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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2019
    Nigeria

    This report examines the challenges and opportunities of Feed the Future, the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative, working in the complex political, economic, environmental, and cultural context of Nigeria. With the initiative moving into its second phase, adding resilience as a strategic objective and including more fragile target countries like Nigeria, Feed the Future needs to evolve its model to meet the needs of the world’s most at-risk populations.

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    Interactive guide to the VGGT

  3. Library Resource
    GIZ (2019) Village Land Management a few years on. An Impact Study of GIZ supported Land Use Planning and Land Registration in Lao PDR .jpg

    An Impact Study of GIZ-supported Land Use Planning and Land Registration in Lao PDR

    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Asia, Laos

    Since 2010, the GIZ Land Programme in Lao PDR has sought to improve the land tenure security of rural communities. The programme currently consists of three projects – the BMZ-commissioned Land Management and Decentralised Planning (LMDP) Project, the Enhanced Land Tenure Security (ELTeS) sub-project within a global programme on responsible land policy, as well as the German contribution to the Mekong River Land Governance (MRLG) Initiative.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018

    The report analyzes the changing tripartite constellations between South African black smallholders, the pre- and post-apartheid state, and the country’s large-scale agribusiness and irrigation industry. A recent mode of farming is the ‘joint venture’, in which smallholders hand over land and share in the net profits, while a strategic partner manages the cultivation with own inputs and equipment, and markets the output.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    Although women in Ecuador have relatively strong property rights, these are not always honored, resulting in
    their experiencing patrimonial violence. This is one of the reasons that, according to our national household assets
    survey, the value of women’s assets on average is less than that of men. Nonetheless, there are major differences
    in the average value of wealth attained depending on a person’s marital status (being much higher among those
    who are married in comparison to living in a consensual union) and in the size of the gender wealth gap (being

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018

    Smallholder irrigation expansion would signi cantly increase agricultural production, and reduce food insecurity and poverty levels in East Africa. This paper reviews literature on trends, constraints and opportunities of smallholder irrigation in four East African countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Irrigation development has been slow in these countries, and has been mainly through traditional schemes.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2016
    Global

    This document gathers a number of case studies on the use and application of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) in a wide range of projects, and highlights successes in these experiences. For each project, it includes a description of and information on the approach adopted, and provides additonal resources for stakeholders interested in learning more about these projects.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2011
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests constitute an international reference document for the development and improvement of national and subnational guidelines for the sustainable management of natural tropical forests. They also provide a reference on technical issues at the macro (landscape) and micro (forest management unit) scales.

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