Regional outlook on the implementation of farmers" rights in southern Africa the case of Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe by M. A. Munzara-Chawira

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Published by Southern Africa Biodiversity Policy Initiative and CBDC-Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe .

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Statementcontributors Manyara Angeline Munzara-Chawira ... [et al.].
ContributionsSouthern Africa Biodiversity Policy Initiative, Community Biodiversity Development and Conservation--Africa
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL24915278M
ISBN 109780797437920
LC Control Number2010307445

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facing the majority of farmers in Southern Africa. Countries such as South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia are still trying to undo the colonial legacy of unequal distribution of land.

In the other countries, Regional outlook on the implementation of farmers rights in southern Africa book farmers who form the majority of the farmers, grow small parcels of land. Agriculture is central to fostering economic growth, reducing poverty, and improving food security in the Southern African region.

More than 70 percent of the rural population depends on agriculture for their livelihoods, and regional economic growth has been constrained by poor performance in the agriculture sector.

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals on poverty in Southern Africa. The Support to Farmers’ Organizations in Africa Programme (SFOAP): Main phase ( - ) is a continental programme which strengthens the institutional capacities, policy engagement and engagement of value chains of African farmers’ organizations (FOs).

The programme supports the 5 regional networks of African FOs (EAFF, PROPAC, ROPPA, SACAU and UMNAGRI), their members. This paper provides an overview of agricultural and economic characteristics of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), in comparison with other developing regions and the opportunities which the medium- term outlook holds for SSA’s small holder farmers.

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