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Journal Articles & Books
January 2005
Burkina Faso
Benin
Côte d'Ivoire
Mali
Niger
Africa

Quels enseignements peut-on tirer des expériences de mise en œuvre des Plans fonciers ruraux dans la perspective de la formulation de politiques et de législations foncières adaptées en Afrique de l’Ouest et d’amélioration des stratégies de sécurisation foncière des droits des producteurs ruraux ?

Journal Articles & Books
December 2004
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mali
Kenya

Agricultural growth will prove essential for improving the welfare of the vast majority of Africa’s poor. Roughly 80 percent of the continent’s poor live in rural areas, and even those who do not will depend heavily on increasing agricultural productivity to lift them out of poverty. Seventy percent of all Africans— and nearly 90 percent of the poor—work primarily in agriculture.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2004
Burkina Faso
Mauritania
Gambia
Mali
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Australia
Bolivia
Canada
Guinea
Niger
Cameroon
Mozambique
Laos
Philippines
South Africa
Uganda
Italy
Tanzania
Cambodia
India
Russia
Mexico

In recent years, local people and rural communities have assumed increasing prominence in strategies for natural resource management.This paper briefly reviews some of the central legal issues that are associated with this shift. In doing so, its goals are limited.

Land Use Rights in China
Peer-reviewed publication
July 2004
China

China is a socialist country and all land in China belongs to Chinese citizens as a whole. Article 10 of the 1982 Constitution upholds the Chinese land policy that reflects the traditional view of socialism - land of the country must be owned by the country (State) or its agricultural Collectives.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2003

Micronutrient malnutrition is a serious problem in developing countries. It is well established that micronutrient requirements are greater for women and children because of their special needs for reproduction and growth. Unfortunately, however, women and children suffer most from micronutrient deficiencies.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2003
Asia
Southern Asia
Bangladesh

In rural areas of Bangladesh, poverty is pervasive and associated with high rates of malnutrition, especially among preschool children and women. Apart from low levels of energy intakes, it is increasingly recognized that rice-dominated diets such as those consumed by most poor in the countryside may not supply all micronutrients required for a healthy life and productive activities.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2003

Policymakers have many options for improving women’s status relative to men’s. The most appropriate set of actions in a given situation will naturally be specific to that context. This chapter outlines some policy actions that have proven successful, as summarized in Table 26.1, and gives some examples of their implementation.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2003

Since 1997 Mexico has provided poor families with cash benefits linked to children’s school attendance and regular clinic attendance, as well as in-kind health benefits and nutritional supplements, through the Programa Nacional de Educación, Salud y Alimentación (PROGRESA).

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