Following a chaotic political decolonization, from 1975 to 2000, the Comoros failed to sustain the extension of private land ownership pursued since the beginning of the twentieth century and to implement land reform prepared with the assistance of the FAO and the UNDP but abandoned after the assassination of the President of the Republic in 1989.
The project research teams and consortium members would like to acknowledge that the research leading
to (This Report) was carried out under the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems in
the Nile and East Africa Region with support from CGIAR Fund Donors. All the research activities under this project
Cooperatives play crucial roles in economic and social development of both men and women. The study was conducted to determine the participation of sheep farmers in sheep fattening cooperatives (SFC) in four regional states of Ethiopia with a special focus on women.
This participatory video was filmed, produced, and directed by members of the Rafiki Farmers Group in North Alego, Kenya. With this video they want to communicate the message: knowledge and training on farming practices and markets can help them address some of the challenges they face.
This guide presents a step-by-step approach in using a participatory mapping method with community members to rapidly identify and map ecosystem services and changes in their supply across multiuse agricultural landscapes. Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), government agencies and researchers can use this approach to learn from communities about how they use and access natural resources.