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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    April, 2009
    Croatia

    This Regulation determines the detailed way of exercising the right to obtain tax relief/tax benefit/tax exemption for taxpayers who perform activities in what is defined as hilly and/or mountainous area (on the territory of the Republic of Croatia).This Regulation closely defines the total amount of tax relief that can be assigned to a single taxpayer; application process for tax relief (forms, administration issues and rules); and related penalties.The Annex is an integral part of this Regulation.

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    Regulations
    April, 2009
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    This Regulation determines the types, necessary contents and manner of drafting, the procedure for harmonization, adoption, updating and keeping, all regarding the protection plans against harmful effects of waters on the territory of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.Activities and measures, aimed at reducing or preventing the endangerment of human health, environment, cultural heritage and economic activities from harmful effects of waters, are actions for the protection from floods and ice on watercourses, protection against erosion and torrents, and measures of protection and eli

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    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2009
    Ethiopia, Eastern Africa

    The study was conducted in Goma district of Jimma Zone of Ethiopia with objectives of generating baseline information and identifying challenges and opportunities of small ruminant production and marketing. Results are based on diagnostic survey of 160 sample households, group discussions, monitoring of 36 flocks and rapid appraisal of major sheep and goat markets. The study district was stratified into three groups based on flock distribution as: sheep dominating, goat dominating and mixed flock sites. The average land holding per household was 1.93 ha.

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    Reports & Research
    April, 2009
    Kenya, Eastern Africa

    Marketing transactions take place in an environment where information is shared and exchanged among and between sellers, buyers and middlemen. It is argued that traders and middlemen have a competitive advantage over producers in negotiating for prices, because the former have access to prices in both primary and terminal markets, while the latter only have limited access to prices in the primary markets. This Research Brief highlights the situation regarding access to livestock marketing information by producers in pastoral markets of Kenya.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2009
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The study aims to estimate the livestock water productivity (LWP) and to examine the effect of grazing area closure and feeding strategies on LWP at farm household level under wealth and intervention categories at Lencha Dima watershed. Results are based on survey of 120 sample households and focus group discussion. Beneficial outputs of livestock and depleted water for producing them were estimated then livestock water productivity as the ratio of the beneficial out puts and depleted water was estimated.

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    Reports & Research
    May, 2009
    Mozambique

    Nos últimos anos, a economia moçambicana tem registado desenvolvimentos significativos na área dos recursos minerais e energéticos. Em 2004, iniciou-se a produção e expor tação de gás natural em Pande e Temane, na província de Inhambane. Em 2007 arrancou em Moma, na província de Nampula, a expor tação de minérios produzidos a par tir de areias pesadas. Em 2007, o Governo assinou com a brasileira Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) um contrato mineiro para a exploração de grandes quantidades de carvão de Moatize, na província de Tete.

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    Impacts of Land Certification on Tenure Security, Investment, and Land Markets  cover image

    Evidence from Ethiopia

    Reports & Research
    April, 2009
    Ethiopia

    While early attempts at land titling in Africa were often unsuccessful, the need to secure land rights has kindled renewed interest, in view of increased demand for land, a range of individual and communal rights available under new laws, and reduced costs from combining information technology with participatory methods. We used a difference-in-difference approach to assess the effects of a low-cost land registration program in Ethiopia, which covered some 20 million plots over five years, on investment.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2009
    Canada, United States of America, Africa, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    La agricultura familiar –unidad productiva basada en profundos vínculos que unen a una tierra y a un núcleo familiar concretos-, representa un sector de gran valor simbólico y estratégico por sus funciones económicas, sociales, culturales, medioambientales, territoriales y de seguridad alimentaria. La agricultura familiar es mucho más que un modelo de economía agraria: es la base de la producción sostenible de alimentos, de la gestión medioambiental del territorio y de su biodiversidad.

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