Southern African Regional Poverty Network | Land Portal
Acronym: 
SARPN

The Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN) is a non-profit organisation that promotes debate and knowledge sharing on poverty reduction processes and experiences in Southern Africa. SARPN aims to contribute towards effective reduction of poverty in the countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) through creating platforms for effective pro-poor policy, strategy and practice. 

SARPN achieves this goal through widening participation, bringing people together across the region to exchange ideas, and disseminating information to deepen understandings of poverty issues and improve policy and practice. 

Mode of operation 

  • Knowledge management
    • Collecting and disseminating information
    • Undertaking commissions / studies
    • Providing commentaries
  • Building linkages
    • Developing directories and databases of stakeholders
    • Coordinating networks / discussion groups
    • Linking stakeholders
  • Promoting debate
    • Convening events / debates that examine issues of policy relevance
    • Facilitating the participation of marginalised groups in discussions
    • Promoting discussion across conventional barriers - including borders, institutional frameworks and sectors

Southern African Regional Poverty Network Resources

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Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Janeiro, 2004
África subsariana

After four decades of agricultural-led development strategies in the postindependent Malawi, economic growth has been erratic and a large proportion of the population live below the poverty line and studies suggests that the poverty situation has worsened. Agricultural policies favoured large-scale (estate) production at the expense of smallholder farmers who account for more than 80 percent of households.

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Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Janeiro, 2004
África subsariana

In this note of food security and land tenure security in Lesotho, the authors present arguments in favour of the enactment and implementation of a legislation in Lesotho that will enhance land tenure security in the country.

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Relatórios e Pesquisa
Janeiro, 2003
África subsariana

This report is a follow up of a study that was carried out in the year 2001/2 commissioned by the FAO and SARPN. The main objective of the initial study was an assessment of the negative impacts of HIV/AIDS on livelihoods of the affected and infected communities through lowering their agricultural productivity.

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Relatórios e Pesquisa
Janeiro, 2003
África subsariana, Etiópia, Quênia, Malawi, Moçambique, Uganda, Botswana, África do Sul

This document reports on a workshop held in South Africa in June 2003 to address continuing insecurity of women's land rights. It brought together a broad group of participants covering NGO, grassroots, government, UN agency staff, researchers, activists, lawyers, and women living with HIV/AIDS.

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