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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2016
    Myanmar

    The poster presents an overview of land, livelihoods and customary practices in Man-hsat Village, Northern Shan State, Myanmar. This poster is one of a five village case studies produced by partner organizations during field-based training on how to document customary tenure systems, supported by MRLG.

  2. Library Resource
    June, 2012

    Beyond the City evaluates the
    contribution of rural development and policies to growth,
    poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation in the
    rest of the economy, as well as in the rural space. This
    title brings together new theoretical and empirical
    treatments of the links between rural and national
    development. New findings and are combined with existing
    literature to enhance our understanding of the how rural

  3. Library Resource
    April, 2015
    North Macedonia

    This country note for Macedonia is part
    of a series of country briefs that summarize information
    relevant to climate change and agriculture for four pilot
    countries in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Region, with
    a particular focus on climate and crop projections,
    adaptation options, policy development and institutional
    involvement. The note series has been developed to provide a
    baseline of knowledge on climate change and agriculture for

  4. Library Resource
    June, 2014
    Tanzania

    This report presents the problem,
    describes the analytical framework, the African and World
    context and the characteristics that need to be present for
    a responsible and effective urbanization. Chapter one
    discusses the issues involved in measuring urban growth and
    density and the problem of under-measuring density. Chapter
    two introduces key aspects of the recent urbanization in
    Tanzania, including migration, structure of economy and

  5. Library Resource
    March, 2013
    Eswatini

    The purpose of this policy note is to
    contribute to an understanding of the factors that combine
    to constrain the development of smallholder agriculture in
    Swaziland. It seeks to shed light on why, despite being
    well-endowed in land and water resources, and despite having
    a climate that is generally favorable for the production of
    crops and livestock, Swaziland is obliged to import
    substantial amounts of food to feed the population. Also,

  6. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    Global

    Interest in farmland is rising. And,
    given commodity price volatility, growing human and
    environmental pressures, and worries about food security,
    this interest will increase, especially in the developing
    world. One of the highest development priorities in the
    world must be to improve smallholder agricultural
    productivity, especially in Africa. Smallholder productivity
    is essential for reducing poverty and hunger, and more and

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2014
    North Macedonia

    The report is structured to allow
    readers familiar with Macedonia s agriculture sector to
    quickly grasp the essentials needed to improve the sector,
    as well as to inform a general audience on how to address
    the challenges of a modern European Union (EU)-aspiring
    state. Chapter two provides an in-depth analysis of the
    sectoral background, illustrating the main characteristics
    and challenges of Macedonia s agriculture sector. The

  8. Library Resource
    June, 2014

    The Government of Sierra Leone (GosL)
    and the World Bank (WB) have agreed upon the design and
    implementation of a growth poles program (GPP) in support of
    the agenda for prosperity (A4P), the GoSL's third
    poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSPIII). With support
    from the European Union competitive industries and
    innovation practice trust fund, the WB has been undertaking
    a series of scoping and diagnostic analyses on the GPP since

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2015

    This paper uses farm panel data from
    China to examine the dynamics of land transactions, machine
    investments, and the demand for machine services. Recently,
    China's agriculture has experienced a large expansion
    of machine rentals and machine services provided by
    specialized agents, which has contributed to mechanization
    of agricultural production. The empirical results show that
    an increase in nonagricultural wage rates leads to expansion

  10. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Mexico

    This study aims to assess the extent to
    which reforms have actually been implemented, the impact
    they have had on the rural population, and the challenges
    which, as a consequence, need to be addressed by the new
    administration. This report is organized as follows: Section
    1 describes Mexico's rural economy. It reviews the
    broad context of macro, trade, and sector-level reforms, the
    strengths and weaknesses of both the productive and

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