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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 10

    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2019
    Ethiopia

    In many African countries and especially in the highlands of Ethiopia—the investigation site of this paper—agricultural land is highly fragmented. Small and scattered parcels impede a necessary increase in agricultural efficiency. Land consolidation is a proper tool to solve inefficiencies in agricultural production, as it enables consolidating plots based on the consent of landholders. Its major benefits are that individual farms get larger, more compact, contiguous parcels, resulting in lower cultivation efforts.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2018
    Ethiopia

    Accurate biomass estimation is critical to quantify the changes in biomass and carbon stocks following the restoration of degraded landscapes. However, there is lack of site-specific allometric equations for the estimation of aboveground biomass (AGB), which consequently limits our understanding of the contributions of restoration efforts in mitigating climate change. This study was conducted in northwestern Ethiopia to develop a multi-species allometric equation and investigate the spatial and temporal variation of C-stocks following the restoration of degraded landscapes.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Malawi, Japan, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Germany, Ghana, India, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Namibia, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya

    This is the translated publication of the State of Food and Agriculture 2015, published originally by HQ.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Africa

    Fiche d'information sur les activités d'Action contre la désertification. Action contre la désertification est une initiative du Groupe des États d’Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique en appui à l’initiative de la Grande Muraille Verte et aux programmes d’action nationaux de lutte contre la désertification de l’UNCCD, mise en œuvre par la FAO et ses partenaires avec le financement de l’Union européenne.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2018
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Italy, Tanzania, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger

    Fact sheet on capacity development actvities of Action Against Desertification. Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in support of the Great Green Wall initiative and UNCCD national action programmes to combat desertification, implemented by FAO and partners with funding of the European Union.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2018
    Angola, Algeria, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Burundi, Japan, Gambia, Benin, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Botswana, Ghana, Congo, Djibouti, Gabon, Chad, Comoros, Eritrea

    The global agricultural sector today faces the double challenge of feeding a growing population while preserving the underlying natural resources of land, water and air. In the meantime, already a third of the world’s soils are degraded. Soil and nutrient management techniques aimed at restoring soil health will therefore be essential to meeting these challenges. <p></p><p></p>Livestock manure is a source of nitrogen and other plant nutrients when applied to soils. It is also high in organic matter and can help address soil deficiencies and improve soil quality.

  7. Library Resource
    Enabling access to clean agricultural inputs and technologies: Improving farmer yields and businesses turnover cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2017
    Ethiopia

    Supporting the agriculture sector

    The GoE with technical support from the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) programme is issuing Second Level Land Certificates (SLLC) to increase the land tenure security of farmers. As a result, farmers are more willing to invest in their land in a productive and sustainable way. However, to allow for increased productive investment, farmers must have access to improved agri-inputs and technologies that are climate smart: this is currently a challenge in most rural areas.

  8. Library Resource
    Promoting financial inclusion cover image

    Improving farmers’ lives through the SLLC-linked loan product

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2017
    Ethiopia

    With Second Level Land Certification (SLLC), farmers gain increased security of tenure: this incentivises them to invest more in their land.

    To allow for this productive investment to take place, the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) programme is working with micro finance institutions (MFIs) to roll out an innovative financial product: the SLLC-linked individual loan.

    Accessing longer terms and larger size loans allows farmers to increase the productivity of their land, graduate from subsistence farming, and become more commercially oriented.

  9. Library Resource
    Household Welfare Effects of Low-cost land certification in Ethiopia cover image
    Reports & Research
    March, 2011
    Ethiopia

    Several studies have shown that the land registration and certification reform in Ethiopia has been implemented at an impressive speed, at a low-cost, and with significant impacts on investment, land productivity, and land rental market activity. This study provides new evidence on land productivity changes for rented land and on the welfare effects of the reform. The study draws on a unique household panel, covering the period up to eight years after the implementation of the reform.

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