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An Assessment Of The Availability, Accessibility, And Attractiveness Of Urban Green Space And Parks In Three African Cities

Diciembre, 2023
Ethiopia
Ghana
United States of America

Context and background:
Urban green areas are critical in generating community social, economic, environmental, and health advantages. However, clear and reliable data on the spatial extent, distribution, accessibility, and attractiveness of green spaces and parks in the three African cities (Addis Ababa, Kumasi, and Musanze) are severely lacking. As a result, the study sought to map and appraise the distribution of existing green spaces and parks, as well as investigate their attractiveness and physical and economical accessibility to various communities.

Public Policy For Land Recomposition In The Traditional Villages Of Kabala And N’Golobougou) Polarized By The Kabala University Campus.

Diciembre, 2023
Mali
Spain
United States of America

Suite à l’augmentation pléthorique sans cesse croissant des effectifs des étudiants dans les quatre Universités de Bamako (USJPB, USSGB, ULSHB, USTB), les violences estudiantines perpétrées à cet effet au niveau de toutes les Facultés de ces structures d’une part.

Feu De Végétation Entraîne La Dégradation Et La Déforestation Du Parc National Fazao-Malfakassa (Pnfm) Au Togo

Diciembre, 2023
Togo

Contexte et justification :Le feu de végétation demeure une technique de gestion et d’aménagement des aires protégées. Elle peut aussi se révéler négative pour la conservation des écosystèmes forestiers et la biodiversité.But et objectifs :L’étude s’est focalisée sur la dynamique de la végétation et du feu de végétation du Parc National Fazao-Malfakassa (RFFM) au Togo.

Mapping And Spatial Distribution Of Polling Units To Enhance Voting Progress In Akure North Local Government Area, Ondo State, Nigeria

Diciembre, 2023
Nigeria
Germany

The present structure of polling units was created in 1996 by the defunct National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (NECON), which created 120,000 polling units and 8,809 wards (Registration Areas) to serve the purpose of registration center and voting exercise.Goal and Objectives:The aim of the study is to carryout mapping and spatial distribution of polling units to enhance voting progress in Akure North L.G.A of Akure, Ondo state, Nigeria.

Comparative Analysis of Land Policy Instruments to Tackle Land Fragmentation

Reports & Research
Diciembre, 2023
Ethiopia

This study addresses the significant issue of land fragmentation in Ethiopia, which is characterized by  small, irregular, scattered parcels  with no or adequate road access. With landholders owning multiple small and dispersed parcels, averaging 1.5 hectares, the situation demands urgent policy intervention.

Meta-Analysis of Socio-Economic Impacts of Land Fragmentation in Ethiopia

Reports & Research
Diciembre, 2023
Africa

This study focuses on land fragmentation in Ethiopia, exploring its impact on agricultural productivity and rural development. It proposes strategies for addressing fragmentation through land consolidation. The study employs a robust methodology, including data collection and analysis of  data, along with a meta-analysis of existing reports and studies on land fragmentation. Through these analytical approaches, the study aims to provide empirical evidence supporting the effectiveness of land consolidation strategies in Ethiopia.

Analyzing the Impacts of Eucalyptus and other ‘harmful’ Tree Plantations

Reports & Research
Diciembre, 2023
Ethiopia

This study focuses on evaluating the impacts of eucalyptus tree plantations and other tree species on various aspects such as agricultural production, water resources, soil nutrients, natural forests, and biodiversity in the Sidama National Regional State (SNRS) of Ethiopia. While eucalyptus plantations have been acknowledged for sustaining local livelihoods, concerns have arisen regarding their adverse effects on water quantity and quality, soil fertility, biodiversity, and crop productivity.

The Second-Level Land Certification in Ethiopia

Reports & Research
Diciembre, 2023
Ethiopia

This report provides an overview of land administration and certification efforts in Ethiopia, focusing on the Second-Level Land Certification (SLLC) program. As the most populous landlocked country in the world, Ethiopia's economy heavily relies on agriculture, making land tenure security and sustainable management crucial for livelihoods and food security.

Land Reform and Child Health in the Kyrgyz Republic

Diciembre, 2023
Kyrgyzstan

Can the establishment of private property rights to land improve child health and nutrition outcomes? We exploit a natural experiment in the Kyrgyz Republic following the collapse of socialism, whereby the government rapidly liquidated state and collective farms containing 75 percent of agricultural land and distributed it to individuals, providing 99-year transferable use rights. We use household surveys collected before, during, and after the privatization reform and spatial variation in its timing to identify its health and nutrition impacts.

Baseline review of policies in India: Understanding the policy context for facilitating agroecological transition

Diciembre, 2023
India

The global discourse within the realm of agriculture has been dominated with challenges of food security (FAO, 2022), (HLPE, Food security and nutrition: building a global narrative towards 2030, 2020) loss of biodiversity, environmental pollution and resource degradation and climate change. In this context, various approaches have developed to address complex challenges and one of the most comprehensive concepts emerged is called agroecological systems.

Human adaptation to climate change in the context of forests: a systematic review

Diciembre, 2023
Global

We assessed how people adapt to climate change in the context of forests through a systematic review of the international empirical research literature. We found that drought, precipitation variability, extreme precipitation and flooding, and extreme heat were the climatic stressors to which responses were most frequently documented. Individuals and households received the most research attention, followed by national government, civil society, and local government. Europe and North America were the geographic foci of more research than other regions.