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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Ghana

    This paper explores the role of Manhyia Palace, a traditional political office of the Asantehene (King of Asante Kingdom) in traditional land conflict management in Kumasi. Land conflicts remain a major hindrance to land use and tenure security in most parts of Ghana. Sometimes, the institutions governing land use and management are crucial to the occurrence and adjudication of these disputes. Consequently, statistics at the Accra High Court Registry shows that, land litigation ranks first in the number of cases pending with about 60,000 cases being registered in the superior courts.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    India

    How worried are people, especially in poorer communities, about the risk that they could lose their homes or their land? The idea behind this initial survey is simple: to find out if people are worried about their existing property rights or lack of them – whether women or men, owners or tenants, in cities or in villages. The survey results reveal that insecurity of property rights is widespread in India, with about one in four owners and about half of renters expressing worry about losing their home.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Afghanistan, Asia

    The Afghanistan Agriculture Information Portal (AAIP) is a web data dissemination platform for crop production statistics and crop conditions. It manages spatial (satellite images and thematic layers) and non-spatial data (crop, climatic and hydrologic) that national or sub-national institutions generate or collect regarding crop monitoring. It aims to provide this information useful for decision-making by top management, farmers and other stakeholders in a country like Afghanistan where more than 80% of people.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Tanzania, Ghana, Guinea, Somalia, Nigeria, Africa

    This booklet presents an overview of the issue of soil management practices in Africa. It briefly presents the 12-Resolution “Abuja Declaration on Fertilizer for the African Green Revolution” adopted in 2006 and contextualizes the 2014 adoption by the 23rd Summit of the African Union of the Malabo Declaration on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared Prosperity and Improved Livelihoods that reaffirmed that agriculture should remain high on the development agenda of the continent.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016

    大面积的城市树木是城市污染物和细颗粒物的优秀的过滤器。一棵树每年可以吸收高达150公斤的二氧化碳,截存碳并从而减缓气候变化。树木可以提供栖息地,食物和动植物保护,增加城市中的生物多样性。我们今天种下的树木是后人必不可少的资源!

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016

    Gli alberi urbani di grandi dimensioni fungono da eccellente filtro per gli inquinanti urbani e il particolato fine. Un singolo albero può assorbire fino a 150 kg di CO2 all’anno e sequestrare carbonio dall’atmosfera, contribuendo così a mitigare il cambiamento climatico. Gli alberi forniscono habitat, cibo e protezione per piante ed animali, aumentando così la biodiversità urbana. Piantare alberi oggi è indispensabile per il benessere delle generazioni future!

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016

    This user instruction guide provides detailed description of the Emissions Overview On-line Tool, which is part of the AFOLU Emissions Analysis Tools aimed at supporting Member Countries in improving their national capacity to address UNFCCC reporting requirements and to design climate policy actions (i.e. GHG Inventories, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions – NAMAs – and Nationally Determined Contributions – NDCs) for the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    France, Nigeria, Belgium, Nepal, Burundi, Germany, Guatemala, United Kingdom, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Italy, Niger, Malawi, Switzerland, Kenya, South Africa, Finland, Uganda, Somalia, Myanmar, Senegal

    Four years since the Voluntary Guidelines were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security as the global consensus on improving tenure, their principles and processes are inspiring people around the world to take action. With wide ownership by governments, civil society and the private sector, they represent an unbiased framework in which new conversations on tenure are taking place, new skills are being developed, and new policies are being influenced in participatory ways.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016

    Большие деревья в городе являются превосходными фильтрами для загрязняющих веществ и мелкодисперсных частиц. Дерево способно поглощать до 150 кг CO2 в год и связывать углерод, играя свою роль в смягчении последствий изменения климата. Деревья являются местом обитания растений и животных, обеспечивая их питанием и защитой, увеличивая городское биоразнообразие. Важно для будущих поколений посадить деревья сегодня!

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Uganda, Nigeria, Guatemala, Cambodia, Finland

    SOLA & Open Tenure are open-source software to help protect tenure rights and support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security.

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