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décembre 2014
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A un anno dalla scadenza per il raggiungimento degli Obiettivi di Sviluppo del Millennio, fissata nel 2015, l’Indice Globale della Fame 2014 offre una prospettiva articolata del problema della fame nel mondo, che porta nuovi spunti al dibattito mondiale rispetto a dove concentrare gli sforzi nella lotta contro la fame e la malnutrizione.

Rapports et recherches
décembre 2014
Égypte
Afrique
Afrique septentrionale

This study was undertaken to analyze farmers’ adaption to water scarcity in the command area of a secondary canal in the Nile Delta of Egypt. The results revealed that farmers’ responses were driven by a multiplicity of factors, beyond water scarcity or profit maximization.

Rapports et recherches
décembre 2014
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique centrale
Afrique orientale
Afrique septentrionale
Afrique australe
Afrique occidentale

The vulnerability of Africa’s agriculture to climate change is complex. It is shaped by biophysical, economic, socio-cultural, geographical, ecological, institutional, technological and governance processes that interact in intricate ways, and can together reduce farmers’ adaptive capacity. Women farmers with few resources are particularly vulnerable.

Multimédia
décembre 2014
Asie méridionale
Afrique septentrionale
Afrique orientale
Afrique occidentale
Caraïbes
Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique
Asie
Amérique du Sud
Inde

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is based on three equally weighted indicators: > Undernourishment: the proportion of undernourished people as a percentage of the population (reflecting the share of the population with insufficient caloric intake); > Child underweight: the proportion of children younger than age five who are underweight (that is, have low weight for their age, reflecting was

Articles et Livres
décembre 2014
Sénégal
Mauritanie
Mali
Burkina Faso
Algérie
Niger
Nigéria
Tchad
Soudan
Soudan du Sud
Érythrée
Cameroun
République centrafricaine
Éthiopie
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique centrale
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In Africa, where most agriculture is rainfed, crop growth is limited by water availability. Rainfall variability during a growing season generally translates into variability in crop production.

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