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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Southern Africa, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2006Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa
In Southern Africa, landlessness due to the asset alienation that occurred during colonial occupation has been acknowledged as one of several ultimate causes of chronic poverty. Land redistribution is often seen as a powerful tool in the fight against poverty in areas where a majority of people are rural-based and make a living mostly, if not entirely, off the land.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2000Bolivia, Africa, Kenya, South Africa
Longitudinal household data can have considerable advantages over much more widely used cross-sectional data. The collection of longitudinal data, however, may be difficult and expensive. One problem that has concerned many analysts is that sample attrition may make the interpretation of estimates problematic. Such attrition may be particularly severe in areas where there is considerable mobility because of migration between rural and urban areas.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa
This paper analyzes the effects of climate change on hydrology and water resources in the Limpopo River Basin of Southern Africa, using a semidistributed hydrological model and the Water Simulation Module of the International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT). The analysis focuses on the effects of climate change on hydrology and irrigation in parts of the four riparian countries within the basin: Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Southern Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Southern Africa is one of the most well endowed regions in the continent in terms of mineral and natural resources. However, the region is facing serious environmental challenges such as land degradation, deforestation and water stress in specific areas.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2012Bangladesh, Brazil, Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia
Large-scale land acquisitions by investors, which are often called ‘land grabs’ (see next section for de nition), can deprive rural women and communities of their livelihoods and land, increasing their food insecurity. This report argues that the current rise in land grabbing needs to be urgently addressed, and focuses
on the actions that developing countries can take to mitigate land grabs through strengthening national land governance so that it is transparent, is accountable and protects communities’ rights.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsFebruary, 2011Tanzania, South Africa
This chapter is an initial exploration and sharing of experiences and ideas based largely on a case study of a group of small farmers who have occupied and are producing on land that they believe they have an historical right to. The group, called Mahlahluvani – although they include people from other communities and claimant groups – are part of a land claim that has been lodged on the land they now occupy, but the claim is not yet settled.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ukraine, China, Australia, Ghana, Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Malaysia, Brazil, India, Sudan, Saudi Arabia
Land Tenure Working Paper 21. This paper draws on proceedings of a meeting held to discuss the impact of growing private sector investments in land, fisheries and forests. This meeting, aimed at the private sector, took place at FAO headquarters on 28 February and 1 March 2011. The purpose of this paper is to provide a record of the discussion from the private sector perspective. The first section provides the context which led to the workshop concept.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Algeria, Egypt, Benin, Spain, Sri Lanka, Guyana, Pakistan, Central African Republic, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Hungary, Japan, Poland, Italy, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago, Cambodia, Argentina, Paraguay, Turkey, Netherlands
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-15/15/14
Session: Sess. 15
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Chile, United States of America, Israel, Sweden, Guatemala, China, Australia, Bolivia, Suriname, Venezuela, Eritrea, Yemen, Peru, South Africa, Ecuador, Argentina, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, South America, Americas
En todas las regiones áridas y semiáridas del mundo se considera a “las tunas”, como proveedoras de usos múltiples con notables condiciones para zonas marginales. Los tunales, fueron siempre de interés para Santiago del Estero, Argentina, desde su fundación, iniciándose luego una serie ininterrumpida de esfuerzos para alcanzar un conocimiento exhaustivo sobre las mismas, tarea que aun continua. El grupo de trabajo de la Universidad Nacional de Santiago del Estero ha trabajado en el tema por largo tiempo, en forma constante, sostenida.
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