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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2017
    Zambia, Africa, Southern Africa
  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2017
    Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa
  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2017
    Mozambique, Southern Africa, Africa
  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2006

    Because of changes in some underlying factors, land is increasingly becoming a source of conflicts in Africa. We estimate the determinants of land conflicts and their impacts on input application in Kenya by using a recent survey of 899 rural households. We find that widows are about 13 percent more likely to experience pending land conflicts when their parcels are registered under the names of their deceased husbands than when titles are registered under their names.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2017
    Africa, Kenya

    The last decade has witnessed a raft of political and legal reforms in Kenya and the efforts have paid dividends. Kenya is experiencing an unprecedented surge in foreign direct investments in varied infrastructure projects. In most cases the projects are situate in rural areas creating a buzz of excitement and igniting opportunities for poverty reduction initiatives directly or indirectly.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2012
    Eastern Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

    This report aims to improve the knowledge base for scaling-up investments in land management technologies that sequester soil carbon for increased productivity under changing climate conditions. The report presents the following key messages.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 1995
    South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Commercial farms in South Africa could become significantly more efficient if they became smaller. The government could encourage that trend by removing policies and distortions that favor large over small farms.Drawing on international evidence, van Zyl, Binswanger, and Thirtle discuss the sources of economies of scale.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 1996
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    There is clearly a link between agricultural incentives and the environment, but quantitative data on such topics as soil quality and land use are inadequate for sound analysis.Mamingi studies the literature on how agricultural prices and macroeconomic policies affect agricultural supply and how that supply affects the environment. He addresses the question of how effective agricultural incentives are in boosting the agricultural supply, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.Certain generalizations are common in the literature: Farmers are rational.

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