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- DocumentIndigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor - Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide, 1997In the past few years research institutions and development organizations have 'discovered' the relevance of men farmers' indigenous knowledge of genetic resource management and, after some delay, that of women farmers as well. At the same time, attention has been drawn to the global need to conserve biological diversity.Document
Structure and conduct of major agricultural input and output markets and response to reforms by rural households in MadagascarInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1998Interim reports on adjustment in the input trading sector; price behavior in local markets; and adjustment farm households have been published and are available online.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999FAO (ed), contributions from different authors from UN, academia and NGO-sector. In this publication, the rights related to food are examined from both the human rights and the operational points of view. Distinguished human rights expert A.DocumentLand Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998These Country Profiles represent a new edition of a continent-wide set of profiles prepared and published by the Land Tenure Center in 1986. This new volume reflects a decade of intensive work on the continent by LTC and a very considerable deepening of knowledge and understanding of land tenure issues in Africa.DocumentGender and Food Security, FAO, 1994Covers the production, availability and consumption of cereals, which are known to contribute around 70 percent of the energy and protein requirement and which happen to be the first objective to be attained by a poor household.DocumentOxfam, 1998Overview of issues and actors in the debate on genetically modified crops.DocumentChristian Aid, 1999Experience shows that large gaps between rich and poor, ownership of resources concentrated in too few hands, and a food supply based on too few varieties of crops, are the classic preconditions for hunger and famine. New technologies are taking us further down this ill-advised farm track.DocumentGlobal Trade Analysis Project, 1998Uses a modified version of the GTAP model to analyze the relative role of different forces underlying the compositional changes in world agriculture and food trade in the last 15 years. Attempts to isolate the effects of supply and demand factors as well as changes in transportation costs and trade policy.DocumentAfrica Region Findings, World Bank, 1999Credit Management Services Limited (CMS) was established in 1992 as a subsidiary of Molver and Company, a Zambian accounting company.DocumentFood and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1997Resource book for use in sub-Saharan Africa by teachers of agriculture who wish to introduce into their training programmes aspects of the food chain that are related to food consumption and to nutrition. Designed for use by trainers in preparing their teaching material, it is not intended for direct use by students.