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Articles et Livres
décembre 2016
Afrique occidentale

Planned changes to land use in West Africa have been proposed to both combat desertification and to preserve biodiversity in the region, however, there is an urgent need for tools to assess the effects of these proposed changes on local and regional scale precipitation.

Articles et Livres
décembre 2016
Inde
Sri Lanka
Asie central
Afrique orientale
Afrique septentrionale
Asia du sud-est
Afrique australe
Afrique occidentale
Documents de politique et mémoires
décembre 2016
Afrique occidentale
Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique
Ghana

Contract farming (CF) is attractive as a possible private-sector-led strategy for improving smallholder farmers’ welfare. Yet many CF schemes suffer from high turnover of participating farmers and struggle to survive. So far, the dynamics of CF participation have remained largely unexplored.

Documents de politique et mémoires
décembre 2016
Afrique occidentale
Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique
Ghana

The Ghana Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING) Baseline Evaluation Survey (GARBES) survey was implemented from May to July 2014 as part of IFPRI’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of Africa RISING.

Documents de politique et mémoires
décembre 2016
Afrique occidentale
Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique
Ghana

Improving women’s access to land is high on the agricultural policy agenda of both governmental and non-governmental agencies. Yet, the determinants and rationale of gendered access to land are not well understood. This paper argues that gender relations are more than the outcomes of negotiations within households.

Articles et Livres
décembre 2016
Guinée
Afrique occidentale

The response of West African climate zones to anthropogenic climate change during the late 21st century is investigated using the revised Thornthwaite climate classification applied to ensembles of CMIP5, CORDEX, and higher-resolution RegCM4 experiments (HIRES). The ensembles reproduce fairly well the observed climate zones, although with some notable discrepancies.

Multimédia
décembre 2016
Ghana
Afrique
Afrique occidentale

This participatory video titled “Don’t destroy the environment” was filmed, produced, and directed by a group of 9 farmers and community members from Kunzokalla Village in Jirapa District, Upper West Region of Ghana.

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