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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2019
    South Africa

    The South African Cities Network (SACN) EPWP Reference Group is a peer-based platform, comprising key city officials responsible for implementing the EPWP in their respective cities. This collective has continued to meet quarterly over the 2017/18 period, providing a forum in which experiences and knowledge are exchanged. The Reference Group continues to contribute to enhancing coordination between the cities and other role players towards the effective and synergistic implementation of the EPWP.

  2. Library Resource
    Contested aquaculture development in the protected mangrove forests of the Kapuas estuary, West Kalimantan
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2014

    Indonesia comprises more mangroves than any other country, but also exhibits some of the highest mangrove loss rates worldwide. Most of these mangrove losses are caused by aquaculture development. Monetary valuation of the numerous ecosystem services of mangroves may contribute to their conservation.

  3. Library Resource
    May, 2018

    The current paper derives from work conducted in the context of the Revision of the Mass Housing Development

    Programme (MHDP) that the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) commissioned to the Integrated

    Land Management Institute (ILMI) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). The paper

    contains only publicly-available information and was prepared for public dissemination of issues related to the

    work undertaken for the Ministry in the context of this project.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016

    The initiative to investigate the housing situation of teachers in Namibia was triggered by teacher

    Gertrude Mujoro, who discussed the matter with her fellow colleagues who brought the matter to the

    attention of the leadership of the Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN). In 2014 the Trade Union Congress

    of Namibia (TUCNA), the umbrella federation that TUN belongs to, developed a document titled

    “TUCNA Development Policy Proposals” (TUCNA, 2014), which contains a section on housing. In line

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books

    La Amazonia es en la conciencia colectiva del planeta el espacio natural y cultural más conservado y donde es posible el desarrollo sostenible. Pero la realidad es otra: factores históricos y económicos, aunados a la codicia, la ignorancia y las erradas políticas andinas para las selvas han llevado a esta región a soportar intensos procesos de deforestación y extracción de sus recursos naturales y culturales.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books

    Tradicionalmente en la Argentina, la ecología forestal y la silvicultura han marchado en general por caminos separados. La información ecológica apropiada puede ser aprovechada para un mejor manejo del bosque. La especie nativa Nothofagus pumilio (n.v. lenga) y los bosques que forma en la Tierra del Fuego poseen características biológicas y ecológicas favorables y desfavorables para la producción de madera que pueden diferir si son otros los objetivos del manejo.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2014

    ... Large-scale agricultural investments – in plantations, processing plants or contract farming schemes, for example – have increased in recent years, particularly in developing countries. Investment in the agriculture sector can bring much needed support for rural development, but communities have also witnessed significant negative impacts. Some of the most serious involve local landholders being displaced from their lands and losing access to

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009

    ...This study will examine the food (rice) availability at the national level using the official and FAO data. Second, a case study in the rice deficit region (Dry Zone) will present the characteristics and food security status of the farm and non-farm rural households (landless) and the determinants of food security. The Dry Zone was chosen to study because the EC & FAO (2007) classified this region as the most vulnerable area of the country. Furthermore, the FAO projected that the Net Primary Production would be decreased significantly in the Dry Zone in the next two decades.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2008

    A Japanese study illustrates how farmers created an agricultural market in spite of the military government’s bureaucrats...

    "Economic Disparity in Rural Myanmar" by Ikuko Okamoto. National University of Singapore Press, 2008...
    "THE devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis and spiraling global food prices have placed even more pressure on the agricultural sector of Burma, once the world’s largest rice exporter and potentially one of Asia’s most prodigious producers of agricultural staples.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2015

    Abstract: "With



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