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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009

    Agriculture – on which we all depend for our food – is under threat from climate change. There is no doubt that systems worldwide will have to adapt, but while consumers may barely notice in developed countries, millions of people in developing countries face a very real and direct threat to their food security and livelihoods. Even without climate change, many agricultural systems in developing countries are nearing crisis point. Feeding a rapidly rising global population is taking a heavy toll on farmlands, rangelands, fisheries and forests. Water is becoming scarce in many regions.

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    Paving the Way for Development? cover image

    The Impact of Transport Infrastructure on Agricultural Production and Poverty Reduction in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Given its vast land resources and favorable water supply, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) natural agricultural potential is immense. However, the economic potential of the sector is handicapped by one of the most dilapidated transport systems in the developing world (World Bank 2006). Road investments are therefore a high priority in the government’s investment plans and those of its major donors.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Honduras, Belgium, Mali, Colombia, United Kingdom, Greece, Malawi, Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, Nicaragua, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Paraguay

    Moyennant une analyse conceptuelle basée sur les traités et les instruments internationaux et deux études de pays, cette étude aborde la relation qui existe entre les droits humains, notamment le droit à une nourriture adéquate, et l’accès aux ressources naturelles, en accordant une attention particulière à la terre.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Honduras, Mali, Namibia, Malawi, Colombia, Nigeria, Portugal, Nicaragua, Uganda, Cameroon, Tanzania, Botswana, India, Senegal, Paraguay, Norway

    A través de un análisis conceptual basado en tratados e instrumentos internacionales y dos estudios de países, en este estudio se explora la relación entre los derechos humanos, en especial el derecho a la alimentación adecuada y el acceso a los recursos naturales con un enfoque específico en la tierra.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Nigeria, United States of America, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Indonesia, Canada, Venezuela, Philippines, Nicaragua, Italy, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Paraguay, Mexico, Norway, Cambodia

    This paper focuses on the analysis of the right to food from an indigenous peoples’ perspective and addresses the main issues of concern to indigenous peoples that crosscut the right to food. Furthermore, it analyses how right to food is relevant to indigenous peoples and how the implementation of the right to food can benefit them.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Kenya, Germany, Guatemala, Malawi, Ethiopia, Nepal, Japan, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Somalia, Colombia, Tanzania, Netherlands, India, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil

    Meeting symbol/code: 26, C 2009/INF/9

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Germany, Sri Lanka, Norway, Iceland, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Italy, Netherlands, India, Maldives, Gabon, Papua New Guinea

    This study provides an introduction to the right to food and human rights principles in international law, explores the relationship between international fisheries instruments and the right to food and seeks to identify components that are considered important for the implementation of the right to food in fisheries legislation.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2009
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    ¿Disminución de la pobreza y seguridad alimentaria? ¿Qué se puede hacer para colocar en la agenda pública el debate en torno a la tenencia de la tierra de los grupos excluidos, especialmente de las mujeres, a la luz de la seguridad alimentaria?

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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2009
    Egypt

    The River Nile provides an invaluable source of livelihoods to over 160 million of people who dwell in its valley. The river valley is renowned for being a cradle of civilisation. As the populations grew and civilisation evolved, the demand for more water resources took a toll in the region. The more recent visible climate change effects have further compounded water management in the basin. Water and food security in the region is under threat, hence the need for robust transboundary water management. An effective institutional arrangement is a key factor in facilitating this process.

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