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Cover for The Malabo Declaration and agenda 2063: making climate smart agriculture real with conservation agriculture in Africa.

The African Union (AU) has provided the vision and even a hint of the future through Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want, to be achieved, in part, through accelerated agricultural growth and transformation, leading to shared prosperity and improved livelihoods. The promulgation is contained in the...

Author(s)
Mkomwa, S.; Kassam, A.; Bwalya, M.; Shula, R. K.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture and tertiary education within the context of global and African development goals.

This chapter explores African and global policy frameworks and strategies in order to highlight the role that the transformation of Africa's agricultural sector and tertiary agricultural education is envisaged to play in addressing developmental challenges in Africa. The main developmental agendas...

Author(s)
Ekwamu, A.; Swanepoel, F.; Mentz-Coetzee, M.; Kapfudzaruwa, F.; Leresche, K. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246544)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advancing women's position by recognizing and strengthening customary land rights: lessons from community-based land interventions in Mozambique.

This chapter argues that gender-sensitive lessons from recent land programmes and projects are critical to the planning, design and modification of new and continuing efforts of land programmes, to achieve transformative development outcomes, for both women and men. The researchers propose three...

Author(s)
Quan, J.; Forsythe, L.; Po, J. Y. T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New evidence on nutrition-sensitive agricultural programs.

This chapter summarizes key findings from recent reviews of evidence of the nutritional impacts of agricultural development programmes. It focuses on findings from impact evaluations of different types of nutrition-sensitive agricultural programmes, including biofortification, homestead food...

Author(s)
Ruel, M. T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safety nets for agriculture and nutrition.

Designing effective programmes with safety net, agriculture, and nutrition components raises challenges for coordinating service delivery across these sectors in order to determine how transfers and agriculture will work together to improve nutrition. This chapter explores the potential for such a...

Author(s)
Gilligan, D. O.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moving towards nutrition-sensitive agriculture strategies and programming in Ethiopia.

This chapter begins with a discussion of Ethiopia's various nutrition-related indicators, which show the persistence of child and adult malnutrition, despite some progress. It then discusses the major programmes and policies that have been launched during the past two decades within the nutrition...

Author(s)
Anne Bossuyt
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Women in agriculture and the implications for nutrition.

This chapter discusses the role of women in agriculture, and the ways in which their status affects the health and nutrition of their households. It highlights recent literature on the impacts of gendered and nutrition-sensitive agricultural programmes. It also goes beyond a singular focus on women ...

Author(s)
Malapit, H.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter explains why land is so important; discusses some of the issues land resources currently face, especially, in developing countries and why it should be managed and governed properly; outlines why there is an urgent need for an improved land governance and land...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Historical context of land tenure systems in Africa and Rwanda.

This chapter summarizes the historical context of land tenure systems in Africa. This is important given that the book is aimed at providing insights from Rwanda for other countries willing to initiate land reforms similar to Rwanda. It also draws attention to the developments and changes of land...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Preparing the ground for land tenure reform in Rwanda.

The chapter describes the key exercises that were undertaken as part of preparing the ground for the land tenure reform programme. First, a detailed explanation of why Rwanda introduced the land tenure reform programme from a social, political and economic perspective is provided. Second, it traces ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
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