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    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2011
    Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, Tanzania, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Africa

    Remote sensed imagery in combination with secondary agricultural statistic was used to map crop water productivity (WP) in the Nile River Basin. Land productivity and crop tandardized gross value production (SGVP) were calculated at administrative level using the agricultural census data. Actual evapotranspiration (Eta) generated from remote sensing was used to assess crops consumptive water use. WP was then calculated by dividing SGVP by Eta in the cropped areas. Results show land productivity has a huge variation across the basin.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Climate-induced livelihood transitons in the agricultural systems of Africa are increasingly likely. There has been only limited study on what such transitons might look like, but it is clear that the implicatons could be profound in relaton to social, environmental, economic and politcal efects at local and natonal levels.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Algeria, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mauritania, Chile, Germany, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, Malaysia, Uganda, Albania, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Tajikistan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America

    Documento de trabajo sobre la tenencia de la tierra 19. Este documento se enmarca dentro de la consulta global de las Directrices Voluntarias y su proceso de desarrollo y es una aportación para la preparación posterior de la Guía Técnica de Género. En él se contextualiza y se define el concepto de género en las Directrices Voluntarias, se trata el significado de gobernanza de tenencia desde la perspectiva de género y se identifican y analizan los temas y aspectos claves.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Senegal, Barbados, Grenada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Canada, United States of America, Republic of Korea, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, India, Norway, Italy, New Zealand

    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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Seychelles, Kenya, Mauritius, Zambia, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, India

    Pour améliorer leur compétitivité et le positionnement de leurs produits au niveau international, sept indutriels membres de l’AOTOI ont décidé de gérerau mieux l’impact de leurs opérationssur l’environnement en matière de gestion de la ressource en eau.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Africa, Algeria, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Mauritania, Honduras, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Northern America, Asia, Tajikistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Europe, Albania, Germany

    Land Tenure Working Paper 19. The present paper is written as part of the overall Voluntary Guidelines consultation and development process and is a contribution to the subsequent preparation of the Gender Technical Guide. It contextualises and defines gender for the Voluntary Guidelines, discusses what governance of tenure means from a gender perspective and identifies and analyses key issues and themes. It then summarises recommendations relevant to gender before drawing some conclusions for the development process of the Voluntary Guidelines.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Angola, 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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Algeria, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mauritania, Chile, Germany, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, Malaysia, Uganda, Albania, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Tajikistan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America

    Document de travail sur les régimes fonciers 19. Ce rapport a été écrit faisant partie du processus global de consultation et d’élaboration des Directives Volontaires et vise à contribuer à la préparation subséquente du Guide Technique pour le Genre. Le rapport contextualise et définit le genre dans le cadre des Directives Volontaires, explique ce que signifie gouvernance foncière d’une prospective genre et identifie et analyse les principaux thèmes et questions.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2011
    Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Italy, Africa

    The Kagera Transboundary Agro ‐ ecosystem management project is a regional project comprising four East African countries ‐ Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda ‐ that share the Kagera river basin. The agro‐ecosystems in the Kagera basin are facing increasing pressure as a result of rapid population growth and agricultural and livestock intensification characterized by progressive reduction in farm sizes and unsustainable land use and management practices.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2011
    Rwanda, 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.

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