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Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
South Africa
Southern Africa
Africa

The adoption of crop-livestock integration (CLI) among smallholder farmers in the developing countries is no doubt one of the solutions to food security, risk management, and poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa. However, adequate assessment on the current status of CLI becomes necessary for the development and its evolution among smallholder farmers.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
South Africa
Southern Africa
Africa

The creation of local institutions with a mandate over land access and control is seen as a prerequisite for successful decentralisation of land tenure and effective local resource management in sub-Saharan Africa.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
South Africa
Southern Africa

The grassland biome of South Africa is a major resource for livestock farming; yet the soils of these rangelands are stressed differently by various management systems. The aim of this study was to investigate how basic soil properties respond to different management systems.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
South Africa
Southern Africa

Natural vegetation and crop-greening patterns in semi-arid savannas are commonly monitored using normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) values from low spatial resolution sensors such as the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) (1 km, 4 km) and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) (250 m, 500 m).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Caribbean
Northern Africa
Eastern Africa
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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.