Agriculture - Sustainable land management
- tanzania | Agriculture Climate change Sustainable financing options of the climate change and climate variability adaptation measures by rural smallholder farmers in Tanzania A majority of the rural poor in Tanzania derive their income from agriculture. The most important input in the agricultural production is labour and the rain water. This situation implies that, very large proportion of population in the country is vulnerable to climatic change and variability. At the national level there exist various interventions in the agriculture sector to facilitate increased efficiency and productivity.
- tanzania | Agriculture Land Conservation Technologies Adoption and its Impact on Smallholder Agriculture in Tanzania: A case study of REDD implementing areas Land degradation is a major serious problem in Tanzania that contributes greatly to decline in productivity and poses a threat to rural livelihood and the economy at large given the importance of agriculture in the country
- ethiopia | Agriculture Climate change Adaptation to climate change in Ethiopia : The potential role of sustainable land management practices This research project will contribute to sustainability and poverty reduction agenda as SLM practices can enable farmers to become resilient to climate change by improving ecosystem services and functions, increasing agricultural productivity and enhancing food security. Such practices could also help mitigate climate change which is an important added advantage.
- ethiopia | Agriculture Energy The Distributive Effect and Food Security Implications of Biofuels Investment in Ethiopia: A CGE Analysis In response to global opportunities and domestic challenges, Ethiopia is revising its energy policy to switch from high-cost imported fossil fuel to domestically produced biofuels. Currently, there are biofuel investment activities in different parts of the country to produce ethanol and biodiesel. However, there is no rigorous empirical study to assess impacts of such investments. Gebreegziabher, Zenebe, Alemu Mekonnen, Tadele Ferede, Fantu Guta, Jörgen Levin, Gunnar Köhlin, Tekie Alemu, and Lars Bohlin, 2013, "The Distributive Effect and Food Security Implications of Biofuels Investment in Ethiopia: A CGE Analysis", Environment for Development Discussion Paper Series January 2013. EfD DP 13-02.
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