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  • Determinants of Income Diversification among Fishing Communities in western Kenya. 

    Olale, E.; Henson, S.; Cranfield, J. (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, 2010)
    Fishing communities in developing countries are among the poorest communities. However, past studies have generally failed to investigate ways of reducing poverty among these communities. In order to address this research ...
  • Evaluation of the Red Sea State: Food Security Status 2007- 2009. 

    Abdel Aziz, Ahmed (Red Sea UniversityPort Sudan, Sudan, 2013)
    Over the last century, the Red Rea State (RSS) has experienced severe erosion of its traditional rural livelihood systems. The environmental as well as political unrest had combined to create a recurrent food security ...
  • Fighting Poverty Together: The Gambia 

    Unknown author (Actionaid, 2002-01)
    ActionAid began operating in The Gambia in 1979. We work mainly with subsistence farmers in over 600 villages in three rural areas, shown on the map below. Groundnuts provide 85 per cent of the country’s export earnings. ...
  • Gender, Rights And Poverty Issues:Lessons For The Sector 

    Harrison, E. (Integrated Marine Management Ltd / Overseas Development Institute, 2000)
    In its 1997 White Paper1, DFID establishes that poverty alleviation is central to its development strategy. The notions of gender and human rights figure strongly as part of this strategy. Gender equality is seen as key ...
  • Niger: Bringing Fishing Communities Out of Poverty 

    Talatou, H.; Soumana, A. (FAO, 2003)
    The fisheries sector in Niger is an important component of rural development. Its contribution to the national economy and poverty alleviation is significant. However, the sector is still either marginalised or ignored ...
  • The Pacom Annual Report (2001/2002) To Start Ssc 

    Odada, E.O.; OLago, D.O. (PACOM & PASS, 2002)
    At the beginning of the new millennium Africa is characterized by two interrelated features: rising poverty levels and deepening environmental degradation. Africa is the poorest region of the world. It has the largest ...
  • Poverty profiles of artisanal fishers: methods based on the SLA model 

    Pittaluga, F.; Corcoran, E.; Senahoun, J. (FAO, 2001)
    The vast literature about poverty is organized around various ways of understanding this complex phenomenon. Income, exclusion/inclusion, levels of well-being, deprivation indices, access to material goods are only few ...