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  • Higher value addition through hides and skins

    Higher value addition through hides and skins

    Hides and skins from domestic livestock are potentially valuable agricultural products, especially suited for export. Their processing can provide employment and extra income for rural dwellers. This booklet outlines the opportunities for generating income by producing and trading hides and skins. [NOTE: The main target audience for the FAO Diversification booklets are people and organizations that provide advisory, business and technical ...

  • Leasing agricultural land (En)

    Leasing agricultural land (En)

    Series: FAO Land Tenure NotesFAO's Land Tenure Notes provide information on land tenure in a format that can be used by grassroots organizations that work with small farmers and others in rural communities. Fair and secure leasing arrangements that balance the interests of the tenant and the land owner can lead to improvements in access to land for farming, better agricultural production and improved access to food. This guide is intend

  • Gender and agriculture in the information society

    Gender and agriculture in the information society

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are ‘enabling’ tools that can help rural communities in ACP countries to capitalise on emerging opportunities, especially in education and income generations. To follow the 5th CTA Observatory Meeting and various recent CTA initiatives on gender, this report promotes better access to ICTs for women. A handful of case studies demonstrate how women benefit from, amongst other examples, rural ...

  • Meeting the challenge of effective ACP participation in agricultural trade negotiations: the role of information and communication

    Meeting the challenge of effective ACP participation in agricultural trade negotiations: the role of information and communication

    Summary report of a seminar, Brussels, Belgium, 2002This report draws on the discussions at the CTA annual seminar in 2002. The first part deals with the on-going agricultural trade negotiations relating to the WTO Agreement of Agriculture and to the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) under Cotonou. The second part looks at what interests the ACP countries should be defending and covers such topics as market access, export subsidies

  • Southland. A case study-based training exercise in policy analysis for the agricultural and rural sector (+ CD-ROM) (En)

    Southland. A case study-based training exercise in policy analysis for the agricultural and rural sector (+ CD-ROM) (En)

    Series: Capacity development in food and agriculture policThe "Southland case study" is designed to provide an opportunity for a group of participants in a course on agricultural policy to mobilize their knowledge and skills on a fictitious country simulating many of the problems faced by developing countries. Based on realistic information on the country, presented in a set of documents collected from various sources and on a set of st

  • Information for agricultural and rural development in ACP countries: emerging stakeholders, new media, and priority themes / L'information pour le dév

    Information for agricultural and rural development in ACP countries: emerging stakeholders, new media, and priority themes / L'information pour le dév

    The priority areas highlighted by the seminar were the development of support programmes to improve stakeholders' ability to implement information strategies, the promotion of increased networking among stakeholders, and the improvement of information generation and supply using appropriate media. / Le séminaire a mis en évidence les domaines prioritaires d´action suivants : le développement des programmes de soutien destinés à améliorer la ...

  • Agrovoc. Multilingual agricultural thesaurus. CD-ROM (En/Fr/Es)

    Agrovoc. Multilingual agricultural thesaurus. CD-ROM (En/Fr/Es)

    Series: Non-series titlesAvailable for the first time on CD-ROM, AGROVOC is the multilingual thesaurus for indexing and retrieving data in agricultural information systems, specifically the international cooperative systems AGRIS (International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology) and CARIS (Current Agricultural Research Information System), managed by FAO. Each language version of AGROVOC is presented as a s