Agricultural GDP in Ethiopia grew at an average 7.3 percent per year between 2001/02 and 2012/13. Most of this dynamism occurred in the highlands, where high population density and land scarcity begs the question of how future agricultural output can be maintained to sustain the previous decade’s momentum.
In the structure of the land fund of the Altai Region the category of agricultural lands is the most extensive, it is more than 11.5 million hectares. More than 6.1 million hectares belong to individual citizens. There are more than 5 million hectares of state and municipal ownership. The rest of the lands are owned by legal entities.
Although advances in remote sensing have enhanced mapping and monitoring of irrigated areas, producing accurate cropping information through satellite image classification remains elusive due to the complexity of landscapes, changes in reflectance of different land-covers, the remote sensing data selected, and image processing methods used, among others.
Assessment of specific yields is important for effective groundwater management in semi-arid hardrock aquifers, especially in India with its unsustainable groundwater usage rates. The Dharta watershed in the Udaipur district of Rajasthan is one such hardrock area in India where the groundwater extraction rate is a concern.
Land consolidation and land exchange are two important measures that can be used to improve the spatial structure of farm holdings. Unfortunately, land cannot be consolidated and exchanged in all villages of a given area simultaneously, due to economic, technical, and social considerations.
This article presents a synthesis of analysis of how to use the most valuable natural
Agriculture is one of the driving forces that shaped the image of Republic of
ASODESCO es una organización con una década de antigüedad que agrupó en sus inicios a un conjunto de 21 familias organizadas con el objetivo de mejorar sus formas deproducción hacia un modelo sostenible y amigable con el ambiente.
One of the world's major buyers of farmland is under fire for their involvement in land conflicts, environmental destruction and risky investments. A new report by GRAIN and Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humano presents, for the first time, a comprehensive analysis of Harvard University's controversial investments in global farmland.
The report finds that:
Caxito – Duzentas e trinta e oito fazendas agrícolas, em situação de abandono nos seis municípios da província do Bengo, poderão passar para a tutela do governo provincial, caso os seus proprietários não apresentem, em 90 dias, os documentos referentes à concessão de terras a seu favor.
Cinco de cada seis áreas de produção alimentar têm menos de dois hectares ou 20 mil m2; participação de pequenos agricultores na produção varia entre países; são 80% na China e menos de 10% no Brasil e na Nigéria.