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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2018
    Dominica, Burkina Faso, Honduras, Belgium, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Spain, Zimbabwe, Denmark, Germany, Tanzania, Zambia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Senegal, Italy, Brazil, Switzerland

    From the outset, the development of agriculture has been strongly associated with women’s endeavour. In fact, women’s contribution to agriculture goes back to the origins of farming and the domestication of animals when the first human settlements were established more than 6 000 years ago. Over the years, the division of responsibilities and labour within households and communities tended to place farming and nutrition-related tasks under women’s domain. Nowadays, in many societies women continue to be mainly responsible for family food security and nutrition.

  2. Library Resource
    Edit LandLibrary Resource Land Use without Any Right to the Land: An Explorative Empirical Study on How Often and Where Illegal Land Use Occurs in the Netherlands cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2017
    Netherlands

    Throughout the Netherlands, land owners (or their lessees) use adjacent public or private land without any right. There is, however, no scientific empirical data on how often and where land is illegally used. On the basis of empirical case studies, this research has the following aims: make an estimate of how often illegal land use occurs in the Netherlands; which kind of land is illegally used; in what kind of spatial context it is illegally used; and for what purpose it is illegally used.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2015
    Kenya

    In the recent past, high profile cases involving land governance problems have been thrust into the public domain. These include the case involving the grabbing of a playground belonging to Lang’ata Road Primary School in Nairobi and the tussle over a 134 acre piece of land in Karen. Land ownership and use have been a great source of conflict among communities and even families in Kenya, a situation exacerbated by corruption.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Kenya

    Women face many problems with regard to land inheritance and land rights in Kenya. Individual and community land ownership do not favour women. The reason for this is that ownership of land is patrilineal, which means that fathers share land amongst sons, while excluding daughters. This practice is traditionally widespread and partly accepted although it goes against the interest of women and is prohibited by the constitution.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Legislation & Policies
    December, 2012
    Kenya

    The constitution of Kenya , 2010

    Sessional Paper No.3 of 2009 on the National Land Policy

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Belgium, Rwanda, Mali, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, France, Africa

    Across rural Africa, land legislation struggles to be properly implemented, and most resource users gain access to land on the basis of local land tenure systems.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007

    Les Etudes sur les régimes fonciers réalisées par la FAO sont des exposés concis explorant le domaine, souvent complexe et sujet à controverse, du régime foncier, en particulier dans ses interactions avec la sécurité alimentaire, la réduction de la pauvreté et le développement rural. Ces études ne prétendent pas à l’exhaustivité, mais reflètent plutôt les «bonnes pratiques» identifiées par la FAO et ses nombreux collaborateurs internationaux dans le contexte spécifique d’un aspect donné des régimes fonciers et de leur administration.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1953
    India

    Revista internacional de silvicultura e industrias forestales

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1953
    Iran, Philippines

    Revue internationale des forts et des industries forestires

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Italy

    Исследования ФАО по вопросам землевладения представляют собой краткое изложение зачастую сложной и полемичной темы землевладения, особенно применительно к продовольственной обеспеченности, борьбе с нищетой и развитию сельских районов. Данные исследования не претендуют на исчерпывающий характер, а скорее отражают случаи "добросовестного руководства" в определенных сферах землевладения и управления земельными ресурсами, выявленные ФАО и ее многочисленными международными сотрудничающими партнерами.

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