Narrow down by keywords: Environment, Sub-Saharan Africa
- Research that matters: outcome mapping for linking knowledge to poverty-reduction actions
An ‘Outcome Mapping’ approach was applied retrospectively to five diverse, highly collaborative research projects aimed at poverty reduction. Designed to help plan for, clarify, and document intended and actual changes in behaviour, actions, ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-09 12:33
- Connecting smallholders with dynamic markets: a market information service in Zambia
Commodity markets have changed significantly in the past two decades, with smallholders increasingly requiring robust market intelligence to understand and secure benefit from the new environment. This article explores the approach to, and lessons stemm ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-05 15:39
- Aid and Sustainable Development in Africa
Author: Amanor, Kojo Sebastian and Sam Moyo (eds.) Publisher: London:Zed Books ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 12:40
- Agro-food market policy and food security in South Africa
South Africa experienced two waves of rapid food inflation in 2001–02 and 2007–08. During both periods the surge in the cost of food undermined the food-security status of low-income families. Belated state reactions to the food-price crises ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-16 09:38
- Associational Life in African Cities: Popular Responses to the Urban Crisis
Author: Tostensen Arne, Inge Tvedten, and Mariken Vaa (eds.) Publisher: Uppsal ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-09 13:42
- Designing food security projects: Kapchorwa and Bukwo, Uganda
Food security is a key aspect of human development. The present article explores the shortcomings of agricultural interventions in two districts in eastern Uganda. Our study shows that these interventions have achieved only minor successes in relieving ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-05-15 10:11
- Evolving Land Rights, Policy and Tenure in Africa
Author: Toulmin, Camilla and Julian Quan (eds.) Issue: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 13:19
- Cost effectiveness of seed fairs relative to direct relief distribution in Zimbabwe
Seed fairs were being promoted in Zimbabwe as an alternative seed distribution approach to sustain local input markets. Using data from ICRISAT monitoring surveys of 2005–06 and records maintained by non-governmental organisations, this article re ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-08-16 10:16
- The Land Question in Zimbabwe
Author: Moyo, Sam Issue: Volume 6, Number 4 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 13:15
- Cultivated, caught, and collected: defining culturally appropriate foods in Tallé, Niger
The indigenous plants and fish of Niger are incorporated into the Songhai people's daily life but are largely underemphasised in development programmes. In this paper we describe the culturally appropriate foods of Tallé, Niger. Based on informat ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2013-04-30 12:03