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Cover for Land management through conservation agriculture and associated practices.

This chapter presents conservation agriculture, which can help smallholder farmers build better resilience to the consequences of climate change and variable weather (including persistent droughts and unseasonal dry spells). It addresses challenges to crop productivity and profitability while...

Author(s)
Thierfelder, C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strengthening conservation agriculture education in Africa.

This chapter brings together recent developments and ongoing efforts in Conservation Agriculture (CA) education in Africa. It covers areas related to online education and training including CA Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), CA-based education and training capacity, CA curriculum development...

Author(s)
Clark, C.; Kassam, A.; Mkomwa, S.; Kuria, P.; Mutai, W.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land governance and gender: the tenure-gender nexus in land management and land policy.

This book delivers new conceptual and empirical studies surrounding the design and evaluation of land governance, focusing on land management approaches, land policy issues, advances in pro-poor land tenure and land-based gender concerns. It explores alternative approaches for land management and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introducing land governance and gender in the context of land tenure.

This chapter is an attempt to unpack the land governance discourse in the context of tenure and gender in a manner that allows emerging scholars and practitioners in the land-related disciplines and professions to grasp it simply. Creating such an understanding of land governance is necessary to...

Author(s)
Chigbu, U. E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land governance and gender in support of the global agenda 2030.

Land governance plays a key role in this regard in terms of setting the policies and the legal and institutional framework for managing the rights, restrictions and responsibilities in land facing the challenges of sustainable use of land and other natural resources. Gender issues are at the core...

Author(s)
Chigbu, U. E.; Enemark, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Governing African land in an era of instability.

The article discusses the commercialization of land transactions in a context of rising demand, the roles of landholders and land users in investment, land markets and practices of governance, and the way social differences impact and are affected by patterns of land governance. The chapter ends...

Author(s)
Berry, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The evolvement of land consolidation in rural China from the perspective of governing tension between construction land expansion and farmland protection.

Land fragmentation was not the top issue on the agenda when land consolidation was introduced, the rural labour surplus relieved the impacts of land fragmentation. Nowadays, land consolidation has also evolved into a more integrated policy tool aiming at rural revitalization and boosting poverty...

Author(s)
Zhang XiaoBin; Ye YanMei
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land governance and gender for a tenure-responsive future.

The application of land governance and gender at the local everyday level in countries around the world should mean making concrete changes in the tenure gender nexus in land management and land policy governance. This means that achieving sustainability by using land governance to enable gender...

Author(s)
Chigbu, U. E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the visitor economy: a human rights perspective.

The overall findings of this research point to a mix of positive and negative human rights impacts of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and on the visitor economy of the host city. On a positive note, affirmative action included persons with disabilities and from underprivileged...

Author(s)
Vandenbroucke, G. M.; Gérard, S.; May, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242843)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Young people and land.

This chapter attempts to articulate why an understanding of rural youth livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa requires an appreciation of what is happening with land. The chapter (i) reviews available evidence on how young people access and use land; (ii) clarifies linkages between land access and...

Author(s)
Chamberlin, J.; Yeboah, F. K.; Sumberg, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245011)
Type
Book chapter

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