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Inter-agency action plan for flood preparedness and response for the Juba and Shabbele rivers in Somalia context analysis

The purpose of this document is to provide a context analysis to support contigency planning required to deal with a humanitarian emergency preparedness precipitated by flooding on the Juba and Shabelle rivers in Somalia. The document is prepared by the Somalia Water and Land Information Management (SWALIM) on behalf of the Flood working Group (FWG) whose mandate is to reduce suffering caused by flood through effective early warning.

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Somalia Water and Land Information Management, Nairobi (Kenya)

LAND, POLICIES,AND LIVELIHOODS IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION; Testing policies to the limit

This publication looks at the relationship between land tenure, land use and population movements, and conflict.

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African Centre for Technology Studies

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Candlelight for Health, Education And Environment

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New Partnership for Africa's Development

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Ministry of Pastoral development and Environment (Somalia Democratic Republic))

Designing Geodatabases: Case Studies in GIS data modelling

The book aims to provide a series of domain data models that represent commonly GIS data sets by applying best practices for GIS data modelling and collection. These Data models are intended to provede a eries of templates for implementing geodatabases for implementing geodatabases for specific solutions. A series of designs presented in the book are derived from specific case studies and include: Streams and river networks, census units and boundaries, addresses and locations, parcels and cadastre, rasta data use, cartography and basemaps and federal lands survey.

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International Fund for Agricultural Development,World Bank,Danish International Development Assistance

Livestock and rangeland knowledgebase;a knowledge link on livestock and rangeland systems

Livestock and Rangeland Knowledgebase(LKRB)is a product of IFAD Pilot Thematic Group on Community-Based Developmentof Natural Resources. It contains 51 case studiess, 20 analytical papers and 15 technical advisory notes of IFAD's investment and research projects that supports livestock production among pastoralists, agropastoralists and small holders.

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Geomorphology and River Management: Applicationa of the river styles framework

This book outlines a generic set of procedures, termed the River Styles Framework, which provides a set of tools for interpreting river character, behavior, condition, and recovery potential. Applications of the framework generate a coherent package of geomorphic information, providing a physical template for river rehabilitation activities.

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Hydroconseil,United Nations International Childrens Education Fund

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World Bank,United Nations Development Program

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Somali Support Secretariat

Inter-agency action plan for flood preparedness and response for the Juba and Shabbele rivers in Somalia - Working Draft March 2004

This document presents the interagency action plan for flood forecasting preparedness for Juba and Shabelle Rivers of Somalia. The strategy adopted in its preparation is to compare th best case (no flooding) and worst case scenarios (1997 and 1981 historical floods) and to device appropriate prepaaaredness and response mesasures based on these scenarios

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Somalia Water and Land Information Management, Nairobi (Kenya)

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NGO Consortium

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The World Conservation Union

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French Institute for Research in Africa

Africa Media and ICT4D: Documentary Evidence, A baseline study on the state of media reporting on ICT and information society issues in Africa

This book is a literal milestone on Africaandrsquos information society trajectory. It measures the long distance between performance and potential of the continentandrsquos media in regard to bridging the digital divide. The striking findings and the cogent recommendations will be of value to donors, governments, ICT activists and journalists themselves. The study shows how Africaandrsquos information elite are afflicted by information-poverty when it comes to understanding and executing their role in communicating about ICTs. By documenting this, and suggesting solutions, ECA has made an important contribution to unleashing a strategic resource for the information age - i.e. Africaandrsquos mass communicators.

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Case study on impact of charcoal on socio-economy and environment

The objective of the team was to undertake a case study related to over exploitation of National Acacia woolands and negative implication on the environment and Social-economic of the pastoral population.

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Oxfam Netherlands

Marketing study in the Lower Shabelle region

The objective of the Banana Sector Study for Somalia is: andldquoTo assess the banana industry in the context of irrigated crop production. Based on the assessment a strategy to improve banana production to an internationally competitive level will be developed. In case this is not sustainable, a strategy for diversification of irrigated crop production will be developed.andrdquoThe study is carried out in two phases. Phase I was implemented between February 13th and March 03rd, 2003 by H. Hack, and H. McKilligan. The result of Phase I is presented in the Preliminary Assessment and Strategic Options Report, providing the baseline for the decision on the focus of the support programme under the Special Framework of Assistance for Traditional ACP Suppliers of Banana in the Lower Shabelle region. Phase II is scheduled for May/June 2003.

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