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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    In this chapter, results of recent research conducted in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray, which has experienced severe land degradation are synthesized. This paper highlights the technological and institutional factors determining the adoption of natural resource conservation at both the household and the community levels.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Although the question of relative production efficiency of indigenous land rights is central to a discussion of land reform in sub-Saharan Africa, there is relatively little rigorous empirical research because of a lack of adequate disaggregated data with the exception of few studies, the subject has not benefited from rigorous empirical analysis. Further, most studies have covered only areas of rainfed agriculture.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    France, Benin, Switzerland, Chile, Ukraine, China, Australia, Ireland, Canada, Venezuela, Guinea, Colombia, Japan, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, United Kingdom, Mexico, Norway

    Land and land reform cover a great range, both in terms of the geographical and development status of the countries considered, and of the variety of perspectives on the issues. The articles in this issue of Land Reform, Land Resettlement and Cooperatives reflect this breadth in a variety of ways. The articles range geographically from the paper addressing land and agrarian reform in Colombia, by Professor Darío Fajardo, to a consideration of the land reforms currently under way in Scotland, by Douglas Macmillan, Ken Thomson and Bill Slee.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Rwanda, Laos, Kenya, South Africa, Gambia, Vietnam, Sweden, Zimbabwe, China, Italy, Canada, India

    This guide on Gender and access to land has been prepared to support land administrators in governments and their counterparts in civil society who are involved in land access and land administration questions in rural development. It is frequently the case that gender issues are left out or misunderstood in such situations, often with negative results. This guide is designed to show where and why gender inclusion is important in projects and programmes that aim at improving land tenure and land administration arrangements.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    France, Pakistan, United States of America, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Chile, Italy, United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Norway

    This publication contains the final report and background documentation of the Expert Consultation on Catalysing the Transition away from Overcapacity in Marine Capture Fisheries held in Rome, Italy, from 15 to 18 October 2002. The Expert Consultation was intended and designed to develop a set of general recommendations to assist in addressing the difficult subject of overcapacity in marine capture fisheries.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Burkina 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").

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