The paper deals with land tenure and economic development in Upper Volta. .The entire country lies within the savannah zone which runs down West Africa, from Cape Verde, to Chad, from the Saharan. Sahel in the North to the forest zones bordering the Atlantic in the South.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 1963Burkina Faso, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Dominica, Burkina Faso, Honduras, Belgium, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Spain, Zimbabwe, Denmark, Germany, Tanzania, Zambia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Senegal, Italy, Brazil, Switzerland
From the outset, the development of agriculture has been strongly associated with women’s endeavour. In fact, women’s contribution to agriculture goes back to the origins of farming and the domestication of animals when the first human settlements were established more than 6 000 years ago. Over the years, the division of responsibilities and labour within households and communities tended to place farming and nutrition-related tasks under women’s domain. Nowadays, in many societies women continue to be mainly responsible for family food security and nutrition.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2004Burkina Faso, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Lesotho, Cuba, Nicaragua, India, Senegal, Brazil
Access to land is essential to food production and income generation. It is also a key social and economic asset, crucial for cultural identity, political power and participation in decisionmaking. Social and cultural beliefs often discriminate against people because of gender, social class or ethnic group.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Zambia, Mali, Burundi, China, Namibia, Eswatini, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Niger, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Sudan, Georgia, Kenya, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America
Land Tenure Working Paper 11. This co-publication of FAO and UN-HABITAT seeks to better understand and define the processes, mechanisms and institutions of governance of tenure in rural and urban areas. The paper recognises that excellent land policies, laws and technical reforms have been developed. However, in many cases their implementation has slipped, stalled or even been reversed. By adopting a governance and political economy perspective, the paper offers insights for the design of reforms and for the development of land governance tools.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Burkina Faso, Benin, Belgium, Kenya, Mali, Germany, Peru, Ethiopia, Niger, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Portugal, India, Senegal, Sudan, France, Europe, Africa
This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives contains an interesting and wide-ranging set of contributions providing insights into land related issues ranging from Italy to the Central Andes, and from the historical development of sustainable tenure practices to aspects of agriculture sector planning. The eight articles featured open with that of Lavigne Delville, which addresses issues relating to insecurity of tenure in West Africa, and identifies what the paths of change currently appear to be.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Africa, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Europe, Eastern Europe, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Denmark, Estonia, Norway, Netherlands
This edition of the Land Tenure Journal features a selection of articles from Central and Eastern Europe to Francophone and Anglophone West Africa, through East Africa and back to Northern Europe. The focus of the topics spans land consolidation approaches in Europe, experiences of land colonization and an overview of tenure reforms in Burkina Faso, post-conflict land policy in Liberia, land reform in Malawi, and community commons in Norway.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006Kenya, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Nigeria, Philippines, El Salvador, Mali, Ethiopia, France, Italy, Egypt, Sudan, Niger, Chad, Thailand, Africa, Americas
The second issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives for 2006 covers a wide range of technical areas, reflecting in many ways the diversity of activity under the broad heading of land tenure.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004Angola, Egypt, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Ivory Coast, Congo, Djibouti, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Cyprus, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Americas
The second volume of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives for 2004 comprises eight articles that examine a range of areas central to land tenure activity. They provide a stimulating and, in some cases, critical set of perspectives on how best to tackle some of these issues.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2005Uganda, Ghana, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, Guatemala, Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Vietnam
Full citation: Hatcher, J., Meggiolaro, L. and Ferrer, C.S., "Cultivating Women's Rights for Access to Land," ACTIONAID AND INTERNATIONAL FOOD SECURITY NETWORK COUNTRY ANALYSIS REPORT (October 2005).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2006Uganda, Zambia, Burkina Faso
Full citation: UNDP, "Land Rights for African Development: From Knowledge to Action," CAPRi POLICY BRIEF (2006).
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