Botswana and Agriculture and food
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- The BLDS agriculture collection
Search for the latest agriculture-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- The Regional Agricultural Policy (RAP) of the Southern African Development Community
- Southern African Development Community, 2012
- Guided by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Treaty of 1992, several SADC Protocols have been developed to guide, support and promote appropriate actions at regional and national levels towards the attainment of the SAD...
- Opportunities for ICTs in small-scale agriculture
- H. Munyua / International Development Research Centre, 2007
- This study aims to explore the opportunities presented by ICTs in small-scale agriculture including environment and natural resources management. It specifically sets out to answer a set of research questions as follows: ...
- Linking ecosystems and human well being
- C. Shackleton; S. Shackleton; J. Gambiza / Eldis Poverty Resource Guide, 2008
- Humans have always depended upon natural ecosystems to supply a range of services useful for their survival and well-being. However, with widespread urbanisation, modernisation, and globalisation, along with the primacy of capitalist ...
- Overcoming the ‘curse’ of mineral resources in Africa
- Antonio M.A. Pedro / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2006
- Mineral resources have the potential to boost economic growth. However, many studies claim that mineral resources have a negative impact on growth, particularly in developing countries. This is especially relevant to Africa, a mineral...
- Does informal housing land delivery work for urban poor people in Africa?
- C. Rakodi; R. Musyoka; C.U. Ikejifor; F. Kalabamu; E. Nkurunziza; L.C. Mulenga; C. Leduka / International Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2005
- Informal systems for land delivery, which have in many cases evolved from earlier customary practices, still account for over half the land supplied for housing in African cities and are a particularly important channel for the poor. ...
- Review of legislation indicates significant discrimination preventing women from owning land across Africa
- B. Scholz; M. Gomez / Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, 2004
- In this report, the COHRE Women and Housing Rights Programme (WHRP) documents the fact that under both statutory and customary law, the overwhelming majority of women in sub-Saharan Africa (regardless of their marital status) cannot o...
- EPAs may lead to divided Southern African regionalism
- C. Stevens; J. Kennan / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2004
- This paper looks at the potential problem that EPAs (Economic Partnership Agreements) may create a division in the Southern African region. It argues that although a strategy of the EUs support for EPAs is to reinforce regionali...
- How to secure land rights for women and enforce change
- Southern African Regional Poverty Network, 2003
- 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, re...
- Impacts of livestock privatisation on pastoral livelihoods
- A. Cullis; C. Watson / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2004
- This paper explores key issues relating to the privatisation of livestock production in Botswana, with particular relevance to pastoral livelihoods. The paper reviews the history of land policy; summarises developments in recen...
- Access to wild resources in Southern Africa
- C. Boyd; B.T.B. Jones; S. Anstey; S. Shackleton; C. Fabricius / Environment Team, IDS Sussex, 2001
- This paper provides background information on access to natural resources in Southern Africa. Case studies are used from Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa, to explore customary rights and de facto access to a wide range o...