This study assesses the determinants of forest land allocation to households in the forest tenure reforms in China in the period 1980-2005 using data from three provinces in Southern China; Fujian, Jiang Xi and Yunnan. Furthermore, it assesses the current level of tenure security on forest land and how this tenure security is affected by past and more recent policy changes.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2016Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Russia, United States of America
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2016Tanzania, Japan, Malaysia, Madagascar, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Australia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Argentina, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Brazil, New Zealand, Central America, Northern America, Oceania
To meet carbon emissions targets, more than 30 countries have committed to boosting production of renewable resources from biological materials andconvert them into products such as food, animal feedand bioenergy. In a post-fossil-fuel world, an increasingproportion of chemicals, plastics, textiles, fuels and electricity will have to come from biomass, which takesup land. To maintain current consumption trends theworld will also need to produce 50–70 percent more foodby 2050, increasingly under drought conditions and onpoor soils.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016France, Benin, Switzerland, Zambia, Mali, Germany, Indonesia, Australia, Austria, Republic of Korea, Niger, Uruguay, Pakistan, Finland, Madagascar, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Norway, Canada
Meeting Name: International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Ad Hoc Technical Committee on Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Meeting symbol/code: IT/ACSU-3/16/3
Session: Sess. 3
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2016Africa, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Americas, Brazil, Canada, United States of America, Asia, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, India, Europe, Russia, Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia
This paper summarizes the good practices by nine selected OECD countries that seek to promote responsible foreign investment in developing country agriculture, primarily by investors in their territory or jurisdiction. The study provides examples of the increasing trend of home countries in establishing binding legal norms and other mechanisms as safeguards that are relevant for agricultural investment.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Sweden, Guatemala, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, China, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Pakistan, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Lebanon, Uganda, Norway, Mongolia
Meeting Name: Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC)
Meeting symbol/code: FO:APFC/2016/3
Session: Sess. 26
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Costa Rica, Switzerland, Japan, Samoa, Chile, Australia, Italy, Poland, Canada, Iran, Ethiopia, Namibia, Lebanon
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/6
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Zambia, China, Australia, Cuba, New Zealand, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Netherlands, Tunisia, Argentina, Senegal, Tajikistan, Mongolia
This local level land resources assessment methodology (LADA-Local) was produced within the Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands (LADA) project. See Box 1 for the LADA project objectives and outcomes and the website <a href="http://www.fao.org/nr/lada">www.fao.org/nr/lada</a> for further information.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Egypt, United States of America, Chile, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, France, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Finland, Malaysia, Italy, India, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Austria
This note presents highlights and recent trends in data for each of the main product groups, as well as a short summary of recent changes or improvements in statistics.
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