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Sarah Cummings posted Information 4 December 2015

This Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) Policy Brief, published in November 2015 by the Kiel Institute for World Economy, Germany, argues for a particul

Sarah Cummings posted Information 16 November 2015

Published by the Postdam Institute in October 2015 and funded by the World Bank, this study analyses climate change impacts on agriculture and potential implication

Public group
Owned by: 
Valentina Villoria
Created: 
26 August 2015

Disaster Risk Reduction in ACP.

45 members 27 posts 0 recommendations
18
Aug
From
18 August 2015 to 21 August 2015
in Phetchabun (Thailand)
Organised by International Year of Soils (IYS) 2015; Thailand Land Development Department’s Volunteer Soil-Doctor Program

This International Soil Conference 2015 [1] will focus on five themes: soil
information for supporting sustainable uses and management; integrated soil
management and conservation for food security; role of soil ecology in
relation to climate change and food security; innovative techniques and
tools for soil resources inventories and appropriate management; and public
participation, networking and policy implementation on land management. The
conference, which is organized under the auspices of the International
Year of Soils (IYS) 2015 and the Thailand Land Development Department’s
Volunteer Soil-Doctor Program, aims to provide a platform for diverse
stakeholders, including soil scientists, field-based extension workers,
decisionmakers and land users, to share knowledge on
appropriate technologies and soil management practices to enhance food
security and conservation of the natural resource base. 

[1] http://www.ldd.go.th/WEB_ISC2015/Index.html

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Owned by: 
Samson Vilvil Fare
Created: 
21 May 2014

Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme: An Alliance for sustainable green growth in small islands economies

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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.