Assessment of agricultural information needs and resources in SADCC member countries
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Assessment of agricultural information needs and resources in SADCC member countries by J. C. Norman

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Published by SACCAR in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English



  • Africa, Southern


  • Agriculture -- Africa, Southern -- Information services -- Evaluation.

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Edition Notes

Statementsubmitted to SACCAR (Southern African Centre for Co-operation in Agricultural Research) by J.C. Norman and E.M. Ntokotha.
ContributionsNtokotha, E. M., Southern African Centre for Co-operation in Agricultural Research.
LC ClassificationsS494.5.I47 N67 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 59 leaves ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1076357M
LC Control Number93983052

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THE SADC MEMBER COUNTRIES A NGOLA Angola’s regulator is the Direcção Nacional de Correios e Telecommunicações, which was created in The regulator is financed by the government’s central budget and is under the guidance of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The rainy season is almost upon us and we urge SADC member countries to seriously invest in agriculture to avert hunger. The El Nino-induced drought that befell the region in the /19 season is already wreaking havoc across the region, with most countries having to . Access and use of Agricultural Information Resources by Rural Women of Akure North and South Local Government areas of Ondo State Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Library and Information Science 3, Ozowa VN. The nature of agricultural information needs of small scale farmers in Africa: the Nigerian example. Regional Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis (RVAA) System for information to make decisions on how to respond to save lives and protect livelihoods in the face of multiple shocks and stressors.

  The Southern African Development Community (SADC) organised a consultation meeting with its International Cooperating Partners (ICPs) in Gaborone from 11 to 12 October The consultations that were hosted by the Food Agriculture and Natural Resources (FANR) Directorate provided an opportunity for both SADC and ICPs to update each other on new developments including SADC . In addition to general agricultural information, each state Extension office has a designated Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator. Non-profit, farmer and trade organizations may also prove invaluable. Learn more: Sustainable Agriculture Organizations and Information Providers. . SECTOR ASSESSMENT (SUMMARY): AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Sector Road Map 1. Sector Performance, Problems, and Opportunities 1. Myanmar is one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia both for land area and population.1 The country may be divided roughly into five major topographic and climatic zones. undertaken to significantly bolster agricultural production in general and cotton production in particular. This led to large-scale investment in irrigation infrastructure, agricultural extension, improved seed production, and fertilizer and pesticide use. This investment paid off, with agricultural output more than doubling from to 4.

Since , FAO has been monitoring the world’s forest resources through periodic assessments conducted in cooperation with its member countries. The information provided by the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) presents a comprehensive view of the world’s forests and the ways in which the resource is changing. Themes: Agriculture & Food Security, Food Security, Crop Production, Livestock Production, Fisheries, Agricultural Information. Agriculture and food security contribute to a region’s quality of life, making them top priorities for SADC. The Declaration on Agriculture and Food Security in the SADC Region sets out SADC Member States. thus more effective in meeting farmers’ information needs. ICT has many potential applications in agricultural extension (Zijp, ). It can bring new information services to rural areas where farmers, as users, will have much greater control than before over current information . Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia). The poor countries of SADC have larger agricultural sectors. In , the agricultural sector contributed 38 % in the case Malawi, 32% in Mozambique and 48% in the case of Tanzania (World Bank, ). Table 2 reports some basic economic indicators for SADC member countries.