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  1. Library Resource
    Atlas des Produits des Zones Arides d'Afrique cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009
    Africa

    Avant-propos La notion de désertification se définit comme une dégradation des sols en zone aride, semi-aride et subhumide sèche, souvent appelée simplement « zone aride ». On estime qu’elle résulte d’une combinaison de facteurs, parmi lesquels les changements climatiques et l’activité humaine. Plus d’un tiers de la superficie totale de la terre est considéré comme zone aride. En termes démographiques, c’est un cinquième de la population totale du globe qui vit en zone aride déjà dégradée ou menacée de désertification.

  2. Library Resource
    Climate change in the African drylands: Options and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    November, 2009
    Global

    The drylands of Africa, exclusive of hyper-arid zones, occupy about 43 per cent of the continent, and are home to a rapidly growing population that currently stands at about 325 million people. Dry zones, inclusive of hyper-arid lands, cover over 70 per cent of the continent’s terrestrial surface. Outside of the cities many dryland inhabitants are either pastoralists, sedentary or nomadic, or agro-pastoralists, combining livestock-rearing and crop production where conditions allow.

  3. Library Resource
    Global Drylands: A UN system-wide response cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    October, 2011
    Global

    More than two billion people depend on the world’s arid and semi-arid lands. Preventing land degradation and supporting sustainable development in drylands has major implications for food security, climate change and human settlement. This report, issued at the beginning of the United Nations Decade for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification, sets out a shared strategy by UN agencies to rise to the challenge of addressing the special needs of these vital zones.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    February, 2016
    Kenya

    The story of urbanization in Kenya should be one of cautious optimism. As an emerging middle-income country with a growing share of its population living in urban areas and a governance shift toward devolution, the country could be on the verge of a major social and economic transformation. How it manages its urbanization and devolution processes will determine whether it can maximize the benefits of its transition to a middle-income country.

  5. Library Resource
    Synthesis of Key Comments and Recommendations on Draft Agricultural Land Law 6 th Version cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    Cambodia

    The NGO Forum on Cambodia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries, organized a national consultation workshop on 19-20 December 2016 on the sixth version of the draft Cambodian Agricultural Land Law. In addition to inputs from various stakeholders at the workshop, a legal review was conducted with the assistance of Mr. George Cooper, an independent senior legal expert experienced in land policies.

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    August, 2011
    Ecuador

    El "Atlas sobre la tenencia de la tierra en el Ecuador" constituye una colección de mapas que dan cuenta de la tenencia de la tierra en Ecuador: quiénes tienen acceso a la tierra, en qué magnitud, cuáles son los tipos de cultivo y en qué cantones y provincias se encuentran.
    Debido al tamaño del archivo, visite este link para poder descargarlo.

  7. Library Resource

    The Role of Land Professionals

    Manuals & Guidelines
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2016
    Global

    This publication is the result of the workshop on “Responding to Climate Change and Tenure Insecurity in Small Island Developing States – The Role of Land Professionals” held in Christchurch, New Zealand 30 April – 1 May 2016 in connection with the FIG Working Week 2016. It includes a report of the seminar and a FIG Christchurch Declaration as the main outcome of the workshop.

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