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Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Caribbean
Northern Africa
Eastern Africa
Eastern Asia
Southern Asia
Eastern Europe
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa
Asia

Nel 2012 la tempesta tropicale Isaac e l’uragano Sandy hanno martoriato Haiti, danneggiando i raccolti, facendo straripare i fiumi, alla­gando le strade e bloccando l’accesso alle comunità. Mentre i prezzi ali­mentari aumentavano e i debiti crescevano, gli haitiani poveri hanno adot­tato misure estreme. Alcuni sono emigrati.

Reports & Research
December 2013
South Africa
Southern Africa

This thesis deals with the politicized struggles for land in South Africa’s Limpopo Province. With land having been an essential part of colonial and apartheid segregation policies and practice – with 87% of land appropriated by whites –, a land reform programme was imperative after the African National Congress came to power in 1994.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Caribbean
Northern Africa
Eastern Africa
Eastern Asia
Southern Asia
Eastern Europe
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa
Asia

The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI), which reflects data from the period 2008-2012, shows that global hunger has improved since 1990, falling by one-third.

Reports & Research
December 2013
Africa
Southern Africa
Western Africa

The world’s climate is changing rapidly and Africa will be severely affected by this, not only because of the effects on ecosystems but also because of the low adaptive capacity of communities due to poverty and lack of infrastructure, services, and appropriate policies to support adaptation strategies.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
South Africa
Uganda
China
India
Europe
Asia
Africa
Southern Africa

This special issue has presented some of the specific findings of the RE-Impact Project which was commissioned and funded by the EuropeAid Cooperation Office from 2007 until its conclusion in 2010.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
South Africa
Southern Africa

Farmers in the northern avocado cultivation areas of South Africa were interviewed concerning their experience and perceptions of biological control. Factors affecting their decision to use biological control programmes as a disease control strategy, were also investigated.