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Reports & Research
Janvier 2017

With the start of a commodity boom cycle in the early 2000s, many resource-rich countries reaped benefits as prices for commodities increased over the ensuing decade. Many of these countries see mining as a central element of modernising their economies, and actively promote investment in the…

Reports & Research
Janvier 2017

Covers background, property grabbing from widows, legal standards on the rights of widows, recommendations. Includes the rights of older people, the invisibility of widows in global policy and development, harmful practices and widows in Zimbabwe, illustrative cases of property grabbing from…

Legislation
Décembre 2016

This Act amends the Deeds Registries Act by adding a new Part (VIII) on the establishment and operation of the electronic registry. It also inserts a new Schedule setting out a user agreement between the registrar and registered users, for the purpose of regulating the use of the electronic…

Legislation
Décembre 2016

This Act amends the amend the High Court Act [Chapter 7:061, the Magistrates Court Act [Chapter 7:10]; and the Small Claims Court Act [Chapter 7: 12] so as to make better provision for the settlement of commercial disputes and related matters. It also provides anew for the establishment and…

Décembre 2016

Zimbabwe confirmed that alluvial diamonds had been discovered in the Marange area in Mutare District in 2006. However, as in many otherAfrican countries, the promise diamond mining holds for economic growth has been eroded by a lack of transparency and accountability. The country’s diamond…

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre 2016

This paper provides a systematic basis, hitherto missing in the current scholarship, to quantify land transfers in Zimbabwe after 1980. It uses title deed information to determine year of sale via a number of sources. The main finding of this research is that a great deal of land changed…

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre 2016

Declining crop and livestock production due to a degrading land resource base and changing climate among other biophysical and socio-economic constraints, is increasingly forcing rural households in Zimbabwe and other parts of Southern Africa to rely on common natural resource pools (CNRPs) to…

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre 2016

With increasing pressures from global changes (urbanization, climate change, etc.), cities in Africa will experience difficulties in efficiently managing water resources. Most of the urbanization in Africa over the next 30 years will occur in fast-growing small towns that lack mature…

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre 2016

Irrigation development in Sub-Saharan Africa has lagged significantly behind that in other developing countries. Consequently, economic development and food security are also lagging behind. Since the mid-2000s there has been a resurgence in the willingness to invest in irrigation, and Sub-…

Reports & Research
Novembre 2016

Meeting Name: African Forestry and Wildlife Commission
Meeting symbol/code: FO:AFWC/2016/9.1
Session: Sess. 20

Reports & Research
Novembre 2016

Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/12
Session: Sess.16