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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2006
    Turkey

    Turkey’s National Action Program on Combating Desertification is a national policy with a cross-sectoral approach.

  2. Library Resource
    National Policies
    June, 2006
    Nigeria

    The overall objective of the present national cross-sectoral Forest Policy is to achieve sustainable forest management that would ensure sustainable increases in the economic, social and environmental benefits from forests and trees for the present and future generation including the poor and the vulnerable groups.

  3. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2006
    Burkina Faso

    Ce document a pour objet la Stratégie, le Plan d’Action et Plan d’Investissement à l’horizon 2015, dans le cadre de la Politique National de Développement Durable de l’Agriculture Irriguée.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2006
    Africa, Uganda

    This paper presents the preliminary findings of a study on land conflicts between refugees and host communities in southwestern Uganda and their impact on refugee women’s livelihoods. Uganda has a long history of hosting refugees that dates back to the 1940s, when it hosted Polish refugees; Rwandese and Sudanese in the 1950s (Holborn 1975:1213-1225).

  5. Library Resource
    The Effects of Intrahousehold Property Ownership on Expenditure Patterns in Ghana cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2006
    Ghana

    Increasingly, economists are examining how the dynamics within households affect the outcomes of household decisions. This paper uses data from the 1991/92 and the 1998/99 Ghana Living Standards Surveys to examine how the share of assets owned by women in Ghanaian households affects household expenditure patterns. In this analysis, assets include business assets, savings, and farmland. The results indicate that women’s share of assets do have an impact on household budget shares for a number of expenditure categories in each time period.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2006
    Zimbabwe

    Abstract: In Zimbabwe, as in many other parts of Africa, agriculture is the principal source of livelihood for widows and orphans. Within this reality, a groundbreaking study was commissioned to investigate the land and property rights of women and orphans in Zimbabwe in the context of HIV/AIDS. It also examines the coping strategies, in terms of land-related livelihoods, adopted by widows and other vulnerable women affected by the pandemic.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    August, 2006
    United Kingdom

    This is a resource from the Resource Equity LandWise database of resources.

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