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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2005
    Malawi

    The programmme is a result of issues and concerns expresses by Malawians on food security, water and sanitation renewable energy, forest product and services, environment and indigenous knowledge.

  2. Library Resource
    National Policies
    June, 2004
    Malawi

    The National Environmental Policy of Malawi is a cross-sectoral policy with the following objectives: Secure for all persons, now and in the future, an environment suitable for their health and well being; Promote sustainable utilization and management of the country's natural resources and encourage, where appropriate, long term self sufficiency in food, fuel wood and other energy requirements; Facilitate the restoration, maintenance and enhancement of the ecosystems and ecological processes essential for the functioning of the biosphere and prudent use of renewable resources; Promote the

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2004
    Uganda, Sub-Saharan Africa

    The economic advantages of improved agro forestry fallow systems over traditional continuous cropping systems are important tools that can be used to influence the choice of land use options at household levels. In Kigezi highlands Uganda, the upper parts of farmers’ crop field terraces are degraded due to continuous cropping. Improved fallows are being promoted in order to increase soil productivity while increasing fuelwood production.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2004
    Uganda, Africa

    The Communal Land Associations in Community Forests of Budongo Sub-county are the first pilots in Uganda, and are still in the process of formation. Given that this is a new method for group tenure interests in resource management, the process should be dynamic and invite close analysis for improvement.

  5. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Malawi, Southern Africa, Africa

    Robin Mlolo, a farmer from Malawi?s lakeshore area, describes the many benefits to be gained from Faidherbia albida, the African winterthorn.

  6. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Zambia, Southern Africa, Africa

    Chris Kakunta visits Harrison Chongwe, an innovative farmer who is using Gliricidia sepium instead of chemical fertilizer, with excellent results.

  7. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Malawi, Southern Africa, Africa

    Henry Phombeya of Malawi?s Land Resource Centre outlines the benefits of various popular agroforestry species, including those offering soil fertility improvement.

  8. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    Virginia Wangui Njunge, a mixed crop/livestock farmer shows Eric Kadenge how she is growing fruit and other beneficial trees on her farm near Nairobi.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2004
    Mozambique

    Este relatório considera um dos aspectos práticos mais importantes da participação local na Lei de Terras e outra legislação sobre recursos naturais: a consulta comunitária, através da qual os estranhos – o Estado, novos investidores, empresas madeireiras, grupos de hotéis – obtêm acesso à terra e recursos locais com a aprovação da população local.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, South Africa, Ghana, Congo, India, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Africa

    1. Degradation of natural resources is a significant constraint to sustainable agricultural development in many developing countries. In particular, water scarcity is a major threat to achieving food security and reducing poverty. Better water management, therefore, is critical to reaching international targets to halve the proportion of people without access to drinking water by 2015.

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