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Enabling more inclusive and efficient food and agricultural systems in Africa: FAO session at the IFAMA World Forum 18 June 2014, Cape Town, South Africa
C. da Silva (ed); H. Lie / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
FAO organized a workshop during the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association's World Forum 2014, focusing on themes covered by Strategic Objective 4 that place greater emphasis on supporting national policies that en...
Self-reported acute pesticide intoxications in Ethiopia
A.W. Nigatu; M. Bråtveit; B.E. Moen / BMC Public Health 2016
Background. Pesticide exposure is an important public health concern in Ethiopia, but there is limited information on pesticide intoxications. Residents may have an increased risk of pesticide exposure through proximity of their homes...
How pro-poor are land rental markets in Ethiopia?
S.T. Holden; S. Bezu; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Land rental markets can potentially improve the access to land for land-poor households that possess complementary resources that can enable them to utilize land efficiently. Land rental markets can also enable landowners who are poor...
Links between tenure security and food security in poor agrarian economies: causal linkages and policy implications
S. T. Holden; H. Ghebru / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Population growth leads to growing land scarcity and landlessness in poor agrarian economies. Many of these also face severe climate risks that may increase in the future. Tenure security is important for food security in such countri...
The future of mechanized schemes and agricultural investment in the South Kordofan State / Nuba Mountains
Abdelmageed M. Yahya; Banaga Ahmed Mohammed / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
This paper tackles the issue of the future of mechanized schemes and investment in the agricultural sector in the South Kordofan State/Nuba Mountains. The main objective of this study is to assess the viability of investment in mechan...
Alliances for Religions and Conservations (ARC) “Faith Engagement in Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Land Management in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
P. Vedeld; C. J. Cavanagh; J. B. Aune / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
This is a desk appraisal of the Alliances for Religions and Conservations (ARC) done for the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) by the Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric, at the...
The prospect of biogas among small-holder dairy goat farmers in the Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania
L.K. Grimsby / African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 2016
Biogas can be a clean cooking alternative where biomass is the dominant source of cooking energy and where feedstock for anaerobic digestion is available.  By substituting woody biomass for energy, biogas may reduce local defores...
Norfund’s Kilombero Plantation in Tanzania: meagre results from a large investment
C. Wilson / Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway 2016
This report set out to analyse water use by Kilombero Plantations Limited (KPL) in  Tanzania  and  its  effect  on  the  people  dependent  on  local  water  resources. Norfu...
Maize productivity and input subsidies in Malawi: a state-contingent stochastic production frontier approach
S.T. Holden; C.J. O'Donnell / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
We make cross-sectional comparisons of productivity in a risky agricultural setting. To make meaningful comparisons, we find it necessary to define a new productivity index that satisfies important axioms from index number theory (e.g...
Evaluation of Norwegian support to capacity development
R. Lloyd / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
The report presents the results of an evaluation of Norwegian support to capacity development in public sector, aiming at assessing results of support to capacity development and to what degree it represents value for m...
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Enabling more inclusive and efficient food and agricultural systems in Africa: FAO session at the IFAMA World Forum 18 June 2014, Cape Town, South Africa
C. da Silva (ed); H. Lie / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
FAO organized a workshop during the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association's World Forum 2014, focusing on themes covered by Strategic Objective 4 that place greater emphasis on supporting national policies that en...
Self-reported acute pesticide intoxications in Ethiopia
A.W. Nigatu; M. Bråtveit; B.E. Moen / BMC Public Health 2016
Background. Pesticide exposure is an important public health concern in Ethiopia, but there is limited information on pesticide intoxications. Residents may have an increased risk of pesticide exposure through proximity of their homes...
How pro-poor are land rental markets in Ethiopia?
S.T. Holden; S. Bezu; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Land rental markets can potentially improve the access to land for land-poor households that possess complementary resources that can enable them to utilize land efficiently. Land rental markets can also enable landowners who are poor...
Links between tenure security and food security in poor agrarian economies: causal linkages and policy implications
S. T. Holden; H. Ghebru / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Population growth leads to growing land scarcity and landlessness in poor agrarian economies. Many of these also face severe climate risks that may increase in the future. Tenure security is important for food security in such countri...
The future of mechanized schemes and agricultural investment in the South Kordofan State / Nuba Mountains
Abdelmageed M. Yahya; Banaga Ahmed Mohammed / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
This paper tackles the issue of the future of mechanized schemes and investment in the agricultural sector in the South Kordofan State/Nuba Mountains. The main objective of this study is to assess the viability of investment in mechan...
Alliances for Religions and Conservations (ARC) “Faith Engagement in Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Land Management in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
P. Vedeld; C. J. Cavanagh; J. B. Aune / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
This is a desk appraisal of the Alliances for Religions and Conservations (ARC) done for the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) by the Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric, at the...
The prospect of biogas among small-holder dairy goat farmers in the Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania
L.K. Grimsby / African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 2016
Biogas can be a clean cooking alternative where biomass is the dominant source of cooking energy and where feedstock for anaerobic digestion is available.  By substituting woody biomass for energy, biogas may reduce local defores...
Norfund’s Kilombero Plantation in Tanzania: meagre results from a large investment
C. Wilson / Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway 2016
This report set out to analyse water use by Kilombero Plantations Limited (KPL) in  Tanzania  and  its  effect  on  the  people  dependent  on  local  water  resources. Norfu...
Maize productivity and input subsidies in Malawi: a state-contingent stochastic production frontier approach
S.T. Holden; C.J. O'Donnell / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
We make cross-sectional comparisons of productivity in a risky agricultural setting. To make meaningful comparisons, we find it necessary to define a new productivity index that satisfies important axioms from index number theory (e.g...
Evaluation of Norwegian support to capacity development
R. Lloyd / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
The report presents the results of an evaluation of Norwegian support to capacity development in public sector, aiming at assessing results of support to capacity development and to what degree it represents value for m...
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Bioforsk / Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research
Bioforsk conducts applied and specifically targeted research linked to multifunctional agriculture and rural development, plant sciences, environmental protection and natural resource management. International collaboration is given high priority.
Farmers' Rights
The Farmers' Rights website has been developed as a tool for decision makers, practitioners, and others involved in the realisation of Farmers' Rights. It is also intended as an information source for researchers and other interested individuals. The website provides information on the history, legal status and contents of Farmers' Rights, on the state of implementation of these rights...
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