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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Zimbabwe, Southern Africa

    Results and Key findings:

    Demographic data

    Gender - Makwe and Guyu have more females in the scheme (60.5% and 55% respectively). Masholomoshe has the highest number of males (53.3%). Discussion with the sampled households revealed that male headed families hardly face labour problems, and high percentages of female irrigators have a negative impact when it comes to operation and maintenance. In terms of gender distribution there are more women irrigating than males.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014

    The contemporary concern about anthropogenic release of greenhouse gas (GHG) into the

    environment and the contribution of livestock to this phenomenon have sparked animal

    scientists’ interest in predicting methane (CH4) emissions by ruminants. Focusing on milk

    production, we address six basic nutrition models or feeding standards (mostly empirical

    systems) and five complex nutrition models (mostly mechanistic systems), describe their key

    characteristics, and highlight their similarities and differences. Four models were selected to

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Peru, South America

    The CPWF Basin Focal Project for the Andes system of basins worked with a range of local

    stakeholders to develop a better understanding of the mechanisms for improving the

    productivity of water in the Andes. We considered productivity in broad terms as the

    productivity of energy (HEP), food and fiber (agriculture) and livelihoods (industry, transport

    and benefit sharing such as Payments for Environmental Services schemes (PES)).

    In addition to the compiled data bases and analyses on poverty and institutions, one of the

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