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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1996
    Kenya

    The relationship between land ownership and the sustainable use of natural resources is examined within the context of constitutional change in Africa. Using Kenya as an example, it is demonstrated that current constitutional arrangements put excessive emphasis on the protection of private property rights without requiring the corresponding duty of ecological stewardship. This has resulted in the failure of government policies and development practices to fully integrate environmental considerations into growth strategies.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1996
    Kenya

    The area northwest of Mt Kenya is undergoing rapid land use changes caused by a population influx. Rapid population growth and subsequent pressure on land raise the problem of how to increase and sustain agricultural production while at the same time conserving the natural resources (montane forest with Olea africana and Juniperus procera as main species at 2900 m asl.). Deterioration in soil physical and chemical properties following deforestation for agriculture can adversely affect crop production, especially from soils on mountain slopes.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1996
    Kenya

    This study set out to analyze the agricultural potential in
    a newly settled Masongaleni Settlement Scheme being an example
    of an Arid and Semi-Arid land. The potentials here are the
    under-utilized rainfed, irrigated agriculture and livestock
    production particularly bee keeping. A comparison of selected
    rainfed crop yields from Masongaleni Settlement Scheme and
    similar ~cological areas is used to identify the potentials of
    the &chem~.
    On the irrigated crops, the study compares the farmers'

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 1996
    Malawi

    The paper looks at efforts being taken by the Ministry of Lands and Valuation in Malawi towards developing a Land Information System which would not only act as the basis for all future land related projects, but will provide the basic data for the review of the National Land Policy currently being undertaken by Government.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 1996
    Ethiopia

    This document focuses on the Statistical "Master Book" of Tigray and is the first attempt ofits kind to bring together into one major document all the statistical resources of Tigray, This effon was undertaken through the collaborative efforts ofthe Economic Commissionfor Africa (ECA.) andthe Tigray Development Association (IVA) under the joint programme, "Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Rehabilitation in Tigray (SAERT)".

  6. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 1997
    Tanzania

    Agricultural and Livestock Policy nine general objectives are: Assure basic food security for the nation, and to improve national standards of nutrition by increasing output, quality and availability of food commodities. Increase food crops production through productivity and livestock growth will be encouraged to private sector. Improve standards in the rural areas through increased income generation from agricultural and livestock production, processing and marketing: encouraging exports of cash crops, livestock products and agricultural surpluses.

  7. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 1997
    Tanzania

    The overall aim of the National Land Policy is to promote and ensure a secure land tenure system, to encourage the optimal use of land resources, and to facilitate broad-based social and economic development without upsetting or endangering the ecological balance of the environment. The specific objectives of this National Land Policy are to: promote an equitable distribution of and access to land by all citizens; ensure that existing rights in land especially customary rights of smallholders (i.e.

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