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  1. Library Resource
    March, 2016
    Global

    Rice is the world’s most heavily
    consumed staple crop. Its production requires enormous
    volumes of water and emits large quantities of atmospheric
    methane, a greenhouse gas some many times more powerful than
    carbon dioxide - particularly during a medium term period of
    about seven years. In a global context of growing
    population, increasingly scarce water resources, and climate
    change, more productive, sustainable, and efficient rice

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Global

    This Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) matrix has been extracted from the GLTN publication entitled Designing and Evaluating Land Tools with a Gender Perspective: A Training Package for Land Professionals

    Language: English, Spanish, French, Arabic

  3. Library Resource

    GRAIN and La Vía Campesina

    Reports & Research
    May, 2014
    Global
  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Global

    "For millions of people living in the world’s poorest countries, access to land is a matter not of wealth, but of survival, identity and belonging. Most of the 1.4 billion people earning less than US$1.25 a day live in rural areas and depend largely on agriculture for their livelihoods, while an estimated 2.5 billion people are involved in full- or part-time smallholder agriculture.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009
    Global

    [via UN-HABITAT] GLTN considers gender as a critical cross-cutting theme in the work on promoting pro-poor, large-scale land tools (for more information on GLTN see www.gltn.net). This short report summarises an analysis undertaken by the GLTN Secretariat to assess how women’s rights, and specific needs, are being addressed by selected projects in the GLTN land tool inventory—a database consisting of numerous international development projects in the land sector is available on the website.

  6. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    Global

    [via UN-HABITAT] How can we judge if a land tool is responsive to both women and men’s needs?

    Despite progress on women’s rights, rights to land and security of tenure are not enjoyed equally by women and men in many parts of the world. This goes against international human rights, and also impacts negatively on households and the economy.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2008
    Global

    The position paper provides an updated insight on the role that urban agriculture can play in pursuing the Millennium Development Goals and more specifically MDG 1 and 7, related to poverty reduction, food security, and environmental sustainability. It intends to raise awareness and inform decision makers and planners of the different aspects of urban agriculture, which entails a broad range of activities, related to the food production and distribution chain, within natural resources planning and use including urban and peri-urban forestry.

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