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Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 22 July 2010
The roaming farming practices of nomadic pastoralists may appear to have altered little in hundreds of years, but in today’s unpredictable age of climate change these ancient practices may hold the key to flexible farming in hostile environments and donors should do more to support them, say experts.
As the crucial role of bees as pollinators of the world’s food supply is increasingly becoming common knowledge, reports about the serious decline of honeybee populations in Europe and the USA have alarmed governments, the private sector and the general public. A similar decline in Africa and Asia has the potential to further threaten the world’s biodiversity, in addition to compromising the food security and livelihoods of millions of rural resource-poor farmers, as well as having negative impacts on the agricultural income of commercial farmers.
Capacity4dev Team created a new WIKI page 21 March 2013
Project: FISRI Zambia

James McNulty is a Seconded National Expert working with the European Union Delegation to Zambia.

Diane Kelecom posted Information 1 April 2014

Simple graphics speak louder than words

Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 10 December 2013
There is much discussion in the development arena about the struggle ahead to feed the seven plus billion, of the methods proposed towards food security, building resilience, safeguarding water resources and so on. But few stop to ponder the basic ingredient in all of this: the very land under our feet, and the starting point of all agricultural productivity. At the European Development Days, EuropeAid hosted a Lab session dedicated to the relevance of soils in development policy, featuring the release earlier this year of the first Soil Atlas of Africa.
Bethany Speer posted Information 30 May 2013

The Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership is pleased to announce our newly expanded, no-fee remote Expert Assistance service.
 

Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 13 October 2014
Wherever you are in the world, beekeeping is a guaranteed source of income. The international market varies but in developing countries honey production remains a vital means of subsistence. It supports the environment too, but plummeting bee numbers now jeopardise food chains in developing and developed countries alike, and experts are scrambling to coordinate a response.  
15
May
From15 May 2014
in 1000 brussels (Belgium)
Organised byAfroMaison FP7-AFRICA-2010

During this event we aim to share lessons learnt among natural resource
management projects in Africa, and encourage further work in this area
through collaboration between institutions in Africa and in Europe. We will
therefore will also welcome the participation of experts, decision makers or
managers both from Africa and the EU.

/Keynotes given by selected experts will provide an update on the ongoing
debate with regard to Natural Resource Management in Africa, these keynotes
will be followed by panel discussions where we will go more in depth, share
findings and insights and plant the seeds for new initiatives and
collaboration to further contribute to putting integrated water resource
management in practice. /

Panel 1)  Implementing INRM in Africa: issues and challenges

Panel 2)  Economic instruments and incentives for INRM

Panel 3)  AFROMAISON session on science-policy interface and research
demands

22
May
From22 May 2014
in B-5030 Gembloux (Belgium)
Organised byUniversité de Liège, BeeOdiversity, UNEP

Biodiversity Day Conference: Is Biodiversity an island in the middle of the agricultural world?

Thursday, 22 May, 2014, at 14:00 

Auditoire de Géopédologie, Campus de Gembloux

Avenue Maréchal Juin, B-5030 Gembloux

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