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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2019
    Kenya

    The current study seeks to assess sustainability of agricultural land use by identifying the effect of land use change on soil quality using cross-sectional data collected through a household survey among 525 farm households in densely populated areas of Kenya. Soil samples were collected, analyzed and compared across three land use types: undisturbed, semi-disturbed and cultivated. To achieve these objectives, descriptive, Nutrient Index approach and Classification and Regression Tree (CART) analysis methods were used.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2019
    Kenya

    Global land acquisition and lease investments in developing countries by foreign companies have elicited a lot of controversy and interest in recent literature. Well-structured foreign land leases and investments might offer development benefits to the host countries including opportunities for employment, provision of capital for improvement of infrastructure and stabilization of food prices. However, most foreign land lease deals in Africa are often characterized by secret negotiations and lack of local stakeholder consultations.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2019
    Kenya

    Cenchrus ciliaris L. (African foxtail grass) and Eragrostis superba Peyr. (Maasai lovegrass) grass
    species that are native to the rangelands have been promoted for rehabilitation of degraded areas
    and improve forage production. A major challenge to successful reseeding of the rangelands has
    been lack of certified seeds of these species in the formal seed systems except through collections
    from the wild. The main objective of the study was to contribute to improved livestock production

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2019
    Kenya

    Poverty is a critical problem in many parts of the world, especially in the developing countries. This has necessitated policy makers to have a keen interest in seeking ways of improving livelihoods and alleviating poverty. Agriculture remains a key sector for spurring growth, overcoming poverty, and creating employment opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa. However, in areas where land acreage is small, it has become difficult to carry out any profitable agricultural production as a means of livelihood sustenance.

  5. Library Resource
    Case Study: Phata Cooperative cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2019
    Malawi

    Recognizing the extensive literature available on outgrower cooperative farming, this case study seeks to add to this literature by providing in-depth learnings and guidance on good practices for structuring commercial, cooperative outgrower schemes in Malawi and potentially elsewhere.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2019
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Uganda, Liberia

    From 2009 until 2015, Namati and its partners Centro Terra Viva (CTV) in Mozambique, Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU), and Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) in Liberia supported more than 100 communities to document and protect their customary land rights.

  7. Library Resource
    Report cover

    Summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 10 December 2019

    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2019
    Global

    This is the summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 10 December 2019.

  8. Library Resource
    Report cover

    Agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 10 December 2019

    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2019
    Global

    This is the agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 10 December 2019.

  9. Library Resource
    Report cover

    Summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 July 2019

    Conference Papers & Reports
    July, 2019
    Global

    This is the summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 July 2019

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