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Access to farmland gets quick and dirty in sub-Saharan Africa cover image
Documentos de política y resúmenes
Enero 2017
África subsahariana
Mozambique
Uganda
Ghana
Senegal

Who can access and use the land? The answer to this age-old question is changing fast in many parts of rural Africa. Land that used to be allocated within the community by chiefs is now increasingly changing hands in more diverse ways.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016
Uganda

Wetlands provide vital ecosystem services such as water purification, flood control, and climate moderation among others, which enhance environmental quality, promote public health, and contribute to risk reduction. The biggest threat to wetlands is posed by human activities which transform wetlands, often for short-term consumptive benefits.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016
Uganda

Economic valuation of wetland ecosystem services enhances informed public decision

making concerning sustainable utilization of the ecosystem. The valuation is particularly

crucial where the economic values of wetlands need to be compared directly against the

monetary value of alternative public investments.

Publicación revisada por pares
Diciembre 2016
Uganda

An urgent need to stop degradation is frequently cited as support for climate mitigation efforts involving forests. However, lessons learnt from social science research on degradation narratives are not taken into consideration. This creates a risk of problematic degradation narratives being used to legitimise forest carbon projects.

Documentos de política y resúmenes
Diciembre 2016
Burundi
Sudán del Sur
Uganda
Documentos de política y resúmenes
Diciembre 2016
Burundi
Sudán del Sur
Uganda

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