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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2018
    Kenya, 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.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2015
    Mozambique

    Em 1990 Moçambique era considerado o país mais pobre do mundo. Porém, após o fim da guerra civil em 1992, o país tem estado a testemunhar grandes investimentos públicos e privados, uma inflação baixa e estável, taxas de juro em decréscimo o que tem contribuído para um crescimento económico rápido. O África Progress Panel (2014:27) apresenta Moçambique como o 5º país da África com a taxa de crescimento económico média mais rápida no período 2008-2013 (taxa média de 7.25%), apenas atrás da Serra Leoa (taxa média de 9.45%), Ruanda (8,4%), Etiópia (8.37%) e Gana (8.11%).

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2005
    Uganda, Africa

    Asks what is customary tenure and what do we know about tenure systems and their consequences in Northern Uganda. Examines trends in land transactions and who is selling and buying land, certificates and titles for investment, and who owns customary land. Looks at protection from land alienation, the rights of women and children, the evolution of customary tenure and continuing changes in customary law. Concludes with policy recommendations and a plea for recognition that land is increasingly a cause of conflict and impoverishment.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2009
    Uganda, Eastern Africa

    This study explores consumer acceptance and valuation of a genetically modified (GM) staple food crop in a developing country prior to its commercialization. We focus on the hypothetical introduction of a disease-resistant GM banana variety in Uganda, where bananas are among the most important staple crops. A choice experiment is used to investigate consumer preferences for various banana attributes (bunch size, technology, producer benefit and price), and examine their opinions on GM foodstuff.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Tanzania

    The Legal Guide was created to share information on Tanzania’s system for regulating seeds and other inputs, including areas such as variety release and registration, seed certification, and trade, and to identify key decision points and challenges that could unlock further development in the seed sector and implementation of existing frameworks. The Legal Guide itself will be part of a larger process of consultation and discussion, with key decision points followed by recommendations and a roadmap for strengthening the regulatory system for seeds and other inputs.

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