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- DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014In times of economic crisis, development models that help create jobs, generate wealth, mobilise public and private resources and stimulate key economic sectors sustainably are more important than ever. While there are no universal solutions, a development tool that seems to be gaining ground is the so-called “economic corridor”.Document
Priests, technicians and traders? The discursive politics of Brazil’s agricultural cooperation in MozambiqueFuture Agricultures Consortium, 2015Questions such as whose interests drive Brazil into Africa, what development models are carried along and what is in them for African countries have been guiding research and debates about Brazil’s cooperation in Africa. This paper contributes to this emerging body of work by looking at the specific case of agricultural cooperation.Document
Mozambican elite in a Chinese rice ‘friendship’: an ethnographic study of the Xai-Xai irrigation schemeFuture Agricultures Consortium, 2015In April 2007, the Mozambican and the Chinese governments through the Provinces of Gaza and Hubei respectively set up an agreement for the establishment of a Chinese ‘friendship’ rice farm at the Lower Limpopo scheme (also known as Xai-Xai irrigation scheme). Among the main objectives of this partnership was agricultural technology transfer from Chinese to Mozambican farmers.Document
Chinese and Brazilian agricultural models in Mozambique. The case of the Chinese Agricultural Technology Demonstration Centre and of the Brazilian ProALIMENTOS programmeFuture Agricultures Consortium, 2015China and Brazil have called increasing attention from the international community, especially in the field of development cooperation. In Africa, for instance, both countries have expanded their development activities and defined agriculture as one of the main sectors to boost mutual cooperation.DocumentFuture Agricultures Consortium, 2015The expanding footprint of BRICS countries in Africa, especially over the last 15 years, has remained a subject of intense public interest in academic, development and diplomatic circles. There is some understandable trepidation among traditional donors towards the BRICS approach, and their focus remains on China.DocumentSAIS China Africa Research Initiative, 2014The Hubei Gaza Friendship Farm was established in 2007 in Xai-Xai, Mozambique, and has been managed by Wanbao Africa Agriculture Development Limited (WAADL), a private Chinese company, since 2011. CriticsDocumentWorld Rainforest Movement, 2015The complexity of REDD initiatives from another perspective.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015BackgroundDocument
A synthesis of institutional arrangements of National AIDS Commissions in seven African countries: work in progressHLSP Institute, UK, 2007This paper presents a synthesis of institutional arrangements and issues currently facing National AIDS Councils/Commissions (NACs) in 2007. It reviews the governance and institutional arrangements of African NACs as well as harmonisation and alignement processes. For each topic there is an analysis of emerging themes.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013This Helpdesk query was asked to provide a literature / evidence review of the effectiveness – or otherwise – of sub-national flexible block grants in education in delivering enrolment, attendance and quality objectives.