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Policy Papers & Briefs
May 2015
Peru
Central America
South America

Perú tiene una población de treinta millones de personas de las que el 22% vive en zonas rurales. Mujeres y hombres juegan roles esenciales en el ámbito rural del país pues ambos son productores, administradores de recursos, garantes de la seguridad alimentaria, tomadores de decisión y cuidadores de la biodiversidad.

indigenous women rights
Manuals & Guidelines
March 2015
Central America

This toolkit contains a series of information notes explaining different aspects of the Inter-American human rights system. It is designed to help indigenous women and their advocates to use the system effectively.

indigenous women, information note
Manuals & Guidelines
March 2015
Central America

This toolkit contains a series of information notes explaining different aspects of the Inter-American human rights system. It is designed to help indigenous women and their advocates to use the system effectively.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2015
Central America

More than 30 years ago, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) started a post-harvest programme in Central America named “Postcosecha”. The significant impact that was still evident long after the project end also continues to exist after the cessation of external support.

Reports & Research
February 2015
Central African Republic
South America
Central America
Asia

Sustainable agriculture has emerged as a key issue in agricultural development and natural resource management because of widespread and growing concern about the seriousness of degradation of the world's natural resource base and ever-increasing pressures on these resources from continuing rapid population growth.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Colombia
Central America
South America

As concerns heighten over links between biomass production and land grabs in the global south, attention is turning to understanding the role of governance of biofuels systems, whereby decision-making and conduct are not solely determined through government regulations but increasingly shaped by non-state actors, including multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSI).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Peru
Bolivia
Central America
South America

Austral summer frosts in the Andean highlands are ubiquitous throughout the crop cycle, causing yield losses. In spite of the existing warming trend, climate change models forecast high variability, including freezing temperatures. As the potato center of origin, the region has a rich biodiversity which includes a set of frost resistant genotypes.