The Eastern and Anglophone Western Africa Regional Assessment meeting was organized by a task force consisting of FAO, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Land Policy Initiative, the United Nations World Food Programme, United Nations Development Programme, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme officials in
This case study demonstrates strengths and weaknesses of the Bioenergy Environmental Impact Analysis framework (BIAS) in its draft form of 2009. The evaluation was conducted on the 21 000 ha bioethanol project of SEKAB near Bagamoyo, Tanzania. The study shows that the BIAS framework is a useful tool in guiding the analysis of biofuel projects.
Reviews FAO Regional Office for Africa’s activities in 2010, with focus on, among others, the following: Regional Conference for Africa held in Angola, CAADP, climate change, agriculture data tool kit on gender, forestry management, country assistance programmes and activities in South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Liberia, Uganda and Ethiopia.
Meeting symbol/code: ALAWUC/NE/10
Summary of adaption and mitigation strategies for reducing the effects of climate change especially with regard to better information and communincation management.
Soil loss is a major concern for land managers due to its influence on biomass production, surface water quality and landscape beauty. In Somalia, the risk of soil loss is accelerated by the removal of vegetation, bad land use practices and negative impacts of urbanization.
Le Séminaire a mis l’accent sur des aspects pratiques et des réponses concrètes que les communautés rurales des pays ACP y apportent ou peuvent apporter à court ou moyen terme.
Meeting symbol/code: 26, C 2009/INF/9