The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security explicitly mention pastoralists as users of the Guidelines and as targets of capacity building. Despite the historical and often ongoing marginalization of pastoralists, this technical guide has been developed in response to emerging opportunities to support pastoralists and to strengthen their land and resource rights.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Morocco, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cameroon, South Africa, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Nicaragua, China, Mongolia, Nepal, Jordan, Lebanon, Norway, Spain, Australia
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2017Kazakhstan
This Law regulates social relations related to rational management of pastures and is aimed at improvement the state and infrastructure thereof with a view of prevention of degradation of pastures. Pastures shall be classified as arid pastures, rotation (high-productive) pastures and seasonal pastures destined for seasonal grazing and transhumance. Legal status of pastures shall be determined in accordance with appurtenance thereof.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2011Global
Land is defined as a system engaged in generating biological productivity. It is the earth’s infrastructure for life. The rate and quality of production generated from the land depends on its major components, soil and its fertility. Soil organic matter, derived from the vegetation supported by a particular soil, is the major component that controls soil fertility.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2012Global
This book is intended as a basic information kit that tells “the story” of desertification, land degradation and drought at the global scale, together with a comprehensive set of graphics. The book indicates trends as they have taken place over the last decades, combining and connecting issues, and present priorities.
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