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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Algeria, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mauritania, Chad, Mali, Cameroon, Senegal, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea

    Trees in the Agrarian Systems of the Sahelian Zone of Niger: Management Practices, Benefits and Constraints. In the Sahelian regions, tree is an integrated part of the farming systems. The present study concerns the tree management practices, their benefits and constraints. A survey was conducted in 7 village sites of the southwestern part of Niger according to a southnorth aridity gradient in order to understand how rural people manage trees in their farms. The objective was to analyse the systems, tree management practices, benefits and constraints.

  2. Library Resource
    National Policies
    June, 2006
    Nigeria

    The overall objective of the present national cross-sectoral Forest Policy is to achieve sustainable forest management that would ensure sustainable increases in the economic, social and environmental benefits from forests and trees for the present and future generation including the poor and the vulnerable groups.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    Angola, Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Sierra Leone, Chad, Ghana, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This report identifies the challenges that African legislators face in overseeing their countries’ oil and mining industries, as well as best practices in use around the world and recommendations for future engagement. The report finds that international organisations, local advocacy groups, and multinational corporations have played a key role in increasing public access to information and awareness in government oversight. Also, a growing number of African legislatures are more active in the management and oversight of the extractive sector.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This Human Rights Watch report examines the misuse of public funds by local officials in the Rivers State of Nigeria’s. It is based on interviews in Rivers state with government and donor agency officials, civil servants, health care workers, teachers, civil society groups and local residents. Also state and local government budgets are analysed.Despite Nigeria’s strong oil industry ordinary Nigerians have derived appallingly little benefit from that wealth and the misuse of public funds by local officials had harmful effects on primary education and basic health care.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Cape Verde, Comoros, Bahamas, Barbados, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Suriname, Eswatini, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Africa, Caribbean, Oceania

    As an organisation, we look forward to ensuring continuity of professional services to our partners and ACP beneficiaries in the coming years as well as continuing with existing endeavours and embracing new opportunities as they may arise.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2006
    Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hungary, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    This introductory section covers the period since the submission of the last Mid-Term

    Plan until present, and concentrates on the following areas:

    > Principal areas of progress.

    > Developments in 2005 and early 2006.

    > Changes to the CPMT strategic plan.

    > Research achievement highlights.

    > Program progress.

    At this point – just under half way (two years and six months) in the implementation

    of the first CPWF phase (and three-and-a-half years since inception began)

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2006
    Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Middle Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Western Africa

    At this point – just under half way (two years and six months) in the implementation of the first CPWF phase (and three years and eight months since inception began) governance and management processes are running smoothly, it is in reasonable financial health and technical processes – such as issuing new calls and obtaining reviews by our Expert Panel on Scientific Quality – are familiar, although they must be adjusted to each specific instance.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Nigeria

    This study examines the socio-economic and financial performances of irrigation projects under the Ogun-Oshun River Basin and Rural Development Authority (O-ORBRDA) in Nigeria. Primary data on the farming activities of the project farmers during the 2001/02 seasons and the projects' records for the period of 1995/96 to 2001/02 were summarised into socio-economic and financial performance indicators. In the Sepeteri Project, a revenue recovery level of 96% was estimated. The project is not financially viable as only 29% of its recurrent expenditure is covered.

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