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Enabling regulatory frameworks for contract farming.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Viinikainen, T. & Caro, C. B.

Content type: Bulletin

FAO's previous contribution to the development of contract farming saw the publication in 2015 of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farmin...

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Food consumption and energy budgets of the giraffe.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Pellew, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the efficiency of foraging strategy, the rates of food intake of adult giraffe in the Serengeti National Park are assessed. Daily energy i...

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National climate-smart agriculture and food security action plan of Ghana (2016-2020).

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Essegbey, G. O. & Nutsukpo, D. & Karbo, N. & Zougmoré, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The policy document - National Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Security Action Plan of Ghana (2016-2020) - provides the implementation framework fo...

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Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Edworthy, A. & Taylor, J. M. & Jones, M. S. & Tormanen, A. & Kennedy, C. M. & Fu Zhen & Latimer, C. E. & Cornell, K. A. & Michelotti, L. A. & Sato, C. & Northfield, T. & Snyder, W. E. & Owen, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and simplification are key drivers of recent declines in wild bird populations, heightening the need to better balance co...

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Managing climate risks and adapting to climate change in the agriculture sector in Nepal.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Selvaraju, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The agriculture sector plays a critical role in the Nepalese economy, contributing more than 33 percent to Nepal's gross domestic product and engaging...

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Geographical variation in carbon dioxide fluxes from soils in agro-ecosystems and its implications for life-cycle assessment.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Koerber, G. R. & Edwards-Jones, G. & Hill, P. W. & Milài Canals, L. & Nyeko, P. & York, E. H. & Jones, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) from soils can contribute significantly to the global warming potential (GWP) of agro-ecosystems. Due to variations i...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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Limits to green revolution in rice in Africa the case of Ghana.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Authors: Ragasa, C. & Chapoto, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Ghana National Rice Development Strategy in 2009 was developed to double rice production by 2018 with a 10 percent annual increase and to reduce o...

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Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms: the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: White, P. J. C. & Lee, M. A. & Roberts, D. J. & Cole, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable intensification (SI) is a global challenge, aiming to increase food production whilst conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. This...

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Globalisation and pollinators: pollinator declines are an economic threat to global food systems.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Murphy, J. T. & Breeze, T. D. & Willcox, B. & Kavanagh, S. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Trade in animal-pollinated crops plays an important role in global food systems: in many low-income countries, export of pollinated crops such as coff...

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