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  1. Library Resource
    Final evaluation Maghreb
    Reports & Research
    July, 2020
    Morocco, Tunisia, Mauritania

    The Maghreb's oases systems provide a major contribution to the region's food security, economy and natural resources. Despite this potential, oasis ecosystems are threatened by a range of complex factors related to the expansion of agricultural land and increasing scarcity of water resources. The project, implemented by FAO in Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania from May 2016 to December 2019, brought together key stakeholders to address the lack of available information on the status of oases and to advocate on factual bases shared by all stakeholders and verifiable in the field.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, China, Tanzania, Cuba, Argentina, Senegal, Africa

    The present report gives the complete description of the preparation of a land use map and also the preparation of a national map of livestock intensity, needed as LUS input. The present method allows the preparation of a multi-country land use map in two weeks with the work of 13 experts, and is comparable to the continuous of 130 working days. Further to that, the LUS has been validated with the support of GIS consultants.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, Suriname, Northern America, United States of America, Asia, Tajikistan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Europe

    Land Tenure Working Paper 15. This publication brings to light the existing linkages between land tenure and the realization of the right to food. It points out that responsible governance of land requires the adoption of human rights-based approach in order to develop coherent and long term solutions to improve people’s livelihoods. The document presents the legal implications of the right to food at national level and provides a series of examples on the implementation of human rights principles and obligations into land tenure systems, policies, and institutional frameworks.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Africa, Burundi, Madagascar, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Finland, France, Germany

    This regional evaluation is based on discussions and outputs of the consultation meeting of Francophone Africa on the Voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources that was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on 23-25 June 2010. The opinions expressed in this evaluation are those of the participants at the consultation meeting and do not necessarily reflect those of FAO.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Africa, Namibia, Burkina Faso, Northern America, Asia, Jordan, Europe, Romania, Netherlands

    FAO and its development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, the private sector, civil society, academia, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure. By setting out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practice and associated technical guidance, the Voluntary Guidelines will provide a framework and point of reference that stakeholders can use when developing their own policies and actions.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Fiji, Afghanistan, Samoa, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Australia, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Laos, Japan, Uganda, Italy, Ecuador, Cambodia, India
  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, China, Tanzania, Cuba, Argentina, Senegal, Africa

    The present report gives the complete description of the preparation of a land use map and also the preparation of a national map of livestock intensity, needed as LUS input. The present method allows the preparation of a multi-country land use map in two weeks with the work of 13 experts, and is comparable to the continuous of 130 working days. Further to that, the LUS has been validated with the support of GIS consultants.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Honduras, United States of America, Kenya, Mali, United Kingdom, Ghana, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia, Colombia, Mozambique, Japan, South Africa, Mexico, Malaysia, Malawi, Madagascar, Italy, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Vietnam, Brazil

    Recent years have witnessed a renewed interest in agricultural investment. In many cases, this new momentum has translated into large-scale acquisitions of farmland in lower- and middle-income countries. Partly as a result of sustained media attention, these acquisitions have triggered lively if polarised debates about “land grabbing”. Less attention has been paid, however, to alternative ways of structuring agricultural investments that do not involve large-scale land acquisitions.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Switzerland, United States of America, Nepal, Israel, Sweden, Germany, China, Australia, Canada, Samoa, Finland, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, South Africa, Uganda, Spain, Cambodia, Ghana, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    Land administration and cadastral systems are playing a crucial global role in safeguarding the security of access to land and natural resources. Information technology systems have become basic elements of these systems everywhere. Introduction of automation to land administration has improved systems’ efficiency, standardisation and accessibility, which in turn have contributed to responsible land governance. Developing country land administrations are, however, often inefficient and poorly structured.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Mauritania, Asia, Afghanistan, Iran, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Global

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and several development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, academic and research institutions, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure.

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