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    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa

    This report is timely input into the ongoing development agenda for Africa South of the Sahara (SSA).

  3. Library Resource

    Evidence from an extension network experiment in Mozambique

    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Mozambique
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    Community tenure rights

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
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    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Southern Asia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste

    This paper reviews the available data on men’s and women’s land rights, identifies what can and cannot be measured by these data, and uses these measures to assess the gaps in the land rights of women and men. Building on the conceptual framework developed in 2014 by Doss et al., we utilize nationally representative individual- and plot-level data from Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Vietnam, and Timor-Leste to calculate five indicators: incidence of ownership by sex; distribution of ownership by sex; and distribution of plots, mean plot size, and distribution of land area, all by sex of owner.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Malawi

    Years of continuous cultivation with little or no use of external inputs to restore soil nutrients has resulted in a situation in which crop production in a number of African countries is now limited by nutrient deficiencies – nitrogen, in particular, which is crucial to healthy plant growth. This widespread problem has been described as a “nitrogen drought”. Attempts to remedy this situation using only organic inputs have largely failed to keep up with the rate of nutrient loss.

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    Sustainable agricultural intensification: The promise of innovative farming practices cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2014
    Global

    Sustainable agricultural intensification holds promise to play a
    role in the broader effort to ensure food security while protecting our natural
    resource base. But what would such a sustainable intensification look like in
    practice? This chapter presents the results of an ex ante assessment of the yield
    and food security potential of 11 technologies for the sustainable intensification
    of the key staple crops of maize, rice, and wheat.

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