From gray to green : replanting hope in Africa’s highlands

Title From gray to green : replanting hope in Africa’s highlands
Contributor IDRC International Development Research Center
Author IDRC
Content In Uganda’s Kabale district, too many people had been trying to make a living from too little land. Because of overpopulation and exhaustion of the soil by intense cultivation, the area had gone into decline. Then, researchers and farmers — supported by the International Development Research Centre — joined forces to revitalize the region.
See: http://hdl.handle.net/10625/34762
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
Africa ETHIOPIA, KENYA, MADAGASCAR, TANZANIA, UGANDA
Link http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/10625/34762/1/126857.pdf

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Learning in the field : Isang Bagsak helps people chart their own future

Title Learning in the field : Isang Bagsak helps people chart their own future
Contributor IDRC International Development Research Center
Author IDRC
Content A new form of peer learning, developed jointly by researchers and development practitioners in Africa and Asia, uses face-to-face meetings, field practice, and Internet links to learn from each other about participatory approaches to research in natural resource management. Available also in French and Arabic.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
Asia CAMBODIA, VIET NAM
Africa UGANDA
Link http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/10625/34218/1/126867.pdf

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Teaming up to harness the Nile : can water users’ associations become effective?

Title Teaming up to harness the Nile : can water users’ associations become effective?
Contributor IDRC International Development Research Center
Author IDRC
Content In the Nile watershed, the home of ancient dynasties, 21st century farmers struggle to find better ways to irrigate their crops. Technical solutions help, but can farmers work together to improve their livelihoods in the long term? Research support from Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) provides some critical analysis. The document is also available in French and Arabic
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
Africa EGYPT
Link http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/10625/34646/1/126879.pdf

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