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Synthesis report on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with links to agriculture: the case of Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
R. Omoti / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Sub–Saharan African (SSA) countries have a unique population profile, with 44 percent of its population being under the age of 15, making it the youngest region of the world. In spite of the formally recognized role of agricultu...
Agricultural input vouchers in Southern Africa: research findings from Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
This policy brief is a synthesis of the findings from research undertaken by the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia to examine the different ways in which relief ...
Promoting development of agricultural input markets in Mozambique
E. Tostão / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Mozambique needs to adopt more targeted and nuanced policies to encourage the development of effective agricultural input markets. This study makes recommendations to achieve this. Experiences in other countries and limited Mozambique...
Integrating the non-commercial and commercial input markets through input vouchers: recommendations for Zambia
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Based on both international experiences and research in Zambia, this policy brief recommends that Government develop and implement a policy to use agricultural input vouchers as a means to target support to poor smallholder farmers as...
Integrating the non-commercial and commercial input markets through input vouchers or coupons in Malawi
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Malawi has had a very positive experience with using vouchers or coupons to target agricultural inputs to poor farmers. Building on the lessons learned, the Government should now develop clear policies and guidelines to improve implem...
The potential of using an input voucher system to integrate the commercial and non-commercial input distribution systems in the Southern African Development Community
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Smallholder farmers in southern Africa use low purchased-in-put technologies and as a result, produce low yields and face chronic food insecurity for two to five months of the year. The problems such households face are compounded by ...
Using input vouchers for improving access to agricultural in-puts - who are the winners and losers?
D. Kamchacha / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2008
Emerging from the worst harvest in a decade, the Government of Malawi implemented one of the most ambitious and successful assaults on hunger in the history of the African continent. Through a national input subsidy programme, coincid...
True contribution of agriculture to economic development and poverty reduction in Malawi: who needs to know what?
I. Kumwenda / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The contribution of agriculture to economic development is enormous, as evidenced by the favourable direct and indirect impacts of agricultural growth and investment on Malawi’s economy, in terms of national income, inflation, i...
The role of targeting in service delivery to vulnerable populations – the FANRPAN Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) - a synthesis of three country reports
T. Kureya; C. Chipfupa / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The objective of the Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) pilot study, conducted in Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, was to further develop and test the HVI as a statistical tool for quantifying household vulnerability resulting from s...
The status of agricultural water use, access, and productivity in the Limpopo Basin — opportunities for poverty alleviation
A. Sullivan / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2010
The Limpopo River Basin is home to 14,000,000 people, at least half of whom live in rural areas. Over ten million South Africans live in the basin - nearly 25% of the national population. The remaining population live in Botswana - on...
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Synthesis report on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with links to agriculture: the case of Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
R. Omoti / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Sub–Saharan African (SSA) countries have a unique population profile, with 44 percent of its population being under the age of 15, making it the youngest region of the world. In spite of the formally recognized role of agricultu...
Agricultural input vouchers in Southern Africa: research findings from Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
This policy brief is a synthesis of the findings from research undertaken by the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia to examine the different ways in which relief ...
Promoting development of agricultural input markets in Mozambique
E. Tostão / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Mozambique needs to adopt more targeted and nuanced policies to encourage the development of effective agricultural input markets. This study makes recommendations to achieve this. Experiences in other countries and limited Mozambique...
Integrating the non-commercial and commercial input markets through input vouchers: recommendations for Zambia
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Based on both international experiences and research in Zambia, this policy brief recommends that Government develop and implement a policy to use agricultural input vouchers as a means to target support to poor smallholder farmers as...
Integrating the non-commercial and commercial input markets through input vouchers or coupons in Malawi
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Malawi has had a very positive experience with using vouchers or coupons to target agricultural inputs to poor farmers. Building on the lessons learned, the Government should now develop clear policies and guidelines to improve implem...
The potential of using an input voucher system to integrate the commercial and non-commercial input distribution systems in the Southern African Development Community
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2007
Smallholder farmers in southern Africa use low purchased-in-put technologies and as a result, produce low yields and face chronic food insecurity for two to five months of the year. The problems such households face are compounded by ...
Using input vouchers for improving access to agricultural in-puts - who are the winners and losers?
D. Kamchacha / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2008
Emerging from the worst harvest in a decade, the Government of Malawi implemented one of the most ambitious and successful assaults on hunger in the history of the African continent. Through a national input subsidy programme, coincid...
True contribution of agriculture to economic development and poverty reduction in Malawi: who needs to know what?
I. Kumwenda / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The contribution of agriculture to economic development is enormous, as evidenced by the favourable direct and indirect impacts of agricultural growth and investment on Malawi’s economy, in terms of national income, inflation, i...
The role of targeting in service delivery to vulnerable populations – the FANRPAN Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) - a synthesis of three country reports
T. Kureya; C. Chipfupa / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2009
The objective of the Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) pilot study, conducted in Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, was to further develop and test the HVI as a statistical tool for quantifying household vulnerability resulting from s...
The status of agricultural water use, access, and productivity in the Limpopo Basin — opportunities for poverty alleviation
A. Sullivan / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2010
The Limpopo River Basin is home to 14,000,000 people, at least half of whom live in rural areas. Over ten million South Africans live in the basin - nearly 25% of the national population. The remaining population live in Botswana - on...
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Reseau de Lutte contre la Faim (RELUFA)
The REseau de LUtte contre la FAim (RELUFA) is a non-partisan national network of Cameroonian ecumenical and secular non-profit organizations and mainstream churches. The member organizations come from all regions in Cameroon and have joined forces to develop common strategies against systemic problems of hunger, poverty, and socio-, economic- and environmental injustice
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal. It aims to promote the integration of environmental science and development.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Professional Development for Livelihoods Advisers Website (PLOW)
PLOW was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and supported the professional development of DFID livelihoods advisers. Site was operational between 2006-2008, and is now archived.
TI-UP Resource Centre
TI-UP is a key resource centre providing a one-stop shop for knowledge in the combined fields of Technology, Infrastructure and Urban Planning, serving The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) infrastructure advisors, programme managers, DFID's partners in developing countries, and the wider international development community.
Pastoralism
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. Pastoralists rely on rangelands and livestock for their livelihoods, but exhibit different levels of mobility and market involvement, and operate under a variety of different land tenure regimes. Pastoralism publishes research that influences...
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