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FAO working in support of persons with disabilities

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Ed
August 2006

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The aim of this paper is to highlight some of the key linkages between poverty, disability, nutrition and agricultural production. The paper also reports on some of the FAO's work on disability and disability rights and highlights 5 FAO projects / pilot models - ranging from mushroom production to blacksmithing - that target rural people living with disabilities. It would be useful for anyone with an interest in mainstreaming disability in development policy and practice

Footsteps issues 18-65

TEARFUND
2006

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Includes issues 18 - 65 of Footsteps, a newsletter with a Christian emphasis that is aimed at all health and development workers. It aims to share practical ideas and enthusiasm on all aspects of development that impact at community level, including health, sustainable agriculture, agro-forestry, literacy, the environment, and project management. Provides book reviews and resource guides

Effects of HIV/AIDS on farming systems in Eastern Africa

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO). Farm Management and Production Economics Service
1995

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A detailed account of a UNDP-funded study in three eastern African countries of the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural populations, their livelihoods and their farming systems. Considers direct and indirect costs, and the impact on the transmission of knowledge about farming

Appropriate technology

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Features articles on appropriate technology for agriculture, aquaculture, food processing, small-scale industry, rural community development, stoves, waste utilization, energy as well as health features. Sample issue and contents available from website
Four times a year
Standard subscription 158.00 GBP/ 316.00 USD
Personal subscription 52.00 GBP/ 104.00 USD
Free contents alert service

Footsteps

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Footsteps has a Christian emphasis and is aimed at all health and development workers. It aims to share practical ideas and enthusiasm on all aspects of development that impact at community level, including health, sustainable agriculture, agro-forestry, literacy, the environment, and project management. Provides book reviews and resource guides
Four times a year
Free

Baobab

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Baobab is a magazine for community development workers in dryland Africa to share experiences on good and bad development practices
3 times a year
Print: Free (developing countries), 20 GBP (elsewhere)
Electronic Free

Food, nutrition and agriculture

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The journal provides up-to-date articles about activites to improve nutrition and food production and safety throughout the world. Articles appear in English, French or Spanish with summaries in all three languages.
Publication ceased 2005

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Source e-bulletin on Disability and Inclusion

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