Since the publication of the Report of the Brundtland Commission (Our Common Future) in 1987, and the consequent Earth Summit on sustainable development, global attention on natural resource scarcity and degradation has been increasing, because of climate change and rising food and energy prices. This awareness, in turn, has led to growing interest in land investments by the private and public sectors. Despite this interest, however, land degradation has not been comprehensively addressed at the global level or in developing countries.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksReports & ResearchMay, 2011Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2011Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Africa
Poverty and vulnerability are among the major problems in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA). To design appropriate poverty reduction initiatives for the region, it is not only important to understand the distribution of poverty but also the determinants. Various reports have documented information on the status, distribution and determinants of poverty in each of the countries.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2011Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2011Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa