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Author: Nurul Islam
ISBN: 0896296059
Language: English
Publisher: International Food Policy Research Institute (1997)
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This paper brings together empirical evidence on the nonfarm sector and analyzes .

This paper brings together empirical evidence on the nonfarm sector and analyzes policies for its future development. Handle: RePEc:fpr:2020dp:22.

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Food, Agriculture abd the Environment Discussion Paper 22. IFPRI.

Mainstreaming Gender in Poverty Eradication and the Millennium Development Goals, London: Commonwealth Secretariat/IDRC Publication.

environmental indicators. Issues here include leaching of nutrients and pesticides, water extraction and drainage and flooding. Contamination of both ground and surface waters caused by high levels of production and use of manure and chemical fertilisers is a serious problem, particularly in areas of intensive livestock or specialised crop production. How best to allocate limited supplies of water among competing uses is an urgent issue of concern.

Further, beyond agriculture is the wider rural economy, including nonfarm economic activities such as small . Can the country’s agricultural sector and rural economy once again play a significant role in growth and development?

Given the importance of these rural activities, the slow growth of agriculture in recent years-averaging just . percent during the period 2010–2014-should be a source of concern for Pakistan

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Food and Agriculture: The future of sustainability

Food and Agriculture: The future of sustainability. Sustainable Development in the 21st century (SD21). Food and Agriculture: The future of sustainability. Agriculture discussions are increasingly oriented toward ecological approaches that recognize the limits imposed by natural resources and toward improved social outcomes. The concept for this paper was developed by Daniele Giovannucci of the Committee on Sustainability Development and David Le Blanc of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

This paper assesses the role of the . Food-aid dependency in Lesotho: issues and policy implications’, Development Southern Africa 15, 2: 251–65.

This paper assesses the role of the non-farm sector in rural development in Lesotho. Evidence from studies in developing countries indicates that agriculture was formerly used as the main source of livelihood for many people in poor countries. However, due to the decline in agricultural productivity (which results in poverty and food insecurity) caused by unfavourable agro-climatic conditions, many people are turning to non-farm activities as a means of making a living.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain . .

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Concordats set out agreed frameworks for co operation, between it and the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive, which have devolved responsibilities for these matters in their respective nations.