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  1. Library Resource
    July, 2016

    The project took place in Katima Mulilo and Rundu during 2007-11. The project consisted of 66 township extensions, and resulted in 18,500 plots developed in a period of 5 years. The project was funded by LUX Development, the cooperation agency from Luxemburg, which poured significant funds to make the project possible. One of the innovation aspects was to do the topographic and cadastral mapping in parallel with the layout and design. This was done by teams consisting of a town planner, a surveyor , and community facilitators selected by the inhabitants of the settlement in question.

  2. Library Resource
    June, 2016
    Nigeria

    Over the last 20 years, poor rural
    farmers in Nigeria have seen the benefits of community
    organization as a tool for local economic development under
    the National Fadama Development Project series. They have
    witnessed improvements in rural areas that have embraced a
    more inclusive and participatory model of local economic
    decision making. Many communities have come together under
    the umbrella of new institutional arrangements for

  3. Library Resource
    July, 2016
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This paper assesses the relation between
    access to markets and cultivated land in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Making use of a geo-referenced panel over three decades
    (1970-2005) during which the road network was significantly
    improved, the analysis finds a modest but significant
    positive association between increased market accessibility
    and local cropland expansion. It also finds that cropland
    expansion, in turn, is associated with a small but

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