDS prevention from China and abroad.
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Related links
UNICEF HIV/AIDS
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/index_en.htm
UNICEF publications
http://www.unicef.org/publications/index_pubs_hivaids.html



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Young People and HIV/AIDS
http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Young_People_and_HIV_AIDS.pdf

Contact: Jinglin He
Basic Education
UNICEF
Beijing
China
12 Sanlitun Lu, 100600
beijing@unicef.org

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HIV/AIDS RESOURCE GUIDE FOR EXTENSION WORKERS        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO -
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY SERVICE (NAADS) AND FAO INTEGRATED PROGRAMME , ROME, 2004, pages 54
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English
This guide targets community extension workers and rural households involved in farming, fishing and livestock to better understand what impact the HIV/AIDS epidemic has on the agricultural sector and rural livelihoods. It provides suggestions to increases the uptake of appropriate responses to the epidemic by the agricultural sector.
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Related links
HIV/AIDS and Food Security web site
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/index_en.htm



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HIV/AIDS, food security and rural livelihoods
http://www.fao.org/worldfoodsummit/english/fsheets/aids.pdf

Contact: David Kantaale Kazungu
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY SERVICE
Kampala
Uganda
Plot 39A Lumumba avenue, P.O.Box 25235
+256-41-345440
info@naads.or.ug

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HIV/AIDS. LIFE SKILLS PROGRAMME FOR SOUTHERN SUDAN        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
ISAAC AGUM
DATIRO GRACE
SAMSON
UNICEF , NEW YORK, 2003, pages 72
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English
This booklet is for mentors about Life Skills-Based Education materials that are used in emergency situations, especially for children and young people who are vulnerable to sexual abuse and rape. While the materials are intended for an audience, ages 10 and up in Southern Sudan, the core content of the material is universally applicable and the materials can be adapted to a particular situation.
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UNICEF HIV/AIDS website
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/index_en.htm
UNICEF publications
http://www.unicef.org/publications/index_pubs_hivaids.html



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Young People and HIV/AIDS
http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Young_People_and_HIV_AIDS.pdf

Contact: Agum Isaac
Life Skills
Basic education
UNICEF
New York
USA
3 United nations Plaza, 10017
aisaac@unicef.org

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HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING: A FRAMEWORK TO LINK SCHOOL FEEDING WITH LOCAL AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME _
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME , 2009,
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English
In the broadest sense, home-grown school feeding (HGSF) is a school feeding programme that provides food produced and purchased within a country to the extent possible. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has collaborated with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and other partners to develop an approach to HGSF. This document is a culmination of these efforts. It focuses in particular on linking school feeding programmes with local small-scale farmer production by creating an ongoing market for small landholders (“smallholders”). More in-depth case studies are also available for Home-Grown School Feeding Programmes in four countries (Brazil, Ghana, India and Thailand). This study is an useful tool for policy makers.
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School Meals -- In-depth
http://www.wfp.org/school-meals/in-depth



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Contact: Giorgia Mazzotta
OEDP - School Feeding
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Giorgia.Mazzotta@wfp.org

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HORTICULTURAL MARKETING        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
GRAHAME DIXIE
FAO, 2005,
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English
This publication has been written for small-scale farmers. The objective of this guide is to provide a conceptual framework of the horticultural marketing and, supported by descriptive and illustrative pictures, helps small-scale farmers to understand better the commercial process in a free market, the effect of supply and demand on prices. A number of case studies from diverse countries such as a Caribbean Island, Bangladesh, Yemen and Africa are introduced in order presents the type of actions that could be taken by the small-scale farmers to improve their benefits in a specific context.
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Contact: Andrew W. Shepherd
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Andrew.Shepherd@fao.org

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HOW THE EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE POLICY CONTRIBUTES TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN "TOMORROW TODAY"        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
UNESCO _
TUDOR ROSE, PARIS, 2010,
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English
The publication sets out the opportunities and emerging challenges in the area of sustainable development, and identifies innovative means for addressing them. The diverse voices in this book clearly demonstrate that reorienting our education systems in line with the principles of sustainable development is essential for helping learners to understand and act upon such threats as climate change, poverty, food scarcity and the loss of biodiversity. This publication is an useful tool for students and policymakers
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Tudor Rose
http://www.tudor-rose.co.uk



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Contact: michael geraghty
TUDOR ROSE
Leicester, LE1 5RA,
UK
6 Friar Lane
michael.geraghty@tudor-rose.co.uk

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HUMAN NUTRITION IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
LATHAM MICHAEL C.
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 515
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English
French
Spanish
This book targets workers in the field who assist the public in making informed food choices and appropriate decisions about diet. It provides science-based information on the most important nutritional problems of developing countries such as food, nutrients, the causes of malnutrition, nutritional disorders and their prevention and it suggests appropriate programmes and policies to address them.
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Contact: Peter Glasauer
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
peter.glasauer@fao.org

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HUMAN RESOURCES IN AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
QAMAR KALIM
FAO, ROME, 2000, pages 172
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
This publication targets professionals working in the communication, education and agricultural fields in order to improve their performance at the policy and management levels. Human Resources in Agricultural and Rural Development (HRARD) is an initiative sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) that attempts to create a forum where innovative methodologies, successful strategies and institutional reforms are introduced in situations related to training, extension, education and communication.
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Contact: Van Crowder
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
van.crowder@fao.org

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ICT IN AGRICULTURE SOURCEBOOK        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
FAO _
WORLD BANK _
FAO AND WORLD BANK, 2011,
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English
The e-Sourcebook provides practitioners within and outside of the World Bank Group with lessons learned, guiding principles, and hundreds of examples and case studies on applying information and communication technologies in poor agriculture. The e-Sourcebook is provided fully and freely on this website. Fifteen modules touch on a wide spectrum of sub-fields in agriculture, including risk management, gender, forest governance, and farmers organizations. The Introduction (Module 1) introduces users to the ‘ICT in agriculture’ topic, offering key themes throughout the sourcebook as well as more details on how to use it. Each module is stand-alone in format, providing users with the advantage of selecting the module or modules closest to their interest or work. The modules are delivered both in html and pdf format. The pdf format can be downloaded and printed. The full book can also be downloaded. In this version, hyperlinks between modules are included to promote cross-referencing throughout the Sourcebook. This course is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at extensionists, planners and policy-makers.
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ICT in Agriculture
http://www.ictinagriculture.org/ictinag/



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IFAD RURAL POVERTY REPORT 2011        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
IFAD _
IFAD, ROME, 2011,
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English
Italian
The Rural Poverty Report 2011 provides a coherent and comprehensive look at rural poverty, its global consequences and the prospects for eradicating it. In the report, it’s asserted that education is a key component for eliminating hunger and poverty and that agricultural education and training are fundamental for providing skills and for rural development. In the report the education theme is often faced in different contexts. At page 172 (Box 20) an example of the rural education and at page 266 a Literacy and Education table are also provided. The Education for Rural People literature is mentioned in the bibliography and is reflected in many parts of the report. ERP Coordination Unit contributed to the preparation of: "IFAD Rural Poverty Report 2011" where Education is considered one of the main pillars and cited 222 times.
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Contact: ERP Coordination Unit
FAO
erp@fao.org

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IITA RESEARCH GUIDES        
subjects:  Plants     Soil and land rights         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
(INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE) IITA
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This series of Research Guides provides information and guidance to agricultural researchers, technicians, extension specialists, educators, and students involved in research and training.
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Fertilizer distribution machinery: design and operation
English
Improvement of soil fertility and weed suppression through legume-based technologies
English
Major insect pests of maize in Africa: biology and control
English
Mechanized minimum and no-till crop production for research farms
English
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Other booklets of this series available at IITA (www.iita.org)

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IITA (INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Ibadan
Nigeria
PMB 5320, Ibadan, Oyo State
iita@cgiar.org

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ILCA TRAINING MANUAL: FORAGE SEED PRODUCTION        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism     Plants         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
(HERBAGE SEED UNIT) HSU ,
(INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK CENTRE) ILCA
ILRI (INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK RESEARCH INSTITUTE), 1999,
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English
This manual targets mainly farmers. Its objective is to make available quality seed or vegetative material for livestock production. It explains methods from the seed production systems, site selection through forage matching to the site and crop management.
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www.ilri.org




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Contact:
ILRI INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Nairobi
Kenya
P.O.Box 30709
ILRI-Kenya@cgiar.org

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ILLUSTRATED GUIDES SERIES        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education     Teachers' training     
IITA
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE, 2005,
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This series of guidebooks targets actual and potential growers of cassava, cowpea, maize, soybean and watermelon. These plants are major staple crops in Nigeria as they can be found in the daily menu of local people. The guidebooks full of colorful illustrations and written in a simple language show the step-by-step procedure and precautions for obtaining high quality harvest. Each guidebook is completed by trainer's guide which provides teachers with practical pedagogical advice and gives an explanation on how to conduct the course.
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Cassava utilization in Nigeria - Trainers' guide
English
Commercial Utilization of Cassava in Nigeria: An Illustrated Guide
English
Growing Cassava Commercially in Nigeria - Trainer's guide
English
Growing Cowpea commercially in Nigeria: an illustrated guide
English
Growing Cowpea Commercially in Nigeria - Trainer’s Guide
English
Growing Maize Commercially in Nigeria: an illustrated guide
English
Growing Maize Commercially in Nigeria - Trainer’s Guide
English
Growing Soybean Commercially in Nigeria: Trainers guide
English
Growing Soybean Commercially in Nigeria: an illustrated guide
English
Growing Watermelon in Nigeria: Trainer's Guide
English
Growing Watermelon Commercially in Nigeria: an illustrated guide
English
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www.iita.org




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Contact:
IITA (INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Ibadan
Nigeria
PMB 5320, Ibadan, Oyo State
iita@cgiar.org

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IMPROVING ACCESS TO NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE RURAL POOR        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
COTULA LORENZO
FAO, 2002, pages 75
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English
This paper addresses stakeholders; it makes recommendations for the development of strategic partnership within FAO and between FAO and external stakeholders. The report presents the experiences of FAO and other organizations with sustainable livelihoods (SL) approaches in the context of access by the poor to natural resources. It is organized in two parts: Part 1 describes the work of FAO, while Part 2 identifies other relevant organizations and their activities where SL approaches are used in relation to access to natural resources.
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Related links
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department
http://www.fao.org/sd/index_en.htm
FAO Livelihood Support Programme (LSP)
http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_pe4/pe4_040501_en.htm



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Contact: David Palmer
Land Tenure and Management Unit
Land and Water Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
David.Palmer@fao.org

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IMPROVING AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION: A REFERENCE MANUAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
SWANSON BURTON E.
BENTZ ROBERT P
SOFRANKO ANDREW J.
FAO, ROME, 1997, pages 220
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English
This book addresses people involved in strategic planning, efficient management and scientific evaluation of problem-solving, demand-driven and needs-based agricultural extension programmes. It attempts to increase the cost effectiveness of agricultural extension programmes by providing the reader with conceptual, technical and operational methods and tools for strategic planning, efficient management and scientific evaluation of problem-solving, demand-driven and needs-based agricultural extension programmes.
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Related links
Sustainable Development Department- Extension Unit
http://www.fao.org/sd/kn3_en.htm



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Contact:
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
sdre@fao.org

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IMPROVING AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION IN AFRICA. A STITCH IN TIME...        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS     Gender         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
TEMU AUGUST
MWANJE INONDA
MOGOTSI KEBADIRE
FAO; ANAFE; SIDA, NAIROBI, 2003, pages 36
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English
This booklet targets policymakers, educators, researchers and investors in agriculture and natural resources in Africa. The aim of the publication is to give information about farming systems, enterprise education focusing on youth and women, biotechnology, agricultural policies and effects of HIV/AIDS on people.
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WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE
http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/



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Contact: Dennis Garrity
WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE (ICRAF)
Nairobi
Kenya
United Nations Avenue, P.O. Box 30677-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
icraf@cgiar.org

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IMPROVING NUTRITION PROGRAMMES. AN ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR ACTION        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
ISMAIL SURAIYA
IMMINK MAARTEN
NANTEL GUY
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 70
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English
French
Spanish
This book targets nutrition programme planners; it aims at providing a methodological guide for implementing food security and nutrition. The purpose of this book is to contribute to strengthening community based food and nutrition programmes. Its methodology is structured into four sections regarding the macro-environment, the micro-environment, programme design and sustainability.
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Improving food nutrition through agriculture: The role of International agricultural research. Conference summary and recommendations
http://www.ifpri.org/pubs/articles/2000/bouis00_04.pdf
Imroving human nutrition through agricultural research: Overview and objectives
http://www.ifpri.org/pubs/articles/2000/pinstrup-andersen00_02.pdf

Contact: FAO AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DEPARTMENT
AGN NUTRITION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
http://www.fao.org/ag/

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IMPROVING NUTRITION THROUGH HOME GARDENING - A TRAINING PACKAGE FOR PREPARING FIELD WORKERS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              

FAO, ROME, 1995, pages 171
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English
Spanish
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and other field workers in Southeast Asia in order to strengthen their ability to assist households and communities in improving food production and adding nutritional value to their diets. The home garden can be used to raise many kinds of vegetable, fruits, staple crops, medicinal plants and spices as well as animals. Even a small plot of land, if well managed, can make a substantial contribution towards meeting household food needs and improving nutrition. These gardens have an established tradition and offer great potential for improving household food supplies.
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Contact: Ellen Muehlhoff
Nutrition Programmes Service
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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IMPROVING NUTRITION THROUGH HOME GARDENING: A TRAINING PACKAGE FOR PREPARING FIELD WORKERS IN AFRICA        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Secondary and vocational education         

FAO, ROME, 2003, pages 297
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English
French
Portuguese
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and field workers who are involved in nutrition, home economics, health and community development in Africa in order to promote home gardening as a step towards enhanced food security and better community and household nutrition. The home garden can be used to raise many kinds of vegetable, fruits, staple crops, medicinal plants and spices as well as animal and fish. Even a small plot of land, if well managed, can make a substantial contribution towards meeting household food needs and improving nutrition. These gardens have an established tradition and offer great potential for improving household food supplies.
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Food, Nutrition and Agriculture NO 33
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/006/j0243m/j0243m00.htm

Contact: Ellen Muehlhoff
Nutrition Programmes Service
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ellen.muehlhoff@fao.org

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IMPROVING THE QUALITY AND SAFETY OF FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES: A PRACTICAL APPROACH        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
PIÑEIRO AND DÍAZ RÍOS MAYA AND LUZ BERANIA
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
French
Spanish
This publication targets extensionists by providing them with guidelines and training materials to conduct practical and participative workshops, with an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to quality and safety of fresh fruits and vegetables. It focuses on the practical application of technical concepts, supporting the implementation of quality assurance and safety initiatives for fresh fruits and vegetables, from private and public institutions at the local, regional, national and governmental level in each country.
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Related links
Food and Nutrition website
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/



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Food, Nutrition and Agriculture NO 33
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/006/j0243m/j0243m00.htm

Contact: Maya Piñeiro
Food Quality and Standards Service
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
maya.pineiro @fao.org

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IMPROVING TRAINING QUALITY. A TRAINER'S GUIDE TO EVALUATION        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
RAAB ROBERT T.
SWANSON BURTON E.
WENTLING TIM L.
FAO, ROME, 1991, pages 157
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English
This publication targets trainers in order to provide them with information on how to plan and design a training activity and to develop the necessary training support materials. It also gives assistance to trainers in identifying shortcomings in training activities and improving future training programmes.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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INCORPORATION NUTRITION CONSIDERATIONS INTO DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES:BRIEF FOR POLICY-MAKERS AND PROGRAMME PLANNERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
FAO NUTRITION PLANNING, ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION SERVICE
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This manual addresses policy-makers and programme planners in developing countries; its objective is to approach the causes of malnutrition from a multi sectoral/disciplinary perspectives aimed at providing long-term solutions. This advocacy document provides practical strategies for incorporating nutrition considerations into relevant development policies; it also provides health and nutrition workers with the know-how to advocate for nutrition at the policy level.
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Related links
Nutrition and Consumer Protection
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/index_en.stm



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Contact: Ms Janice Albert
Food and Nutrition Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Janice. Albert@fao.org

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INCREASING THE INVOLVEMENT OF YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT EUROPE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Secondary and vocational education         

FAO, ROME, 1998,
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English
This publication addresses decision-makers with the aim of highlighting socio-economic and gender-related problems and policy issues regarding the status and role of rural youth in the EU; identifying existing mechanisms for increasing the involvement of youth in rural development; assessing the potential transfer of positive experiences from market economy countries with important rural sector to the ECTs. The attention of this study must be paid to community development in order to eliminate the problem of social exclusion of young men and women
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Related links
Women Active in Rural Development
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/publi/women/broch_en.pdf
ACC- Youth Perspectives on Rural Development in Europe
http://www.acc.eu.org/SEEEMS/2364.asp



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Contact:
FAO regional Office for Europe
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION FOR NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
SPEEDY ROPHMATHY
COLLEGE OF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES LOS BAÑOS
FAO , ROME, 2006,
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English
This book is intended to be a ready reference material for communication specialists and similar facilitators to equip them to organize training and capability building in communication for development as a strategic component of any development initiative. Communication is a social process that goes beyond the use of tools or media. It contributes to the sharing of knowledge and information and to achieving participation in development. This book draws from the training courses and modules implemented in the field by the project in Cambodia in two selected pilot areas that are resource-poor villages in Boribo, Kompong Chhnang.
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Contact: Riccardo del Castello
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
ComDev@fao.org
Riccardo.DelCastello@fao.org

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INFORMATION NETWORK ON POST-HARVEST OPERATIONS (INPHO) - POST HARVEST COMPENDIUM        
subjects:  Trees and Forests     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
INPHO -
FAO, ROME, 2000,
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English
The Post-harvest-Compendium targets crops producers. It is designed to be used through the Internet to provide technical and updated information about how, when and what is done after production of the crops in different communities around the world. It also provides information on other aspects associated with post-harvest activities.
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Related links
information Network on Post-harvest Operation
http://www.fao.org/inpho/isma?i=INPhO&p=index.jsp&lang=en



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Contact: INPHO
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
inpho@fao.org

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INTEGRATED CONTROL OF BACTERIAL WILT OF POTATO        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
PRIOU S.
ALEY P.
E. CHUJOY, B. LEMAGA AND E. R. FRENCH
CIP (INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER), 1999,
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English
This manual targets mainly farmers, extension agents and secondary and vocational schools teachers. It is a PDF version of a slide training series on bacterial wilt which affects more than 30 plant species, the most susceptible crops being potato, tomato, eggplant, pepper, banana and groundnut. With help of colorful slides and photos, it explains how to reduce the incidence of bacterial wilt.
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Related links
www.cip.org




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Contact:
CIP (INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER)
Lima
Peru
Apartado 1558
cip@cgiar.org

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INTEGRATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THEMES INTO AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION PROGRAMMES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 1993,
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English
French
This report underlines the increasing contribution of the part of agricultural education and extension programmes to global sustainable development. It addresses a wide variety of topics, including institutional capacities, roles and functions, policies and mandates, targets groups, faculty training, and funding and resource allocation. As such, the report is intended as a reference document on the current status and approaches to integrate environmental themes into agricultural programmes. It is an useful tool for policy makers.
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Contact: ERP Coordination Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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INTEGRATION OF POPULATION EDUCATION INTO PROGRAMMES FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL RURAL YOUTH: A REVIEW OF PILOT ACTIVITIES IN AFRICA, ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA        
subjects:  Gender     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education          Teachers' training     
HEMRICH GÜNTER
FAO, ROME, 1996, pages 30
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English
This report targets policy-makers with the purpose of reviewing a series of pilot activities in population education in nine countries of Latin America, Africa and Asia under the inter-regional project "Integration of population education into programmes for out-of-school rural youth". The aim of this document is to identify project strengthens and weakness and to draw lessons from the diverse country experiences.
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Related links
ERIC Education and Resource Information Center
http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/



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Contact:
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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INTEGRATION OF POPULATION EDUCATION INTO PROGRAMMES FOR RURAL YOUTH IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
FAO
FAO, ROME, 1990,
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English
This report is part of the project Integration of Population Education into Programmes for Rural Youth in Low Income Countries" which aimed at reaching out of school rural youth with population education materials; it gives attention to the effects of rapid population growth and the need for responsible parenthood.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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INTERACTIVE TRAINING ON THE OPERATION OF THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION (ITORC)        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
_ FAO
FAO , ROME,
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English
This interactive training was developed by the Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention with the goal of providing technical training to interested stakeholders for the implementation of the Convention. For each of the four key operational elements of the Rotterdam Convention a training course has been developed including an overview of the obligations and operational procedure of the Convention, an introduction to the standard forms to be completed and submitted by the DNA, and in-depth discussions on specific issues. Each course contains a case study that aims at providing practical hands on experience in the implementation of the individual operational procedures.
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Contact: Rosana Frattini
EC-FAO Food Security Information for Action programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
rosana.frattini@fao.org

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INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL RADIO IN AFRICA: OUAGADOUGOU, 10-14 JUNE 1996        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    

FAO, ROME, 1996, pages 78
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English
French
This report addresses Ministries, governmental organizations, NGOs and communication organizations. It documents the international workshop on the development of rural radio in Africa which was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on June 1996, with the aim of exchanging views and discuss the development of rural radio in Africa. This report provides the summary of workshop activities, a declaration and the plan of action, the preparatory documents, and the discussion panel on the development of rural radio in Africa.
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Related links
Developing countries farm radion network
http://www.farmradio.org/english/bdg/bdg5a.asp
The communication initiative
http://www.comminit.com/strategicthinking/st2004/thinking-36.html



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Contact:
Communication for development
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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INTERVIEW WITH MS LAVINIA GASPERINI        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
GASPERINI LAVINIA
UN SYSTEM NETWORK ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD SECURIT, 2003,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The author presents a general framework of the Education for Rural People (ERP) FAO-UNESCO partnership, the key facts of the history that led FAO to launching ERP. The author illustrates what are the main objectives of the FAO-UNESCO partnership in support of Education for rural people and what are the most urgent needs that must be faced to address the needs of education in the rural world.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL SAFETY NETS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
FAO _
ROME, 2012,
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English
FAO, in partnership with the World Bank's Safety Nets team, have produced an e-learning course on Social Safety Nets. The course provides an overview of Social Safety Net programmes and systems and how they are used and customized according to different contexts. The course also contains resources for trainers which can be customised to local needs. This course has been designed to be used by extension officers and policy-makers.
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Contact: Denise Melvin
FAO
Rome
Italy
denise.melvin@fao.org

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INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNATIONAL TREATY ON PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Biodiversity     Plants    
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
INTERNATIONAL TREATY ON PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND _
INTERNATIONAL TREATY ON PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AND FAO, ROME,
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English
This module presents the International Treaty and its main components in the context of the broader legal framework governing crop diversity. It shows how the International Treaty has been set up to cope with global challenges such as food security, climate change and the loss of crop diversity. The module provides learners with key concepts and historical background, through lessons that are specifically designed for newcomers to the biodiversity policy area. This work constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the International Treaty. This module is tailored to the following learner groups: policy makers, farmers'organizations, plant breeders, Academia.
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Related links
The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture web site
http://www.planttreaty.org/



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Contact: International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and FAO
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
pgrfa-treaty@fao.org

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INTRODUCTION TO THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
_ FAO
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
The course provides an introduction to the human right to adequate food. The principles and concept of right to adequate food are presented using concrete examples and scenarios. The course also provides an overview of the historical development of this human right and describes the rights, obligations and responsibilities of right-holders and duty-bearers of the right to food. This course provides an interactive self-paced learning environment
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Related links
Right to Food Portal
http://www.fao.org/righttofood/index_en.htm



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Contact: Rosales Mauricio
Right to Food Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
mauricio.rosales@fao.org

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INVESTING IN INFORMATION FOR DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Teachers' training          
THE IMARK STEERING GROUP _
FAO,
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English
This module was developed for senior managers, information managers, trainers and policy makers. This module provides the knowledge and awareness required to support individuals responsible for formulating improved information management strategies within their organizations and through partnerships. This module is a computer-based distance learning resource accessible on CD and via the Internet.
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Related links
The Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)
http://www.imarkgroup.org/index_en.asp



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Contact: IMARK initiative
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
IMARKenquiries@fao.org

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INVESTING IN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FOR SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF RURAL WOMEN        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ESKOLA T.
GASPERINI L.
INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE (ILO), GENEVA, 2010,
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English
Skills development is particularly important to rural women; who are more likely to be contributing family workers, subsistence farmers or homebased micro-entrepreneurs in the informal sector, or performing low-paid, unskilled work as seasonal workers. This publication presents many examples of how barriers in education and training can be removed allowing women to contribute to enhancing food security and promoting environmentally sustainable rural development and livelihoods. This publication is an usefull tool for rural teachers, extensionist and policy makers.
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Contact: ERP Coordination Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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INVESTING IN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FOR SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF RURAL WOMEN"        
subjects:  Gender     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ESKOLA TIINA
GASPERINI LAVINIA
FAO, ILO, IFAD, ROME, 2010,
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English
Skills development is a key to improve rural productivity, employability and income-earning opportunities, enhancing food security and promoting environmentally sustainable rural development and livelihoods. Despite rural women’s major role in agriculture and other rural activities, higher barriers in education and training limit their opportunities and capacities to engage in more productive and remunerative work, perform managerial and leadership roles and participate fully in the development of their communities, and demand targeted action to dismantle them. This paper targets national authorities concerned with ensuring food safety and quality, stakeholders and groups or associations that influence national policy. This paper provide advice on strategies to strengthen rural girls’ and women’s opportunities for education and training.
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Related links
International Labour Organization (ILO)
http://www.ilo.org/global/lang--en/index.htm
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
http://www.ifad.org/



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Contact: Maria Hartl: m.hartl@ifad.org, James Windell: skills@ilo.org
ERP Coordination Unit: erp@fao.org
FAO
Rome
Italy
viale delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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IRRIGATION SECTOR GUIDE        
subjects:  Gender     Water         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
JORDANS EVA
FAO, ROME, 2001,
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English
This Guide is written for the people who are involved in the planning, design and implementation of irrigation programmes. It is therefore intended for irrigation engineers, members of multidisciplinary identification and formulation missions, staff of rural development projects, government employees, staff of NGOs, and engineering and consulting firms. This document is a guide to the integration of socio-economic and gender issues in the sub-sector irrigation. The Guide has been developed in the context of the FAO Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis (SEAGA) Programme. SEAGA is an approach to development based on an analysis of socio-economic patterns and participatory identification of women and men’s priorities. The objective of this approach is to close the gaps between what people need and what development delivers. By placing socioeconomic analysis and gender analysis together, SEAGA helps us learn about community dynamics, including the linkages among social, economic and environmental patterns. The purpose of the SEAGA Sector Guide on Irrigation is to support gender-responsive participatory planning of irrigation schemes, and to integrate socio-economic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance while strengthening the position of rural women and disadvantaged groups.
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Related links
SEAGA Web site
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/index_en.htm
SEAGA publications
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/main4_en.htm



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Contact: Ilaria Sisto
Gender and Development Service (SDWW)
Gender and Population Division (SDW)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Ilaria.Sisto@fao.org

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IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT: TRAINING MANUAL        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
BROUWER C.
HEIBLOEM M.
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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This series of six training manuals focuses on various aspects of irrigation water management, such as topographic surveying, irrigation water needs, scheduling, methods and supply.
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Irrigation Water Management: Irrigation Water Needs. Training manual No. 3
English
Irrigation Water Management: Irrigation Scheduling. Training manual No. 4
English
Irrigation Water Management: Irrigation Methods. Training manual No. 5
English
Irrigation Water Management: Training Manual No. 6 - Scheme Irrigation Water Needs and Supply
English
Irrigation Water Management: Training Manual No. 1 - Introduction to Irrigation
English
Irrigation Water Management: Training Manual No. 2 - Elements of Topographic Surveying
English
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Contact: M. Heibloem
Land and Water Development Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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JUNIOR FARMER FIELD AND LIFE SCHOOL EXPERIENCES, CHALLENGES AND INNOVATIONS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Primary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
FAO _
ROME, 2008,
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English
The purpose of this report is to document some of the Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) experiences to date, and allow readers to reflect on approaches used in the various JFFLS in the countries where they have been set up. The goal of the JFFLS is to empower vulnerable youths, giving them livelihood options and long-term food security while minimizing their vulnerability to destitution and to risky coping strategies. This report is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas but also for planners, educators on rural development, and managers of agricultural education.
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Contact:
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, FAO
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION FOR FOOD SECURITY IN AFRICA: FROM TRADITIONAL MEDIA TO THE INTERNET        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
WILLIAM LINDLEY LOY VAN CROWDER
JEAN PIERRE ILBOUDO WENDY TRUELOVE
FAO, ROME, 1998,
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English
This publication, which is especially aimed at development workers, researchers, input suppliers, local authorities and national decision makers, draws on a range of experiences dealing with communication technologies in Africa - from traditional media to the Internet - in order to examine the role of knowledge and information for food security. It further states that there are communication media and techniques that can help overcome barriers of literacy, language, cultural differences and physical isolation. According to the authors, this publication will help to inform and teach people new agricultural ideas and technical innovations for improved food production.
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Contact: Riccardo Del Castello
Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension (OEKR)
FAO
Rome
Italy

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KNOWLEDGE REFERENCE FOR NATIONAL FOREST ASSESSMENTS        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
FAO -
SWEDISH UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES _
FAO AND SWEDISH UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, SWEDEN, 2004,
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English
This website provides a world-wide resource for foresters, scientists, teachers and other stakeholders. It is a tool used in FAO’s support to develop and implement national forest assessments in developing countries, and can be used for free as teaching material. Advancing Sustainable Forest Management requires that informed decisions can be made at the national level and that progress towards chosen goals can be monitored. This, in turn, requires that effective national forest inventories and assessments are in place to serve national policy processes.
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Contact: Altrell, Dan
Forestry Department (FO)
Forest Resources Development Service (FOMR)
Forest Management Division (FOM)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Dan.altrell@fao.org

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L'EDUCATION EN MATIÈRE DE POPULATION POUR LA JEUNESSE RURALE- LE CAS DU BURKINA FASO        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO/FILLAP
FAO, ROME,
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French
This book targets stakeholders who operate in remote areas. It contains the results of a study conducted in four villages in Burkina Faso; it provides appropriate methods to modify knowledge, experiences in subject matters as population.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00157
erp@fao.org

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LA RADIO RURALE EN TANT QU        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ILBOUDO JEAN-PIERRE
FAO, ROME, 1997,
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French
This book is useful for people working on rural development. It describes the experience of some West African countries that used the decentralized rural radio as an instrument of social inquiry in order to promote a participatory approach of rural people to better know their real needs and thoughts.
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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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LABOUR SAVING TECHNOLOGIES AND PRACTICES FOR FARMING AND HOUSEHOLD ACTIVITIES IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
BISHOP- SAMBROOK CLARE
FAO / IFAD, 2003, pages 62
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English
This working paper targets stakeholders and policy makers working in agricultural and rural development. It was conducted in two districts of Western Kenya. The document illustrates the difficulties of rural livelihoods affected with HIV/AIDS and identifies labour saving technologies and practices to help rural communities to overcoming the labour/power shortages' problems connected with HIV/AIDS pandemic.
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Labour Saving Technologies
http://www.fao.org/sd/teca/tools/lst/index_en.html
Mitigate the Impact of HIV/AIDS by labour saving technologies
http://www.act.org.zw/docs/Info%20HIVAIDS%2009_print.pdf

Contact:
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
AGS-registry@fao.org

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LAND AND LIVELIHOODS. MAKING LAND RIGHTS REAL FOR INDIA        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
HANSTAD TIM
NIELSEN ROBIN
BROWN JENNIFER
WASHINGTON, D.C, 2004, pages 66
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English
The report addresses stakeholders; it identifies issues that affect access to land in rural India, drawing particular attention to access to land by women. It describes a range of options to improve access including amending legislation to allow leasing and promote land markets, and expanding land grant schemes to provide small household plots.
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Related links
Sustainable Development Department
http://www.fao.org/
Livelihood Support Programme (LSP)
http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_pe4/pe4_040501_en.htm



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Access to Natural Resources Sub- Programme
http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/j3619e/j3619e02.htm
Other Publications in this collection
http://www.fao.org/documents/advanced_s_result.asp?FORM_C=AND&SERIES=303

Contact: Palmer David
Land Tenure and Management Unit
Land and Water Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
David.Palmer@fao.org

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LAND AND PROPERTY RIGHTS JUNIOR FARMER FIELD AND LIFE SCHOOL (JFFLS) - FACILITATOR’S GUIDE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Education and Training Planning Tools     Soil and land rights    
levels and types of education: Primary education     Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education    
FAO ILO
FAO, ROME, 2010,
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English
The module contributes to the JFFLS approach by helping the students acquire the knowledge, skills and values they need to be able to build their future and in the specific in knowing and protecting their land, property and human rights and the rights of others. In this way, JFFLS participants can contribute to building a culture of rights in their communities and environments. Secure property rights are central to any effort to address inequality, poverty, vulnerability to food insecurity and sustainable development in general. The JFFLS programme, especially its life skills component, is an excellent channel for introducing the topic of land and property rights to young people. Learning about land and property rights will help students understand the impact that gender inequality in land and property rights can have on people’s livelihoods and food security, and the role that these rights can play in building and strengthening livelihoods and in reducing poverty. This module is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners.
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Related links
Food, Agriculture & Decent Work
http://www.fao-ilo.org/fao-ilo-home/en/?no_cache=1



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Contact: Djeddah, Carol
ESW
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Carol.Djeddah@fao.org

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LANDMARK SURVEY TRACKS DECADE OF CHANGES IN INDIA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
HIBLER MICHELLE
THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (IDRC), 2012,
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English
In recent decades, the Indian government launched a number of policies and programs to improve elementary education and access to it. Among them, a National Policy on Education in 1986 was followed by Operation Blackboard to improve facilities. The 42-district District Primary Education Programme of 1994, aimed at universalizing primary education, had spread to 272 districts in 18 states by 2000. This paper is a tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators, policy-makers, and planners.
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Contact: The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Ottawa, ON
Canada
150 Kent Street
info@idrc.ca

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LAUNCHING A NEW FLAGSHIP ON EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
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FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper presents the Partnership on Education for Rural People. The initiative seeks to address rural-urban disparities, which are a serious concern to governments and the international community as a whole. About 70 per cent of the poor live in rural areas. Despite the fact that education is a basic right in itself and an essential prerequisite for reducing poverty, improving the living conditions of rural people and building a food-secure world, children's access to education in rural areas is still much lower than in urban areas, adult illiteracy is much higher and quality of education is poorer.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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LE PROJET « EDUCATION POUR TOUS » DANS UN CONTEXTE RURAL AU SÉNÉGAL         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
BARONIO SILVIA
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English
This study is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This study analises the causes and the conditions of education for rural people in a secondary boarding school located in Yene (Senegal). Since education has a direct impact on poverty and hunger, this reseach is a contribution to sharing knowledge within the framework of the Education for Rural Peopel flagship (ERP) led by FAO which aims at contributing to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals One and Two. The study describes the educational activities and dynamics of the boarding school. Moreover the study describes the connections between ERP, Education for All initiative (EFA) and the Senegalese Ministry of Education programme in the context of this rural school.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME _
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME, 2009,
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English
The World Food Programme has worked with governments and NGOs on school feeding programmes for 45 years. As the lead organization in this field, WFP is committed to learn from and share its experiences about what works and what does not work in school feeding. There are 66 million school children who go to school hungry. School feeding is a powerful hunger response for children and their families. This book includes several case studies and it is useful for teachers in rual areas and policy makers.
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Related links
School Meals -- In-depth
http://www.wfp.org/school-meals/in-depth



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Contact: Giorgia Mazzotta
OEDP - School Feeding
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Giorgia.Mazzotta@wfp.org

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LEARNING TO LIVE TOGETHER IN PEACE AND HARMONY - VALUES EDUCATION FOR PEACE, HUMAN RIGHTS, DEMOCRACY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE ASIA-PACIFIC         
subjects:  Peace education              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
UNESCO PRINCIPAL REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC -
UNESCO PRINCIPAL REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, BANGKOK, 1998, pages 189
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English
This book targets secondary school students and teacher trainers with useful guidelines for teaching-learning modules and lessons plans on values education for peace, human rights, democracy and sustainable development. In particular, it is stressed the meaning to live together, the core and related values needed to live together and the development of learning experiences that will help teachers and students actualize such values.
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Related links
Africa Peace Education Program
http://www.peace.ca/africa.htm
Africa Peace Education Program
http://www.afsc.org/apep/default.htm



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Promotion of education for peace, health (HIV/AIDS) and sustainable development
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=22827=DO_TOPIC=201.html

Contact: UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Peace Education
UNESCO PRINCIPAL REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok
Thailand
P.O. Box 967 Prakanong Post Office
bangkok@unescobkk.org

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LEASING AGRICULTURAL LAND: FAO LAND TENURE NOTES 1        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO - LAND TENURE SERVICE (SDAA) -
FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 25
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English
This guide is intended to support people who work with small farmers by providing information on “good practices” for leasing land, and advice on how this information could be adapted to fit local conditions. It also provides information on leasing which NGOs can share with farmers. This guide supports the preparation of mutually beneficial lease contracts by identifying key features that make such contracts effective for both the owner and the tenants.
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Related links
Good practice guidelines for agricultural leasing arrangements: FAO Land Tenure Studies 2 - French
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/004/Y2560E/Y2560E00.HTM
Land tenure studies
http://www.fao.org/sd/LTdirect/ltstudies_en.htm



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Emerging trends in land tenure reform: Progress towards a unified theory
http://www.fao.org/WAICENT/FAOINFO/SUSTDEV/Ltdirect/Ltan0038.htm

Contact: Paolo Groppo
Land Tenure Service (SDAA)
Rural Development Division (SDA)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Paolo.groppo@fao.org

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LES CLASSES MULTIGRADES: UNE CONTRIBUTION AU DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA SCOLARISATION EN MILIEU RURAL AFRICAIN        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
BRUNSWIC ETIENNE
VALÉRIEN JEAN
UNESCO, PARIS, 2003,
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English
This book is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas. It illustrates the state of the art of multigrad classes with single teachers in the world over the last fifty years. The authors identify also the factors of failure or success of the multigrad teaching. In this book, education planners will find a coherent, flexible and realistic set of measures to strengthen education in rural areas, particularly in the French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa.
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Contact: Education for Rural People group
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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LES ONG FRANÇAISES ET LE PROGRAMME FAO/UNESCO EDUCATION POUR LES POPULATIONS RURALES (EPR)        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
This document is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for NGOs, university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The document provides an overview on the initiatives undertaken by French NGOs in the area of basic education for rural people in Africa. As the survey results illustrate, 57 of the 70 French NGOs contacted confirmed that not only do they consider the important role that Education for Rural People has to play throughout the entire development process, but that they also incorporate its elements into their projects.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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LET'S MAKE OUR OWN BUSINESS        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ULLA GORDON WINSOME KALHA
UNESCO, PARIS, 2003, pages 21
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English
This booklet targets young people giving them some ideas and guidelines for setting up a small-scale enterprise. With the help of drawings, it shows what do they need to start and to plan a business activity, where does the money come from and how to sell various products.
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FAO News Room
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/index.html
FAO News Room
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2004/51590/index.html

Contact: Ulla Kalha
Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development Programme
Basic Education
UNESCO
Paris
France
7 place de Fontenoy, 75007
+33 145681093
u.kalha@unesco.org

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LIVELIHOODS ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and trainers in rural areas. This course introduces the concept of livelihoods and the components of the livelihoods framework. It also provides guidance on assessing livelihoods in different food security contexts and on selecting and interpreting livelihoods indicators.
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Related links
Food Security Information for Action
http://www.foodsec.org/



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Contact: _
Food Security Information for Action Programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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LIVESTOCK GUIDE. PLANNING WITH A GENDER AND HIV/AIDS LENS        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS     Gender         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
HILL CATHERINE
LENEMAN MARJAN
FAO, 2005, pages 87
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
This guide targets those who work on livestock-related programmes and projects; it focuses on the collection and use of quantitative and qualitative socio-economic and gender sex disaggregated data. The document analyse also the impact of HIV/AIDS on livestock production and on women and young girls, in the attempt to constraint the negative consequences on food security and agriculture. It also provides participatory tools for field-based users in livestock-related projects and programmes.
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Related links
SEAGA
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga



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HIV/AIDS, Food Security and Rural Livelihoods: Understanding and Responding
http://www.ems-sema.org/uploads/user-S/10530987100WP_2_Understanding_&_Responding.doc
Firewood, food and medicine: interactions between forests, vulnerability and rural responses to HIV/AIDS
http://www.ifpri.org/events/conferences/2005/Durban/papers/baranyWP.pdf

Contact:
Gender, Equity and rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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LIVING WELL WITH HIV/AIDS        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
WHO AND FAO
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 103
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English
French
Spanish
This manual targets home care agents and local service providers by providing them with practical recommendations for a healthy and well balanced diet for people living with HIV/AIDS. This publication deals with common complications that people living with HIV/AIDS are experiencing at different stages of infection and helps provide local solutions that emphasize using local food resources and home-based care and support. Meeting immediate food, nutrition and other basic needs is essential if HIV/AIDS-affected households are to live with dignity and security.
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Related links
Food and Nutrition website
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/index_en.htm
FAO Agriculture Department
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/index_en.stm



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Feeding hope: nutrition plays key role in HIV/AIDS care
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/index.html
Food is the first medicine for AIDS
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/index.html
FAO, Geneva/Rome, 25 February 2003
http://www.fao.org/english/newsroom/news/2003/13560-en.html

Contact: William Clay
Nutrition Programmes Service
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
william.clay@fao.org

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MACRO LEVEL HANDBOOK. GENDER ANALYSIS IN MACROECONOMIC        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
EVERS BARBARA
HARRIGAN JANE
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English
This handbook targets official, trainers and development agents involved in agricultural-policy making, agricultural planning and programmes. It shows that both men's and women's productive capacity and participation in economy is shaped by their gender roles. The book illustrates the relevance of gender in policy from both an efficiency an equity point of view.
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Related links
SEAGA - Socio-Economic and Gender Analysis Programme
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/1_en.htm



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Contact: Archer, Melina
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
melina.archer@fao.org

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MAGNITUDE OF SOCIAL DISPARITIES IN PRIMARY EDUCATION IN AFRICA: GENDER, GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION, AND FAMILY INCOME IN THE CONTEXT OF EDUCATION FOR ALL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
MINGAIT ALAIN
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
The paper is recommended to all those, practitioners, development workers and researchers, committed to achieve poverty reduction, food security and universal primary education. The paper was presented at a joint UNICEF-World Bank Conference organized in June 2003 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is a contribution to the achievement of the universal primary education and especially to the efforts to improve the rate of primary education of rural dwellers and girls in particular. Here lies the priority for action for all those committed in achieving MDGs One and Two. Besides it explores the issues of disparity focusing on gender, geographical location (urban/rural and family income) and on the characteristics of the populations that will need to be included . The study, based on quantitative and qualitative analysis, indicates that disparities in primary schooling between urban and rural areas (in favor of urban dwellers) are on average two to three times greater than those existing between boys and girls (in favor of boys).
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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MAINTAINING QUALITY OF FOOD AND FEED GRAIN THROUGH TRADE AND PROCESSING         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Plants         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          
GOLOB PETER
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
The booklet is intended to be used by anyone who is involved in providing practical advice to counteract the causes of deterioration of grain and grain products which loss in quality, quantity, nutrient content and monetary value along the marketing chain (transportation, storage and processing). It illustrates actions that should be undertaken to prevent or remedy them. The booklet is a useful tool for extensionists, planners and educators on rural development.
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Contact: _
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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MAKE LEARNING EASIER. A GUIDE FOR IMPROVING EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING MATERIALS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              

FAO, ROME, 1990, pages 26
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English
This booklet targets FAO staff and counterparts, national and international institutions, non governmental agencies and individuals concerned with the improvement of teaching and learning from agricultural and rural development. It provides guidelines for improving the quality of educational and training publications, focusing on the educational methodology and process of developing, and producing materials for more efficient use by both trainers and trainees. The main objective is to mark practical suggestions for developing pedagogically appropriate materials for use in training programmes and activities.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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MALAWIS' RURAL ADOLESCENT GIRLS EDUCATION         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Trees and Forests         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
VALENTINI ANDREA
FAO, ROME,
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English
There is a very close link between the Education for Rural People (ERP) flagship partnership objectives which has rural people at the center of its mission, and the development projects in Malawi carried on by various UN agencies and NGO’s. Despite a decade of free primary education in Malawi, the number of girls dropping out of school continues to outstrip that of boys, according to a new report from the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). This article, stemming from a direct experience in the field, between June and September 2004 in some Malawian Rural Schools, provides unbiased overviews and opinions of a UNICEF volunteer on the Education problems affecting Rural Adolescent Girls, together with some suggestions on appropriate strategies to solve them. The mission was developed in the Chikwawa District, in the Southern part of Malawi, near Zomba. The reader will find inside a lot of updated information on the educational situation in Malawi. All these data are based on oral interviews in the field.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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MANAGING INCOME-GENERATING RURAL ACTIVITIES - VILLAGE GROUP TRAINING        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          
KIRJAVAINEN L.M.
ROBERTS R. A. J.
FAO, ROME, 1994,
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English
The publication targets farmers and members of village groups and it focuses on income-generating activities developed in the rural areas. The manual explains how rural Africans, individually or members of cooperative groups, are involved in productive activities such as agriculture, commerce and handicrafts.
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Related links
FAO - AGRICULTURAL MARKETING
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/subjects/en/agmarket/agmarket.html



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Contact: L.M. Kirjavainen
Women in Agricultural Production and Rural Development Service
SDW
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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MANUAL DEL SISTEMA AGROECOLÓGICO ESCOLAR. PROGRAMA DE EDUCACIÓN ECOLOGICA        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Trees and Forests         
levels and types of education: Primary education              
VELAZCO GONZALES TELÉFORO
VAN LIEROP SIPS PIETER
MINISTERIO DE EDUCACIÓN PERÚ, LIMA, 1995, pages 246
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Spanish
This document contains information for primary school teachers. It describes the concept of an Agroecological School System for primary schools in the highlands of Peru as used by FAO project. This system contains different interrelated production components(humus production, small animal husbandry (worms, guinea pigs and chickens), agriculture forage, medicinal and aromatic plants and vegetables) and forestry (tree nursery and plantation). The system has both pedagogical and nutritional objective. It is based on agroecological principles, recognition of traditional knowledge and may support school lunches; it also provides suggestions on the pedagogical use and evaluation of students.
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FAO Forestry Department
http://www.fao.org/forestry/en/



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Contact: Pieter Van Lierop
Forest Resources Development Service
Forestry Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
pieter.vanlierop@fao.org

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MANUAL DO CURSO DE DELIMITAÇÃO DE TERRAS DAS COMUNIDADES        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
FAO -
FAO, MAPUTO, 2000,
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This manual and the related video Nossa Terra are instruments for trainers which gives them a properly support in teaching. They have been produced by the government of Mozambique, with a technical support of FAO. They are training tools (prepared in the context of a field project implemented by FAO in Mozambique) to be used in the context of delimitation/demarcation of communities and/or indigenous territories. The aim is to reach the educational/training needs of rural communities by making villages communities aware of the land law and strengthening their capacities to negotiate with external investors. They are part of an extensive legal and institutional literature about land rights and land contracts attempting to support the implementation of land law in rural areas using a participatory approach. The VHS video was created in order to be used together with the manual for trainers. Both video and manual are edited in Portuguese. As they were thought for the Mozambique social environment (and other Portuguese speaking countries), they are not available in other different languages.
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Nowadays this book is only available in hard copy version. Electronic version of this book will be available soon.

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Contact: Paolo Groppo
Land Tenure Service (SDAA)
Rural Development Division (SDA)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Paolo.groppo@fao.org

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MANUAL FOR THE PREPARATION AND SALE OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. FORM FIELD TO MARKET        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
LÓPEZ CAMELO ANDRÉS F.
FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 159
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English
French
Spanish
This manual addresses small and medium-scale farmers of any region or country who have easy access to technology, although it is based on the experience of Latin America and the Caribbean region. This publication presents the main aspects to be taken into account when undertaking a commercial activity on fruits and vegetables. The book provides basic elements on the harvesting, post harvesting, handling and marketing of fresh produce for market. A glossary provides the identification of a great variety of fruits and vegetables with large commercial potential.
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Agricultural Support Systems Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/index.html



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Contact: Mejia-Lorio Danilo Jacinto
Agriculture Support System Division
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
danilo.mejia@fao.org

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MANUAL FORESTAL ESCOLAR        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Teachers' training          
VELAZCO GONZALES TELÉSFORO
MINISTERIO DE EDUCACIÓN DEL PERÚ, LIMA, 1993, pages 202
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Spanish
The document was developed for primary school teachers as a support to implement forest and environmental education in their schools Originally developed for a Forestry and Ecology Education Programme executed by FAO in the Peruvian highlands, it describes all basic activities in establishing and managing school tree nurseries, how to produce tree plants in these nurseries and how to establish a school plantation.
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Related links
FAO Forestry Department
http://www.fao.org/forestry/en/



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Contact: Pieter Van Lierop
Forest Resources Development
Forestry Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
pieter.vanlierop@fao.org

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MANUAL OF SEED HANDLING IN GENEBANKS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
RAO N. KAMESWARA
HANSON JEAN
M. EHSAN DULLOO, KAKOLI GHOSH DAVID NOWELL, MICHAEL LARIND
BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL, FAO, MACCARESE, ROME,
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English
The manual and its accompanying self-learning module on CD-Rm provides detailed procedural guidelines and lessons on seed conservation and genebank management. The manual and its module is a useful tool to learn about the different tasks of the genebank and the genebank procedures. The manual is aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for students and university professors.
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Contact: Bioversity publications
BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL
Rome
Italy
Via dei Tre Denari, 472a 00057 Maccarese (Rome)
Bioversity-publications@cgiar.org

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MANUAL ON INTEGRATED SOIL MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION PRACTICES        
subjects:  Water     Soil and land rights         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
BENITES JOSÉ
FRIEDRICH THEODOR
FAO, 2000, pages 214
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English
This manual targets technicians and farmers; it focuses on efficient techniques for soil conservation and management in order to find resolutions to solve the problems and the limitations caused by land degradation in Latin America and Africa. It finally aims at improving the productivity of the soils and water in an efficient and rapid way.
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Related links
Land and Water Development Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/AGL/default.stm



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Contact: Theodor Friedrich
Crop and Grassland Service
Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
theodore.friedrich@fao.org

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MANUAL ON PARTICIPATORY RAPID DIAGNOSIS AND ACTION PLANNING FOR IRRIGATED AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS (PRDA)        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
VAN DER SCHANS MARTIN L.
LEMPÉRIÈRE PHILIPPE
FAO IWMI IPTRID, ROME, 2006, pages 167
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English
This manual targets technicians of public services, NGOs, Farmers Organizations and practitioners wanting to plan and implement solutions responding to farmers’ needs as well as to the requirements for thrifty and integrated water resources management. It offers a participative and practical methodology based on practices, experience and thinking of many farmers and irrigation professionals in Ethiopia and Kenya and explains how to carry out Participatory Rapid Diagnosis and Action Planning for Irrigated Agricultural Systems (PRDA) managed by farmers.
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Related links
International Water Management Institute
http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/
International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage
http://www.fao.org/landandwater/iptrid/index.html



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Contact: Julian Martinez Beltran
Natural Resources Management and Environment (NR)
Water Development and Management (NRLW)
Land and Water (NRL)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
julian.martinezbeltran@fao.org

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MANUAL ON THE USE OF THE LP-SYSTEM IN MILK HANDLING AND PRESERVATION.        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
FAO ANIMAL PRODUCTION SERVICE
FAO, ROME, 1999, pages 31
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English
This manual is for extension personnel, trainers and trainees for youth and adult education activities for farmers and milk collectors and as a practical reference and training document dealing with systems of milk preservation. It is designed to improve the milk collection in rural areas, the transformation and the commercialization of milk and its related products. Its goal is also to facilitate the development of a milk system at village level, training especially women, to whom the milk collection has been traditionally assigned together with partners of rural development in order to satisfy the nutritional needs of as many people as possible.
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Related links
Publications and training materials of the Animal Production and Health Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/subjects/en/dairy/manuals.html



Related articles
Village Milk Processing, Animal Production and Health
http://www.fao.org/docrep/004/T0045E/T0045E00.htm





Contact: Frederic Lhoste
Livestock Production Group
Animal Production Service
Animal Production and Health Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
+39 0657054229
frederic.lhoste@fao.org

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MARKET RESEARCH FOR AGRO PROCESSORS: MARKETING EXTENSION GUIDE        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
TRACEY-WHITE JOHN
FAO, ROME, 1993,
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English
This guide is a useful tool for entrepreneurs and companies, banks, extension workers and NGOs involved in agro processing business. It describes the market research that agro processors can carry out, and some of the ways of doing such research. Market research is essential before embarking on any agro processing venture. It is addressed to entrepreneurs and companies who are planning to develop medium sized agro processing business. It is also intended to be used by banks that need to understand the potential market before lending for agro processing, by consulting firms and individuals offering market research services in developing countries. Extension workers and NGOs who are supporting rural processing ventures could also use parts of this guide.
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English version in PDF
http://www.fao.org/waicent/faoinfo/agricult/ags/AGSM/markres.pdf

Contact: Andrew W.Shepherd
Agriculture and Consumer Department
Agriculture Management, Marketing and Finance Service
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Andrew.Shepherd@fao.org

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MARKETS ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning         
_ _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and trainers in rural areas. The course illustrates how markets operate and how they relate to, and affect, food security and vulnerable households. It describes market components and how they function, and introduces some of the methods and indicators used to assess markets for improving food security analysis.
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Related links
Food Security Information for Action
http://www.foodsec.org/



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Contact: _
Food Security Information for Action Programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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MDG GOOD PRACTICES (2010)        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT GROUP _
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English
Good practices presented in this publication have sought to address specific constraints and challenges in achieving the Goals, in each country’s context. The publication provides evidence on different approaches to achieving the MDGs and the importance of recognizing the synergies between these and the Internationally Agreed Development Goals. Some case studies may be similar while others may serve as technical references for development practitioners. They show that, even under resource-constrained circumstances, there are innovative ways of overcoming obstacles to accelerate progress. This book is an useful tool for planners and people involved in planning education.
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Related links
MDG Good Practices Database!
http://www.undg-policynet.org/?q=node/42



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MDGS AND SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. CHALLENGES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE (ERP)        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education          Secondary and vocational education    
GASPERINI LAVINIA
AVILA MARCELINO
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper was presented at the Ministerial Seminar on Education for Rural People in Africa: Policy Lessons, Options and Priorities, 7–9 September 2005, Addis Ababa. This paper emphasizes the need for a strong specific focus on rural people and argues that education is the most effective way to empower the rural poor to get out of poverty and to ensure that the MDGs targets are met in sub-Saharan Africa. The paper provides empirical data on the human development situation and trends for rural people of the region.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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MEASURING THE IMPACTS OF HIV/AIDS ON RURAL LIVELIHOODS AND FOOD SECURITY        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
STOKES C. SHANNON
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 40
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English
This paper addresses HIV/AIDS specialists. The puropose is to examine the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural livelihoods asset and to identify possible indicators of their impacts that are relevant to household foodsecurity. A related objective is to identify potential measures for evaluating the impacts of mitigation strategies in the agricultural sector on HIV/AIDS induced food insecurity.
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Related links
HIV/AIDS and Food Security
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/



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Contact: Djeddah Carol
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
carol.djeddah@fao.org

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MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION RESOURCE KIT        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
_
FAO, ROME, 2011,
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English
This kit has been designed to answer the call from National Focal Points (NFPs) and others involved with the Treaty at national level, including those responsible for gene banks, NGOs and ministries. It is intended to support the improvement of their ability to raise public and media awareness and understanding of the Treaty and its activities. When fully operational, the Treaty Communication Kit will recognize and integrate information from countries whose media activities have been successful, presenting them as best practices for sharing with other countries.
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Contact: International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
pgrfa-treaty@fao.org

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MEETING THE HIV/AIDS CHALLENGE TO FOOD SECURITY. THE ROLE OF LABOUR SAVING TECHNOLOGIES IN FARM- HOUSEHOLDS        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
DU GUERNY JAQUES
FAO AND UNDP, 2002, pages 26
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English
This document targets farm-households by providing them with suggestions to face the consequences and challenges of HIV/AIDS on the farming system they live in. It focuses on the labour saving technologies (LSTs) that are a variety of methods and inputs used in farm production, since they can reduce and prevent the effects of HIV/AIDS on the agricultural production and food security. This paper addresses HIV/AIDS specialists.
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Related links
HIV/AIDS and Food Security
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/



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HIV/AIDS, AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY IN MALAWI
http://www.sahims.net/doclibrary/Sahims_Documents/HIVAIDS,%20agriculture%20and%20food%20security%20in%20Malawi.pdf
HIV/AIDS and agriculture
http://www.fao.org/hivaids/publications/farming_en.htm

Contact: Marcela Villarreal
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment
-
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
marcela.villarreal@fao.org

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MEJORANDO LA NUTRICIÓN A TRAVÉS DE HUERTOS Y GRANJAS FAMILIARES: MANUAL DE CAPACITACION PARA TRABAJADORES DE CAMPO EN AMERICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 2000, pages 240
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English
Spanish
This training package targets agricultural extension agents and field workers in rural areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. It aims at promoting home gardening as a step towards enhanced food security, better community and household nutrition. The home garden can be used to raise many kinds of vegetable, fruits, staple crops, medicinal plants and spices as well as animal and fish. Even a small plot of land, if well managed, can make a substantial contribution towards meeting household food needs and improving nutrition. These gardens have an established tradition and offer great potential for improving household food supplies.
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Contact: Ellen Muehlhoff
Nutrition Programmes Service
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ellen.muehlhoff@fao.org

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METHODOLOGICAL TOOLBOX ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education         
_ FAO
ROME, 2009,
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English
The purpose of the Methodological Toolbox is to provide a practical aid for the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines. It contains a series of analytical, educational and normative tools that offer guidance and hands-on advice on the practical aspects of the right to food. It covers a wide range of topics such as assessment, legislation, education, budgeting and monitoring. It emphasises the operational aspects of the right to food and contributes to strengthening in-country capacity to implement this right. The items titles are: Guide on legislating for the right to food; Methods to monitor the human right to adequate food (Vol I/II); Guide to conducting a right to food assessment; Right to food curriculum outline; Budget work to advance the right to food. The toolbox is an useful tool for students, teachers and extensionists.
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Contact: Rosales Mauricio
Agricultural and Development Economics Division
Economic and Social Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
mauricio.rosales@fao.org

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METHODOLOGY AND CASE STUDIES ON LINKAGES BETWEEN POVERTY AND FORESTRY: AFGHANISTAN, IRAN, KYRGYZSTAN AND TURKEY        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
SHIMIZU TADASHI
TRUDEL MONIQUE
FAO, ROME, 2006, pages 84
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English
This paper can be used by teachers and trainers. It describes four case studies of the West and Central Asia. It highlights the approach and methodology used by these countries to assess poverty situation and to improve the livelihood of rural communities through the access to forests and trees resources.
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A Case Study of Kyrgyzstan with Reference to Other Countries in West and Central Asia
http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/j2603e/j2603e00.htm
Assessing the access to forest resources for improving livelihoods in West and Central Asia countries
http://www.mountainpartnership.org/common/files/pdf/1_Asessing.pdf

Contact: Muller Eva
Forestry Policy Service
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Eva.muller@fao.org

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METHODS FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
HODDINOTT JOHN
IFPRI (INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE), 2002,
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English
The Food Security in Practice handbook is designed for development practitioners. It is based on IFPRI research and enables project personnel in the field to take research from analysis to action. Each volume addresses informational and methodological issues that practitioners confront during the life of a project, and presents the lessons learned from research on specific development issues. Relevant research and operational concepts are explained in easy-to-understand ways.
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Related links
www.ifpri.org




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Contact:
IFPRI (INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE)
Washington, DC 20006-1002
USA
2033 K Street, NW
ifpri@cgiar.org

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METHODS TO MONITOR THE HUMAN RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD. VOLUME 1        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Teachers' training          
FAO _
ROME , 2008,
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English
The volume intends to provide practical guidance and advice in establishing priorities and in implementing ways to promote, protect and fulfil the right to adequate food. This volume attempts to contribute to a common understanding of what rights-focused monitoring and rights-based monitoring mean. It is a training tool for educators on rural development, and people responsible for planning and monitoring food security, nutrition and poverty reduction policy. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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Contact: Barbara Ekwall
Right to Food Unit
Agricultural and Development Economics Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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METHODS TO MONITOR THE HUMAN RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD. VOLUME II        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
ROME, 2008,
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
English
The aim of this volume is highly practical and provides a detailed overview of the most current and relevant methodological and operational information related to monitoring the right to adequate food. Information regarding specific methods are provided, explained and summarised. In most cases, the methods included are already being applied in more general monitoring of food security, nutrition and poverty reduction. The primary target users are responsible for planning and monitoring food security, nutrition, and poverty reduction policy. It is also a useful tool for educators on rural development.
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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle Terme di Caracalla

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MICRO-CREDIT. THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN BORROWING MONEY        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ASIA/PACIFIC UNESCO -
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU), TOKYO, 2002, pages 25
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English
This booklet can be used by extension personnel, trainers and neo-literates people who are interested in starting a self-employment project or a commercial activity. In a simple and easy-to-understand manner, this booklet explains practical knowledge and skills for borrowing and returning loans in micro-credit, a scheme of small loans.
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Related links
Give us credit. UNICEF Web site
http://www.unicef.org/credit/credit.pdf



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Microcredit as a Tool for Women Empowerment
http://www.foreignaid.com/thinktank/microcredit.html

Contact: Mari Takano
Education Division
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU)
Tokyo
Japan
6 Fukuromachi, Shinjuku-ku, 162-8484
+81-3-3269-4559
maritakano@accu.or.jp

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MILK PRODUCER GROUP - RESOURCE BOOK, A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ASSIST MILK PRODUCER GROUPS.        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
DRAAIJIER JURJEN
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 85
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
This manual is for extension personnel, trainers of leaders of milk producer groups and people working in small-scale dairying in developing countries. It tries to be a means to improving the safety, quantity and quality of milk and milk products available for consumers in rural areas. It aims to promote the organization of small-scale milk collection and processing as a sustainable, income-generating activity for household food security and to demonstrate that milk producers can increase their income and utilize their skills and resources better if they are working in groups. It includes topics such as: forming groups, developing groups, milk collection, processing, marketing and other group activities.
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Related links
FAO - Milk and dairy products (Agriculture Department)
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/subjects/en/dairy/manuals.html



Related articles
The Technology of Making Cheese from Camel Milk
http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/t0755e/t0755e00.htm



Contact: Frederic Lhoste
Lifestock Production Group
Animal Production Service
Animal Production and Health Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
+39 0657054229
frederic.lhoste@fao.org

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MIP EN ARROZ : MANEJO INTEGRADO DE PLAGAS: ARTRÓPODOS, ENFERMEDADES Y MALEZAS         
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
PANTOJA LÓPEZ ALBERTO ,
FISCHER ALBERT J.
F.J.C. VICTORIA, L.R. SANINT, A. RAMÍREZ, E.TASCÓN, E.DURÁN
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE), 2001,
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Spanish
This manual targets farmers and researchers in the field of rice crops. It offers rice farmers and researchers up-to-date methods of control, thresholds of damage, and integrated management strategies to counteract the serious loss of yield (20%) to pests in Latin America. The dynamics of rice pests (harmful arthropods, diseases, and weeds) increase both rice research costs and market prices.
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Related links
www.ciat.cgiar.org




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Contact:
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Cali
Colombia
Mailing address: A.A. 6713
www.ciat.cgiar.org

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MOBILIZING CAPITAL IN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE COOPERATIVES        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
ROUSE JOHN G.
VON PISCHKE J.D.
FAO, ROME, 1997,
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English
This publication targets cooperativists and policy-makers. The aim of this booklet is to highlight some of the issues that cooperatives can afford in meeting challenges. Cooperatives in many developing countries, face increasing financial difficulties which threaten their survival an business. They need alternative sources of capital to maintain and strengthen their position in the market and this publication provides guidelines on how this can be done
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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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MODERNIZING NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SYSTEMS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR POLICY-MAKERS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES        
subjects:  Communication     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
QAMAR KALIM
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
This publication is for extension personnel, trainers, policy-makers who would like to refresh their knowledge of the concept of extension. This publication introduces the framework for determining the need for extension reform and also guidelines for modernizing national extension systems. Extension is a function of providing need- and demand-based knowledge and skills to rural men, women and youth in a non-formal, participatory manner, with the objective of improving their quality of life. Since most of the target population is adult, extension commonly applies the principles of adult education to educational approaches and materials to enhance learning. Extension is essentially education, although it falls outside formal education systems, and as such, aims at bringing about positive behavioural changes among those targeted.
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Contact: Riccardo Del Castello
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Riccardo.delcastello@fao.org

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MORE THAN WOOD. SPECIAL OPTIONS ON MULTIPLE USE OF FORESTS        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
LAMB ROBERT
FAO, ROME, pages 52
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English
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has prepared this booklet to present examples of wise use of non-wood forests products (NWFP). It illustrates their potential as source of self-sufficient and sustained livelihoods for low-income rural communities, their commercial and industrial applications and their value in local or distant marketplaces.
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Related links
Forestry Department
http://www.fao.org/forestry/en



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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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MOZAMBICO: EDUCAZIONE E SVILUPPO RURALE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
GASPERINI LAVINIA
LAVORO/ISCOS, ROME, 1989,
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Spanish
Italian
Portuguese
This book addresses teachers and people involved in planning education. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It analyses the capacity of the Mozambique's pedagogical system, that was built after the independence, in preparing young people to work, particularly in agricultural field, in order to stop the exodus from rural area to the cities, and so to contribute to the promotion of the rural development.
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Related links
Moçambique para todos; Citation
http://typo3.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/ERP/docs2010/news2010/Mocambique.doc



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Contact: Lavinia Gasperini
Education Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
lavinia.gasperini@fao.org

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MULTILATERAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS ON AGRICULTURE. A RESOURCE MANUAL         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
_ FAO
ROME, 2000,
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
English
This manual is an useful tool for those who have responsibility for implementing the WTO agreements or who will be involved in the new negotiations. This manual explains the basic concepts of the WTO Agreements which most directly affect agriculture and provides other information relevant for better understanding and assessing the implications for national policies of the WTO Agreements as well as their possible impact on the agricultural economies. The Manual also takes into account ongoing work of relevance to trade and natural resources management, as well as environmental and ethical concerns.
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Contact: Maetz Materne
Technical Cooperation Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Maetz.Materne @fao.org

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MULTILINGUAL THESAURUS ON LAND TENURE        
subjects:  Soil and land rights              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
CIPARISSE GÉRARD
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This publication is a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The publication includes key background information and references in addition to the basic definitions. Examples are also provided to help clarify the sense and use of the terminology. The three languages versions (English, French, Spanish) cross-reference similar concepts and ideas to help readers understand the similarities and the differences between the three linguistic and legal traditions. The entries cover all aspects related to land tenure such as legal rights in land, information systems, policies and procedures, taxation and economics aspects. The entries in each chapter are listed in alphabetical order.
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Contact: Paolo Groppo
Land Tenure and Management Unit (NRLA)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Paolo.groppo@fao.org

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NANGI        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
UNESCO -
UNESCO, PARIS, 2002, pages 20
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English
French
This booklet targets adolecent girls explaining to them how it could be dangerous to be infected by HIV/AIDS. It explains how their ambitions and hopes could be ruined and compromised by the ignorance about HIV.
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Contact: Mbanga, Rose
Literacy and Non-formal Education
Basic Education
UNESCO
Paris
France
7, Place de Fontenoy 75352
+33 1 45 68 09 90
r.mbanga@unesco.org

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NATIONAL FOREST PROGRAMME FACILITY        
subjects:  Trees and Forests              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
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English
French
Spanish
The term “national forest programme” (nfp*) is a generic expression for a wide range of approaches towards forest policy formulation, planning and implementation at the subnational and national levels. As one of the most important outcomes of international forest policy dialogue, the nfp is the first commonly agreed framework for sustainable forest management which is applicable to all countries and to all types of forests. Hence, an nfp serves as a framework to put international agreements on sustainable forest management into practice. The NFP Facility web site offers information services and exchange learning, experiences, evaluation and lessons learnt on the implementation of nfp processes. The Facility supports the nfps as a natural platform for implementing sustainable forest management and therefore forest-related climate change issues. These materials are a useful kit for teachers in rural areas but also for planners, educators on rural development and managers of agricultural education. In particular, the NFP Facility provides a solid local level input for policy decision makers at national level.
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Contact: Johan Lejeune
Forestry Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
johan.lejeune@fao.org

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NEGOTIATION AND MEDIATION TECHNIQUES FOR NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT        
subjects:  Peace education     Trees and Forests         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
ENGEL ANTONIA
KORF BENEDIKT
FAO, ROME, 2005, pages 219
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English
French
Spanish
This training material targets extension workers, advisers of governmental organizations and NGOs, development agencies, private companies and practitioners working on participatory/collaborative natural resource management and rural livelihoods projects. It looks at how negotiation and consensus building can be used to manage conflict and build collaboration. This publication also provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to establish and manage a process of consensual negotiations involving multiple stakeholders.
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Contact: Antonia Engel, Dominique Reeb
Forestry Department
Forest Economics, Policy and Institutions Service (FOEP)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Antonia.Engel@fao.org, Dominique.Reeb@fao.org

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NOMADS OF THE ISLANDS        
subjects:  Biodiversity     Animals and Pastoralism         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
PROTO ANTONELLO
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This video sets out the Chad nomads’ life which is organized following the rules dictated by their cattle and the frailty of the dry environment in which they live. Now, changing climatic conditions, new economic habits and intensive cultivation in wet environments are putting dry areas at risk, pushing the nomads away from their traditional lands onto the islands of the lake. Helping them adapt to this new life is possible only by combining tradition and new technology. This video is of special interest to secondary school teachers and students, adult community groups and rural development specialists.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
OEKD
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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NUTRITION EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS. A PLANNING GUIDE FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2005,
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English
French
This planning guide targets teams of educators and health staff at national or local level. It consists of three parts: a technical reader, a set of worksheets and a classroom curriculum chart. This guide provides background information on the aims of nutrition education in schools. It gives step-by-step guidance in planning or redesigning a nutrition education classroom curriculum and related school-based nutrition actions.
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Nutrition and consumer protection
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/index_en.stm



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Contact: Peter Glasauer
Nutrition Programmes Service
Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
peter.glauser@fao.org

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NUTRITIONAL CARE AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS: A TRAINING COURSE        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) _
FAO
WHO, GENEVA, 2009,
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English
Good nutrition is a fundamental part of caring for people living with HIV/AIDS. Good nutrition translated into a balanced diet is a positive way to respond to this illness, and it helps people live better, longer and more comfortable lives. This short course, which takes into account recent findings, aims to provide caregivers with practical knowledge about nutrition care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS. The course also seeks to sharpen caregivers communications skills to enable them to provide appropriate guidance in choosing the right foods, and in preparing them appetizingly and safely for people who are ill or with poor appetite. The course consists of a package of fifteen sessions that take about 12 to 15 hours to complete using a variety of classic teaching methods, including lectures, demonstrations, role-play and exercises. In addition to sessions on basic nutrition and communication skills, topics include feeding the child living with HIV, the role of medicines and myths in nutritional care, and discussion on how to increase access to food.
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World Health Organization
www.who.int/nutrition



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Contact:
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Geneva
Switzerland
1211 Geneva 27
nutrition@who.int

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NUTRITIONAL STATUS ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
EC-FAO FOOD SECURITY INFORMATION FOR ACTION PROGRAMME _
FAO,
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English
This module was developed for planners, policy formulators and programme managers who are involved in monitoring progress in poverty reduction, and meeting food security goals and targets. This course covers the basic concepts of malnutrition, describes how nutritional status is assessed, and identifies the most commonly used nutrition indicators. The duration is approximately 3,5 hours. This module is a computer-based distance learning resource accessible on CD and via the Internet and is mainly designed for self-paced learning, with no personal instruction. It uses the latest instructional methods in e-learning.
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Related links
Food Security Information for Action Programme
http://www.foodsecinfoaction.org/News/index.htm
More Distance Learning Courses from FAO
http://www.imarkgroup.org



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Contact: Information for action programme
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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ON-FARM MYCOTOXIN CONTROL IN FOOD AND FEED GRAIN FAO        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
GOLOB PETER
FAO, ROME, 2007,
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English
The booklet is intended to be used by extension personnel, both government and non-government employees, in their efforts to advise and assist rural communities. This booklet provides information that can be used to avoid food contamination by environmental pollution, such as undesirable pesticides and heavy metals or undesirable substances such as mycotoxins. It is expected that those using this booklet will have a basic knowledge of biology and of agriculture, both production and post-harvest.
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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING SERIES         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Teachers' training          
THE COMMONWEALTH OF LEARNING
WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE (ICRAF), NAIROBI, 2004,
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This series of handbooks targets practitioners in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) and it covers the key roles and functions of ODL systems from the practitioner's perspective. The purpose is to give teachers, instructional designers and writers advice and guidance about their tasks, functions and roles. It also presents suggestions for planning and writing learning materials.
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Planning and Implementing Open and Distance Learning Systems: A Handbook for Decision Makers
English
Creating Learning Materials for Open and Distance Learning (ODL): A Handbook for Authors and Instructional Designers
English
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world agroforestry centre
http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org



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Contact: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE (ICRAF)
Nairobi
Kenya
P.O.Box 30709
ILRI-Kenya@cgiar.org

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ORTI SOLIDALI WEB SITE        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
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FAO, ROME , 2009,
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English
The web site presents the project called "orti solidali" (fair gardens). The project’s objective is to build some vegetable gardens in the outskirts of Rome run by a cooperative of young farmers. It will allows to enable young vulnerable men and women to be trained in a specialized branch of horticulture and to develop the necessary skills for the future possible creation of an enterprise. The site is an useful tool for farmers, agriculturalists specialized in "natural farming" (agricoltura sinergica), trainers and planners on rural development.
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Food for the Cities
http://www.fao.org/fcit/fcit-home/en/



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Contact: Anna Satta, Custot, Julien, Gianfelici, Francesca
NRC
FAO

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OUR FUTURE IS IN YOUR HANDS. WILDLIFE CLUBS OF GHANA LEADER        
subjects:  Trees and Forests     Water     HIV/AIDS    
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
SEEBACH MATTHEW
2002,
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English
This guide is based on the experience of the Wildlife Clubs of Gahana and targets teachers and leaders of Wildlife Clubs who work to solve the environment global problems. It aims at helping them to promote by young people the desire to conserve the environment, habitats and species threatened by human actions. This book provides all the information on how to start a club in order to save the environment.
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Forestry Department
http://www.fao.org/forestry/site/intranet/en/



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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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OUR WATER OUR LIFE        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU) -
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU), TOKYO, 2002, pages 16
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English
This booklet targets children and youth explaining to them, with the help of drawings and dialogues, the crucial importance of water, what is making water dirty, what to do to keep water clean and the water cycle.
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Water cartoons developed for the World Food Day
http://www.fao.org/landandwater/default.stm



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Control of water pollution from agriculture
http://www.fao.org/docrep/W2598E/W2598E00.htm

Contact: Mari Takano
Education
ASIA/PACIFIC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR UNESCO (ACCU)
Tokyo
Japan
6, Fukuromachi, Shinjuku-ku, 162-8484
+81332694559
maritakano@accu.or.jp

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PARTICIPATORY COMMUNICATION STRATEGY DESIGN: A HANDBOOK        
subjects:  Communication     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
MEFALOPULOS PAOLO
KAMLONGERA CHRIS
FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 111
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English
This handbook targets policy makers, governmental organizations, NGOs who are involved in the implementation and management of strategies for development purposes based on the results of the field Participatory Rural Communication Appraisal (PRCA). The methodology outlines ways of involving people in the decision-making processes that may lead to effective communication planning and action to improve their livelihood. This publication specifies the requirements for effective use of communication approaches, techniques, media, materials and methods among rural communities.
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Related links
Sustainable Development Department
http://www.fao.org/



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PARTICIPATORY RURAL COMMUNICATION APPRAISAL :Starting with the People
http://www.fao.org/docrep/008/y5793e/y5793e00.htm

Contact:
Communication for Development Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
sdre@fao.org

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PARTICIPATORY COMMUNICATION: A KEY TO RURAL LEARNING SYSTEMS        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
COLDEVIN GARY
FAO , ROME, 2003,
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English
This publication, especially aimed at stakeholders and locals, is an attempt to focus on some issues in the vast field of communication and education for development. It provides an overview of the tools and methodologies of participatory communication as well as some of the most significant experiences of FAO’s Communication for Development Group.
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Contact: Riccardo del Castello
Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension (OEKR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
riccardo.delcastello@fao.org

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PARTICIPATORY CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. A TRAINING GUIDE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
ROGERS ALAN
TAYLOR PETER
LINDLEY WILLIAM I.
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 153
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English
French
Spanish
This training guide targets teachers, administrators or researchers engaged in agricultural education and training, as well as planners and administrators in Ministry of Agriculture Training Divisions. It explores the reasons and methods for involving these stakeholders in the development of curricula at three different levels: determining the aims and goals of the programme and courses; setting the learning objectives and designing the learning activities by which these objectives are to be achieved.
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Related links
FAO - SD Dimensions
http://www.fao.org/sd/index_en.htm



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Contact: William I. Lindley
Extension, Education and Communicaiton Service
Research, Extension and Training Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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PARTICIPATORY CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT STUDY: A TRAINING GUIDE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
ROGERS ALAN
TAYLOR PETER
FAO, ROME, 2002,
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English
This manual is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This manual is the result of collaboration between the University of Reading, United Kingdom and FAO. It seeks to help those engaged in agricultural education and training to identify the stakeholders for their own programmes. It explores the reasons and methods for involving these stakeholders in the development of curricula at three different levels: determining the aims and goals of the program and courses; setting the learning objectives (in terms of knowledge, skills and attitudes, the so-called "KSA approach" to curriculum development); and designing the learning activities by which these objectives are to be achieved. The manual also outlines the implications of involving outsiders in curriculum development processes.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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PARTICIPATORY ENVIRONMENT EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Soil and land rights     Trees and Forests    
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
WENTLING TIM L.
ADHIKARYA RONNY
TEOH CHYE-HEAN
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 232
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English
This publication targets professionals, agencies and/or countries who are interested in initiating environment education training (EET) activities. This publication is intended to document the experiences of a network of professionals as they pursued the concept of environment protection through education and training of personnel in the agriculture sector. Members of this network, mainly master trainers from eight institutions in six countries, engaged in participatory curriculum development, testing and implementation of a systematic form of education and training that fitted their particular situation.
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FAO - SDR
http://www.fao.org/sd/kn4_en.htm



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Contact:
SDR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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PARTICIPATORY PROJECT FORMULATION         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     E-learning         

FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
This participatory project formulation targets stakeholders interested in participatory approaches and methods in support of sustainable rural livelihoods and food security. The aim is to teach participants how to apply the different approaches and methods for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects, in order to increase their level of knowledge, influence and control over their own livelihoods, including development initiatives affecting them.
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Contact: Bonnal Jean
SDAR
SDA
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
jean.bonnal@fao.org

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PARTICIPATORY RURAL COMMUNICATION APPRAISAL, STARTING WITH THE PEOPLE        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
ANYAEGBUNAM CHIKE
MEFALOPULOS PAOLO
MOETSABI TITUS
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This handbook is a useful tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at policy makers and planners. It describes the procedure for planning and conducting Participatory Rural Communication Appraisal (PRCA) as the first step in the design of cost-effective and appropriate communication programmes, strategies and materials for development projects. Developed by the SADC Centre of Communication for Development, in collaboration with Communication for Development Group of FAO. PRCA is a quick, multidisciplinary and participatory way to conduct communication research. It actively involves the people concerned in the research process to ensure that Communication for Development programmes are effective and relevant to them.
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Contact: Riccardo Del Castello
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Riccardo.delcastello@fao.org

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PARTICIPATORY RURAL COMMUNICATION APPRAISAL. STARTING WITH THE PEOPLE        
subjects:  Communication              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ANYAEGBUNAM CHIKE
MEFALOPULOS PAOLO
MOETSABI TITUS
FAO, ROME , 2004,
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English
French
Spanish
Arabic
This field guide targets development workers, extension staff and communication practitioners to better assist rural people to develop and implement communication strategies to improve their livelihood in a sustainable manner. In particular, it aims at providing an appropriate method for planning and conducting Participatory Rural Communication Appraisal (PRCA) to design effective communication programmes.
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Natural Resources Management and Environment Department
http://www.fao.org/sd/index_en.htm



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Contact: Communication for Development Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ComDev@fao.org

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PARTICIPATORY TRAINING AND EXTENSION IN FARMERS' WATER MANAGEMENT.         
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
FAO -
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
This is a website which contains a package of training material for the development and implementation of a Participatory Training & Extension Programme in Farmers' Water Management. The two main documents are The Guidelines and Farmers' Training Manual for PT&E-FWM. Besides this, the training package contains a collection of various documents and audiovisual materials to help in the development and implementation of training programmes for farmers and field staff in order to facilitate the introduction of appropriate water control technologies and better water management techniques. Participatory Training and Extension (PT&E) has proved to be an effective tool to establish the appropriate support structure to assist and advise farmers in irrigation development and management. PT&E is in particular useful for small holder irrigation and in the case of irrigation management transfer programmes. Farmers Water Management (FWM) refers to all water control techniques, technologies and related activities under the direct control and responsibility of farmers. FWM is carried out on an individual basis, by each farmer on his/her own field and farm as well as by a group of farmers, who jointly manage a hydraulic unit and share water from the same source. Farmers¿ Water Management (FWM) refers to all water control techniques, technologies and related activities under the direct control and responsibility of farmers. FWM is carried out on an individual basis, by each farmer on his/her own field and farm as well as by a group of farmers, who jointly manage a hydraulic unit and share water from the same source.
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It is also available on a CD-ROM that can be ordered by sending an e-mail to: farmer-water-training@fao.org.

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Water cartoons developed for the World Food Day 2002
http://www.fao.org/landandwater/default.stm



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Contact: Giovanni Muñoz
Water Resources, Development and Management Service (AGLW)
Land and Water Development Division (AGL)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
farmer-water-training@fao.org

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PERFORMANCE EVALUATION GUIDE. ASSESSING COMPETENCY-BASED TRAINING IN AGRICULTURE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
DIFFERENT AUTHORS
FAO, ROME, 1995, pages 218
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English
This guide describes a generic methodological approach for conducting performance evaluations of skill-oriented, competency-based agricultural training. It provides concepts, principles, techniques and illustrative examples of performance evaluation methods to facilitate trainers in developing their own performance evaluation instruments. The purpose of the book is to improve the process, method, materials, delivery and impact of training activities. This guide is intended for managers, planners, evaluators and trainers of agricultural training programmes.
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Research and Extension Division
http://www.fao.org/nr/ext/ext_en.htm



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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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PLANNING AND DESIGNING RURAL MARKETS: MARKETING EXTENSION GUIDE        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training          
TRACEY-WHITE JOHN
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
Spanish
This guide is designed to assist community planners, rural engineers and agricultural extension units to formulate and implement relevant market-development plans. Upgrading rural markets is one way to improve access to marketing opportunities. The issues covered in this Guide include: designing markets that meet a community's social and economic needs; working with communities to identify the marketing problems and to choose a site for a new market; using appropriate and simple methods to survey and plan the site layout and to design market buildings; preparing a market development proposal and making budget estimates; undertaking simple social and economic feasibility studies; looking for financing and constructing the market; managing, operating and maintaining the market.
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Related links
Marketing Extension Guides
http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/subjects/en/agmarket/agmarket.html



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Contact: Andrew W.Shepherd
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service
Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Andrew.Shepherd@fao.org

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POPULAR HYDROPONIC GARDENS        
subjects:  Plants     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
MARULANDA CESAR
IZQUIERDO JUAN
FAO, SANTIAGO DE CHILE, 1993, pages 138
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English
This manual targets governments, institution and agencies. This publication promotes the implementation of the Popular Hydroponic Gardens (PHG)in order to establish horticultural micro-enterprise in suburban and rural areas with characteristics of social and economic poverty and marginality. The PHG technique enable users to produce, with little water consumption and small amount of physical work, fresh, healthy and abundant vegetables in small spaces at home; it is possible to produce high quality products and improve food’s quality.This manual provides eight classes on installation, cultivation, nutrition of the plants, pest management and control of PHG.
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Contact: Juan Izquierdo
FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR LATIN AMERICA
Santiago
Chile
Avenida Dag Hammarskjold, 3241, Vitacura
juan.izquierdo@fao.org

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POST-CONFLICT LAND TENURE. USING A SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS APPROACH        
subjects:  Soil and land rights     Peace education         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
UNRUH JON D.
FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 55
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English
This publication targets land administrators and stakeholders. This book is part of the FAO Livelihood Support Programme (LSP) which aims at building stakeholder capacity to improve people’s access to natural resources through the application of sustainable livelihood approaches: food security, poverty alleviation and rural development. The book describes important aspects of formal, state administration and legislation in post-conflict land tenure situations.
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Contact: Livelihood Support Programme (LSP)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
lsp@fao.org

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PRACTICAL SUBJECTS IN BASIC EDUCATION. RELEVANCE AT LAST OR SECOND RATE EDUCATION? LESSONS FROM 40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
BERGMANN HERBERT
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This paper was presented at the "Aid Agencies Workshop Education for Rural People: Targeting the Poor" (Rome, December 2002). The teaching of practical skills in basic education and school garden practices have been experimented for years in many parts of the world. With almost forty years of direct experience in these areas,the author provides a brief analysis of the different approaches, lessons learned and suggestions for improving upon the relevance of these activities. The first priority in educating rural people is to teach rural children, youth and adults the essential learning tools (such as literacy, oral expression, and arithmetic); school gardens should not overshadow such key objectives or create unrealistic expectations.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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PREPARATION FOR LIFE AND WORK        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education     Teachers' training     
PHILIP STABBACK DAKMARA GEORGESCU
ELMEHDI AG-MUPHTAH KLAUS JAHN
PHILIPPE DE CASTRO
GTZ AND IBE UNESCO: INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF EDUCATION, 2008,
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English
This study is a useful tool for teachers in rural areas but also for planners, educators on rural development, and managers of agricultural education. The study provided the ADEA Biennale (2008) with an insight into possible effective strategies for reinforcing the links between school, life and the world of work in post-primary education (lower secondary) in Sub-Saharan African countries by encouraging integration into the curricula of life-related aspects and dimensions thus developing students’ competencies for life and work. The contributors to this study are: the International Bureau of Education (IBE UNESCO) and GTZ.
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GTZ
http://www.gtz.de/de/



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Contact: klaus jahn
GTZ AND IBE UNESCO: INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF EDUCATION
Eschborn
Germany
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
E klaus.jahn@gtz.de

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PREPARING FOR HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Non-formal education         
MARTIN, V.
FORMAN, A.
LUBROTH J.
FAO, ROME, 2006, pages 62
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English
This publication is an invaluable source of useful information for anyone involved in poultry-keeping and animal health practices. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) represents a threat to poultry industries worldwide and to people's livelihoods, and a potential threat to human health. The aim of this manual is to help national animal authorities and other stakeholders prepare for a possible incursion of HPAI, detect diseases as soon as possible and respond as rapidly as possible to contain the disease. The manual offers practical advice on disease identification, pathology and diagnosis; detection, response and control strategies; and biosecurity measures to prevent outbreaks.
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Related links
Agriculture Department, Animal Production and Health Division
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/subjects/en/health/diseases-cards/special_avian.html



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Avian influenza
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/en/

Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE: RETHINKING HIGHER AGRICULTURE EDUCATION AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE ASIA PACIFIC        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
APEAEN FAO
2008,
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English
In this book you will find good practices in the field of education for agriculture and environment in Asia presented at APEAEN (Asia Pacific Association of Educators In Agriculture Education and Environment) conference. The volume contains also models in the context of climate change and global environment very useful for dealing with this change. The good practices were based on experiences documented from 12 countries represented. This volume is addressed to universities and colleges students and also to educators on rural development, and planners.
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NRRR
FAO - APEAEN
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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PREPARING MICROPROJECT PROPOSALS TO IMPROVE HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              

FAO, pages 62
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English
This manual targets governments and non-government development workers. It aims at helping poor communities in developing countries to prepare and participate in nutrition micrprojects for improving food security and alleviate poverty. It explains the four stages of a project: preparation, appraisal, design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
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Nutrition Programmes Service ESNP
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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PREVENTING MICRONUTRIENT MALNUTRITION A GUIDE TO FOOD-BASED APPROACHES - WHY POLICY MAKERS SHOULD GIVE PRIORITY TO FOOD-BASED STRATEGIES         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
INTERNATIONAL LIFE SCIENCES INSTITUTE -
FAO - INTERNATIONAL LIFE SCIENCES INSTITUTE, WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S.A., 1997, pages 103
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English
This publication targets policy-makers. It highlights the value of food-based approaches in controlling micronutrient malnutrition. The guide provides an overview of the public health importance of micronutrient malnutrition and how to go about taking action to control the problem. FAO and ILSI (International Life Science Institute) share a commitment to continuing the drive to place food-based strategies for preventing micronutrient deficiencies on the development policy agenda.
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Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
peter.glasauer@fao.org

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PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF AVIAN FLU IN SMALL SCALE POULTRY. A GUIDE FOR VETERINARY PARAPROFESSIONALS IN VIETNAM        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
OOSTERWIJK G.
VAN AKEN D.
VONGTHILATH S.
FAO, VSF-CICDA, DEP. OF ANIMAL HEALTH OF SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM, 2006,
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English
French

This guide targets people who work in backyard and small-scale poultry production units in South East Asia; the publication has been developed to provide them with adequate information to better prevent and control Avian Influenza. The guide therefore emphasizes on simple and inexpensive measures for disease prevention and control.
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FAO
Hanoi
Vietnam

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PRICE MONITORING        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
GOLETTI FRANCESCO
FARID NASER
IMTIAZ AHMED, MD. AMINUL ISLAM KHANDAKER
IFPRI (INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE), 1993,
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English
This manual targets policy-makers and all actors involved in the process of price control. It is based on a training course addressed to officers from Ministry of Agriculture of Bangladesh, who are involved in price monitoring, analysis, and forecasting. It is divided into three following modules: Role of Price and Simple Price Forecasting, Price Variability, Margins and Market Integration and International Prices and Parity Prices.
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www.ifpri.org




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IFPRI (INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE)
Washington, DC 20006-1002
USA
2033 K Street, NW
ifpri@cgiar.org

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PRIMARY SCHOOL AGRICULTURE : WHAT CAN IT REALISTICALLY ACHIEVE?        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
RIEDMILLER SIBYLLE
FAO, ROME, 2002,
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English
This paper is a training tool for teachers, educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This study was published in "Entwicklung und Laendlicher Raum" on july 2002. According to the author, "school gardening" has often been understood as manual work in the school garden, without educational or social aims. The author promotes a sustainable and more comprehensive approach to agriculture in school which combines educational, socio-political and economic objectives. She is concerned about the "pathology" of school gardening which some critics have called child-labour exploitation or punishment. This refers to situations in which pupils have no control over their crops and no tangible benefits, when proceeds are appropriated by teachers as an additional income, or used by schools for miscellaneous expenses. For these reasons, agricultural labour in schools has often been viewed unfavourably by parents and communities. This article highlights the strengths and the constraints of agriculture in primary schools and provides sound insight on how to overcome the pathology of weak practices.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON RURAL RADIO AND FOOD SECURITY; ROME, 5-7 NOVEMBER 2001         
subjects:  Communication     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              

FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 109
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English
French
This book addresses national broadcasters; it reports the workshop on rural radio and food security which was one of the cooperation initiatives that brought together rural radio broadcasters from selected African countries with representatives of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), The Developing Countries Farm Radio Network (DCFRN) and FAO. The workshop aimed at fostering meetings, discussions and exchange between the technical services of FAO and African radio broadcasters, as well as discussing the FAO/AMARC project for the creation of a food security information service.
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Presentation on Rural Radio and Food Security
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/MEETING/005/AC509E.HTM
Rural Radio: Africa
http://www.fao.org/News/2001/011205-e.htm

Contact:
Communication for development
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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PROCESAMIENTO DE FRUTAS Y HORTALIZAS MEDIANTE METODOS ARTESANALES Y DE PEQUEÑA ESCALA         
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Teachers' training      Secondary and vocational education    
PALTRINIERI GAETANO
FIGUEROLA FERNANDO
ROJAS LORETO
FAO, SANTIAGODE CHILE, 1993,
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Spanish
This manual addresses microenterprises in order to improve their incomes and the development of small communities in Latin America and the Caribbean. It provides basic elements on post-harvest food preservation and technological processes applied for the transformation and conservation of products. It also considers their final destination as own consumption and marketing.
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Departamento de Agricultura y Proteccion del Consumidor
http://www.fao.org/ag/esp/default.htm



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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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PROGRAMA DE EDUCACIÓN FORESTAL        
subjects:  Trees and Forests     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Primary education     Teachers' training          
IZQUIERDO WILSON
VELAZCO GONZALES TELÉSFORO
MINISTERIO DE EDUCACIÓN DEL PERÚ, LIMA, 1993, pages 254
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Spanish
The document was developed for primary school teachers as a support to implement forest and environmental education in their schools. Originally developed for a Forestry and Ecology Education Programme executed by FAO in the Peruvian highlands, it describes all basic activities in establishing and managing school tree nurseries, how to produce tree plants in these nurseries and how to establish a school plantation.
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FAO Forestry Deaprtment
http://www.fao.org/forestry/en/



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Forest Resources Development Service
Forestry Department
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
pieter.vanlierop@fao.org

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PROJECT FODEPAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: E-learning              
FAO _
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Spanish
FODEPAL is an e-learning international cooperation project for managers, formulators and policy-makers. It aims at promoting food security, sustainable rural development, management of natural resources and international agriculture trade. The project has been developed by the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean.
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EASYPol On-line materials for policy making
http://www.fao.org/easypol/output/



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Contact: Proyecto FODEPAL - Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe
FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR LATIN AMERICA
Santiago
Chile
Avenida Dag Hammarskjold, 3241, Vitacura
rlc-fodepal@fao.org

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PROMOTING RURAL WOMEN        
subjects:  Gender     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
PREMCHANDER SMITA
PRAMEELA V.
POLMAN WIM
FAO, 2004, pages 210
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English
This training kit provides Cooperative Promotion Department (CPD) staff with tools for enhancing the sustainability of rural women's cooperative businesses. The aim is to assist CPD to move from being a provider of finance, to becoming a facilitator; it also aims at assisting rural women's groups to move from dependence to self-reliance and from being small income generating instead of being hand-holders.
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Regional Office for Asia and the PAcific
http://www.fao.org/world/regional/rap/



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Contact: Wim Polman
FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Thailand
Bangkok
39 Phra Atit Road
wim.polman@fao.org

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PROTECTING AND PROMOTING GOOD NUTRITION IN CRISIS AND RECOVERY        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Peace education         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
MUEHLHOFF ELLEN
MCEWAN MARGARET
TUFFREY VERONICA
FAO, ROME, 2005, pages 162
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English
This book targets programme planners and technicians in the fields of nutrition, food security, agriculture, community and social development; the aim is offering them guidance in adopting a long-term perspective to address problems of household food insecurity and malnutrition during periods of crisis and recovery. It provides a framework for an implementation strategy that focuses on saving lives in the short term to ensure households to be less vulnerable to food and nutrition insecurity in the future. Its purpose is to establish a common vision and standpoint to assess, analyse and improve nutritional well-being in a variety of emergency context.
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Contact: Ellen Muehlhoff
Nutrition Programmes Service
Food and Nutrition Divison
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ellen.muehlhoff@fao.org

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PROTECTING HUMAN HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT: A GUIDE TO THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION ON HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
GOLOB PETER
UNEP UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME AND FAO , ROME, 2008,
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English
This booklet is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This booklet illustrates the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. It is now better understood that some chemicals as mercury, once they are released into the world, cause toxic reactions, entered the food chain, persist in the environment for years and even decades, and may travel thousands of kilometres from where they were used. How do you deal with such a situation? How do you balance the benefits and risks? To respond to this challenge, the world’s Governments adopted an international treaty in 1998 called the Rotterdam Convention.
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Rotterdam Convention website
http://www.pic.int



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Contact: _
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153

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PROTEJA A LAS AVES DE CORRAL, PROTEJA A LAS PERSONAS.         
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
ALVAREZ INIGO
ROME, 2006, pages 16
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Spanish
This publication targets all those who manage and work with poultry. The aim is to provide simple suggestions to eliminate obstacles and implement appropriate poultry management in order to avoid risks of transmission of Avian Influenza between animals and animals and between animals and humans.
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Related links
Animal production and health division
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/home.html



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Contact: Samuel Jutzi
Animal Production and Health Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
samuel.jutzi@fao.org

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PRÉVENTION DES PERTES APRÈS RÉCOLTE: FRUITS, LÉGUMES, RACINES ET TUBERCULES         
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Secondary and vocational education         

FAO, ROME, 1992, pages 183
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French
The purpose of this book is to prevent post-harvest food losses. It focuses in particular on fruits, legumes, roots and tubes. It analyses the causes of their deterioration and provides methods for their conservation. The document addresses people working on the field, project directors', and teachers of agricultural and vocational schools. It provides different techniques for different local needs.
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Related links
Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department
http://www.fao.org/ag/



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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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REACHING THE HEARTHS AND MINDS        
subjects:  HIV/AIDS     Education and Training Planning Tools         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
QAMAR KALIM
WAHBA AHMED G.
FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
This interesting piece of development literature serves as technical guidance for agricultural extension services in many countries. This illustrated book written in the rural Egyptian context depicts how extension workers in Egypt have educated farmers in the fields of population growth and environmental pollution in rural areas. It represents the first attempt in presenting the story of a project in a fiction style, which is obviously far more reader friendly than a conventional technical report.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
John.Preissing@fao.org

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REACHING THE HEARTS AND MINDS        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
QAMAR M. KALIM
FAO, ROME, 2006, pages 142
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English
This publication is the report of the project “Integration of Population and Environment Education in Agricultural Extension in Egypt”; it is addressed to agricultural extensionists and provides them strategies on how extension messages can incorporate components of non-agricultural discipline related to sustainable rural and agricultural development.
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Related links
Sustainable Development Department
http://www.fao.org/



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Research and Extension Service
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
magdalena.blum@fao.org

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RECOGNIZING PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS. A FIELD MANUAL        
subjects:  Animals and Pastoralism              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training               
P.L. AND T.U. ROEDERM AND OBI
FAO, ROME, 2001, pages 38
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English
This booklet is intended for use by veterinarians and non-veterinarians. It is one of a series prepared by FAO's Emergency System for Transboundary Animal Plants and Pests (EMPRES) (Livestock) Unit as an aid to emergency preparedness for the major transboundary diseases of livestock. Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), which is also known as goat plague, is a disease of increasing importance in Africa and Asia wherever small ruminants form an important component of agricultural food production. This manual aims at making all concerned with the health of small animals aware of this disease and recognizing it rapidly when it occurs.
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:
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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REDUCING CHILDREN’S FOOD INSECURITY THROUGH PRIMARY EDUCATION FOR RURAL MOTHERS:THE CASE OF MOZAMBIQUE        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
BURCHI F.
DE MURO P.
ROME, 2009,
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English
Many studies in different low-income countries showed that mother’s schooling has a significant positive impact on child nutrition. This study investigates the direct contribution that mother’s schooling provides to child food security. It analyses the life-skills (e.g. processing information concerning nutrition, health, and hygiene) and productive skills (professional abilities) that are the most relevant channels through which mother’s schooling indirectly contributes to ensure children food security. This research focuses on rural households living in Mozambique. The analysis has carried out using data from the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) 2003 on 4,776 rural children with an age below 60 months. The study is of special interest to school teachers and rural development specialists. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the education sectors.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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REFORMING HIGHER AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS. THE CASE OF THE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AT MONTERREY TEACH        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
ZERTUCHE MANUEL
FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME, 2005, pages 63
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It aims at making a contribution towards the reform process of higher agricultural education in Mexico and elsewhere. The book describes a broad reform process undertaken by the School of Agriculture of Monterrey Teach, to face challenges such as technological change, environmental degradation, and the growing demand for new skills in agriculture-related sectors.
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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REGULATIONS, STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION FOR AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS. A PRACTICAL MANUAL FOR PRODUCERS AND EXPORTERS IN EAST AFRICA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              
COULIBAY AÏCHA L.
LIU PASCAL
FAO, 2006, pages 48
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English
This manual addresses producers and exporters in East Africa. It aims at providing them information related to regulations of main import countries, information on major certification programmes, contacts where more information on import regulations and certification schemes can be found. The purpose of this book is to facilitate the adoption of sustainable farming practices by producers and encouraging the certification let them to benefit from the market opportunities.
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Commodities and Trade Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Pascal.Liu@fao.org

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REPORT OF THE CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION FOR RURAL PEOPLE: FOOD SECURITY, AGRICULTURAL COMPETITIVENESS AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
OXENHAM JOHN
FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
This report is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This report attempts to draw out the main issues and themes discussed during the Caribbean Conference on Education for Rural People: Food Security, Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainable Livelihoods. The Conference is the latest of the series organised under the joint FAO/UNESCO flagship, Education for Rural People, (ERP) and its aim is to contribute to the achievement –particularly for rural people- of the first three Millennium Development Goals: [1] the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger; [2] the achievement of universal primary education; and [3] the promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women. This conference focused on what the three goals and the special concern for rural people imply for the countries of the Caribbean, most of them small island states.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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REPORT OF THE SENSITISATION WORKSHOP ON RURAL RADIO FOR POLICY AND DECISION MAKERS IN EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Communication         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
This report presents the main outcome of the workshop held in Lilongwe, Malawi in April 2005. It presents also a proposed action plan for future work as suggested by the workshop. This workshop followed the findings of two studies on training needs for rural radio in Africa (1999 and 2000). The results of the two studies showed that there was a need for training in Rural Radio in the Eastern and Southern Africa region where no school in Rural Radio exists. This report is a useful tool to sensitize policy and decision makers on the status of rural radio and its practitioners in East and Southern Africa. It is also useful for university professors, researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
riccardo.delcastello@fao.org

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REPORT ON ENHANCEMENT OF FARM YOUTH NETWORK FOR AGRICULTURAL CAREER 2001        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
DAPATMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND COOPERATIVES
FAO, BANGKOK, 2002,
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English
This publication targets policy-makers and those who are involved in rural youth development. It is based on the report of various activities conducted in the framework of the project “Enhancement of Farm Youth Network for Agricultural Career” aimed at increasing productivity and work opportunity in the agricultural sector. The project proposes training, programmes exchanging and workshops to introduce farm youth to a wide range of agriculture related activities, and provides essential knowledge to prepare them for self-development.
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Education Group
Research and Extension Diviison
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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REPORTING FOOD SECURITY INFORMATION        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      E-learning         
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2006,
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English
The target audience of this useful tool are planners, policy formulators and programme managers. This course provides guidance in designing, writing and increasing the impact of food security reports in different contexts. It helps to determine the most appropriate ways to organize the information and the most suitable language for presenting it. It also explains how to review the work to make sure it is effective and error-free.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
information-for-action@fao.org

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RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PORTAL        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
FAO _
ROME, 2006,
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
English
French
Spanish
This portal provides a gateway to sound information on research, technology, extension and their linkages in order to enable decision-makers, research institutes, extension services and regulatory bodies in order to make decisions. The portal has been created by an Interdepartamental Working Group of FAO focused on Research and Extension (IDGW-R&E). Its members are experts with extensive experience in agriculture, fisheries, forestry, sustainable development, economics, information management, information systems and other related areas.
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FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
SDRR-portal@fao.org

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REVIEW OF THE STATE-OF-THE-ART AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORESTRY EXTENSION AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS        
subjects:  Trees and Forests     Communication         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
FAO FORÊTS
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
French
This manual is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. It focuses on the evolution of forestry extension and communication system (E/C) in four countries in West Sahelian Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal. It provides an historical overview of E/C Systems, the techniques, methods and approaches used by local organization that could be useful for other developing countries which experience similar socio-economic and environmental trends.
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Contact: ERP Coordination Unit
NRRR
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
erp@fao.org

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REVISITING GARDEN BASED LEARNING IN BASIC EDUCATION: PHILOSOPHICAL ROOTS, HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS, BEST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS, IMPACTS, OUTCOMES        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
DESMOND D.
GRIESHOP J.
SUBRAMANIAM A.
FAO, ROME, 2003,
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English
This book is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. The book is a helpful summary of history, theories, literature, experiences and lessons learned about Garden based learning programs (GBL), specifically for basic education. The document first defines garden based learning and describes how GBL is integrated within educational programmes in both formal and non-formal settings. From the history and the theories of GBL, authors develop how garden based learning is inspired by the concepts of learning-by-doing, project based learning, real world learning and child-centred learning.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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REVISITING GARDEN-BASED LEARNING IN BASIC EDUCATION        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools     Food and Nutrition and School Gardening         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Secondary and vocational education         
DESMOND DANIEL
GRIESHOP JAMES
SUBRAMANIAM AARTI
FAO AND UNESCO-IIEP, ROME AND PARIS, 2004,
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English
This publication presents the results of specific evaluations of selected garden-based programmes around the world. It traces the history of garden-based learning, describing the philosophy and underlying theoretical framework of the approach. The aim of this review is stimulating critical reflection and create an international dialogue that will contribute to the creation of sustainable communities.
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Education for Rural People
http://www.fao.org/erp/ERPPublications_en.htm



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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education Group
Research and Extension Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
erp@fao.org

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RIDDING THE WORLD OF POPS: A GUIDE TO THE STOCKHOLM CONVENTION ON PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening     Plants         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Non-formal education     Teachers' training     
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THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME, 2005,
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English
This booklet is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at planners and educators on rural development. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors. This booklet illustrates the treaty, called the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The persistent organic pollutants (POPs) pose such significant threats to health and the environment that on 22 May 2001, the world’s governments met in Sweden and adopted an international treaty aimed at restricting and ultimately eliminating their production, use, release and storage.
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The new official web site of the Stockholm Convention
http://chm.pops.int/Default.aspx



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Contact: Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Chemicals
Geneva
Switzerland
CH-1219, Châtelaine
ssc@chemicals.unep.ch

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RIGHT TO FOOD. LESSONS LEARNED IN BRAZIL        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
FAO _
FAO, ROME, 2009,
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English
These guidelines, applied in Brazil, provide internationally agreed practical guidance for governments and civil societies to build and enabling environment for people to feed themselves in dignity and to establish appropriate safety nets for those who are unable to do so. They show what steps can be taken in different policy areas to promote the right to food. While some steps, such as creating employment and improving rural economies, may not be possible to implement immediately, other actions, such as ending discrimination, require little more than political will. These guidelines are of special interest to policy makers and rural development specialists.
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Contact:
FAO
Rome
Italy

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ROGUING POTATOES        
subjects:  Plants              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
CORTBAOUI ROGER
CIP (INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER), 1984,
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English
This short technical handbook targets potato growers and secondary or vocational education students. The main objectives of this manual are to enable the learners to know the principles of roguing, identify the plants to be rogued and carry out roguing in different weather conditions.
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Related links
www.cipotato.org




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Contact:
CIP (INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER)
Lima
Peru
Apartado 1558
cip@cgiar.org

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RURAL EDUCATION WITH NORWAY AS A CASE         
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
KAREN BRIT FELDBERG,
CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION- LINS OSLO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, ROME, 2007,
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English
In developing countries the majority of people still live in rural areas. They are typically among the poorest people in the society. Any education system that does not take this into account will not answer to the main problem of poverty reduction. The agricultural output of many Countries is low and with low growth rates compared to other sectors in society. This was also the case in Norway a hundred years ago. The situation in the country gradually changed, and, as we know, Norway is no longer a poor country. There are of course many reasons for this change and history cannot be replicated. But this book draw some parallels from the situation in Norway at the beginning of the 19th century to the situation in African countries today that could be worth looking into, concerning rural education and the impact it had on poverty reduction and on the standards of living for the rural population.
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Contact: Education for Rural People Coordination Unit
Education for Rural People group
Natural Resources Management and Environment Department (NR)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
erp@fao.org

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RURAL FINANCE COURSE        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: E-learning              
FAO - IDEAS - GIORDANO DELL _
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English
French
Spanish
This guide has been designed for use in introductory rural and microfinance training courses. The material is organized into ten teaching modules each of which should take approximately one-half day to deliver. Each module contains facilitator's notes, a PowerPoint presentation, background reading and a case study for use in a class. The material presented here has been developed in collaboration with the University of Bergamo in Italy
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Related links
Rural Finance Learning Centre
http://www.ruralfinance.org/



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Contact: RFCL Editor
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
RFLC@fao.org

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RURAL FINANCE LEARNING CENTRE         
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
HENEY JENNIFER
FAO, ROME, 2004,
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English
French
Spanish
This is a tool for facilitators of the Farmers' Life School (FLS) who have graduated from a Farmers' Field School and a Farmers' Life School (FLS), by adult educators or NGOs and community-based organizations with experience in participatory learning and people interested in introducing the Farmers' Life School (FLS) course into their own programmes. The Farmers' Life School can be used in either community-based programmes or it can be adapted for formal educational settings. The website is dedicated to providing access to the best materials for capacity building in the field of rural finance. Rural finance is about providing financial services such as deposit and money transfer facilities, insurance and loan products, for people living in rural areas. Finding ways to increase the availability of appropriate financial services in rural areas is a challenge. Perceptions of high costs and high risk divert banks from operating in rural areas and micro finance institutions face difficulties dealing with highly seasonal farm incomes, uneven demands for credit and a dispersed clientele. To assist organisations seeking ways to increase the availability of rural financial services, the Rural Finance Learning Centre contains a database of resources organised into topics, online self study lessons and session guides for training programmes.
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Rural finance lessons
http://www.ruralfinance.org/training/online-lessons/rural-finance-lessons/en/?no_cache=1
Training Tools
http://www.ruralfinance.org/training/training-tools/en/?no_cache=1
Training Opportunities
http://www.ruralfinance.org/training/training-opportunities/en/?no_cache=1

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FAO News Room
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/index.html
FAO News Room
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2004/51590/index.html

Contact: Jennifer Heney
Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Service (AGSF)
Agricultural Support Systems Division (AGS)
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Jenifer.heney@fao.org

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RURAL FINANCE ON LINE LESSONS        
subjects:  Rural finance and Book-keeping              
levels and types of education: E-learning     Teachers' training      Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
FAO _
FAO, ROME ,
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English
French
Spanish
These lessons were developed for trainers and they are intended to provide distance learning in rural and micro finance. The lesson themes are often structured around a story and include a variety of quizzes, reflective questions and calculations to encourage the user to think about the issues as he or she goes along.
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Related links
Rural Finance Learning Centre
http://www.ruralfinance.org/
A selection of internet portals relevant to rural finance, micro finance and rural development.
http://www.ruralfinance.org/servlet/CDSServlet?status=ND0xMTQ0NiY2PWVuJjMzPSomMzc9a29z
Training opportunities
http://www.ruralfinance.org/servlet/CDSServlet?status=ND01NTcyJjY9ZW4mMzM9KiYzNz1rb3M~

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Contact: RFLC Editor
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
RFLC@fao.org

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RURAL HOUSEHOLDS AND RESOURCES: A GUIDE FOR EXTENSION WORKERS        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education              

FAO, ROME, 2004, pages 80
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English
This guide targets community workers. It aims at highlighting major issues affecting rural households by providing users with resources and tools for collecting, analysing and sharing information about the constraints, opportunities and priorities faced by communities. This publication promotes the use of gender-sensitive and participatory approaches.
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Related links
SEAGA Web site
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/index_en.htm
SEAGA publications
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/main4_en.htm



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Socio-economic and gender analysis (SEAGA) training tools in support of Household Resources Management
http://www.fao.org/sd/wpdirect/wpre0133c.htm

Contact: Ilaria Sisto
Gender Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Ilaria.Sisto@fao.org

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RURAL POVERTY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
BERTOLINI PAOLA
MONTANARI MARCO
ROME, 2008,
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Italian
The paper (in Italian) represents a first tentative analysis of the phenomenon of rural poverty in the European Union's regions. In the first part, the paper discusses the problem of defining rural areas and examines the indicators used for international comparisons, notably the OECD definition, which provides the most widely used classification of rurality. Afterwards, we propose a different typology of rural and non-rural areas, based on population density and the share of employment in agriculture. Three categories of regions ("Predominantly Urban", "Intermediate" and "Predominantly Rural") are identified and then compared with regard to the following socio-economic aspects: income, demography, education and labour market. The analysis includes the whole EU-27 territory at NUTS3 level and uses EUROSTAT data, supplemented in some cases by national data. The conclusions of the paper underline the relevance of the rural poverty phenomenon in Europe. This paper is a training tool for capacity development initiatives aimed at educators on rural development, and planners. It is also a useful tool for university professors, students and researchers of the agriculture rural development and education sectors.
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Contact: Paola bertolini
Dipartimento di Economia Politica
UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI MODENA E REGGIO EMILIA
Modena
Italy
Via Berengario 51 41100
paola.bertolini@unimore.it

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RURAL POVERTY REPORT 2011: NEW REALITIES, NEW CHALLENGES: NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR TOMORROW'S GENERATION        
subjects:  Education and Training Planning Tools              
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education              
IFAD - INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT _
IFAD - INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, ROME, 2010,
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English
There are today approximately one billion poor rural people in the world. Yet there are good reasons for hope that rural poverty can be reduced substantially, if new opportunities for rural growth are nurtured, and the risk environment improved. This report identifies an agenda for action around a broad approach to rural growth, which needs to be appropriated and adapted to different countries’ needs and local contexts. However, the report also makes it clear that implementing this agenda requires ‘joined-up’ government across different ministries, and a breaking down of some traditional distinctions between social and economic policies and programmes. It also requires a collective effort, including new partnerships and accountabilities, and new ways of working between governments, the private sector, civil society and rural people’s organizations, with the international development community playing a supporting or facilitating role as needed. If all of these stakeholders want it enough, rural poverty can be substantially reduced. What is at stake is not only improving the present for one billion rural people and the prospects for food security for all, but also the rural world and the opportunities within it that tomorrow’s rural generation will inherit. This report is of special interest to rural development specialists and planners.
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IFAD web site
http://www.ifad.org



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Contact: _
IFAD
Rome
Italy
Via Paolo di Dono, 44, 00142
ifad@ifad.org

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SAMPLE-BASED FISHERY SURVEYS - A TECHNICAL HANDBOOK        
subjects:  Fisheries and Aquaculture              
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education         
STAMATOPOULOS CONSTANTINE
FAO, ROME, 2002, pages 142
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English
This guidance targets planners and users of fishery surveys for developing and implementing cost-effective and sustainable fishery surveys. The aim of this handbook is to summarize experiences gained over recent years in fishery statistical development by the Fishery Information, Data and Statistics Unit (FIDI) of FAO. In the book statistical aspects are presented in a descriptive rather than theoretical manner.
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Fishery Department
http://www.fao.org/fi/default.asp



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Contact: Constantine Stamatopoulos, Senior Fishery Data Officer
Fishery Information, Data and Statistics Unit
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153

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SAVE AND GROW        
subjects:  Plants     Biodiversity         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
FAO _
ROME , 2011,
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English
The present paradigm of the intensive crop production cannot meet the challenge of the new millennium. In order to grow, agriculture must learn to save. This book is an useful tool for policymakers and presents a new paradigm: sustainable crop production intensification, which produces more from the same area of land while conserving resources, reducing negative impacts on the environment and enhancing natural capital and the flow of ecosystem services.
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Contact: AGP - Plant Production and Protection Home
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
agp@fao.org

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SCHOOL FEEDING: A SOUND INVESTMENT        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education              
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME _
BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP _
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME , 2009,
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English
WFP and the Boston Consulting Group conducted a study which assessed the monetary costs and economic benefits of providing school meals. The study, based on data from Lao PDR and Kenya, and global academic and empirical evidence, incorporated all main recognized outcomes of school meals: nutrition/health, educational benefits, and value transfer (added household income). This study is useful for policy makers.
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School Meals -- In-depth
http://www.wfp.org/school-meals/in-depth



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Contact: Giorgia Mazzotta
OEDP - School Feeding
WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Giorgia.Mazzotta@wfp.org

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SCHOOL GARDENING SERIES        
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Primary education     Teachers' training          
NAJLA VELOSO SAMPAIO BARBOSA
MARIA DO CARMO ARAÚJO FERNANDES
CAROLINA MARTINS DOS SANTOS CHAGAS
FAO, ROME, 2008,
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This series proposes an example of dynamics and active, inter- and trans-disciplinary pedagogy. It proposes a quality education open to the needs of the communities which has its focus on school garden. The first volume analyzes the current situation in Brazil in particular and in the world in general with respect to different environmental and nutritional aspects. This study points out school garden as a tool to produce a culture of food security and environmental quality and it also analyses how this matter could be integrated into the school curriculum. The second volume gives basic information about how to care and implement school gardens. The third volume explains how to change children, teenagers nutritional habits to improve their health. This teaching tool is aimed at teachers and professionals in school gardening.
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A Horta Escolar Dinamizando o Currículo da Escola. Caderno 1
Spanish
Orientações para Implantação e Implementação da Horta Escolar. Caderno 2
Spanish
Alimentação e Nutrição: Caminhos para uma Vida Saudável. Caderno 3
Spanish
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Related links
Educando com a Horta Escolar
http://www.educandocomahorta.org.br/



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Contact: FAO - FUNDO NACIONAL DE DESENVOLVIMENTO DA EDUCAÇÃO (FNDE)
educandocomahorta@fnde.gov.br

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SCHOOL GARDENS WEB SITE         
subjects:  Food and Nutrition and School Gardening              
levels and types of education: Teachers' training      Non-formal education         
FAO _
ROME , 2006,
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English
School Gardens are powerful tools for improving child nutrition and education. They have the potential to improve food security and human nutrition at the household level through replication in the home. This site explains how to create in schools moderate-sized learning gardens, producing a variety of fruit and vegetables using simple techniques. This is so that teachers and parents can easily manage the garden and students can apply gardening techniques in their home. This site is an useful tool for teachers, extensionists and policy makers.
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Contact: _
FAO
Rome
Italy
Via delle terme di Caracalla, 00153
school-gardens@fao.org

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SCHOOL SANITATION AND HYGIENE EDUCATION INDIA: RESOURCE BOOK AND HANDBOOK FOR TEACHERS        
subjects:  Water              
levels and types of education: Early childhood     Primary education         
SNEL MARIELLE
GANGULY SUMITA
IRC INTERNATIONAL WATER AND SANITATION CENTRE, DELFT, 2002, pages 47
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English
This handbook targets teachers working in pre-school and primary school. It will help them in classroom to teach children about hygiene and sanitation issues, advicing them methodologies and a number of practical activities based on a child-to-child approach.
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Related links
A toolkit on Hygiene Sanitation and Water in schools
http://www.schoolsanitation.org/index.html



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Learning to Grow up with a Sanitation Culture ¿ A Case Study Of The Nepal School Sanitation and Hygiene Education Programme
http://www.schoolsanitation.org/Resources/Readings/Nepal_Case%20Study%20Ban.doc
Toilet shortage and poorly hamper Kenya¿s free education
http://www.schoolsanitation.org/Resources/Readings/Kirimi_Kenya_2004.pdf
School Health Tool Kit
http://www.schoolsanitation.org/Resources/Readings/Fresh%20School%20Health%20TOOLKIT.doc

Contact: Lene Jensen
Energy and Water
WORLD BANK
Washington DC
USA
1818 H Street NW
ljensen@worldbank.org

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SEAGA AND PROJECT CYCLE MANAGEMENT: TECHNICAL GUIDE        
subjects:  Gender              
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education         
BISHOP CLARE
FAO, 2001, pages 104
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English
This guide is written for practitioners in the government, NGOs, civil society organizations and the private sector. It aims at creating synergy by bringing together project management practices, rapid appraisal techniques, participatory approaches and socio-economic and gender issues.
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Related links
SEAGA
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/



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Contact: Sisto Ilaria
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ilaria.sisto@fao.org

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SEAGA FOR EMERGENCY AND REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES        
subjects:  Peace education     Gender         
levels and types of education: Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education     Higher education, Life long learning, Tertiary education    
DIFFERENT AUTHORS
FAO/WFP, ROME, 2005,
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English
French
Spanish
This publication targets specialists and local partners working in humanitarian and emergency contexts; it aims at mainstreaming gender analysis throughout the emergency response sequence, to ensure that humanitarian assistance in natural disasters and complex emergencies is more effective. The document provides suggestions on the base of lessons learned in field emergency and rehabilitation situations.
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Related links
SEAGA
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga



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Challenges faced in Emergencies
http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_pe1/docs/pe1_050102d1_en.pdf

Contact: Sisto Ilaria
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
ilaria.sisto@fao.org

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SEAGA MACRO LEVEL HANDBOOK. GENDER ANALYSIS IN MACROECONOMIC AND AGRICULTURAL SECTOR POLICIES AND PROGRAMS        
subjects:  Gender     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Secondary and vocational education              
FAO
ROME, 2003, pages 116
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English
The Handbook is addressed to officials, trainers and development agents involved in agricultural policy-making, agricultural planning and programmes. This manual draws attention on the importance of considering gender not as a purely social issue, but rather as a fundamental part of policy-making and implementation, thus deserving explicit investigation. This handbook shows through case studies in countries like Costa Rica, Uganda or Guinea, how to mainstream gender analysis in agricultural sector policies or programs through institutional analysis, baseline gender analysis of the sector, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
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Related links
Socio -Economic and Gender Analysis Program
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/4_en.htm



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BRIDGE- development-gender-University of Sussex
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/4_en.htm
Gender Research Network
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/4_en.htm
Center for Women
http://www.fao.org/sd/seaga/4_en.htm

Contact: Socio- Economic and Gender Analysis Programme
Gender and Population Division and Policy Assistance
FAO
Rome
Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
SEAGA@fao.org

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SEED PRODUCTION        
subjects:  Plants     Rural finance and Book-keeping         
levels and types of education: Non-formal education     Secondary and vocational education     Teachers' training     
DAVID SONIA
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE), CALI, 1998,
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This is a series of three seed production handbooks. It targets people who have no formal training or experience in seed production, oriented especially towards small-scale farmers, entrepreneurs, and community-based institutions, that are interested in producing seed of various crops for sale.
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Business skills for small-scale seed producers: Handbooks for small-scale seed producers. Handbook Two
English
Business skill for small-scale seed producers: a trainer’s guide. Handbook Three. Handbooks for small-scale seed producers
English
Producing bean seed. Handbook one
English
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Related links
www.ciat.cgiar.org




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Contact: CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture)
CIAT (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE)
Cali
Colombia
Mailing address: A.A. 6713
ciat@cgiar.org