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Those who works on or operates a farm.

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Peer-reviewed publication
November 2019
Global

Based on research into the theory of household assets and the welfare of farmers, the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)-entropy weight method and cloud model were used to study the welfare level of land-lost farmers’ households under the different livelihood assets of Taohuayi Village, Taohuasan Village and Taohuawu Village in Taohua Town, Nanchang City.

Peer-reviewed publication
November 2019
Kenya

Smallholder producers in sub-Saharan Africa are often unable integrate into markets and access high-value opportunities by effectively participating in global chains for high-value fresh produce.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2019
Ethiopia

In many African countries and especially in the highlands of Ethiopia—the investigation site of this paper—agricultural land is highly fragmented. Small and scattered parcels impede a necessary increase in agricultural efficiency. Land consolidation is a proper tool to solve inefficiencies in agricultural production, as it enables consolidating plots based on the consent of landholders.

Tricontinental
Reports & Research
October 2019
Asia
India

O Censo Indiano de 2011 contabilizou 833 milhões de pessoas vivendo em áreas rurais, sendo agricultores cerca de 95,8 milhões. A Índia rural, nas últimas décadas, passa por uma grave crise agrária, como consequência da comercialização da agricultura, da dominação do setor por corporações multinacionais, dívidas enormes entre os pequenos agricultores e trabalhadores agrícolas.

Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2019
Ethiopia

This policy brief analyses retail regulations regarding agricultural inputs and recommends further action to improve market access for smallholder farmers..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme.

Reports & Research
September 2019
Ethiopia

This case study assesses how a new agricultural loan product is helping smallholder farmers to access loans by using their land use right as a guarantee..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme.

Reports & Research
August 2019
Southern Asia
Sri Lanka

A reliable supply of water is critical for agricultural intensification and yield improvement. Technological devices that lift, transport and apply water contribute to increased yield from improved crop varieties and high input cultivation. The increasing use of motor pumps is a significant contribution to the development of small-scale irrigation.

Peer-reviewed publication
July 2019
Global

The transition of farms and ranches to the next generation has generated considerable attention and concern. Over the past 30 years, public and private institutions across the U.S. have introduced policies and programs to help farms without identified family successors achieve successful transfers by connecting them with new farmers through “farm link” services.

July 2019
Cameroon

Argues that the role of the European Union in landgrabbing is manifold. EU actors are involved in the financing of large-scale land deals worldwide through forms of private finance;public finance and a combination of both. The EU’s position as an agricultural powerhouse is dependent on the huge import of agricultural commodities and inputs from the global South.