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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2020Global
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationOctober, 2019Ethiopia
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.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 1990Africa
The purpose of this review is to discuss major measures for improving agricultural marketing extension in North Africa. In view of the special conditions of each individual country in the sub-region, the recommended measures are by necessity of general nature and are meant as general guidelines for discussions, The review is divided into four parts. The first part is introductory, giving a brief review of the economic and agricultural situation. The second part is an over view of the agriculture marketing and extension situation.
Library ResourceVideosMarch, 2018Cambodia
The VGGT are very necessary for Cambodia because of the role these guidelines play in protecting human rights, and especially land rights. Let's watch the video together in order to get more information on VGGT.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2017Argentina
1 de agosto de 2017
En este artículo quiero reseñar algunas características básicas de las poblaciones rurales de la Provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina. El mismo está planteado como una introducción general y con vario aspectos particulares que poseen alto valor heurístico. El estado del arte es abundante al respecto, pero no pretendo aquí hacer una síntesis del mismo, sino reseñar algunas generalidades que pueden servir al lector para profundizar en problemáticas más específicas.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2016Sierra Leone
In Sierra Leone, the well-being and livelihoods of many people, particularly the rural poor, are based on secure and equitable access to land, fisheries and forests. Increasing pressure on these resources in recent years has led to an escalation of conflict over access to natural resources.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationFebruary, 2019Myanmar
Mainland Southeast Asia (MSA) has seen sweeping upland land use changes in the past decades, with transition from primarily subsistence shifting cultivation to annual commodity cropping. This transition holds implications for local upland communities and ecosystems. Due to its particular political regime, Myanmar is at the tail of this development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2009Vietnam
The report is an initiative of the Agriculture and Rural Development Department (ARD) of the World Bank. Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector in the world and is expected to contribute more than 50 percent of total fish consumption by 2020. Just over 90 percent of aquaculture production originates in Asia, and nearly 70 percent in China alone. Efforts to expand aquaculture production to meet the ever increasing worldwide demand for seafood continue.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsMarch, 2009China, Eastern Asia, Asia, Oceania
China's progress in poverty reduction over the last 25 years is enviable. One cannot fail to be impressed by what this vast nation of 1.3 billion people has achieved in so little time. In terms of a wide range of indicators, the progress has been remarkable. Poverty in terms of income and consumption has been dramatically reduced. Progress has also been substantial in terms of human development indicators. Most of the millennium development goals have either already been achieved or the country is well on the way to achieving them.
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