India has a maximum area (21.6%) under cashew nut and is the third largest producer (17.3%) of raw nuts in the world. The country is the second largest exporter, accounting for 34% of the world’s export of cashew kernels having a comparative advantage in production and processing on account of its cheap and skilled labour force. The yields in India are poor at 860 kg/ha as compared to 4,125 kg/ha in Vietnam and 2,000 kg/ha in Nigeria.
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Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2015India, Viet Nam, Nigeria
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2012Uganda, África
Includes women’s land rights and tenure security in a context of legal pluralism and land tenure privatization; competing legal systems and land rights protection on the ground ï¿½ what is going wrong? Argues that in a context of increasing land scarcity, high population pressure and progressing land tenure privatization, men are increasingly taking advantage of their superior position within the patrilineal tenure system, advancing their own interests at the expense of weaker family members, first and foremost the women in the family.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesDiciembre, 1998África subsahariana, África, Ghana
Land tenure institutions in customary land areas of Sub-Saharan Africa have been evolving towards individualized ownership. Communal land tenure institutions aim to achieve and preserve the equitable distribution of land (and hence, income) among community members. Uncultivated forestland is owned by the community or village, and as long as forest land is available, forest clearance of forest is easily approved by the village chief.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesOctubre, 2002Etiopía, África austral, África oriental
Ethiopia has combined its fourth and fifth reports to the United Nations Committee that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). This report outlines the status of women in Ethiopia and initiatives on the part of all government and non-governmental actors to address the goals set out by CEDAW. Institutional commitments to address gender issues are in place. However, the socioeconomic status of women, particularly in rural areas, remains lower in Ethiopia's male-biased social structures.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesDiciembre, 2013Tanzania
Currently, Tanzania faces numerous challenges related to land ownership, especially in rural areas. The challenges include farmers-pastoralists conflicts, tenure disputes, and alienation of peasants. To address the challenges, the current policies and approaches used in the country need to be changed on the grounds that their inherent shortcomings make the policies unable to meet rampant land problems that the country has faced in recent years and continue to experience.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesAbril, 2018Etiopía
This paper highlights the challenges faced by women and other vulnerable groups in securing their land rights as identified by LIFTâ€™s different studies and anecdotal evidence from other projects and government undertakings..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...
Library ResourceEnero, 2011Zimbabwe
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJunio, 2009Mozambique, África
Covers traditional cultural norms and values, including property and inheritance, religion and witchcraft; and learning from good practice, including advocacy, influencing customary legal culture, support services, awareness raising, children’s knowledge and life skills, conclusions and recommendations. Based on studies in Gaza, Manica, Zambezia and Nampula.
Library ResourceDocumentos de conferencias e informesDiciembre, 1972África occidental, África Central
IDRC personnel. Report on the status of women, youth and children in West Africa and Central Africa, and regard for their needs in development planning - discusses education of women, maternal child health, health education (particularly in nutrition practices and in ensuring safe water supply) equal opportunity, employment opportunitys, equal pay for woman workers and young workers, rights to land ownership and participation in economic development projects.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesMarzo, 2007Kenya
The Civil Society commends the Ministry of Lands for spearheading the important process of developing the Draft National Policy, and affirms that land is central to the livelihoods of most Kenyans and as such its access, use, ownership, administration and distribution are of key national concern. Thus, having critically examined the Draft Policy we do hereby make our position on the way forward on the salient policy proposals of the Draft National Land Policy document.
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