Agriculture Resources

A list of free guides, how-to tools and other resources on Agriculture for NGOs and development professionals.

Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril: Threats and Responses Across the World

[MUSIC PLAYING] Everybody, I know it's a Friday It's been a long week and this is the last mile, but you're all here for what I think is a very exciting event, this panel on Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril My name is Patrick Keller I'm a professor in the department of sociology,… [Read More]

Poverty in India | Wikipedia audio article

Poverty is a significant issue in India, despite being one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, clocked at a growth rate of 711% in 2015, and a sizable consumer economy The World Bank reviewed and proposed revisions on May 2014 to its poverty calculation methodology and purchasing power parity basis for measuring poverty worldwide… [Read More]

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Poverty | Wikipedia audio article

Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money Poverty is a multifaceted concept, which may include social, economic, and political elements Absolute poverty, extreme poverty, or destitution refers to the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs such as food, clothing and… [Read More]

Energy and Gender for Sustainable Development: Free Toolkit for Practitioners

This toolkit and resource guide has been produced jointly by the Sustainable Energy Programme of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and ENERGIA, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy. It is designed to help planners and practitioners integrate gender and energy considerations into development programmes, including those focusing on energy improvements as well… [Read More]

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A Free Toolkit for African Agribusiness Development Programme

As part of its mandate, UNDP’s African Facility for Inclusive Markets (AFIM), has developed an African Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (AASDP) in support of the AU and CAADP’s agriculture transformation and food security agenda. The objectives of the agricultural supplier development programme (ASDP) are three-fold: first, to improve the quantity and quality supply of agricultural… [Read More]

A Free Toolkit of Best Prevention and Management Practices: Invasive Alien Species

Invasive alien species are recognised as one of the leading threats to biodiversity and also impose enormous costs on agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and other human enterprises, as well as on human health. Rapidly accelerating human trade, tourism, transport, and travel over the past century have dramatically enhanced the spread of invasive species, allowing them to… [Read More]

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A Free Gender Responsive National Communications Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs). It is recognized that NC reporting processes can be a meaningful entry point for training, awareness-raising and capacity-building efforts. Preparation of reports can also influence other, ongoing climate change… [Read More]

Free Advocacy Toolkit: Advocating for the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics

PARIS21 has produced a Country-level Advocacy Toolkit, which aims to help national statistical system managers and statisticians in developing countries with their own advocacy work and to demonstrate the advantages of planning advocacy systematically. It gathers, in a single package, advocacy methodology, tools, tips and messages. The Toolkit deals with statistical advocacy at the country… [Read More]

A Free Guide to Climate Change Adaptation in Cities

Cities—especially in developing countries—are on the front lines of climate change impacts. These impacts range from an increase in extreme weather events and flooding to increased air temperatures and public health concerns. Climate change affects both human well-being and the economy, posing threats to the livelihoods and assets of people living in cities. Most vulnerable… [Read More]

A Free Toolkit: Hands-on Energy Adaptation

Hands-on Energy Adaptation Toolkit (HEAT) is an online resource that is designed to lead you through an assessment of climate vulnerabilities and adaptation options in your country’s energy sector and raise awareness among key stakeholders. HOW HEAT provides an interactive, step-by-step guide, as well as an analytical framework and support tools, to help policymakers consult… [Read More]