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Investing in the Livestock Sector, Why Good Numbers Matter: A Sourcebook for Decision Makers on How to Improve Livestock Data

Publication Date: January, 2014

This Sourcebook on livestock data summarizes the activities and outputs of the Livestock in Africa: Improving Data for Better Policies Project.

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Mapping Marginality Hotspots – Geographical Targeting for Poverty Reduction

Publication Date: January, 2012

This mapping approach aims to make the marginalized and poor visible by identifying areas with difficult biophysical and socio-economic conditions.

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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.

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Torrents and Trickles: Irrigation Spending Needs in Africa; Summary

Publication Date: September, 2009

Water for irrigation can be collected in two ways: through large, dam-based schemes, or through small projects based on collection of run-off from rainfall. Both possibilities are considered here.

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Priorities for Realizing the Potential to Increase Agricultural Productivity and Growth in Western and Central Africa

Publication Date: August, 2009

We identify a set of development priorities for agriculture that cut across West Africa, at both the country and the regional level, to achieve economy-wide growth goals in the region.

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Potential of Herbicide-Resistant Rice Technologies for Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: January, 2009

Weed-inflicted yield losses in rice equate to half the current rice imports in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and African rice farmers have a limited range of effective and affordable weed management technologies.

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[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2004/2008), Methodologies

Publication Date: June, 2008

This document entitled Technical Report and Methodology of Census' General of Agriculture and Livestock in Niger in 2004/08 is a synthesis technical approaches used in the preparation of surveys, collection and Statistical data processing companies in the project GCP/NER/041/EC (General Census of Agriculture and Livestock in Niger.)

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[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2004/2008), Volume I, Resultats du pre Recensement

Publication Date: June, 2008

This document focuses on the number of agricultural households, horticultural production, and water resources in Niger.

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[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2005/2007), Volume V, Productivite du Cheptel Enclaves Pastorales et Transect

Publication Date: June, 2008

This census report for Niger includes information on households, farming practices and livestock production.

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[Niger] Recensement General de L'Agriculture et du Cheptel (RGAC 2005/2007), Volume VIII-A, Resultats Definitifis, Dimension Genre, "Elevage Sedentaire"

Publication Date: June, 2008

This census report looks at gender issues in Niger's livestock sector. It includes the following sections: agro-pastoral population, livestock holdings, and farming practices by species.

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