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Cover for Climate change impacts and sustainability: ecosystems of Tanzania.

This book presents the current state of research at the University of Dar es Salaam linking climate change and ecosystems' integrity in the tropics with particular focus on Tanzania. The focus of the book is on the implications of climate change on various aspects of economic endeavour - from...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book
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Cover for Indigenous food systems: contributions to sustainable food systems and sustainable diets.

Indigenous food systems are remarkable reservoirs of unique cultural knowledge grounded in historical legacy and spirituality that acknowledge the inextricable link of people with their sustainably managed resources. These sustainable food systems can provide essential understanding about...

Author(s)
Kuhnlein, H.; Eme, P.; Larrinoa, Y. F. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter resorts, indigenous rights and first nations planning for traditional territories in British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the Indigenous rights of First Nations people in British Columbia, their efforts to assert those rights as they plan for, manage and use their traditional territories, and the implications for winter resort development.

Author(s)
Rutherford, M. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Field trials in oil palm breeding: a manual.

A central objective in Verdant's mission is to develop better, more productive and more sustainable cultivars of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), rubber and other plantation crops, particularly through plant breeding. Field testing is an essential component in selecting and developing new varieties...

Author(s)
Sitepu, B.; Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Widodo, P.; Forster, B. P.; Purba, A. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241396)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter explains why land is so important; discusses some of the issues land resources currently face, especially, in developing countries and why it should be managed and governed properly; outlines why there is an urgent need for an improved land governance and land...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Institutional framework for land governance and implementation of the LTR programme.

This chapter provides details on the institutional framework that was developed to guide the land tenure reform (LTR) programme implementation, defining each institution's mandate and how they interacted with each other as well as how the capacity of these institutions was built to apportion...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustaining and expanding the new land administration information system (LAIS).

This chapter assesses the key ingredients required to ensure that what has been achieved by the land tenure reform would be properly maintained. The chapter looks at factors that need to be considered in order to have a sustainable land administration information system and how to deal with...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-economic benefits of the LTR programme.

This chapter is devoted to a consideration of the socio-economic benefits of Rwanda's Land Tenure Reform Programme. Sections discuss the benefits in terms of land tenure security, access to formal credit for investment, land ownership and cadastral database, natural resource management, support for ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Key success factors (KSFs) and lessons.

This chapter concludes the book and a set of key success factors and lessons are also outlined for other countries wishing to follow a similar route as Rwanda in terms of land tenure reform. In particular, government buy-in, ownership, political will and commitment throughout the entire programme...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology, ecology and management of pollen beetle <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicogethes viridescens</i> (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae).

Pollen bettle, B. viridescens, is well established in eastern North America and there is real potential for it to spread to the major rape-growing regions of western Canada. This chapter describes the morphology, life cycle, ecology (host plant and damage), distribution, monitoring and management,...

Author(s)
Noronha, C.; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter

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