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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 1969
    Africa

    Research in the various agricultural experiment stations in Ethiopia has convincingly shown that the wheat variety is in many respects inferior to imported varieties (lower yield, weaker stems, more susceptible to rust, short stalks, small heads etc.) and required to be replaced for upgraded.

  2. 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2013
    Myanmar

    The new wave of political reforms have set Myanmar on a road to
    unprecedented economic expansion, but,
    without
    targeted policy
    efforts and
    regulation to
    even the playing field, the benefits of new
    investment will filter down to only a few,
    leaving
    small
    -
    scale farmers

    the backbone of the Myanmar economy

    unable
    to benefit from

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Africa

    Reports from meeting near Bilbao from peasants in South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Niger, Mali, Senegal and Ghana. Almost everywhere in Africa the elite and corporations are undertaking efforts to capture and control people’s basic means of production, such as land, mineral resources, seeds and water. These resources are increasingly being privatized due to the myriad of investment agreements and policies driven by new institutional approaches, imposed on the continent by western powers and Bretton Woods institutions.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2013
    Myanmar

    ... Located on Myanmar’s eastern border with Thailand, Kayah State has long been isolated because of conflicts between the minority groups there and the Burmese army; as a result, little is known about its agricultural systems. As a preliminary to NGO agricultural development projects, an agrarian diagnosis of two major types of agroecosystems in the state—lowlands alluvial plains and uplands—was conducted. The objective was to identify recent agrarian changes leading to the current presence of different types of farmers in each area and understand their development potential.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2004
    Myanmar

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of marketing reforms implemented in the late 1980s in Myanmar. Particular emphasis is placed on the impact of the reform on the rural economy and its participants, namely farmers, landless laborers and marketing intermediaries. The reform had a positive effect on all these participants through the creation of employment opportunities and increased income.

  7. Library Resource

    A World Bank Toolkit

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2008

    The operations policy on Development Policy Lending (DPL), approved by the Board in August 2004, requires that the Bank systematically analyze whether specific country policies supported by an operation are likely to have "significant effects" on the country's environment, forests, and other natural resources. The implicit objective behind this requirement is to ensure that there is adequate capacity in the country to deal with adverse effects on the environment, forests, and other natural resources that the policies could trigger, even at the program design stage.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2008
    Myanmar

    A Japanese study illustrates how farmers created an agricultural market in spite of the military government’s bureaucrats...

    "Economic Disparity in Rural Myanmar" by Ikuko Okamoto. National University of Singapore Press, 2008...
    "THE devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis and spiraling global food prices have placed even more pressure on the agricultural sector of Burma, once the world’s largest rice exporter and potentially one of Asia’s most prodigious producers of agricultural staples.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2013
    Myanmar, Global

    ... Myanmar is an agricultural based country and the agriculture sector is the backbone of its economy. The agriculture sector contributes 34% of GDP, 23% of total export earnings, and employs 63% of the labour force. About 75% of the total population reside in rural areas and are
    principally employed in the agriculture, livestock and fishery sectors for their livelihood.

  10. 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.

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