Les ressources en eau et en terres s'amenuisent de plus en plus et répondent difficilement aux exigences alimentaires d'une population mondiale croissante. Dans les pays en développement des régions tropicales en particulier, la variabilité des conditions météorologiques associée à la productivité généralement basse de l'agriculture de subsistance représente une menace pour les sociétés rurales vulnérables ; l'accès à des équipements d'infrastructure et aux ressources naturelles devient de jour en jour plus difficile.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2010Global
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2008Global
There is growing degradation in sylvo-pastoral lands that were originally under common property regimes, but over which the state now asserts ownership. User associations are being given the right to take charge of regulating how these areas are sustainably exploited by means of use agreements, and are proving an effective instrument in halting the degradation process.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2013Niger
Not only has soil degradation in Niger been halted thanks to an integrated approach combining water harvesting technologies, the application of organic residues and planting of fruit trees and vegetables. The strategy has also enabled increases in farmers’ income as well as an active involvement of the country’s largely marginalised women in food production through their gaining access to land.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2013Global
The livelihoods of many rural dwellers are dependent on having secure and equitable access to land. Tenure security is also a prerequisite for sustainable land management. The massive interest of commercial investors has increased the pressure on land globally. This article describes the international community’s efforts to improve the responsible governance and management of land.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Global
Increasing prices for agricultural commodities offer a historic opportunity to intensify production systems for small-scale farmers in many developing countries. But without agricultural policies supporting them in making use of this opportunity, many of them would lose their access to land and income, resulting in aggravated food insecurity.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2013Africa
Market liberalisation in the 1980/90s brought about fundamental changes to marketing structures in Africa, creating new opportunities but also, often, making it more difficult for smallholders to access markets.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2016Global
Access to land is key to achieving food security, poverty alleviation, social equity and environmental protection. A brief insight in land governance-related principles and policies of the German development assistance.
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