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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 1997
    Kenya, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa

    Case study of the gender aspects of small-scale farming in the Vihiga District of Kenya, focusing on gender differences in access, control and ownership of land, and gender relations and attitudes to land tenure.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1998
    Rwanda, Liberia, Chad, Western Africa, Central America, Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Southern Africa, Caribbean

    What is the legacy of armed conflict on the roles and experiences of women in Africa? This collection of reports, testimonies and analyses portrays the diverse experiences of women all over Africa who have lived through civil wars, apartheid, genocide and gendered political violence such as rape. Contributions include discussions of violence against women in Rwanda, Chad and Liberia; the involvement of and impact on women of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission; and the increase in violence against women caused by the proliferation of SALW.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 1998
    South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Over the years agricultural scientists and extension agents have asked themselves why farmers do not take steps to control soil erosion, especially where such measures would appear to be cost-effective. Several explanations have been put forward, but thus far insufficient attention has been given to differences between scientists and farmers in their perception of the causes and effects of soil erosion. This is illustrated by a case study carried out in Zululand in South Africa.The case study revealed various differences between farmers and scientists in their perception of erosion.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 1997
    Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This concept paper proposes (a) market driven farm and off-farm entrepreneurial options, that could take advantage of the existing opportunities, thus leading to the creation of indigenous oriented economic growth and (b) empowerment of the small and medium scale private enterprises to create an enabling environment conducive for equitable growth of their businesses.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 1998
    South Africa, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Concentrates on the black smallholder farming sector. Policy objectives should include:Resource Conserving Technologies: re-orientation away from large scale farmers, consideration of goals other than high input/output (risk management, labour input, gender).

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    November, 1997
    South Africa

    To provide for measures with State assistance to facilitate long-term security of land tenure; to regulate the conditions of residence on certain land; to regulate the conditions on and circumstances under which the right of persons to reside on land may be terminated; and to regulate the conditions and circumstances under which
    persons, whose right of residence has been terminated, may be evicted from land; and to provide for matters connected therewith…”

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Africa, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa

    In 1995 a survey of research capacity was conducted at institutions undertaking forestry-related research in the SADC countries. This document presents a review of the methods available for the assessment of research capacity and summarizes previous efforts to assess research capacity in the region. The methodology adopted makes use of common indicators thereby allowing comparisons across institutions.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Fiji, Switzerland, United States of America, Chile, China, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Brazil, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Oceania

    An overview of the state of forestry in New Zealand with details of the social and economic environment, forest resources and forest industries. The country's forest policies, institutions and forestry initiatives are outlined. Annexes provide the countries most important forestry statistics.

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