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1 février 2024
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République-Unie de Tanzanie
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République de Corée
  • African Agriculture Holdings, qui a fait son entrée à la bourse NASDAQ le 7 décembre 2023, prévoit d'exploiter plus de 2,9 millions d'hectares en Afrique de l'Ouest pour produire des aliments pour bétail et des crédits carbone destinés aux marchés internationaux.
  • Au Sénégal, l'entreprise américaine produit de la luzerne pour exportation vers le Moyen-Orient et la Corée du Sud sur des terres et des pâturages dont les communautés pastorales dépendaient auparavant pour leur subsistance.
  • L’actionnaire principal d'African Agriculture, Frank Timis, est un magnat de l'énergie et de l'exploitation minière dont les entreprises passées l'ont impliqué dans des affaires de fraude, de corruption et autres scandales. Plusieurs anciens diplomates américains de haut niveau siègent au conseil d'administration de la société.
  Buffle des savanes du Nord de l'Afrique - Niger © D.Cornélis, Cirad.
19 janvier 2024
Afrique septentrionale
Afrique centrale
Afrique du Sud
États-Unis d'Amérique
France
Pays-Bas
England

Le buffle africain, espèce emblématique des grands espaces sauvages, est le sujet d’un ouvrage collectif en anglais et intitulé Ecology and Management of the African Buffalo, publié près de 30 ans après le dernier ouvrage de référence dédié à l’animal. Celui-ci synthétise les connaissances acquises au cours des 15 dernières années par 70 experts. Il s'adresse à un large public, englobant la communauté scientifique (chercheurs, étudiants), les gestionnaires de la faune, les touristes, les chasseurs, ainsi que toute personne passionnée par cette espèce emblématique. Grâce à l'appui financier du Cirad et de la Fondation François Sommer à Paris, ce livre est accessible gratuitement sur le site de Cambridge.

 En Casamance (Sénégal).la riziculture traditionnelle de bas-fond est menacée par la montée des océ
12 septembre 2023
Afrique du Sud
Sénégal
Colombie
États-Unis d'Amérique
Espagne
France

Face à la menace du changement climatique, les gouvernements du monde entier déploient des moyens importants pour protéger leurs agricultures. Mais derrière le consensus sur la nécessité d'agir vite, se cache une compétition entre plusieurs modèles agricoles. Quelles stratégies d'adaptation sont concrètement impulsées par les gouvernements ? Une équipe du Cirad vient de publier dans Agronomy for Sustainable development les résultats d'une analyse transversale des politiques d'adaptation au changement climatique réalisée dans 7 pays ou régions (Sénégal, Colombie, Afrique du Sud, Californie, Guadeloupe, Occitanie, Andalousie).

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United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs logo

In 1977, the Senate re‑established the Committee on Indian Affairs, making it a temporary Select Committee (February 4, 1977, S. Res. 4, Section 105, 95th Congress, 1st Sess. (1977), as amended). The Select Committee was to disband at the close of the 95th Congress, but following several term extensions, the Senate voted to make the Committee permanent on June 6, 1984. The Committee has jurisdiction to study the unique problems of American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native peoples and to propose legislation to alleviate these difficulties.

Soil Science Society of America logo

The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils. Based in Madison, WI, and founded in 1936, SSSA is the professional home for 6,000+ members and 1,000+ certified professionals dedicated to advancing the field of soil science. The Society provides information about soils in relation to crop production, environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management, recycling, and wise land use.

TMP Systems is a boutique consultancy based in the United Kingdom, with staff in the United States and the Philippines. Our work spans asset management, commercial investment systems design in carbon, energy and land use and environmental, social and governance diligence.


CPI’s mission is to help nations grow while addressing increasingly scarce resources and climate risk. This is a complex challenge in which policy plays a crucial role.

Lehigh Preserve

The repository is a service of the Lehigh University libraries. Research and scholarly output included here has been selected and deposited by the individual university departments and centers on campus.

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the principal in-house research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). ARS is one of four agencies in USDA's Research, Education and Economics mission area. ARS is charged with extending the nation's scientific knowledge and solving agricultural problems through its four national program areas: nutrition, food safety and quality; animal production and protection; natural resources and sustainable agricultural systems; and crop production and protection.

UKnowledge is a digital collection of unique scholarship created by University of Kentucky faculty, staff, students, departments, research centers, and administration. As a strategic initiative launched by UK Libraries to support multidisciplinary collaboration, UKnowledge is managed by specialists and sustained by dedicated funding. It captures, stores, organizes, and provides open and stable worldwide access to UK’s intellectual capital, and also facilitates reuse of deposited materials to the extent warranted by copyright law or by the licensing terms of the concerned materials.

Society of American Foresters logo

The profession of forestry started to take hold in the United States in late 1800s. In 1889, George Vanderbilt hired Gifford Pinchot (pictured at right), a young forester educated in Europe, to manage the forest at the Biltmore Estate. It was the nation’s first professionally managed forest. 


In 1891 Congress passed the Forest Reserves Act, which created a reserve of 40 million acres of forestland in the United States. Six years later in 1897, Congress passed the Organic Act, which served as the basis for management of the newly created forest reserves.

Central Arizona Project logo

Central Arizona Project (CAP) is Arizona's single largest resource for renewable water supplies. CAP is designed to bring about 1.5 million acre-feet of water from the Colorado River to Central and Southern Arizona every year. More than 5 million people, or more than 80% of the state's population, live in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties, where CAP water is delivered. CAP carries water from Lake Havasu near Parker to the southern boundary of the San Xavier Indian Reservation southwest of Tucson.

The Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law

The Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law (Journal) is published three times annually by the students of the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. The Journal publishes articles on a wide variety of international and comparative law topics in order to provide a forum for debate on current issues affecting international legal development including international and comparative law issues and tribal/indigenous peoples law.

Princeton University

hartered in 1746 as the College of New Jersey — the name by which it was known for 150 years — Princeton University was British North America’s fourth college. Located in Elizabeth for one year and in Newark for nine, the College of New Jersey moved to Princeton in 1756. It was housed in Nassau Hall, which was newly built on land donated by Nathaniel FitzRandolph. In 1896, when expanded program offerings brought the College university status, the College of New Jersey was officially renamed Princeton University. The Graduate School was established in 1900.

Displacement Solutions (DS) works with climate displaced persons, communities, governments and the UN to find rights-based land solutions to climate displacement. DS also works to empower displaced people and refugees to exercise their right to return and have restored to them their original homes, lands and properties through reliance on the right to restitution. DS works together with and on behalf of people who have been displaced not only by conflict, forced eviction or other human rights abuses, but also natural disaster, climate change or other circumstances beyond their control.

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