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Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands: Conclusions and Implications John Pender, Frank Place, and Simeon Ehui T he studies in this book sought to understand the.
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Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African HighlandsFormat: Paperback. Land degradation is a severe problem in the densely populated highlands of East Africa and elsewhere on the African continent.
Soil erosion resulting from cultivation on steeply sloping terrain, mining of soil fertility due to continuous cultivation with limited application of inorganic or organic sources of soil nutrients, and deforestation and overgrazing of rangelands are.
particular resource management technologies, and develop hypotheses about the technological strategies that may be feasible within particular development pathways. We conclude the paper with hypotheses about the priorities for policy intervention to achieve sustainable development in the East African highlands.
Among these, we. The theme of the conference was Policies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands, which was convened to bring together researchers, policy makers, development practitioners, donors and others to review, discuss and synthesize the findings and policy implications of policy research related to sustainable land management in.
Finding ways to achieve more sustainable and productive land management is an urgent need, requiring policy, institutional, and technological strategies that are well targeted to the heterogeneous landscapes and diverse bio-physical and socioeconomic contexts found in the East African highlands.
This volume helps to address this information need. Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands: Conclusions and Implications The studies in this book sought to understand the factors affecting rural households’ choice of income strategies and land management practices and the implications of these decisions and of policy- and program-relevant factors for.
related research), and a book published in entitled Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands (Pender, Place, and Ehui a). The third section of the report briefly reviews the extent to which the GRP-5 research program achieved its stated objectives.
In Honduras, the operational approach. Title: Village stratification for policy analysis: multiple development domains in the Ethiopian highlands of Tigray: Author(s): Kruseman, G.; Ruben, R.; Tesfay, G Cited by: Downloadable. This paper investigates the impacts of population growth, market access, agricultural credit and technical assistance programs, land policies, livelihood strategies and other factors on changes in land management, natural resource conditions and human welfare indicators since in the northern Ethiopian highlands, based on a survey of villages.
Influences of Programs and Organizations on the Adoption of Sustainable Land Management Technologies in Uganda. Downloadable. "This report assesses the impact of IFPRI's Global Research Program on The Sustainable Development of Less-Favored Areas ("GRP-5"). Initiated inthe stated objectives of the research program were (a) to provide empirical evidence on appropriate development strategies and public investments for improving the well-being of individuals living in less-favored areas (LFAs); and.
This project on ‘Policies for sustainable land management in the highlands of Ethiopia’ is an activity of the Environment and Production Technology Division of IFPRI.
Pender, J. and B. Gebremedhin (), ‘Determinants of Agricultural and Land Management Practices and Impacts on Crop Production and Household Income in the Highlands of Tigray, Ethiopia’, Journal of African Economies – Pender, J., B. Gebremedhin, S. File Size: KB. Introduction. Low investments in sustainable land management (SLM) are a major concern in the East African Highlands (Stroud, ).SLM investments are defined as all efforts in the form of labor and (financial) inputs that farmers use to execute SLM practices, covering both short-term (annual) practices and practices aiming at long-term impact (Kessler, ).Cited by: Sustainable Land Management is a knowledge-based procedure that aims at integrating the management of land, water, biodiversity, and other environmental resources to meet human needs while.
Land Degradation and Sustainable Land Management, Ethiopian Highlands measures on agricultural land were applied in very few instances only, and had to be introduced on a broader scale by the government and by foreign programmes in the aftermath of the great famine of –, which was drought-induced but caused by a lack of political File Size: KB.
The Sustainable Land Management Program in the Ethiopian highlands: An evaluation of its impact on crop production 1. Emily Schmidt and Fanaye Tadesse Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (IFPRI) ILRI Campus: The Sustainable Land Management Program in the Ethiopian highlands: An evaluation of its impact on crop production 2.
'Sustainable Land Management' provides strategic focus to the implementation of sustainable land management (SLM) components of the World Bank's development strategies. SLM is a knowledge-based procedure that integrates land, water, biodiversity, and environmental management to meet rising food and fiber demands while sustaining livelihoods and 4/5(1).
Agriculture in the East African Highlands, in Pender, Place, and Ehui (eds) Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands, World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.
Pender, J., Place, F., and S. Ehui. Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East Africa. Policies for Poverty Reduction, Sustainable Land Management and Food Security – A Bio-economic Model with Market Imperfections.
In J. Pender, F. Place and S. Ehui (eds.), Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D. See: Book. Local institutions therefore are integral to building social capital within otherwise excluded or impoverished communities.
Contribution to Sustainable Intensification Local informal institutions have a central role to play in the sustainable and equitable management of natural resources including agricultural land, forests and water.
Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa is a series of mini-videos (with accompanying information sheets) funded by IFAD, IIED and WBI, that look at the technologies that have underpinned the efforts of small-scale farmers to protect their land. POLICIES FOR SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT IN THE EAST AFRICAN HIGHLANDS Summary of Papers and Proceedings of the Conference held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia AprilEdited by Samuel Benin, John Pender and Simeon EhuiFile Size: KB.
1African Highland Initiative of World Agro forestry Centre, P. BoxKampala, Uganda Corresponding author: [email protected] ABSTRACT Sustainable Land Management (SLM) technologies for preventing land degradation have been pilot tested in highlands of eastern Uganda with success and are available for uptake by farmers in the zone Cited by: 1.
Place F, Njuki J, Murithi F, Mugo F () Agricultural enterprise and land management in the highlands of Kenya. In: Pender J, Place F, Ehui SJ (eds) Strategies for sustainable land management in the East African highlands.
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC, pp – Google ScholarCited by: Book Chapters “Risk Preferences and Technology Adoption: Case Studies from Ethiopian Highlands” in Agricultural Investment and Productivity: Building Sustainability in East Africa, Randall Bluffstone and Gunnar Kohlin (editors), Routledge and RFF Press,pp The TerrAfrica vision for Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa was developed insee Box 1.
As an alternative to continued and accelerated land degradation1, the promotion of sustainable land manage-ment (SLM)2 promised the rebuilding of the natural capital assets, a prerequisite and underpinning solution. 8 African agricultural development paths over the last 30 years Contrary to popular belief, agricultural production in Africa has increased steadily: its value has almost tripled (+%), and is al-File Size: 3MB.This Sustainable Land Management Strategy for the Waiouru Military Training Area (WMTA) serves a number of purposes.
First, and foremost, it provides a vehicle for promoting the sustainable management∗ of the natural and physical resources of the WMTA upon which the New Zealand Army depends for the continuance of its military training activities.Sustainable land management (SLM)—an essential component of such policies—will help to ensure the productivity of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and hydrology.
SLM will also support a range of ecosystem services on which agriculture depends. The Sustainable Land Management Sourcebookprovides a knowledge repository of tested practices and.