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International development assistance work focused on tropical smallholder families

learning through trial and error

by Friedrich P. Behmel

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

  • Developing countries.,
  • Pays en voie de développement.
    • Subjects:
    • Behmel, Friedrich P. -- Family.,
    • Farms, Small -- Developing countries.,
    • Agricultural assistance, German -- Developing countries.,
    • Economic development projects -- Developing countries.,
    • Assistance agricole allemande -- Pays en voie de développement.,
    • Développement économique -- Projets -- Pays en voie de développement.,
    • Petites exploitations agricoles -- Pays en voie de développement.,
    • Behmel (Famille)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references: p. [239]-246.

      Statementby Friedrich P. Behmel.
      SeriesDepartment of Geography publication series,, no. 57
      ContributionsUniversity of Waterloo. Dept. of Geography.
      LC ClassificationsHD1476.D44 B44 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3369353M
      ISBN 100921083688
      LC Control Number2004444439

      Dr. Dorothy Nyambi is the President and CEO of MEDA. Dorothy leads MEDA’s global corporate strategy and implementation. Dorothy's 25+ years career in the international and entrepreneurial sectors is informed by her unique life experiences working on the ground in developing countries (long-term development and humanitarian), with a lifelong focus to ensure women and girls are not left behind.   There are an estimated milllion smallholder farming households in the world, representing more than 2 billion people. To get a better understanding of how these families .   Agnes Kalibata. Dr Agnes Kalibata is the president of the Alliance for the Green Revolution in Africa (Agra). Wed 3 Jun EDT Last modified on Fri 6 Oct EDTAuthor: Agnes Kalibata.   Context of the problem in Shurugwi district. Irrigation schemes for smallholder farmers are essential policy options chosen by many governments in Africa with the intention to eradicate poverty and improve food security for their citizens (Gebrehiwot et al. ).Thus, small-scale irrigation schemes have a great impact on the livelihoods of rural communities across Africa, where agriculture is Author: Smart Mhembwe, Newman Chiunya, Ernest Dube.

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