This issue contains stories on country level activities and news and updates on events, publications and trainings relater to the gender work in FAO in Asia and the Pacific. There is a report on FAO's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG5) and a feature article on Isan Indigenous Thai Silk Yarn production.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Mali, Samoa, Indonesia, Tonga, Thailand, Solomon Islands
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006Nepal, Laos, Mozambique, Zambia, Kyrgyzstan, Guatemala, China, Cambodia, India, Ethiopia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Asia
This paper represents part of an area of work in support of enhancing access to land and forest resources in support of rural livelihoods in Mongolia. . This synthesis report draws on field studies undertaken recently in five rural areas of Mongolia, covering all ecological zones from montane and northern taiga forest to arid forest in the Gobi. Our findings document and explain, with case studies and documentation from participatory analysis, the downward cycle of resource depletion and descend into poverty that is in action.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006Mozambique, Zambia, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Rwanda, Jordan, Laos, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania, Botswana, Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa
This paper focuses on legal and institutional aspects of children’s property and inheritance rights in Southern and East Africa. Chapter 2 discusses violations of children’s property and inheritance rights and discusses how the spread of HIV/AIDS has contributed to the violations. Chapter 3 assesses several norms of customary law that aim to protect children’s property and inheritance rights as well as the current practices of customary law that—in the context of the HIV/AIDS pandemic—serve to complicate and limit children’s ability to maintain their rights.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2002Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Uganda, Benin, Cambodia, Sudan, Mongolia, Brazil, Netherlands
This report identifies FAO’s activities concerning access to natural resources (ANR), and identifies other organizations that use explicitly or implicitly a sustainable livelihoods approach in relation to ANR. The report constitutes Output 2.1 of the work plan of the FAO LSP Sub-programme 3.1 ("Building Stakeholder capacity to improve access to natural resources for the rural poor").
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Angola, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Belgium, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana, Liberia, Philippines, Madagascar, Tanzania, Portugal, Ecuador, Netherlands, Sudan, Africa, Americas, Asia
The impacts of natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis have been increasing steadily since the 1950’s, particularly for developing countries. According to a World Bank external evaluation report “natural disasters destroyed US$652 billion in property worldwide in the 1990s alone – an amount 15 times higher in real terms compared to the 1950s. Approximately 2.6 billion people were affected by natural disasters over the past ten years, compared to 1.6 billion in the previous decade.
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