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Digital green agriculture : nutrition convergence - final Report : the World Bank’s South Asia food and nutrition security initiative (Inglês)

The South Asian region has the highest rates of hunger in the world. According to one estimate, 336 million people (nearly 23 percent of its population) are routinely hungry and new threats are emerging to intensify the situation. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 94752 JUN 01, 2015

Gandhi, Rikin; Pandey, Ritika; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Pehu,Eija Disclosed

Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (Inglês)

Malnutrition continues to be a major development challenge in the South Asia region. Given its size, India hosts the majority of the malnourished. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 96335 MAY 01, 2015

Babu,Suresh Chandra; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Pehu,Eija Disclosed

Promoting agriculture nutrition convergence through participatory extension videos (Inglês)

The nutrition challenge in South Asia is complex due to its varying scale from hunger to hidden hunger. The region has the highest rates of hunger and under nutrition in the world, and overweight and obesity is increasing in prevalence, especially in India. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 96173 APR 01, 2015

Gandhi, Rikin; Pandey, Ritika; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Pehu,Eija Disclosed

Supporting women's agro-enterprises in Africa with ICT : a feasibility study in Zambia and Kenya (Inglês)

A new generation of information and communication technologies (ICTs) is finding a small foothold among poor, small-scale farmers in developing countries. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 93077 FEB 01, 2015

Gilissen, Sandra; Sommeling, Eric; Penza-Chona, Bwalya; Kirui, Lucy; Pehu,Eija; Poutianen, Pirkko; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Vyzaki,Marialena Disclosed

Moving toward a sustainable landscape approach to development (Inglês)

Increasing food and nutrition insecurity and increasing poverty in the face of a rapidly changing climate and a degrading natural capital base are daunting challenges for agriculture, livestock, forests, and fisheries. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 88433 JUN 01, 2014

Treguer, David; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

Gender, agriculture, and climate change (Inglês)

Climate change affects rural women's and men's ability to secure their livelihoods. At the same time, it poses new challenges for the agricultural sector in reducing poverty and food insecurity and in transforming itself into a strong engine for sustainable economic growth. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 84675 FEB 01, 2014

Ahmad, Nilufar; El-Fatal, Lamia; Pehu, Eija; Poutiainen, Pirkko; Vyzaki, Marialena Disclosed

The status and impact of bio safety regulation in developing economies since ratification of the Cartagena protocol (Inglês)

The World development report 2010: development and climate change highlights the link between biotechnology, development, and environment. Aside from recognizing biotechnology's potential to improve crop productivity, increase crop adaptation to climatic stresses such as drought, and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, the report emphasizes the need to establish science-based regulatory systems 'so that risks and benefits can be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, comparing the potential risks with alternative technologies' (World Bank 2010). ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 69830 JUN 01, 2012

Foley,Mary-Ellen; Mclean,Morven; Pehu,Eija Disclosed

ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (Inglês)

The livelihoods of the world's poor rise and fall with the fate of agriculture. Enhancing the ability of smallholders to connect with the knowledge, networks, and institutions necessary to improve their productivity, food security, and employment opportunities is a fundamental development challenge. ... Exibir mais +

Outro Estudo Rural 64605 NOV 01, 2011

George, Tina; Bagazonzya, Henry; Ballantyne, Peter; Belden, Cory; Birner, Regina; Castello, Riccardo del; Castren, Tuukka; Choudhary, Vikas; Dixie, Grahame; Donovan, Kevin; Edge, Philip; Hani, May; Harrod, Julie; Pekka Jamsen; Jantunen, Teemu; Jayaraman, Nithya; Maru, Ajit; Majumdar, Suvranil; Manfre, Cristina; McLaren, Robin; McNamara, Kerry; Morras, Estibalitz; Nichterlein, Karin; Pehu, Eija; Pillai, Madhavi; Porcari, Rios; Luz Diaz; Rudgard, Stephen; Safdar, Zaid; Sen, Soham; Slavova, Mira; Srivastava, Lara; Stanley, Victoria; Treinen, Sophie Disclosed

Information and communication technologies for agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions - overview of forthcoming e-sourcebook (Inglês)

The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for agriculture e-sourcebook describes a wide variety of ICT innovations and discusses the potential they carry for stakeholders engaged in agricultural development. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 63737 MAY 01, 2011

Pehu, Eija; Kelly, Tim Disclosed

Gender and governance in agricultural extension services : insights from India, Ghana, and Ethiopia (Inglês)

The gender and governance in rural services insights from India, Ghana, and Ethiopia report aims to generate policy-relevant knowledge on strategies for improving agricultural service delivery, with a focus on providing more equitable access to these services, especially for women. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 56582 MAR 01, 2010

Madhvani, Sonia; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

A conceptual framework for a training curriculum on natural disaster risk reduction and management for agriculture and the rural space (Inglês)

This paper presents the conceptual framework for a training program on integrating disaster risk reduction and climate-change mitigation into Agriculture and Rural Development Department (ARD) programming. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 103480 DEC 31, 2009

Naraghi-Anderlini,Sanam; Agwe,Jonathan N.; Pehu,Eija Disclosed

Agricultural innovation systems : from diagnostics toward operational practices (Inglês)

This discussion paper presents the converging views of workshop participants and the emerging agenda for an agricultural innovation systems approach. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada) 43435 JAN 01, 2008

Rajalahti, Riikka; Janssen, Willem; Pehu, Eija; Disclosed

Scenario planning to guide long-term investments in agricultural science and technology : theory and practice from a case study on India (Inglês)

This note for India is based on the paper Scenario Planning to guide long-term investments in Agricultural Science and Technology (report no. 37066). ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 41895 NOV 01, 2007

Rajalahti, Rikka; Janssen, Willem; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

Agricultural biotechnology : transgenics in agriculture and their implications for developing countries (Inglês)

This background paper explains that the use of biotechnology in agriculture is enmeshed in controversy, particularly with regard to the development and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), also known as transgenics. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 41372 SEP 19, 2007

Pehu, Eija; Ragasa, Catherine Disclosed

Health enhancing foods : country case studies of China and India (Inglês)

The main objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive review of the functional foods sector in developing countries and assess its investment potential in two countries, mainly India and China. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada) 38715 JAN 01, 2007

Ford, Kent; Konishi, Yasuo; Rajalahti, Riikka; Pehu, Eija

Social and environmental sustainability of agriculture and rural development investments : a monitoring and evaluation toolkit (Inglês)

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide practical guidance in the monitoring and evaluation of the environmental and social sustainability of Agricultural and Rural Development (ARD) programs and projects. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada) 38710 JAN 01, 2007

Punkari, Mikko; Fuentes, Marlene; White, Pamela; Rajalahti, Riikka; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

Functional foods : opportunities and challenges for developing countries (Inglês)

Functional foods have been the topic of considerable interest in the food and nutrition industry for years, but the term currently lacks a common definition. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 37683 SEP 01, 2006

Williams, Melissa; Pehu, Eija; Ragasa, Catherine Disclosed

Scenario planning to guide long-term investments in agricultural science and technology: theory and practice from a case study on India (Inglês)

A number of changes worldwide are taking place that have implications for the rural and agricultural sector. Population growth, improved incomes, and shifting dietary patterns continue to increase and diversify the demand for food and other agricultural products. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada) 37066 JUN 01, 2006

Rajalahti, Riikka; van der Heijden, Kees; Janssen, Willem; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

Health enhancing foods : opportunities for strengthening developing countries (Inglês)

Functional foods have entered the global markets with force in the past decade and have rapidly gained market share as value added products. Although the term "functional foods" currently lacks a common definition, this category is generally thought to include products that influence specific functions in the body and thereby offer benefits for health, well-being or performance, beyond their regular nutritional value. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada) 37067 JUN 01, 2006

Kotilainen, Liisa; Rajalahti, Riikka; Ragasa, Catherine; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

Enhancing agricultural innovation : how to go beyond the strengthening of research systems (Inglês)

Agricultural development depends to a great extent on how successfully knowledge is generated and applied. Investments in knowledge - especially in the form of science and technology have featured prominently and consistently in most strategies to promote sustainable and equitable agricultural development at the national level. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 36346 JAN 01, 2006

Hall, Andy; Janssen,Wilhelmus Gerardus; Pehu,Eija; Rajalahti,Riikka Disclosed

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Digital green agriculture : nutrition convergence - final Report : the World Bank’s South Asia food and nutrition security initiative (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2015 94752 Informativo
Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (Inglês)
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MAY 01, 2015 96335 Informativo
Promoting agriculture nutrition convergence through participatory extension videos (Inglês)
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APR 01, 2015 96173 Informativo
Supporting women's agro-enterprises in Africa with ICT : a feasibility study in Zambia and Kenya (Inglês)
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FEB 01, 2015 93077 Documento de Trabalho
Moving toward a sustainable landscape approach to development (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2014 88433 Informativo
Gender, agriculture, and climate change (Inglês)
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FEB 01, 2014 84675 Informativo
The status and impact of bio safety regulation in developing economies since ratification of the Cartagena protocol (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2012 69830 Documento de Trabalho
ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (Inglês)
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NOV 01, 2011 64605 Outro Estudo Rural
Information and communication technologies for agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions - overview of forthcoming e-sourcebook (Inglês)
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MAY 01, 2011 63737 Documento de Trabalho
Gender and governance in agricultural extension services : insights from India, Ghana, and Ethiopia (Inglês)
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MAR 01, 2010 56582 Informativo
A conceptual framework for a training curriculum on natural disaster risk reduction and management for agriculture and the rural space (Inglês)
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DEC 31, 2009 103480 Documento de Trabalho
Agricultural innovation systems : from diagnostics toward operational practices (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2008 43435 Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada)
Scenario planning to guide long-term investments in agricultural science and technology : theory and practice from a case study on India (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
NOV 01, 2007 41895 Informativo
Agricultural biotechnology : transgenics in agriculture and their implications for developing countries (Inglês)
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SEP 19, 2007 41372 Documento de Trabalho
Health enhancing foods : country case studies of China and India (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JAN 01, 2007 38715 Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada)
Social and environmental sustainability of agriculture and rural development investments : a monitoring and evaluation toolkit (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JAN 01, 2007 38710 Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada)
Functional foods : opportunities and challenges for developing countries (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
SEP 01, 2006 37683 Informativo
Scenario planning to guide long-term investments in agricultural science and technology: theory and practice from a case study on India (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JUN 01, 2006 37066 Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada)
Health enhancing foods : opportunities for strengthening developing countries (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JUN 01, 2006 37067 Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada)
Enhancing agricultural innovation : how to go beyond the strengthening of research systems (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JAN 01, 2006 36346 Documento de Trabalho