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janvier 2006

Sharp inequalities in the distribution of land remains a major cause of extreme poverty in many developing countries. Some instances are the result of ownership patterns inherited from colonial administrations, others are linked to the struggle for economic prosperity in the post-independence era.Landlessness is therefore a significant problem for the rural poor.

Articles et Livres
janvier 2006
Éthiopie
Afrique orientale
Kenya
Ouganda

In this chapter we introduce the conceptual framework that underlies the case studies presented in this book and discuss hypotheses about the effects of key factors on community and household decisions concerning income strategies and land management.

Articles et Livres
janvier 2006
Japon
Philippines
Asia du sud-est

Contents: 


  • The Seikatsu Club Consumers Cooperative: A Unique Producer-Consumer Relationship in Japan
  • PDAP’s Push for Organic Rice: Enhancing the Survival of Filipino Rice Farmers in a Liberalized Economic
  • Setting Green Net: A Trailblazer in Organic Marketing in Southeast Asia
janvier 2006
Indonésie
Asie orientale
Océanie

The promotion of forestry activities is seen as a means by which to reduce poverty while protecting the environment. But if clearing of forests for agricultural activities can prove more profitable, will such efforts be effective?

Articles et Livres
janvier 2006
Éthiopie
Afrique orientale
Kenya
Ouganda

Low agricultural productivity, poverty, and land degradation are critical and closely related problems in the Ethiopian highlands. These problems are particularly severe in the highlands of Tigray in northern Ethiopia.

Politiques nationales
janvier 2006
Fidji

The Rural Land Use Policy for Fiji is a national policy with a multi-sectoral approach.

Articles et Livres
janvier 2006
Éthiopie
Afrique orientale
Kenya
Ouganda

This chapter focuses on the management of agricultural land by smallholder households in the highlands of Kenya. It draws mainly from several recent studies from the central highland areas near to the south and west of Mt. Kenya and the western highland areas to the north and west of Kisumu, which were led by the authors.

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