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World Food Futures to 2050

Publication Date: November, 2014

Sustainably feeding the world’s still growing, increasingly richer, more urbanized and overall (but not equally, everywhere) ageing population during the decades ahead will still be a tall order. These projections indicate the task is doable, but by no means is complacency in order.

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A Bounds Analysis of World Food Futures: Global Agriculture Through to 2050

Publication Date: October, 2014

The notion that global agricultural output needs to double by 2050 is oft repeated.

A Comparative Analysis of Global Cropping Systems Models and Maps

Publication Date: April, 2014

This study aims to explore and quantify systematic similarities and differences between four major global cropping systems products: the dataset of monthly irrigated and rainfed crop areas around the year 2000 (MIRCA2000), the spatial production allocation model (SPAM), the global agroecological zone (GAEZ) dataset, and the M3 dataset developed by Monfreda, Ramankutty, and Foley.

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Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa

Publication Date: January, 2014

The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development presents a broad range of geospatial data that relate to strategic agriculture policy, investment, and planning issues.

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CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems

Publication Date: January, 2014

This map shows the distribution of dryland agricultural production systems in Africa.

Integrated Management of Natural Resources in the Ecuador Highlands

Publication Date: September, 2012

This article discusses an agricultural development project designed to reduce the long-term downward development spiral in a watershed in Bolivar, Ecuador.

[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2011/2012 (2004 E.C.) (September-December, 2011), Volume IV, Report on Land Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: May, 2012

The range of data items that the 2011/12 (2012 E.C) Agricultural Main season survey dealt with included land use area (crop area, fallow land, grazing land, wood land and other land use).

Climate Risk Management Through Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: September, 2011

Empirical evidence has shown that farmers can adapt to climate change by using sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices that provide local mitigation benefits, reducing or offsetting the negative effects of climate change at the level of the plot, farm, or even landscape. However, adaptation to climate change using SLWM practices in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains low. This study was conducted to examine the impact of government policies on adaptation to climate change.

Setting the Economic Scene

Publication Date: May, 2009

In this chapter we present a quantitative retrospective on the agricultural economies in LAC, the region’s population and food consumption patterns, and its agricultural trade trends.

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