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    Quel bilan quatre ans après l’adoption des Directives volontaires?

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Global

    Le 19 octobre 2016, à Rome, le Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale (CSA) a organisé une session de suivi de la mise en œuvre des décisions et recommandations du CSA dédiée aux Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers applicables aux terres, aux pêches et aux forêts (DV1), quatre ans après leur adoption.

  2. Library Resource
    Status of Land Tenure Security in Nepal
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2016
    Nepal

    Land is a fundamental natural resource for living, an economic asset for production, legal entity with multiple rights over it and above all, a societal factor for self-actualization. So, ownership of land has multi-faceted understanding around the world. For the developing country like Nepal having diverse societal arrangements, land tenure system plays important role in economic, social and political structure.

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    MANUFACTURING HUNGER AND POVERTY IN ETHIOPIA

    Reports & Research
    May, 2016
    Ethiopia

    As months of protest and civil unrest hurl Ethiopia into a severe political crisis, a new report from the Oakland Institute debunks the myth that the country is the new “African Lion.” Miracle or Mirage? Manufacturing Hunger and Poverty in Ethiopia exposes how authoritarian development schemes have perpetuated cycles of poverty, food insecurity, and marginalized the country’s most vulnerable citizens.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Belarus, Brazil, Central African Republic, Norway, United States of America

    Belarus has preserved its third position in Registering Property in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2014 report. Constant improvement of property registration procedures has allowed Belarus to achieve that. The Registering Property indicator takes into account three factors: the number of procedures required to transfer rights to property, the time spent on completing all the necessary procedures and the cost of procedures. From ”The Earth Summit“ in Brazil 1992 sustainable development recognized by almost all societies as one of the major global goals.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2016
    Ethiopia

    The land tenure system has been a controversial issue in Ethiopia: The advocates of the existing land policy believe that if the farmers are given the right to own land privately and are allowed to sell, many farmers will become landless and exposed to various hardships. The critics argues that the existing land tenure arrangements has contributed towards increased degradation of farmers' land resulting in soil erosion and poor productivity level of various crops. Farmers with ownership right and secure land tenure are more likely to make long-term investment in their land.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Democratic Republic of the Congo, Norway

    "Decentralized approaches to development are gaining increasing prominence. Land tenure reform policy has been affected by many different types of decentralization. However, the literature on land tenure reform rarely explicitly addressed the implications of decentralization, and vice versa. This paper provides a review of how the issues of decentralization are linked to land tenure reform, in theory and practice. Both decentralization and land tenure reform each encompass a number of different, but related concepts and approaches.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Ghana, Norway

    Land markets are imperfect; they are often intervened by their host governments using the instrument of laws and regulations with the view, either to cure their imperfections or to prop them up. These policies may or may not yield the expected dividend. The trouble is, because the dividend yields of policies are not readily obvious, it is critical for them to be carefully gauged and regularly monitored.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    While the economic growth renaissance in sub-Saharan Africa is widely recognized, much less is known about progress in living conditions. This book comprehensively evaluates trends in living conditions in 16 major sub-Saharan African countries, corresponding to nearly 75% of the total population. A striking diversity of experience emerges. While monetary indicators improved in many countries, others are yet to succeed in channeling the benefits of economic growth into the pockets of the poor. Some countries experienced little economic growth, and saw little material progress for the poor.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Global

    As World leaders forged two new big deals in late 2015 – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Climate Change Agreements – over 200 experts and technical officers working in fields related to land and water management, participated in the 3rd Land and Water Days held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, from 10 to 12 November 2015.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Global

    Land and soil are limited natural resources. ‘Land’, can be defined as the terrestrial bio-productive system that

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