Farmer-led investments in agricultural land and water management (ALWM) are transforming livelihoods and food security across South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Potential exists for even greater benefits, for even more beneficiaries. Understanding what factors influence adoption and impact of ALWM interventions can help ensure sustainable, positive effects of future investments. WLE has designed a suite of tools and investment models to support policy makers and development agents to leverage and extend the investments farmers are already making.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2017
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2018Kenya, Africa
This case study explores the different barriers that men and women face when implementing sustainable land management (SLM) under the Nairobi Water Fund (NWF) in Kenya. The NWF is a public-private partnership, designed by The Nature
Conservancy (TNC) as a payment for ecosystem services (PES) scheme, under which farmers in the Upper Tana River basin receive in-kind payments for implementing sustainable land management practices. They include constructing water pans
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Ethiopia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2014Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia
This CPWF Outcome Story details efforts to improve livelihoods for dam-affected communities in Viet Nam through the introduction of a new variety of short-duration cassava.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Ethiopia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Burkina Faso, Ghana, Western Africa
This Atlas summarizes recent advances in interdisciplinary approaches and research to address the different components of West African urban food systems, including urban and peri-urban agriculture. It thereby draws on the results of several major collaborative research projects and stakeholder consultations conducted in West Africa over the past two decades, and in particular on the UrbanFoodPlus project in Ghana and Burkina Faso (www.urbanfoodplus.org). The publication targets with its innovative design a broad range of stakeholders.
Library ResourceMultimediaJune, 2012
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Malawi, Uzbekistan
This paper provides a brief synthesis of research conducted on gender in irrigation, and the tools and frameworks used in the past to promote improvement for women in on-farm agricultural water management. It then presents results from the pilot of the Gender in Irrigation Learning and Improvement Tool (GILIT) in locations in Malawi and Uzbekistan in 2015.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018
The residents of the Ganges and Mekong River deltas face serious challenges from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, pollution from upstream sources, growing populations, and infrastructure that no longer works as planned. In both deltas, scientists working for nearly two decades with communities, local governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have demonstrated the potential to overcome these challenges and substantially improve people’s livelihoods.
Library ResourceSeptember, 2011
ISPC commentary on the revised CRP1.1 on Drylands. The CRP was revised by the ICARDA-led partnership to address the changes requested by the Fund Council for its full endorsement.
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