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    Les pêcheries africaines en besoin de réformes pour renforcer la résilience post Covid-19 (étude)
    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Africa, Djibouti, Kenya, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal

    La pandémie de Covid-19 est sans aucun doute l’événement majeur de santé publique qui a marqué les êtres humains, les sociétés et les esprits dans le monde entier et particulièrement l’Afrique. Tous les gouvernements ont adopté des mesures de santé publique, notamment le confinement et d’autres mesures exceptionnelles dans le cadre de l’état d’urgence sanitaire, pour réduire la propagation du virus. La chute soudaine de l’activité humaine a des conséquences sur l’environnement, et l’utilisation/exploitation des ressources naturelles, notamment la pêche.

  2. Library Resource
    economic smallholders - FAO

    An analysis based on household data from nine countries

    Reports & Research
    March, 2015
    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Albania

    About two-thirds of the developing world’s 3 billion rural people live in about 475 million small farm households, working on land plots smaller than 2 hectares. 1 Many are poor and food insecure and have limited access to markets and services. Their choices are constrained, but they farm their land and produce food for a substantial proportion of the world’s population. Besides farming they have multiple economic activities, often in the informal economy, to contribute towards their small incomes.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2014
    Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Philippines

    Following the example of Tiffen et al. on Machakos, Kenya, new macro-based evidence was collected in Machakos, the neighbouring Kitui district and in Benin, Cameroon and the Philippines, to assess the factors à la Boserup, inducing transitions towards sustainable land management, such as terracing, stone bands etc. We find that relative scarcity of land can be seen to induce technical changes, in the sense of Hayami & Ruttan, that correspond to the new relative scarcity, making higher man-land ratios the optimal choice.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Kenya

    Constrained access to land is increasingly recognized as a problem impeding rural household welfare in densely populated areas of Africa. This study utilizes household and plot level data from rural Kenya to explore the linkage between land access and food security. We find that a 10% increase in operated land size would increase total cereal consumption and home produced food consumption by 0.8% and 2.0%, respectively. We also find that land rental is the dominant mechanism that poor rural farmers use to access additional land for cultivation.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Kenya, Norway, United States of America

    Constrained access to land is increasingly recognized as a problem impeding rural household welfare in densely populated areas of Africa. This study utilizes household and parcel level data from rural Kenya to explore the linkage between land access and food security. We find that a 10% increase in operated land size would increase household total food consumption per capita, cereal consumption per capita, non-cereal consumption, and home produced food consumption by 2.6%, 2.1%, 2.7% and 5.4%, respectively.

  6. Library Resource

    Local sustainable development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities

    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Kenya

    Local and indigenous communities across the world are advancing innovative sustainable development solutions that work for people and for nature. Few publications or case studies tell the full story of how such initiatives evolve, the breadth of their impacts, or how they change over time. Fewer still have undertaken to tell these stories with community practitioners themselves guiding the narrative. The Equator Initiative aims to fill that gap.

  7. Library Resource

    Local sustainable development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities

    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Kenya

    Local and indigenous communities across the world are advancing innovative sustainable development solutions that work for people and for nature. Few publications or case studies tell the full story of how such initiatives evolve, the breadth of their impacts, or how they change over time. Fewer still have undertaken to tell these stories with community practitioners themselves guiding the narrative. The Equator Initiative aims to fill that gap.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2020
    Kenya, Western Africa

    As a farmer in northern Kenya, I came to understand the importance of dryland restoration. After moving to Kaijaido country in the south, I started an initiative to restore the land, increase food security and reduce poverty, supported by a grant from the East African Community with various activities supported by FAO and Yale University.

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