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Reports & Research
December 2010
Southern Africa
Angola
Botswana
Lesotho
Malawi
Mozambique
Namibia
South Africa
Eswatini
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Southern Africa is one of the most well endowed regions in the continent in terms of mineral and natural resources. However, the region is facing serious environmental challenges such as land degradation, deforestation and water stress in specific areas.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Angola
Qatar
Burkina Faso
Mozambique
Mali
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Ghana
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Niger
Rwanda
Liberia
South Africa
Madagascar
Tanzania
Syrian Arab Republic
United Arab Emirates
Sudan
Saudi Arabia
Africa

Access to arable productive land in African has been in decline due to the pressure of growing population trends and worsening land degradation as a result of climate change. Recent high profile land purchases covering thousand of hectares of prime agricultural land have raised concerns over equitable land access.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2010
Angola
Burkina Faso
Bangladesh
Honduras
Belgium
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Indonesia
Malawi
Mozambique
Botswana
Liberia
Philippines
Madagascar
Tanzania
Portugal
Ecuador
Netherlands
Sudan
Africa
Americas
Asia

The impacts of natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis have been increasing steadily since the 1950’s, particularly for developing countries. According to a World Bank external evaluation report “natural disasters destroyed US$652 billion in property worldwide in the 1990s alone – an amount 15 times higher in real terms compared to the 1950s.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Angola
Burkina Faso
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Tanzania
Botswana
Tonga
Ghana
Congo
India
Ethiopia
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Africa

The AgWater Solutions Project aimed at designing agricultural water management (AWM) strategies for smallholder farmers in sub Saharan Africa and in India.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2010
Angola
Benin
Zambia
Gambia
Mali
Burundi
Ghana
Congo
Malawi
Niger
Ethiopia
Cape Verde
Rwanda
Liberia
South Africa
Uganda
Somalia
Tanzania
Senegal
Togo

Reviews FAO Regional Office for Africa’s activities in 2010, with focus on, among others, the following: Regional Conference for Africa held in Angola, CAADP, climate change, agriculture data tool kit on gender, forestry management, country assistance programmes and activities in South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Liberia, Uganda and Ethiopia.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2010
Angola
Burkina Faso
United States of America
Zambia
Mali
Germany
Namibia
Eswatini
Ghana
Guinea
Malawi
Niger
Cameroon
Mozambique
South Africa
Lesotho
Uganda
Tanzania
Botswana
Senegal
Papua New Guinea
Africa

Given the recent trend of granting vast areas of African land to foreign investors, the urgency of placing real ownership in the hands of the people living and making their livelihood upon lands held according to custom cannot be overstated. This study provides guidance on how best to recognize and protect the land rights of the rural poor.

January 2010
Angola
Mozambique
Zambia
Lesotho
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Botswana
Eswatini
South Africa
Malawi
Sub-Saharan Africa

It has emerged quite clearly from Urban LandMark’s work in South Africa – and increasingly in the region – that the emergence of more sophisticated property markets has taken place locally and in most larger cities in the region.

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