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by Peter Mvula, Meya Kalindekafe, Paul Kishindo, Erling Berge, Friday Njaya (eds.) in 2014

The book presents results of the Defragmenting African Resource Management (DARMA) Project covering Lake Chilwa basin in Malawi.

The central theme is that in order to ensure resource base sustainability, research and management within the basin should adopt an ecosystems approach....

by Southern Africa Food Lab in 2014

The Transition Lab took place at the Irene Dairy farm on the 27 to 29 January 2014. The primary purpose of the Transition Lab was for involved stakeholders to take stock of what transpired in this initial phase of the SSCA project, and to prepare for shifting their attention to a subsequent...

by Water Research Commission in 2014

Areas with water shortages deprive women of access to productive wealth such as education and paid formal and informal employment.  This was one of the findings of a WRC study into women in rural areas, which found that women's entrepreneurial dreams are not fulfilled as they struggle to have...

by David Neves in 2014

Cultivating Unemployment takes a hard look at the realities of rural economies in South Africa and begins to grapple with the policy implications of these realities. The video shows the challenges and difficulties involved in creating rural economies that can multiply benefits for rural dwellers...

FAC Policy Brief 65
by Rebecca Smalley in 2014

African agriculture is in a phase of rapid commercialisation. Planners and investors in sub-Saharan Africa urgently need to consider
how the choice of business model, the local context and the political environment affect outcomes of commercial ventures. A review of past experiences with...