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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 1998
    South Africa, Southern Africa

    Meeting: Cities Feeding People : Lessons Learned from Projects in African Cities, 21-25 June 1998, Nairobi, KE

  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, 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).

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Zimbabwe, Southern Africa

    The System-Wide Initiative on Water Management (SWIM) has defined its central theme and objective as ?enhancing the productivity of water and agriculture in an environment of growing scarcity and competition.? One program area of SWIM, namely SWIM 7, has the aim of improving the utilization of water resources from the catchment perspective. This paper has been prepared as part of the process of planning research that is to be undertaken by SWIM 7.

  6. Library Resource
    Land Tenure Security and Agricultural Performance in Southern Africa cover image
    Reports & Research
    June, 1998
    Southern Africa

    There is widespread belief among development specialists that land tenure security is a necessary but not sufficient condition for economic development.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Africa

    La plupart des numros d'Unasylva sont axs sur un thme particulier. L'objectif n'est pas de prsenter une introduction ou un manuel sur le sujet choisi (ce qui serait impossible tant donn le format de la revue), mais plutt de proposer une srie d'analyses sur des aspects spcifiques qui contribuent veiller l'intrt et l'attention du lecteur. Les articles sont dits de faon intresser les lecteurs dont le travail porte essentiellement sur le thme choisi, ainsi que la majorit des lecteurs qui travaillent dans d'autres disciplines.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Italy, Africa

    Most issues of Unasylva focus on a specific theme. The objective of this thematic orientation is to examine in depth a given aspect of forest and forestry development in order to highlight its significance and importance within our wider universe. The aim is not to serve as a primer or textbook on the chosen subject (this clearly would he impossible given the limited size of the journal) but rather to present a series of analyses on specific aspects that help to spark interest and awareness.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Eswatini, Benin, Zambia, Bolivia, China, Italy
  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Africa

    La mayor parte de los nmeros de Unasylva se centran en un tema concreto. El objetivo de esa orientacin temtica es examinar de forma pormenorizada un aspecto determinado de las actividades y el desarrollo forestales, con el fin de resaltar su significado e importancia dentro de los confines ms amplios de nuestro universo. Sin pretender que los diferentes nmeros sean como un manual de una materia concreta, se propone presentar una serie de anlisis de cuestiones especficas que contribuyan a suscitar inters y a concienciar al lector.

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