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Library ResourceMay, 2017Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa
Library ResourceMay, 2017Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Cameroon, Africa, Middle Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2017Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa
The objective of this study was to determine the practicality of using linear body measurement traits to predict live weight of goats and sheep under communal grazing in three districts of Botswana, namely Central, Kweneng, and Kgalagadi. Pairwise (Pearson) correlations were estimated using bodyweight (BW) and morphological trait measurements, namely heart girth (HG), shoulder height (SH), and body condition score (BCS) for a sample of 1447 goats and 588 sheep. These ranged from 0.19 to 0.94 for goats and 0.44 to 0.94 for sheep, and were statistically significant.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 2017Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa
In pastoral societies women face many challenges. Some describe these as a ‘double burden’ –
that is, as pastoralists and as women. However, pastoral women may obtain a significant degree
of protection from customary law even if customary institutions are male-dominated. In periods
of change (economic, social, political), this protection may be lost, and without protection from
statutory laws, women are in danger of “falling between two stools” (Adoko and Levine 2009). A
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 2017Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa
In Tanzania, ongoing land insecurity is a structural cause of food insecurity particularly for
pastoralists, agro-pastoralists and small-scale crop farmers leading to land use conflicts,
compromised access to resources including grazing and water and rangeland degradation.
Land tenure security and management can be improved through village land use planning (VLUP)
and land certification – namely the issuing of certificates of customary rights of occupancy
(CCROs). In situations where villages share resources such as grazing areas and water, joint village
Library ResourceLegislationApril, 2017Mali
Le chapitre I prévoit les dispositions générales. Cette loi porte sur le foncier Agricole.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2017Niger
Le Plan de Développement Économique et Social (PDES) 2017-2021 est un plan quinquennal de l’opérationnalisation de la Stratégie de Développement Durable et de Croissance Inclusive (SDDCI) Niger 2035 adoptée par le Gouvernement le 9 mai 2017. Son objectif est de contribuer à bâtir un pays pacifique, bien gouverné avec une économie émergente et durable, et une société fondée sur des valeurs d’équité et de partage des fruits du progrès. Spécifiquement, il vise à renforcer la résilience du système de développement économique et social.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2017Ghana, Africa
Highlights the key drivers of pressure in Ghana on rural land and their communities, such as population growth, urbanisation and acquisition of land by new actors, including government and business. Draws on case study evidence from two communities: the Ahanta West District near Sekondi-Takoradi in the south, and the Savelugu-Nanton Municipal Authority around Tamale in the north.
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