This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2020Malawi, Mozambique, Western Africa, Ghana, Sierra Leone
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2017Eastern Africa, Tanzania
Arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas cover 61 % of Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania, 1999) and, over the past decades, several restoration projects have worked toward reversing degradation in these areas (Kikula, 1999; Kisanga et al., 1999). These projects have addressed from social and ecological perspectives and have spanned for decades, thereby allowing for a genuine opportunity to identify and articulate lessons learned and develop good practice guidelines for restoring productive capacity of drylands.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Kenya, United States of America, Eastern Africa, Northern America
Biodiversity in rangelands is decreasing, due to intense utilization
for livestock production and conversion of rangeland into cropland;
yet the outlook of rangeland biodiversity has not been
considered in view of future global demand for food. Here we
assess the impact of future livestock production on the global
rangelands area and their biodiversity. First we formalized existing
knowledge about livestock grazing impacts on biodiversity,
expressed in mean species abundance (MSA) of the original
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2017Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Tanzania, Western Africa, Eastern Africa
The document presents the progress of three interrelated components: 1) MEL-platform for supporting project planning and implementation of review and monitoring strategy; 2) Framework for Project engagement with Development Partners, measuring project outcomes and impacts where possible; 3)
Geoinformatics Options by Context (GeOC)
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2014Ethiopia, Eastern Africa
Brochure on "Community based Rainfed Watershed Management" project. A collective research, learning & demonstration project for increasing productivity and adapting smallholder farmers to climate change in rainfed dry areas.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2013Ethiopia, Eastern Africa
Ethiopia has great agricultural potential as it has vast area of fertile land, diverse climate, sufficient annual rainfall, & abundant labor force. However, the current performance of agric. is far below the potential, partly due to soil erosion & land degradation, lack of using improved technologies, lack of supportive services, poor socioeconomic infrastructure, & many more interrelated socioeconomic factors. Consequently, food insecurity & poverty have remained common features in the rural community.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 2015Ethiopia, Eastern Africa
The database consists of data on soil properties of both on station and 20 farmer fields, household characteristics of 301 households, woreda level crop production statistics for the past 5 years, land use maps and data and long-term historical climate data for Adamitullu in Oromia region, Ethiopia
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2016Ethiopia, Eastern Africa
Presentation on A Gendered Participatory Approach to Promote Adoption of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2014Kenya, Eastern Africa
Book Chapter on the role of trees in regulating soil erosion
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2017Ethiopia, Kenya, Eastern Africa
Presentation of the project (East Africa and Sahel) for the Annual meeting (2017) organized in Niger (ICRISAT)
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