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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Tanzania, Southern Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Tanzania, Southern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Brazil, United States of America, Chile, Indonesia, Grenada, Canada, Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Cambodia, Argentina, India, Senegal, Barbados, Norway
The Workshop on Governance of Tenure for Responsible Capture Fisheries was convened by the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department in collaboration with the Land Tenure Unit of the Natural Resources and Environment Department to generate inputs and guidance on the contents and process of developing fisheries sector specific implementation guidelines on the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Angola, Honduras, Zambia, Gambia, Mali, Peru, Namibia, Indonesia, Bolivia, China, Venezuela, Italy, Niger, Central African Republic, Thailand, Liberia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Argentina, India, Sudan, Romania, Brazil
This thematic issue of the Land Tenure Journal brings together theories and practices related to land tenure and climate change both from the mitigation and adaptation perspectives. Articles look at the implications that REDD+ and Payments for Environmental Services pose to land tenure and administration, propose approaches to deal with the new challenges and analyse the adaptation of local tenure systems and livelihoods to climate change.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Kenya, Zimbabwe, China, Ukraine, Australia, United Kingdom, Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Mozambique, United States of America, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Portugal, Netherlands, India, Sri Lanka
The aim of this paper is to discuss how the entire food sector, from the farmer’s fi eld to the consumer’s plate, can become more ‘energy-smart’. Becoming energy-smart will require a transformation along the food chain that involves: - relying more on low-carbon energy systems and using energy more effi ciently; - strengthening the role of renewable energy within food systems; - providing greater access to modern energy services for development, and at the same time supporting the achievement of national food security and sustainable development goals.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Angola, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Thailand, Mozambique, Liberia, Japan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Argentina, India, Uganda, Brazil
The Symposium on Legal Aspects of Large Scale Investments in Land: Implications for Food Security and Rural Development was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome on March 4th 2011. The Symposium was co-hosted by FAO and the World Food Law Institute at Howard University School of Law.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Rwanda, Morocco, Kenya, Libya, Somalia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Sudan, Africa
In cooperation with the Government of Ethiopia, the Subregional Office of Eastern Africa (SFE) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) introduced a parasitic wasp to control a fast-spreading aphid pest infestation threatening to destroy cypress tree plantations in parts of the Amhara and Tigray Regional States in the north of Ethiopia.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Gambia, Peru, Bolivia, China, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Niger, Colombia, Mozambique, Jordan, Philippines, Lesotho, Malaysia, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, India, Uganda, Brazil
Women make significant contributions to the rural economy in all developing country regions. Their roles OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE differ across regions, yet they consistently have less access than men to the resources and opportunities they need to be more productive. Increasing women’s access to land, livestock, education, financial services, extension, technology and rural employment would boost their productivity and generate gains in terms of agricultural production, food security, economic growth and social welfare.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Honduras, United States of America, Chile, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Grenada, United Kingdom, Canada, Costa Rica, Niger, Colombia, Thailand, Japan, South Africa, Nicaragua, Philippines, Italy, Tanzania, India, Asia
The continuing and rapid degradation of rural watersheds has been a major concern for governments and civil society in Asia and the Pacific region. A root cause is the segmented management of land and water resources. This has been exacerbated by the cumulative and linked effects of an increase in demand for food, fuel and water due to population growth, competition for scarce land resources from biofuel production and a shift in preference for protein-rich diets. The expected adverse impact of climate change in the coming decades will most likely worsen the situation.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsFebruary, 2011Tanzania, South Africa
This chapter is an initial exploration and sharing of experiences and ideas based largely on a case study of a group of small farmers who have occupied and are producing on land that they believe they have an historical right to. The group, called Mahlahluvani – although they include people from other communities and claimant groups – are part of a land claim that has been lodged on the land they now occupy, but the claim is not yet settled.
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