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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesOctubre, 2018Guinea
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesFebrero, 2018Ghana
Farmer-Herder conflicts have grown in frequency across the Sahel region of West and Central Africa, including in Ghana, where they have evolved over time in phases. This article explores the drivers of farmer-herder conflict and the challenges it poses to sustainable peacebuilding in Ghana, using Agogo Traditional Area (ATA) in the Ashanti region of Ghana as a case study.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesNoviembre, 2017Etiopía
How They Tricked Us: Living with the Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia, reveals the dire situation faced by the Indigenous in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley and calls for urgent action by the government.
For years, the Oakland Institute has raised alarm about the threats that the Gibe III Dam and sugarcane plantations pose to the local population in the region. Now, several years on, new field research reveals the true impact on the Indigenous communities, who have called the area home for centuries.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2013Malawi
Initially hailed a huge success, Malawi’s effort to boost agriculture with fertiliser subsidies appears to have met with failure. The author has a look at what went wrong, arguing that developments must be assessed against the backdrop of politics.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosJunio, 2013África, Sierra Leona
In sub-Saharan Africa, commercial bioenergy production has been hailed as a new form of ‘green capitalism’ that will deliver ‘win-win’ outcomes and ‘pro poor’ development. Yet in an era of global economic recession and soaring food prices, biofuel ‘sustainability’ has been at the centre of controversy. This paper focuses on the case of post-war Sierra Leone, a country that has over the last decade been consistently ranked as one of the poorest in the world, facing food insecurity, high unemployment and entrenched poverty.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosEnero, 2018Etiopía
This paper analyzes frontier dynamics of land dispossessions in Ethiopia’s pastoral lowland regions. Through a case study of two sedentarization schemes in South Omo Valley, we illustrate how politics of coercive sedentarization are legitimated in the ‘civilizing’ impetus of ‘improvement schemes’ for ‘backward’ pastoralists. We study sedentarization schemes that are implemented to evict pastoralist communities from grazing land to be appropriated by corporate investors.
Library ResourceMultimediaDiciembre, 2003Zimbabwe, África austral, África
A crops specialist and a livestock specialist from the Matopos research station describe technologies being developed to support smallholder farmers experiencing drought
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2016Zimbabwe, África
The CPF 2016-2020 is aligned to the Government of Zimbabwe’s (GoZ) priorities which are aimed at providing an enabling environment for sustainable economic empowerment and social transformation. The key priority pillars for attaining this are: i) Food Security and Nutrition, ii) Social Services and Poverty Eradication, iii) Infrastructure and Utilities and iv) Value Addition and Beneficiation.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesEnero, 2022Zimbabwe
Illicit financial flows (IFFs)in the artisanal gold mining sector in Zimbabwe are responsible for leakages of an estimated 3 tonnes of gold, valued at approximately USD157 million every month. The artisanal gold sector has transformed from being a traditional livelihoods option for local families to an anchor of gold smuggling cartels that are robbing the country of the precious metal. Artisanal mining has also spread its tentacles from alluvial gold deposits along rivers and dry riverbeds to large scale disused mines that are now patronized by ruling party officials.
Library ResourceMateriales institucionales y promocionalesJunio, 2018Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe and FAO have partnered in development since the country joined the Organization in 1981. Cooperation<p></p>has grown in recent years, with interventions ranging from capacity development at the institutional level as well as<p></p>for extension staff and farmers to the creation of market linkages and a conducive policy environment.
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