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Agricultural Policy and Poverty Reduction in Tanzania

This book focuses on the role of rural development policy and its contribution to poverty reduction in Tanzania. It has seven chapters starting with an introduction on Ujamaa policy; chapter two on the role of education in creating capacity for inno…

The economic problems and policies of South Africa's neighbouring black African states

"Westerners tend to assume that the newly independent states of Africa are somehow, morally bound to make economic development their first and foremost priority. However, to Africans, no less than to other people, independence means to be master of…

Optimising Policy Space in the Context of Increasing International Support for CAADP

"The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is a pan-African vehicle that translates the vision of the NEPAD Planning and Co-ordinating Agency (NPCA) into an operational framework to guide agriculture-led development. CAADP’s…

Do regional initiatives integrate land reform and rural development? A case of New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD), Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and the East African Community (EAC)

"This paper will briefly discuss the origins and objectives of SADC and EAC, and more specifically, their approach towards land and agrarian reform and rural development. The analysis will centre on whether or not these regional groupings incorporat…

Agrarian reform, rural development and governance in Africa: A case of eastern and Southern Africa

"This paper broadly explores common themes that underpin the formulation and implementation of land and agrarian policies in four select countries, namely South Africa, Namibia, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Economic, egalitarian, and political motives are o…

Multi-Local Livelihoods, Climate Change and Urban Vulnerability

The challenges posed by climate change highlight something South African workers have known for decades: that planning on the basis of geography is inherently limited. Multi-locality is an increasingly recognised strategy South African households us…

Improving Reproductive & Maternal Health in Rural Uganda; Mothers should not Die during Delivery

This policy brief shines a light on unmet reproductive and maternal health needs of low-income women living in rural areas of Uganda. The actionable initiatives highlighted can provide policymakers, advocates, Humanitarian Agencies, and policy imple…

Financial Inclusion in Eswatini: What is Driving the Adoption of Mobile Money?

Mobile money has gained increasing importance and prominence in many sub-Saharan African countries and as a result, it is seen as a possible key to fast-tracking financial inclusion in developing countries including Eswatini. Although financial incl…

Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Building by Rural Women in the Niger Delta Communities: The Case of Delta State

Historically speaking, women have played key roles in the struggle for environmental justice and sustainable development in the Niger Delta region. As the most vulnerable group to the impacts of climate change, many rural women in the Niger Delta ar…

Small-scale Off-grid Energy Systems: Improve Productivity by Increasing Women's Access to Electricity in Rural Nigeria

Less than a quarter of people living in rural areas of Nigeria have access to electricity. Without sufficient electricity access, household and farm productivity is stifled, and migration to urban areas is rife. These circumstances are dire for ever…

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