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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1999
    Kenya

    This study examined the socio-economic consequences of land registration In
    Tongaren Division, Bungoma District. It was designed to assess how land registration has
    impacted on food security, income, gender parity in the ownership of land and, on
    kinship ties and social relations. The study was hinged on the premise that land tenure
    reform program in Tongaren division has not lived up to its promises. It was justified to
    carry out this study on the grounds that land is the matrix of life of many people in this

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Kenya

    Makueni District has experienced low crop production per unit area despite increased hectarage under crop
    production. The district relies heavily on farming for food and income generating activities for the households.
    However, poverty level has been on the increase due to poor crop production and limited diversity in sources of
    income. Analysis of field survey carried in the district shows high variability of soil nutrients (Nitrogen,
    Phosphorous, and potassium), Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) and soil pH due to various land use systems

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Kenya

    This study was motivated by the need to understand the interplay
    between cotton farming in Barwessa and household food security
    in the area.
    The study was centered on three main objectives:
    • To examine the extent to which subsistence farming is affected by
    cotton,
    • To identify the relationship between levels of household food security
    in relation to income and expenditure,
    • To investigate women's access to income from cotton production, their
    food production and food security roles,

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    Declining size of the farm holdings in most high agricultural potential areas as a result of continuous land fragmentation is currently a major policy concern in Kenya. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of land fragmentation and agro-ecological zones (AEZs) on food security and farm efficiency in Kenya. The study used data collected from 384 farm-households that were randomly selected from three AEZs in the Embu County, using a multistage stratified sampling technique.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Kenya

    This paper discusses the major challenges women in Kenya face as they try to ensure and maintain food security at the household level. The challenges include access to and ownership of resources such as land, finance, water and affordable cooking energy; access to markets and proper infrastructure and

  6. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 1

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2019
    Nepal

    Outmigration has become a key livelihood strategy for an increasing number of rural households, which in turn has a profound effect on land management. Studies to date have mainly focused on migrant households, and there is limited literature on the differences in land management practices of migrant and nonmigrant households. This article drew on a current study to explore how outmigration affects land management practices in the context of rapidly changing rural communities and economics in the middle hills of Nepal.

  7. News
    4 January 2020
    Colombia

    Cerca de 500 personas tuvieron que huir hacia el casco urbano del municipio, debido a enfrentamientos entre grupos delincuenciales al servicio de narcos.

    Las víctimas tenían sus hogares en la vereda Brisas de Amburgo, donde los violentos sembraron temor y amenazas.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2019
    Ethiopia, Peru, Laos, Global

    This brochure presents recent digital innovations that enable a more effective, efficient and transparentin land management. It refers to examples in Peru, Ethiopia and Laos.

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2019
    Global

    This brochure briefly summarizes the systematic approach of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and provides examples.

  10. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2019
    Ethiopia, Madagascar, Uganda, Benin, Paraguay, Peru, Laos, Global

    This brochure provides an overview of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP) implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). It points out the relevance of land rights for reducing hunger and conflicts as well as the potential for achieving environmental, social and economic development.

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