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Concept note. Reinforcement of pastoral civil society in East Africa: a programme of capacity building and participatory action-researchDrylands Programme, IIED, 2001This concept note explores initiatives aiming at supporting pastoral civil society in East Africa.The goals of the initiative include:create conditions such that pastoral groups can play a more effective and visible role in the design and implementation of policies to improve their livelihoodscreation of a vibrant, accountable and effective pastoral civil society movement capable ofDocumentSocioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO, 1998The Field Level Handbookis written for field workers: extensionists, government and non-government field workers, private- and public-sector development consultants, community organisers and leaders of local groups and institutions.Handbook assists these agents who work directly with local communities in the participatory identification of the needs and priorities of local men and women , using thDocumentForests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1994Manual offers guidelines for using rapid appraisal methods to gather information on tenure and natural resource management. It translates the concepts elaborated in Community Forestry Note 5, rapid appraisal of tree and land tenure.Document
A development co-operation manual for non-governmental organisations [for partnerships between NGOs and Finland's development agency]Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for International Development Cooperation / FINNIDA, 2005Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play an important role in Finnish Development Co-operation. NGOs provide Finnish citizens with a platform to actively co-operate with southern hemisphere organisations and develop people-to-people networks. This manual aims to give clear guidelines on how to apply for NGO support from Finland's Ministry for Foreign Affairs.DocumentFood Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1997Assesses how the recent deregulation of fertilizer prices will affect the profitability of fertilizer use on various crops throughout Ethiopia. The note also identifies other policy measures that can increase the cost-effective use of fertilizer to promote productivity growth throughout the food system.DocumentFood Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1998Examines how the fertilizer sector in general, and farmers’ demand for fertilizer in particular, has evolved since the introduction of fertilizer sector reforms in Ethiopia.DocumentFood Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1999Analyses the effects of smallholder commercialization on foodcrop input use and productivity in rural Kenya.DocumentFood Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1998Studies the dynamics between cash crop and food crop productivity in Gokwe North District in Zimbabwe, a major cotton producing area. The main research issues were: to identify the determinants of commercialized crop production at the household levelto determine the effect of increasing crop commercialization on household food productivityDocument
Zimbabwe food security success story: maize market reforms improve access to food even while government eliminates food subsidies (MSU)Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1999Document
Successes and Challenges of Food Market Reform: Experiences from Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, and ZimbabweFood Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 1999Describes the different food policy courses pursued in recent years by four countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, and documents their differential effects on farmer and consumer behavior.