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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Eastern Africa

    Land degradation is a serious impediment to improving rural livelihoods in Eastern Africa. This paper identifies major land degradation patterns and causes, and analyzes the determinants of sustainable land management (SLM) in three countries (Ethiopia, Malawi and Tanzania). The results show that land degradation hotspots cover about 51%, 41%, 23% and 23% of the terrestrial areas in Tanzania, Malawi and Ethiopia respectively.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2017
    Mozambique

    [C]onservation is not a priority….. they [Frelimo] want economic growth at any point. So if they find …… coal and gas and other minerals it doesn’t matter where they are found, their priority is to develop those industries and I think they will worry about ecosystems ……. as an afterthought. Right now their main focus is growth, economic growth. (Interview with government official, discussing the governing party’s view of conservation in the context of a resources boom, 14 May 2014).

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2017
    Sierra Leone

    Bein an Act to amend the Local Governemnt ACT, 2004, to provide the addition of new Districts created under the Provinces (Administrative Division) Order, 2017 and other related matters.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2017
    Sierra Leone

    Bein an Act to amend the Local Governemnt ACT, 2004, to provide the addition of new Districts created under the Provinces (Administrative Division) Order, 2017 and other related matters.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Sierra Leone

    Since the onset of the phenomenon of large scale land acquisition for agri-business in Sierra Leone, after the first whistle was blown by Green Scenery, many studies have been conducted by various researchers, some to meet requirements for degree thesis, others for policy and development purposes. There is the fear in a school of thought opposed to large scale land acquisition that there is danger in corporate entities ascribing huge portions of land to themselves in the guise of investment and annihilating the actual land owners.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2017
    Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Through a review of recent writings in political ecology and agrarian studies, this paper appraises the potential for emerging forms of ‘green economy’ initiatives to catalyze new forms of internal displacement in West Africa, with specific emphasis on the postwar contexts of Liberia and Sierra Leone.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Malawi

    This report presents the results of the National Forest Landscape Restoration Assessment (NFLRA) for Malawi. The NFLRA process was launched in February 2016 by the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining in close collaboration with government departments in the Ministries of Agriculture, Water and Irrigation; Lands; Local Government; Finance; Gender and Social Services; and other concerned stakeholders.

  8. Library Resource
    May, 2017
    Liberia

    This Code of Forest Harvesting Practices seeks to provide a set of guidelines to forest operators for carrying out sustainable and improved harvesting operations. It applies to all harvesting operations within Liberia’s natural forests. It includes among other things, social environmental and social performance requirements for timber logging and post-harvesting activities.

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