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Forest Outlook Studies in Africa (Fosa) Namibia

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Historically Namibia has been well known for a mining industry that has thrived for over 100 years, with diamonds at the centre of it all. The mining industry is just among the many natural resources that the country has despite being the most arid country in Southern Africa. The other natural resource-based economic activities include a commercial fishing industry, commercial livestock ranching and nature-based tourism. Subsistence farming either with livestock...

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LÉtude Prospective du Secteur Forestier en Afrique (Fosa) Republiq...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La pr?sente ?tude doit aboutir ? l??laboration d?un document national de prospective du secteur forestier ? l?horizon 2020. L?objectif fondamental du document national de prospective est d?examiner la situation future du secteur forestier sur la base d?un diagnostic profond de l??tat actuel du dit secteur. Au regard de la multitude d?acteurs directement et/ou indirectement impliqu?s ? la gestion du secteur forestier, l?analyse qui se veut pertinente de la situat...

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Forestry Outlook Studies in Africa (Fosa) Sudan

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: A number of important factors and developments will shape the forest sector in the coming years. In broad terms, forestry like all other sectors responds to macro - level factors. These factors include: Population growth and changes in demographic attributes (rural/urban balance, agricultural dependency, income, changes in aspirations and expectations such as greater interest in environmental issues); Economic growth (and related changes in personal wealth, pros...

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Forestry Outlook Studies in Africa (Fosa) United Republic of Tanzania

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The objective of this paper is to present the prevailing and future forestry outlook for Tanzania. The main attributes of the forest sector are briefly described and their present and future situations outlined.

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Forest Policies and Forest Policy Reviews

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The second workshop for the EC-FAO Partnership Programme: Information and Analysis for Sustainable Forest Management: Linking National and International Efforts in South and Southeast Asia was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 22 to 24 January 2002. The workshop was entitled Forest Policy and Forest Policy Reviews. The event was organized by FAO with financial support from the EC through the EC-FAO Partnership Programme (Tropical Forestry Budget Line B7-6201/1...

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Les Approches Disciplinaires de Loanalyse des Sada

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Cet ouvrage d?crit synth?tiquement la mani?re dont diff?rentes disciplines sont li?es ? l?analyse des syst?mes d?approvisionnement et de distribution alimentaires (SADA). Cet objectif est atteint en montrant les outils conceptuels et m?thodologiques des disciplines impliqu?es. Le but de cette description est double: d?une part, individualiser, pour chaque discipline, le(s) domaine(s) qui lui sont propres et qui participent ? la probl?matique des SADA; d?autre pa...

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Collection Multi-Channel Food Supply Systems to Francophone Africa...

By: Philippe Hugon

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Excerpt: The issue of supplying food to African towns will remain a major challenge in the coming years in view of the steep urban growth, the small increase in extensive agricultural production and the risks of bottlenecks in the supply and distribution circuits. Yet it is very difficult to summarize this issue for French-speaking Africa. The situations vary widely and are reversible. Information systems are rather unreliable. Any analysis of supplies to Sub-Saharan Afr...

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Pluralit des FiliRes Dapprovisionnement Alimentaire dans les Vill...

By: Philippe Hugon

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La question de l?approvisionnement des villes africaines en produits agro-alimentaires demeure un enjeu majeur des prochaines ann?es, compte tenu de la forte croissance urbaine, face ? la faible augmentation des productions extensives agricoles et aux risques de goulets d??tranglement concernant des circuits d?approvisionnement et de distribution. Il est toutefois tr?s difficile de faire une synth?se de cette question pour l?Afrique francophone. Les situations s...

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African Urban Consumers and Food Suply and Distribution Systems

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: This study is an overview intended to help develop an approach to food supply and distribution systems (FSDSs) focusing on the consumer as autonomous actor. Following a brief discussion of the lack of attention to African urban consumers in policies, programmes and research on African FSDSs, Chapter 1 offers an analytical framework that takes into account the variety of cultural, sociological and economic affecting the urban consumer in French-speaking West Afri...

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Le Consommateur Urbain Africain et les Sada

By: Ibrahima Dia

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Les politiques de s?curit? alimentaire ont ?t? longtemps orient?es uniquement vers les populations rurales. Dans cette optique le consommateur n? est pas consid?r? comme un acteur s?par? du producteur car en fait le consommateur est suppos? produire lui-m?me sa nourriture ou l?acqu?rir par troc. Dans tous les cas la mise sur le march? de produits agricoles beaucoup plus comme l?offre d?un surplus qu?une r?ponse raisonn?e ? une demande.

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The Constraints on Food Supply and Distribution Systems to African...

By: Kalil Kouyate

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Excerpt: Despite differences in pace and sequencing of adjustment programmes, economic liberalization has had far-reaching effects on the structure and the relative importance of actors involved in the supply and distribution of food in most African cities. Market reforms called for significant changes in the role of public and private sector agencies in food supply and distribution. Most public trading and marketing organizations previously responsible for marketing loc...

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Les Contraintes des Sada des Zones Urbaines Doafrique

By: Kalil Kouyate

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: La lib?ralisation des ?conomies africaines, ? la faveur des Programmes d?ajustement structurel (PAS) con?us et appliqu?s dans la plupart des pays africains depuis les ann?es 80, a consid?rablement modifi? les donn?es du commerce des denr?es alimentaires. Ainsi, la plupart des organismes publics de commercialisation, charg?s de commercialiser les produits locaux et d?importation, ont ?t? soit supprim?s, soit privatis?s, tandis que les op?rateurs priv?s sont deven...

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Les Circuits Doapprovisionnement Alimentaire des Villes et le Fonc...

By: Laurence Wilhelm

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Si la ville est un acteur-cl? du d?veloppement social et ?conomique de l?Afrique actuelle, citadins et paysans ont longtemps ?t? oppos?s dans une vision tr?s r?ductrice de leurs int?r?ts et de leurs comp?tences que ce soit par les acteurs nationaux ou internationaux. L?approvisionnement des villes met en ?vidence l?extraordinaire dynamisme dont font preuve les acteurs urbains comme ceux des campagnes, leurs communaut?s de dessins et aussi les fortes contraintes ...

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Food Security in African Cities the Role of Food Supply and Distri...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: In the West African countries it is a matter of vital necessity to develop urban food supply and distribution systems in order to be able to cater for the increasing urban demand and growing urbanization. This development must be incorporated into the structural adjustment and economic stabilization measures, namely, into an environment that is both uncertain and in a state of flux at the present time. While FSDS had to be developed in a plan for society based o...

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La S'Curit Alimentaire des Villes Africaines : Le R le des Sada

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Le d?veloppement des syst?mes d?approvisionnement et de distribution alimentaire (SADA) des villes est d?une absolue n?cessit? dans les pays de l?Afrique de l?ouest, pour faire face ? l?expansion de la demande urbaine et ? l?extension de l?urbanisation. Ce d?veloppement doit s?int?grer dans les mesures de l?ajustement structurel et de la stabilisation de l??conomie, autrement dit dans un environnement actuellement incertain et fluctuant. Si les SADA devaient se ...

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Les Collectivites Locales et les Sadaen Afrique de Louest

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: L?alimentation des populations a toujours ?t?, depuis les ind?pendances, l?une des pr?occupations majeures des Etats africains. Pendant trente ans, ceux-ci ont consacr? des efforts importants ? la d?termination de politiques et de programmes nationaux d?autosuffisance alimentaire. Les plans ?labor?s int?graient ? la fois des actions de mise en valeur agricole, de d?veloppement des importations et d?am?lioration de la commercialisation.

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Wholesale Markets in African Cities

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: The paper discusses the importance, potential and limitations of wholesale markets in the supply and distribution of food in African cities. A brief overview of food marketing systems shows that most major African cities lack specialized and efficient wholesale markets, even though their function is a critical factor in the effectiveness of any food marketing system. In general urban food markets in Africa are characterized by inadequate marketing infrastructure...

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Les Marches de Gros Dans les Grandes Villes Africaines

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Le but de ce document est de d?montrer l?importance et les potentialit?s des march?s de gros dans l?approvisionnement et la distribution alimentaires des villes africaines. Apr?s une description succincte des syst?mes de commercialisation des produits alimentaires des grandes villes, un diagnostic g?n?ral de ces syst?mes est propos?. Les insuffisances constat?es dans les march?s de gros sont relev?es. Les avantages d?un march? de gros sont ensuite d?crits et les...

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La Planification Urbaine et la Distribution Alimentaire en Afrique

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Le commerce de d?tail des produits alimentaires n?est d?ordinaire pas un domaine de r?flexion et d?intervention prioritaires pour les urbanistes: c?est une activit? certes essentielle mais consid?r?e d?abord, et depuis longtemps, comme du ressort d?op?rateurs priv?s, organis?s ou non, qui disposent g?n?ralement de la libert? d??tablissement pour offrir, ? la vente, des denr?es qu?ils produisent ou qu?ils ach?tent le plus souvent aux producteurs ou ? des interm?d...

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Le Transport et L'Approvisionnement Inter-Marches Dans les Villes ...

By: Laurence Wilhelm

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Excerpt: La ville de N?Djamena occupe un vaste site d?environ 5 500 hectares en bordure du fleuve Chai au confluent avec le Logone. Elle s??tend sur une quinzaine de km d?est en ouest et sur pr?s de 8,5 km du nord au sud. Elle compte quelque 800 000 habitants aujourd?hui et poss?de une douzaine de march?s r?partis sur l?ensemble de l?agglom?ration.

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