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.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2019South Africa
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJanuary, 2014Indonesia
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.
Library ResourceMay, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 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
Library ResourceJournal 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksArgentina
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2014Myanmar
... 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
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2009Myanmar
...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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2008Myanmar
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2015Myanmar