Regional Workshop on Rural Poverty Alleviation and Rural Growth in Eastern and Southern Africa - Dar es Salaam, United Republic

In light of the findings of the regional assessment, it is quite evident that there are some critical constraints which poor people of the region are encountering, such as insecure land ownership systems, limited access to irrigation water, lack of access to capital for productive activities and barriers to trade etc., for improving their livelihood systems. These limitations have been further acerbated due to the unavailability of appropriate technology and information and services to improve agricultural productivity.

This workshop provided the opportunity to further crystallise the thinking process and to get an agreement to commit the countries to translate the objectives and implement the strategies included in the RSP based on shared responsibility and mutual interest for poverty alleviation.

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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

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