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  1. Library Resource

    The Human Rights Impact of Bauxite Mining in Guinea

    Informes e investigaciones
    Octubre, 2018
    Guinea
  2. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Febrero, 2018
    Ghana

    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.

  3. Library Resource
    “HOW THEY TRICKED US” LIVING WITH THE GIBE III DAM AND SUGARCANE PLANTATIONS IN SOUTHWEST ETHIOPIA
    Informes e investigaciones
    Noviembre, 2017
    Etiopía

    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.

  4. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Diciembre, 2013
    Malawi

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Junio, 2013
    África, 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.

  6. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Enero, 2018
    Etiopía

    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.

  7. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    Diciembre, 2003
    Zimbabwe, 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

  8. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2016
    Zimbabwe, 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Enero, 2022
    Zimbabwe

    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.

  10. Library Resource
    Materiales institucionales y promocionales
    Junio, 2018
    Zimbabwe

    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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