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Economics of land degradation and improvement

Even as the value of land rises, land degradation continues and investments to prevent it are lagging.


Impact of Uganda’s National Agricultural Advisory Services program

In Uganda, agricultural extension has been hotly debated since the implementation of the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) program in 2001. Conceived as a demand-driven approach and largely publicly funded with services provided by the…


The economics of land degradation

Toward an integrated global assessment

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From the ground up

Impacts of a pro-poor community-driven development project in Nigeria


Sustainable poverty reduction in less-favoured areas

Less-favoured areas with limited agricultural potential or difficult access conditions, support 40 percent of the world's rural population suffering from chronic poverty. While agricultural innovations and rural development programs have begun to be…


Dragons with clay feet?

This book presents state-of-the-art research on the impact of ongoing and anticipated economic policy and institutional reforms on agricultural development and sustainable rural resource in two East-Asian transition (and developing) economies--China…