This working paper reviews historical and current factors and patterns affecting land use, land tenure, resource access, human settlement, and conflicts over resource access and tenure in the districts around Mt. Elgon in Kenya and Uganda. The paper draws on a series of interviews conducted with government officials in the districts along with other support sources such as paper maps and existing GIS databases.Based on this approach, the common findings from this study in the current setting of land tenure and land management are:
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Library ResourceJanuary, 2007Kenya, Uganda, Sub-Saharan Africa
Library ResourceJanuary, 2006Philippines
This paper reviews the impact of the Landcare Program on, farming households, communities, and the local environments in three sites in Mindanao, Philippines: Claveria in Misamis Oriental; Lantapan in Bukidnon; and Ned, Lake Sebu in South Cotabato. This paper reviews and synthesizes various studies conducted throughout the period from 1996 to 2004, during which the Landcare Program was established and matured. The key intervention studied is the landcare approach which consists basically of two components: conservation farming technologies and landcare processes and institutions.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2007Indonesia
This booklet was prepared after the December 2004 tsunami caused serious damage to agricultural land, soils and vegetation along the coastal areas of Aceh, Indonesia. The booklet is a guideline for the district government of Aceh Barat for spatial lay-outing of tree crops suitable for its coastal areas. Tree crop options considered in this booklet are based mainly on biophysical characteristics of land. The information is based on soil characteristics and climate data related to growth requirements of crops being evaluated.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2007Kenya, Uganda
This working paper reviews historical and current factors and patterns affecting land use, land tenure, resource access, human settlement, and conflicts over resource access and tenure in the districts around Mt. Elgon in Kenya and Uganda.
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