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    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Russia, United States of America

    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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    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2016
    Tanzania, 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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    France, 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

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    Reports & Research
    April, 2016
    Africa, 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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Sweden, 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

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Zambia, 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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Egypt, 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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