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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2014
    Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Yemen, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Western Asia

    This document is a synthesis of outcomes from a knowledge process that was a collaborative effort involving researchers, scientists, and technicians from Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2014
    Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Eastern Africa

    The Chinyanja Triangle (CT) is an area inside the Zambezi
    River Basin, inhabited by Chinyanja-speaking people
    sharing a similar history, language and culture across
    the dryland systems of the eastern province of Zambia,
    southern and central regions of Malawi and Tete Province
    of Mozambique. Chiefs and Chiefdoms play a critical role
    in decision making and influencing social relationships. The
    Zambezi River, which originates in the Kalene Hills in Zambia
    is joined by ten big tributaries from six countries, and is

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2015
    Tanzania, Malawi

    This report presents final findings from the baseline data collection exercise conducted for Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaptation Programme in Africa. The GFCS programme, having a focus on agriculture, food security, health and disaster risk reduction, is implemented in Tanzania and Malawi.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2014
    Africa

    Includes the figures and what they tell us: the vast majority of farms in the world today are small and getter smaller; small farms are being squeezed onto less than a quarter of global agricultural land; we’re fast losing farms and farmers in many places, while big farms are getting bigger; despite their scarce and dwindling resources, small farmers continue to be the world’s major food producers; small farms not only produce most of the food, they are also the most productive; most small farmers are women, but their contributions are ignored and marginalised.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Ethiopia, Tanzania, Ghana, Africa

    In this paper, we will explore the ways in which sustainable intensification interventions

    often overlook fundamental social dynamics in rural landscapes. We provide evidence of

    the underlying social, political and environmental contexts that affect farmers’ land-use

    decisions. While there are numerous initiatives to promote a Green Revolution for Africa,

    many tend to be dominated by technical fixes that fail to understand rural farmers’ condi

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    tions or aspirations and focus narrowly on increasing productivity. These technical solu

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  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Sudan

    The aim of this study was to investigate the main factors that influence smallholders' adoption decision of soil conservation measures in the Gedeb watershed. Data from 498 household heads who live in the three districts of the watershed were analysed using the binary logistic regression model. We find that farmers need adequate cash to invest in soil conservation measures. Moreover, farmers would be more encouraged to implement soil conservation measures when they have larger areas of cropland.

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