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Year: 2009
Climate change will bring with it increased frequency of two types of natural disasters that affect agriculture and rural households: droughts and floods
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Year: 2009
Livestock-poultry, small ruminants (such as goats and sheep), cattle, and pigs-provide many benefits for human well-being
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Year: 2009
From a global environmental perspective, few other places in the world are as important as the Tibetan Plateau and Himalaya is now concerns about global warming, climate change, receding glaciers, food insecurity and loss of biodiversity all point to the significance of this Asian mountain region in addressing these global challenges
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Year: 2009
What opportunities are there at farm and local community level to increase the incomes of small-scale farmers? This series of booklets aims to raise awareness and provide decision support information about opportunities for increasing the incomes of small-scale farmers
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Year: 2006
In compiling the Lesotho Atlas of Sustainable Development, D
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Year: 2006
The linkages between livestock and health are significant, particularly for the poor, whether as livestock raisers or as consumers of meat and milk, or even as users of the environment
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Year: 2006
Converting agriculture to produce energy as well as food has become an important and well-funded global research goal as petroleum reserves fall and fuel prices rise
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Year: 2003
Mycotoxins are produced by fungi, commonly known as mold
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Some key facts about women and agriculture in Bhutan:
  • The population consists to 49% of women and to 51% of men;
  • 62% of the women work in agriculture l The literacy rate among rural women is around 10%;
  • The division of labour by gender is not rigidly fixed, as men and women can take over each other's tasks, with few exceptions, and this may vary by ethnicity;
  • 70% of the land is owned by women;
  • The majority of the population follows matrilineal heritage giving women an advantage in ownership of land and livestock;
  • Women considerably contribute to house-hold income through farm and non-farm activities;
  • Women interact closely with the natural resource environment as users of wild plants and forest products;
  • As managers of home gardens, women are both managers of bio-diversity as well as providers of variety to family meals;
  • Based on the assumption of a gender-equitable socialsystem, gender-segregated data arenot readily available

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