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Local knowledge and practices among Tonga people in Zambia and Zimbabwe: A review

Dezembro, 2022

There is increasing recognition of the role of Indigenous and local knowledge systems in sustainable land use and conservation practices. However, the evidence base remains fragmented, while local knowledge remains marginalised in many national biodiversity strategies and development plans. This applies to the Tonga people of Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Towards a community of practice for climate security and environmental peace building in Mindanao: Workshop memory report

Dezembro, 2022
Philippines

In March 2014, the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, which intended to end an armed conflict that had endured for decades. As has been widely recognized, issues related to environmental resources and the management of land in Mindanao played a crucial role in driving the conflict.

Agroecological Initiative Project. Individual report on vision to action for Senegal

Dezembro, 2022
Senegal

The aim of this report is to analyse the methods and results obtained in relation to the visioning, development of transition pathways and work plans at the ALL in the department of Fatick in Senegal. The latter was chosen because it corresponds to the scale of action of the DYTAEL on the one hand, but also because it was the cradle of the activities of an EU Desira project, called FAIRSAHEL, which has made it possible since the end of 2021 to consolidate thinking on the AE transition in the territory.

Seven principles for mobilizing open data to power India's Agri Stack

Dezembro, 2022
India

Digitalization is transforming existing agricultural business processes and services and enabling new means to deploy innovative services and products at scale. At the core of these services and innovations is open data. In India, Central and State Governments, academic, research institutions, and the private sector have done critical work in conceptualizing different approaches and aspects of an AgriStack to digitally transform agriculture.

Mechanization of agricultural production in Kenya: Current state and future outlook

Dezembro, 2022
Kenya

Agricultural mechanization is the use of machinery, equipment, and implements—rather than human or animal power—to carry out agricultural practices. When the use of mechanization is sufficiently high, it can help improve the overall efficiency of food systems, reduce the costs of producing outputs and providing services, enhance economies of scale, and raise labor productivity and incomes (FAO and AUC 2018; Diao, Takeshima, and Zhang 2020).

A rapid agroecological value chain analysis in Kenya

Dezembro, 2022
Kenya

A rapid assessment of the Green Leave Vegetables (GLV) value chain in the Kiambu Living Landscape shows that huge potential exists for agroecological transition in this region. At the farm level, farmers are already applying selected agroecological principles, such as a decrease in the use of external inputs, crop and economic diversification, biodiversification, and soil management techniques, among others.

Participatory mapping of livestock routes and resources in southern woredas of Oromia and Somali regions, southern Ethiopia

Dezembro, 2022
Ethiopia

Pastoralism is a way of life and livelihood strategy for millions of people around the world and it is characterized by mobility. In Ethiopia, pastoralism is an important means of livelihood for more than four million people, with most pastoralists living in the Somali, Afar, Oromia and Southern Nations regions.

The CGIAR Initiative on Aquatic Foods: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Strategy

Dezembro, 2022
Malaysia

This CGIAR Initiative on Aquatic Foods: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Strategy provides guidance on how to undertake AqFS research for development through a gender lens. The strategy’s main objectives are: (i) to ensure that there is gender inclusiveness and responsiveness in technological, social, financial and institutional innovations; (ii) to provide avenues for wealth generation and improving livelihoods of people relying on small-scale fisheries (SSFs) and sustainable aquaculture; (iii) to pave the

Business Model for Sheep Fattening in Ethiopia

Dezembro, 2022
Ethiopia

Sheep fattening is a practice that involves feeding and managing sheep for a specific time to increase their weight and improve their quality of meat production. In Ethiopia, particularly in rural areas, sheep fattening is a popular business venture among small-scale farmers. It provides an opportunity for farmers to generate income and improve their livelihoods. The practice is also important for meeting the increasing demand for meat in the country, which is expected to grow in the coming years due to population growth and urbanization.

Can agroecological living landscapes (ALLs) solve food, land and water system challenges?

Dezembro, 2022
Global

Globally Food, Land, and Water Systems (FLWS) are being degraded rapidly. Indian agriculture is heavily dependent on natural resources. Agriculture plays a significant role in India’s $3.5 trillion economy, employing 43% of the available labor force. The share of agriculture and allied sectors in total gross value added (GVA) of the economy is 18.8% during 2021-22.