Secure tenure rights and control over land for women and men farmers are key to boosting smallholder productivity, rural development and food security. However, in many parts of the world, men and women have inadequate access to secure property rights over land. Women are particularly disadvantaged: even though they constitute on average 43 percent of the agricultural labour force in developing countries, women’s ownership of agricultural land remains significantly lower than that of men.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Nepal, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Malawi, Rwanda, Lesotho, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ecuador, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Uganda, Tajikistan
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsNovember, 2018Ghana, Nigeria
Ce livret donne un aperçu de la question relative aux pratiques de la gestion des sols en Afrique. Il présente de manière succinte les 12-Résolutions “Déclaration d’Abuja sur les engrais pour la Révolution Verte Africaine” adoptée en 2006 et contextualise l’adoption en 2014 par le 23ème Sommet de l’Union africaine de la Déclaration de Malabo sur la Croissance et la Transformation accélérées de l’agriculture en Afrique pour une prospérité partagée et de meilleures conditions de vie qui a réaffirm é que l’agriculture devrait rester au premier plan de l’agenda de développement du continent.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola
Last year Angola earned 48 billion US dollars from petroleum. Yet the country that was once Africa’s largest agricultural producer is reduced to importing food. Now the government and private investors want to develop the agricultural sector, in the hope that Angola could become a new Brazil. But will there still be room for small-scale farmers?
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2013Global
Logistics costs play a decisive role in food price development, especially when looking at local agricultural supply chains, e.g. for fruit and vegetables. The logistics cost burden on groceries varies greatly, depending on the prevalent supply chain setup. This article discusses the pros and cons of a traditional supply of agricultural produce into cities versus a modernised logistics setup, involving organised retail chains.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2016Sierra Leone
Following the financial and food crisis in 2008 the phenomenon of land grabbing through large-scale investments in land leading to forcible displacement of rural population, increasing their food insecurity and disregarding Human Rights became a hot topic on the global agenda. At the same time it became clear, that more investments were needed into the agricultural sector to increase food security and secure agricultural productivity.
Library ResourceMultimediaMarch, 2010Cambodia, Laos
Village Focus helps families in rural villages in Laos and Cambodia. Dependent on the natural abundance of the wilderness around them for all things, they are often victims of profiteering in many forms. Images from Pajujeun, Pajudon, Ta-oy, Saneung and Phorbeuy villages in Laos, and Siem Reap province, Battambang and Mondulkiri provinces in Cambodia. Scenes of bomb craters, Typhoon Ketsana's destruction, a sacred forest reserve, water and sanitation projects, and food cultivation.