This document presents results from the 8 April 2020 on-line conference on the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale farming;food security and sovereignty in the East African Community. There were 53 participants from 16 countries. The conference strongly acknowledged the contribution of small-scale farmers towards feeding the population during the time of COVID-19.
Thousands of families are being evicted from their farms to make way for foreign-owned farms in Kiryandongo;western Uganda.
Women are an underappreciated economic force who, when empowered by association with a female organization, can be a catalyst for development.
This guide identifies lessons learned and outlines critical steps that countries can apply to their own rural land administration programs as they strive to ensure these programs become more gender and socially inclusive. The document provides a valuable learning resource to help governments and communities implement inclusive land programs.
Bhutan’s democracy consolidated further following the third elections to National Council and National Assembly in 2018. In the primary round of National Assembly elections, voters favored a newly established third party, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), followed by the opposition in the last parliament, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT).
Fin 2015, alors que le taux d’accès à l’assainissement amélioré en zone rurale se situe autour de 40 %, le Sénégal renouvelle sa Stratégie nationale d’assainissement rural, dont l’ambition s’accorde avec les Objectifs du développement durable, visant la fin des pratiques de défécation à l’air libre et l’universalité de l’accès à l’assainissement amélioré.
Microfinance programs targeting poor women are considered a ‘prudent’ first step for international financial institutions seeking to rebuild post conflict economies. IFIs continue to visibly support microfinance despite evidence and growing consensus that microfinance neither reduces poverty nor breaks the cycle of domestic violence.
This article reviews the invisibility and the recognition of rural female work in the Patagonian region of Argentina over time. The analysis is carried out based on (a) the systematisation of research articles (b) a historical study of censuses, and (c) the systematisation of rural development plans related to the subject. The article adopts an ecofeminist perspective.