Renewable natural resources form a key part of economic and social systems in many developing countries, contributing to livelihoods, food security and the green economy, as well as generating trade and enterprise at local, national and international levels. The governance of these resources is complex, with a myriad of competing rights, users and governance structures across a broad range of temporal and geographical scales.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJuly, 2016Global
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 2015Global
Pastoralists have a unique relationship of mutual dependency with their livestock and their environment; the uniqueness of this relationship distinguishes them from other livestock keepers. They depend highly on the environment where they develop their livelihood, that they make productive through highly adapted animals, but at the same time the quality of this environment depends on how well they take care of it, which in turns depends on complex social regulations and on large-scale mobility. The way they keep their animals forms part of their daily life and of a complex culture.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2016Global
The goal of the Rangelands Initiative is increased tenure security of local rangeland users through improved implementation of enabling policy and legislation. By connecting, mobilising and influencing, the Initiative strengthens ILC members’ activities in-country and across its continental platforms.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2014Tanzania
The food security of more than 80% of Tanzania’s population and the country’s economic growth depend on family farming on certifi ed village lands. Realizing importance of smallholder’s roles in food security and economic development, the government introduced Village Land Use Planning (VLUP) as a tool towards sustainable family farming in support of green growth – a strategy for sustainably improving productivity within degrading natural resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2012Africa, Kenya
INDEX 2.0 RECENT EVENTS 3.0 PROTECTING LIVESTOCK MOBILITY ROUTES: LESSONS LEARNED 4.0 KENYA’S CONSTITUTION 2010 What will it mean for tenure security in rangelands? ‘Equal rights for women’ say Maasai elders 5.0 CAN VILLAGE LAND USE PLANNING WORK FOR RANGELANDS? 6.0 PROTECTING RIGHTS OF HUNTER-GATHERERS IN TANZANIA 7.0 OTHER NEWS FROM THE REGION Improving rangeland quality through land use planning Developing policies in Uganda 8.0 LAUNCH OF RANGELAND OBSERVATORY
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2013Africa
2.0 OTHER RECENT EVENTS 5.0 MAASAI WOMEN LEAD STRUGGLE TO PROTECT LAND RIGHTS IN RECENT ROUNDS OF LOLIONDO CONFLICT 6.0 PARTICIPATORY RANGELAND MANAGEMENT (PRM): AN EFFECTIVE PROCESS FOR ETHIOPIA’S PASTORAL COMMUNAL LANDS? 7.0 NEW HOPE FOR THE TANA DELTA, KENYA 8.0 PASTORAL RESOURCE MAPPING AT SCALE,TO SUPPORT CLIMATE RESILIENT LIVESTOCK KEEPING IN TANZANIA 9.0 PASTORAL PEOPLES’ PARLIAMENT INDIA - A PLATFORM FOR THE UNHEARD, THE UNSEEN 11.0 OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW LAND LAWS TO SUPPORT CBP&NRM IN MONGOLIA 12.0 ENDNOTES
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2012Global
This report reviews the options for support to grassland restoration in the context of demand growth for livestock products and climate change mitigation. Key messages are: Grasslands provide crucial economic, social and environmental outputs Gasslands cover a total of 52.5 million km2 , or about 40% of the world’s ice-free terrestrial surface area. Extensive grasslands contribute about 7% of global beef production, 12% of sheep and goat meat production and 5% of global milk supply.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesApril, 2016Global
This Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Manual is designed as a tool for project practitioners (herein referred as project managers) for a broad range of projects and programmes (hereinafter to be referred to as projects) of any development organization, by providing information about the right to FPIC and how it can be implemented in six steps.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2016Global
The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT; hereafter also referred to as the Guidelines) make explicit mention of pastoralists, as end users of the guidelines and as targets of capacity building. Under “Rights and responsibilities related to tenure” (paragraph 4.8), the Guidelines note that “states should respect and protect the civil and political rights of ... pastoralists ...
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2016Senegal
In Senegal, concern about large-scale land acquisitions has been growing since 2000. Senegalese agriculture has long relied on small-scale family holdings and extensive agriculture. But the current population growth rate, combined with rapid urban development and natural resources degradation, have inevitably changed the game.
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