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Africa Human Development Report 2012. Towards a Food Secure Future

Africa Human Development Report 2012. Towards a Food Secure Future
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA). May 2012
  • The 2012 Human Development Report for Africa explores why hunger remains pervasive in the region, despite abundant agricultural resources, a favourable growing climate, and rapid economic growth rates. The water issue is addressed all along the report. Water management and irrigation are analysed in Chapter 2 while Chapter 3 addresses persistent challenges and emerging threats to food security, including soil and water-related environmental challenges.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique , Namibia, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania (United Republic of), Uganda, Zambia
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Equity, Food security, Gender, Health, Irrigation, Livelihoods, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Poverty, Vulnerable groups, Water management
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Development agencies, Governments, International community, Policy makers, Political leaders, Private sector, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment
  • Type of resource: Assessment report
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Published in 2015