Writers have guest-edited an African Studies Review forum on Understanding Land Deals in Limbo in Africa which examines the contentious politics of incomplete land grabs in Senegal;Tanzania and Zambia. These studies show that even when land deals are cancelled;stalled;downsized;transferred to new owners;or stay dormant and speculative for many years;they can still produce far-reaching consequences that often go unnoticed. The complex interplay of land governance;local political dynamics and capital’s own contradictions can push land deals in different and unexpected directions.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1996Africa
Historically, water management has not been easy in the sub-region. Three climate interlinked factors have had a direct influence on it. The first is the aridity that affects all countries of the sub-region. It is impressing to think that about ninety percent of the area of the Maghrebine countries receive less than 100 mm rainfall per year that is poorly distributed. The second is the huge evaporation from open water reservoirs. For example, annual losses due to canal evaporation reach 2 cubic km in Egypt. Another factor is drought.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 1969Africa
Agriculture occupies a predominant place in the economies of the African countries. The survey- of Economic Conditions in Africa 1/ reveals that in 1966 -agriculture supported- three-quarters of the- population- contributed 36 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product and accounted for at least 60 per cent of the total export earnings received by the developing African countries.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1991Africa
This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics 1991. The topics covered in this edition include population density, land use, irrigation, round wood production, agro climatologically conditions, urbanization and disasters related to the environment.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 1970Africa
Land is the raw material of nearly all wealth, but neither the development nor the administration of any plot of land can be planned economically or carried out efficiently without complete and accurate knowledge of its size, its boundaries, its neighbors, its owners and the natural and artificial features within its borders.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 1990Africa
The purpose of this review is to discuss major measures for improving agricultural marketing extension in North Africa. In view of the special conditions of each individual country in the sub-region, the recommended measures are by necessity of general nature and are meant as general guidelines for discussions, The review is divided into four parts. The first part is introductory, giving a brief review of the economic and agricultural situation. The second part is an over view of the agriculture marketing and extension situation.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2017Africa
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is a mutually agreed instrument established in 2003 by the African Union in the framework of the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). The objective of the APRM is to foster the adoption of policies, standards and practices that lead to political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development and accelerated regional and continental integration. The thematic intervention areas of the APRM are democracy and political governance; economic governance; cooperate governance, and; socioeconomic governance.
Library ResourceMay, 2007Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsSeptember, 1967Africa
Another basic feature of agricultural planning is the Organization of an agricultural statistical service with the help of the local authorities. Thus it is necessary to organize not only the collection of statistical data regarding crops, but also to make periodical inventories of the types of soil available, the crops for which they can be used, of water and meteorological data, of data on products, income, employment, coefficients of capital, labour productivity, price indices, income and price elasticities of demand, costs, internal and external markets.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2015Cape Verde, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritius, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles
This document focuses on Small Island developing States, least developed countries and landlocked developing countries at Ninth session of the Committee on Sustainable Development and the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development Addis Ababa, 17–18 June 2015.
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