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Learning about Liei: participatory diagnosis of the chronic wasting problem in cattle in southern SudanInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 2000This article discusses a cattle disease called liei or noi, a disease predominantly found in Southern Sudan.The article finds that:these diseases present a special challenge to a community-based programme that covers a large area characterised by very poor infrastructure, minimal laboratory facilities and operational constraints such as severe conflictfew workers in soDocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1998This article reviews the experience of facilitating community-based animal health services (CAHS) in southern Sudan.The article finds that:constraints to such initiatives include insecurity, poor access, lack of mobility, minimal infrastructure and trade, lack of veterinarians and climatic extremescommunity-based animal health services (CAHS) in an under-developed agro-pastoralist cDocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2001An overlap in the regulation of access to land and resources between customary and state management systems is causing problems of contradiction and conflict. This report analyses the pros and cons of both systems and makes a series of recommendations.State administration of land is found to have worked against poorer elements in Ghana.DocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1998The paper describes and discusses the various approaches being used to establish private pastoral veterinary practices.Document
Breaking the spears and cooling the earth: an analytical review of the Pastoral Communities Harmonisation InitiativeInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 2001This article describes the role OAU/IBAR plays in peace-making among the Karamajong in Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and Ethiopia.OAU/IBAR's main interaction was previously focused on eradicating rinderpest and other livestock diseases through community-based animal health approaches. However, the organisation has already won the confidence of the livestock owners in this area.DocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1999This report describes the development of participatory monitoring and impact assessment systems in community-based animal health projects in southern Sudan.This report describes a process through which veterinary workers and other livestock staff reviewed their current monitoring system, were introduced to participatory approaches and methods, and then appraised some new ways of working in theDocumentInstitutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1999This review is based on the question "are community-based animal health systems a realistic option for improving primary veterinary services in Somalia?"The article finds that:experience in Southern Sudan suggests that well-coordinated, large-scale community animal health worker (CAHW) systems can form the basis for improved service delivery in conflict zonesreviews of CAHW projectsDocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2001The report examines the use of share contracts to mediate land, capital and labour interests. Two primary forms of contract exist in Ghana known as abunu (half share) and abusa (third share). Determining factors in the choice of contract are identified as land scarcity, production costs (labour and raw materials) and location.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2001The paper examines how derived rights have evolved through settlement, loan, rental or purchase contracts and how these arrangements have developed as a result of national policy and socio-economic history. It goes on to examine how the unique circumstances of "established" and "pioneer" farming areas show differing patterns of change in arrangements over time.Document2000Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) are mutually reinforcing and mutually dependant.