This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2020Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Sierra Leone
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Kenya, United States of America, Eastern Africa, Northern America
Biodiversity in rangelands is decreasing, due to intense utilization
for livestock production and conversion of rangeland into cropland;
yet the outlook of rangeland biodiversity has not been
considered in view of future global demand for food. Here we
assess the impact of future livestock production on the global
rangelands area and their biodiversity. First we formalized existing
knowledge about livestock grazing impacts on biodiversity,
expressed in mean species abundance (MSA) of the original
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2017Tanzania, Eastern Africa
Arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas cover 61 % of Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania, 1999) and, over the past decades, several restoration projects have worked toward reversing degradation in these areas (Kikula, 1999; Kisanga et al., 1999). These projects have addressed from social and ecological perspectives and have spanned for decades, thereby allowing for a genuine opportunity to identify and articulate lessons learned and develop good practice guidelines for restoring productive capacity of drylands.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2017Ethiopia, Kenya, Eastern Africa
Presentation of the project (East Africa and Sahel) for the Annual meeting (2017) organized in Niger (ICRISAT)
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2017Kenya, Eastern Africa
The document present the contribution of local knowledge in context-Specific Land Restoration Technologies.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2017Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Tanzania, Western Africa, Eastern Africa
The document presents the progress of three interrelated components: 1) MEL-platform for supporting project planning and implementation of review and monitoring strategy; 2) Framework for Project engagement with Development Partners, measuring project outcomes and impacts where possible; 3)
Geoinformatics Options by Context (GeOC)
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2003Armenia, Azerbaijan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia
The year 2002 marked ICARDA's 25th anniversary, and coincided with several honors and awards for the center's excellence in research. Research on developing high-yielding kabuli chickpea varieties that thrive in cool, wet winter conditions earned the 2002 King Baudouin Award of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), jointly with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), which focuses on desi chickpea.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2016Ethiopia, Eastern Africa
Presentation on A Gendered Participatory Approach to Promote Adoption of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2014Kenya, Eastern Africa
Book Chapter on the role of trees in regulating soil erosion
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsFebruary, 2016Burkina Faso, Niger, Western Africa
This is a comprehensive literature review of land restoration activities in West Africa Sahel.
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