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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2017Uganda, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1982Nigeria, Zambia, Uganda, Mali, Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Western Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Southern Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Sudan, Ecuador, Bolivia, India, Ethiopia, Colombia, Asia, Africa, South America, Southern Asia
There are many options for enhancing food production from fish in managed aquatic systems.The most appropriate technology, however, will vary from place to place, and the conditions under which one technology is prefered over another are still not well defined.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2014Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Eastern Africa, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa, Middle Africa
Food security entails having sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet dietary needs. The need to optimise nitrogen (N) use for nutrition security while minimising environmental risks in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is overdue. Challenges related to managing N use in SSA can be associated with both insufficient use and excessive loss, and thus the continent must address the ‘too little’ and ‘too much’ paradox. Too little N is used in food production (80% of countries have N deficiencies), which has led to chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2018Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Africa
In recent decades, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have pursued national water permit systems, derived from the colonial era and reinforced by “global best practice.” These systems have proved logistically impossible to manage and have worsened inequality in water access. A new study conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and Pegasys Institute, with support from the UK government, traces the origins of these systems, and describes their implementation and consequences for rural smallholders in five countries – Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2017Tanzania, Uganda, Africa, Eastern Africa
Recognizing successful climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices is not enough for them to be adopted at scale.
At many sites, government or development-led interventions to promote CSA practices face low adoption rates or are not adopted at all.
Data shows that CSA adoption depends on drivers and constraints beyond the CSA practices. Blanket adoption of a specific intervention should never be assumed: the adoption of CSA practices is usually patchy because of many conditions.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2019Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Italy
The case-study presents the case of the appropriation of pastoral lands by the coming of large-scale extractive industries in Turkana, Kenya. The case-study is meant to raise awareness among the general audience regarding the precarious situation of the pastoralists in the context of this new socio-economic development and lack of secure land tenure. At the same time, it provides this information as a case to local and global civil society, experts, institutions and policy makers.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Nepal, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Malawi, Rwanda, Lesotho, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ecuador, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Uganda, Tajikistan
Secure tenure rights and control over land for women and men farmers are key to boosting smallholder productivity, rural development and food security. However, in many parts of the world, men and women have inadequate access to secure property rights over land. Women are particularly disadvantaged: even though they constitute on average 43 percent of the agricultural labour force in developing countries, women’s ownership of agricultural land remains significantly lower than that of men.