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Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Cameroon

Baillonella toxisperma, Pentaclethra macrophylla and Trichoscypha abut are important foods for communities living around forests in Cameroon. Information on the nutritional value and bioactive content of these foods is required to establish their contribution to the nutrition and health of the communities.

Reports & Research
December 2015
Equatorial Guinea
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Central African Republic
Gabon
Middle Africa
Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Rwanda
Equatorial Guinea
Cameroon

SUMMARYSemi-structured interviews were used to explore how rural communities near forests are responding to environmental change in three African nations — Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Rwanda. The study first recounts people's perception of environmental change — what are the issues of greatest concern identified by local communities?

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2015
Angola
Burundi
Benin
Burkina Faso
Botswana
Central African Republic
Ivory Coast
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Ghana
Guinea
Kenya
Liberia
Lesotho
Morocco
Madagascar
Mali
Mozambique
Mauritania
Malawi
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Sudan
Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Sudan
Eswatini
Chad
Togo
Tunisia
Tanzania
South Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Western Africa
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Middle Africa
Southern Africa

Land degradation and desertification are among the biggest environmental challenges of our time. In the last 40 years, we lost nearly a third of the world’s arable farmland due to erosion, just as the number of people to be fed from it almost doubled. That’s why the UN General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Switzerland
Mozambique
Guatemala
Indonesia
Grenada
Canada
Congo
Guyana
Cameroon
Nepal
Philippines
Uganda
India
Russia
Brazil
Ghana

Ce guide pratique vise à inspirer et équiper tous ceux qui veulent tenter d’améliorer la situation afin que le pouvoir soit exercé de manière à favoriser les forêts; il décrit comment des outils pratiques peuvent être utilisés pour améliorer la gouvernance des régimes forestiers.

Reports & Research
December 2015
Egypt
Bangladesh
Nepal
Zambia
Ghana
Germany
Burkina Faso
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Ethiopia
Niger
Cameroon
Thailand
Mozambique
South Africa
Uganda
Tanzania
Syrian Arab Republic
Cambodia
India
Sudan
Kenya

Based on a broad literature review, this publication discusses rural women’s time poverty in agriculture, elaborates on its possible causes and implications and provides insight into the various types of constraints that affect the adoption of solutions for reducing work burden.

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