Non-traditional agricultural commodities (hides, sesame seeds, medicinal plants, gums and resins) are neglected by national policies and development interventions.
Environment and natural resources as a core asset for wealth creation, poverty reduction, and sustainable development in Eritrea
Land degradation and desertification are continuing problems facing Eritrea and the IGAD region.Published dateTuesday, January 2, 2007 - 05:00
The countries of the Greater Horn of Africa are particularly vulnerable to drought, exacerbated by widespread poverty and dependence on rainfed agriculture. Even with normal rainfall, the region does not produce enough food to meet its needs.
Peace and Development : Democratization, Poverty Reduction and Risk Mitigation in Fragile and Post Conflict States
Both the social science literature and policymakers tend to take for granted that poverty reduction, risk mitigation and democratization are mutually reinforcing.