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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 1969
    Africa

    The fourteen countries of East and Central Africa under discussion are at differing stages of economic and research development, and as a

    consequence, are endowed with varying levels of resources, in terms of

    scientific personnel, equipment and financial provision, for carrying

    out effective research on agriculture and its allied disciplines.

  2. Library Resource
    Screenshot 2019-02-14 at 14.01.45.A good practice on the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure: A multi-actor and multi-sector approach in Sierra Leone cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2016
    Sierra Leone

    In Sierra Leone, the well-being and livelihoods of many people, particularly the rural poor, are based on secure and equitable access to land, fisheries and forests. Increasing pressure on these resources in recent years has led to an escalation of conflict over access to natural resources.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2017
    Global

    Harnessing Political Economy Analysis

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Ecuador

    La distinción entre el derecho a la propiedad y el derecho de propiedad importa tanto en lo dogmático constitucional como en lo constitucional procesal, en la medida en que las garantías instituidas se activen suficientemente para proteger su oportuno ejercicio. Es necesario que los criterios de aplicación se homogenicen con el propósito de interpretar los derechos y la garantías de manera efectiva.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Ecuador

    Las redes organizativas de los campesinos costeños en algunas zonas de Guayas y Los Ríos fueron muy importantes en la década de 1970 cuando la reivindicación principal era la tierra. Esto cambió después de 1980 con la existencia de otras demandas campesinas que no pudieron ser resueltas por las organizaciones. Sin embargo desde 1990 se observa la aparición de organizaciones de segundo grado articuladas por la Iglesia Popular que se sustentan en las comunidades eclesiales de base cuya acción busca la satisfacción de múltiples demandas de los pequeños productores rurales.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Western Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ghana

    Contract farming (CF) is attractive as a possible private-sector-led strategy for improving smallholder farmers’ welfare. Yet many CF schemes suffer from high turnover of participating farmers and struggle to survive. So far, the dynamics of CF participation have remained largely unexplored. We employ duration analysis to examine factors affecting entry into and exit from different maize CF schemes in northern Ghana, focusing specifically on the impact of development projects on CF entry and exit.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Africa

    The Future Agricultures Consortium was established in 2005 with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) as a learning alliance of leading African and UK-based research organisations. The Consortium provides independent analysis and advice for improving agricultural policy-making. The aim is to encourage critical debate and policy dialogue on the future of agriculture in Africa, elaborating the practical and policy challenges of establishing and sustaining pro-poor agricultural growth.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Global

    Fragile states, posing a major challenge of our times, are increasingly becoming a focus of attention in international politics and development cooperation. But very often, the viewpoint of the people affected by fragile statehood is not sufficiently heard. Parts of the international community prioritize their own security policy interests, the motto being the «war on terrorism». People in fragile states, by contrast, are primarily concerned with their own survival and the quest for development opportunities for themselves and their communities.

  9. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Global

    This Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) matrix has been extracted from the GLTN publication entitled Designing and Evaluating Land Tools with a Gender Perspective: A Training Package for Land Professionals

    Language: English, Spanish, French, Arabic

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