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Dezembro 2018

Teaser for ZOA's new land rights guidelines developed with input from many of our peers and partners, based on the work done by many others in the field and supported by the Knowledge Management Fund (KMF).
 

Manuals & Guidelines
Dezembro 2018

Secure access to land and secure use of land, for housing-, agricultural- and other purposes is one of the cornerstones of making sustainable, positive development possible. As ZOA provides relief, hope and recovery to people impacted by conflicts and disasters, addressing land rights issues…

Policy Papers & Briefs
Dezembro 2018

This project tests two approaches to increasing women’s integration into and returns from cash crop value chains. We aim to determine whether these interventions affect intrahousehold allocation of resources, decision-making power, consumption and investment, productivity of the cash crop at the…

Policy Papers & Briefs
Dezembro 2018

Programs that seek to increase women’s participation in marketing activities related to the principal household economic activity must involve men if they are to be successful. In this paper we analyze take-up of a project that sought to increase women’s involvement in sugarcane marketing and…

Policy Papers & Briefs
Dezembro 2018

This Policy Brief is a result of a series of national and regional stakeholder consultations and a policy write shop on the establishment and maintenance of Open Source Seed Systems that ensure inclusivity of farmers and enhance freedom to develop, access, and use plant genetic materials. The…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2018

Soil loss is a major threat to agricultural development in Malawi, and the size of the agricultural sector in the Malawian economy renders it a major limitation to the overall economic development of the country. Soil loss reduces cultivable soil depth, but also takes away fertile soils from…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2018

Accessibility to clean and sufficient water resources for agriculture is key in feeding the steadily increasing world population in a sustainable manner. Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) offer a promising contribution to enhance availability and quality of water for productive purposes and human…

Peer-reviewed publication
Dezembro 2018

Uganda designated 16% of its land as Protected Area (PA). The original goal was natural resources, habitat and biodiversity conservation. However, PAs also offer great potential for carbon conservation in the context of climate change mitigation. Drawing on a wall-to-wall map of forest carbon…

Peer-reviewed publication
Dezembro 2018

Sustainable land use systems planning and management requires a wider understanding of the spatial extent and detailed human-ecosystem interactions astride any landscape. This study assessed the extent of historical, current, and future land use systems in Uganda. The specific objectives were to…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2018

This study aims to explain effects of soil textural class, topography, land use, and land use history on soil greenhouse gas (GHG) fluxes in the Lake Victoria region. We measured GHG fluxes from intact soil cores collected in Rakai, Uganda, an area characterized by low‐input smallholder (&lt…

Peer-reviewed publication
Novembro 2018

Uganda’s total population is projected to increase to 61 million by 2040 in the rations of 37million (60%) to 24million (40%) in the Urban to rural areas respectively. Due to population expansion, Kampala as any other urban area is facing the problems of unplanned rapid growth such as:…