Index 2010

Focus

Land acquisitions ? land grabbed? 1/2010 more...
Innovations for the poor 2/2010 more...
Rural youth ? to stay or not to stay? 3/2010 more...
Insurance for agriculture 4/2010 more...
Rural development & global partnerships 5/2010 more...
Energy and climate change 6/2010 more...
Agriculture Edition Page
African farmers develop their own rice cultivars 1/10 42
Camel farms: a new idea to help desert ecosystems recover 2/10 39
Cloud seeding ? make your own rain 3/10 42
Mycorrhiza for global sustainable development 5/10 39
Agricultural policy / international policy
Industrial policy for rural areas can be harmful to economic development 3/10 31
Bt brinjal in India: The nays outnumber the ayes 3/10 34
Africas?s woes, world?s opportunities 6/10 33
Biotechnology
Biotechnology can contribute to sustainable development 2/10 30
Biotechnology: What benefi t for world food supply? 2/10 31
Conservation of natural resources
Ecuador: Conserving diversity, disseminating knowledge 6/10 36
IWMNet ? a network for integrated Watershed Management in Eastern Africa 6/10 38
Desertification
Climate change adaptation and desertifi cation control ? two sides of the same coin 4/10 37
Empowerment
Regional rural development needs people empowerment 1/10 36
Energy and climate change
Electrifying Senegal ? renewably! 2/10 36
Biofuels: still in bloom or cause for gloom? 6/10 10
Supporting low carbon energy development in Africa ? the role of the African Development Bank 6/10 14
Engergy partnerships ? teaming up for which purpose? 6/10 17
Brazil: Fuelwood and biodiesel ? a stress test for agriculture and the environment? 6/10 20
New paths for biofuels in Africa 6/10 25
Coconut oil ? combining energy supply and income desertifi cation 6/10 29
The time is ripe for modern electricity supply 6/10 32
Finance
Rethinking rural and agricultural finance ? The African case 1/10 32
Health
Animal diseases and global public health: troubling uncertainty 3/10 32
Towards microfinance at the service of health: Spirulina production in Burkina Faso 4/10 34
Improving malaria diagnosis in Equatorial Guinea 4/10 41
Income generation / poverty reduction
Bolivia: Cheese versus poverty 1/10 40
Allanblackia ? an ingredient for poverty reduction? 3/10 37
Cacao from Ecuador: Indigeneous people discover the chocolate market 3/10 40
Insurance for agriculture
Agricultural insurances as part of a risk management strategy 4/10 8
Microinsurance: Fair insurance for lowincome people 4/10 11
Crop insurance in developing economies ? the insurers? and reinsurers? perspective 4/10 14
Crop insurance loss adjusting and management 4/10 17
Constraints on agricultural microinsurance 4/10 19
When rain only tells half the story: Cotton Index Insurance in Mali 4/10 22
Hope for Kenya?s pastoralists: ILRI?s Index- Based Livestock Insurance 4/10 24
Community-based microinsurance: localised and responsive 4/10 26
Land acquisitions / Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in land
The rush for farmland 1/10 8
A threat to global food security 1/10 12
?Land grabs in Africa?: Pathways, trends and the role of legal contracts 1/10 15
Big push for development or erosion of local livelihood? Insights from Cambodia, Laos, Madagascar and Mali 1/10 19
New challenges for ACP countries? 1/10 24
An opportunity for sustainable growth in Africa 1/10 30
Indigenous people are losing their livelihood 1/10 31
Foreign Direct Investment in Mozambique ? a Government?s perspective 2/10 32
Religion
Religion - a decisive factor in development cooperation 5/10 36
Rural development & global partnerships
Towards global governance of food security 5/10 6
Global Partnership for Agriculture and Food Security: Actors, missions and achievements 5/10 11
A chance to revitalise the agricultural sector in Africa: The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) 5/10 17
Developing rural areas and their contribution to food security: The strategy of German development policy 5/10 21
Rural and agricultural development: Learning from experience 5/10 25
Millennium Villages: Rural development for achieving MDGs 5/10 28
Poverty is bitter, pineapples are sweet 5/10 30
Rural territorial development ? the return to a regional view 5/10 32
Capacity to Build Capacity (C2C) for rural regions: Sowing competences, reaping sustainable development 5/10 33
MDG Review Summit: Business as usual is no longer an option 5/10 35
Rural youth
Youth matters ? stemming the drain 3/10 8
Making agriculture attractive 3/10 11
Education and skills ? crucial for rural development 3/10 14
India: School dropouts get a second chance 3/10 18
Teach A Man To Fish ? fi nancially sustainable schools for entrepreneurs 3/10 21
Business development and youth in Cambodia 3/10 22
Migration and remittances ? the case of Honduras 3/10 25
Catholic rural youth in Bavaria and Senegal: A partnership with high potential 3/10 28
Rural youth: Make our voices heard! 3/10 30
Trade
How can regional trade enhance food security? ? A case study on the border region of Tanzania and Zambia 4/10 30