Search results | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

Search results

Showing items 1 through 9 of 86.
  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The agriculture sector is the backbone of Ethiopia’s economy and livelihoods. Yet, heavy reliance on rain-fed systems has made the sector particularly vulnerable to variability in rainfall and temperature. Climate change may decrease national gross domestic product (GDP) by 8–10% by 2050, but adaptation action in agriculture could cut climate shock-related losses by half. • Climate risk management interventions and long-term adaptation actions need to match localized vulnerabilities and impacts.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    Uganda, Africa, Eastern Africa
  3. Library Resource
    January, 2002
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Using a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model this report identifies the links among economic growth, poverty alleviation, and natural resource degradation in Brazil.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 1996
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    Key findings and policy implications discussed in this document—Promoting Farm Investment for Sustainable Intensification of African Agriculture— include the following: Farmers are much more likely to invest in both productivity and land protection when they can produce cash crops. Livestock husbandry is a boon to farm investments, as it provides cash income, manure, and an insurance policy against crop failures. Land tenure insecurity, political instability, policy caprice, and wildly fluctuating farm prices dissuade investment.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 1996
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    This research report provides an in-depth understanding of many aspects of Senegalese agricultural policy, its historical impact, and more recent farmer responses to government attempts to recent farmer responses to government attempts to stimulate growth in the agricultural sector. Addressed directly are such questions as: How have farmers responded to changes in agricultural technology, prices, and marketing policies? What have been the policy successes and failures? What are the current trends in cropping productivity?

  6. Library Resource
    January, 1997
    Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This concept paper proposes (a) market driven farm and off-farm entrepreneurial options, that could take advantage of the existing opportunities, thus leading to the creation of indigenous oriented economic growth and (b) empowerment of the small and medium scale private enterprises to create an enabling environment conducive for equitable growth of their businesses.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 1997
    Chad, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Planning and education are needed on options for numbers of animals. land use in Chad to ensure that development considers the proper use, maintenance, and enhancement

  8. Library Resource
    January, 1996
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    Report identifies numerous situations where poor data lead to incorrect estimates of African land and labor productivity. The report argues that better coordination of macro, meso, and micro data collection, reporting, and analysis efforts can lower costs and improve our ability to monitor trends and to quantify determinants of agricultural productivity. The report then summarizes key recommendations for improving agricultural productivity data and analyses.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2004
    Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This paper summarises BASIS research on the current state of decentralisation processes in Malawi with a focus on water resources.The following specific points and recommendations emerge from the policy review and case study:much will need to be done to draw reforms in Malawi’s environmental sector to people’s attention.

Land Library Search

Through our robust search engine, you can search for any item of the over 60,000 highly curated resources in the Land Library. 

If you would like to find an overview of what is possible, feel free to peruse the Search Guide

Share this page