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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    Based on worldwide experience and encouraging evidence from country pilots in African countries such as Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania,and Uganda, this new report suggests a series of ten steps that may help to revolutionise agricultural production and eradicate poverty in Africa. These steps include improving tenure security over individual and communal lands, increasing land access and tenure for poor and vulnerable families, resolving land disputes, managing better public land, and increasing efficiency and transparency in land administration services. 

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012
    Uganda, Africa

    Uganda has started its journey into urbanization and economic development. The pace of urbanization is picking up currently at 4.5 percent per year, and likely to accelerate with rising incomes. The economic benefits from urban growth will come from exploiting economies of scale and agglomeration and by increasing fluidity in factor markets that enable substitution between land and non land inputs.

  3. Library Resource
    December, 2012
    Egypt

    This paper describes stylized facts
    about internal migration and the labor force in Egypt, and
    shows how internal migration in the country is low compared
    with international standards. Using aggregate labor force
    survey data, the paper shows how individuals migrate to
    governorates with higher wages. With a Mincerian equation,
    the analysis finds that migrants earn premiums with respect
    to non-migrants, except for those migrants with low

  4. Library Resource
    December, 2012
    Africa, Global

    The purpose of this paper is to outline
    an approach for Bank engagement in forests, trees, and
    woodlands on farms in Sub-Saharan Africa for the coming five
    years. The paper takes the framework of the Africa
    development strategy, which has two main pillars: supporting
    employment and competitiveness, and building resilience and
    reducing vulnerability; and one underlying foundation:
    strengthening capacity and governance. It is consistent with

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