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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    China

    Digital transformation in agricultural practices may lead to a "digital divide" between small and large farms, owing to the characteristics and availability of digital technology. This paper sought to use a case study in Chongzhou County, Sichuan Province in China, to analyze how smallholder farmers in developing countries access such digital agriculture and share the benefits of digital agricultural transformation. Small farmers may own a larger scale farm through forming cooperatives; they are also indirectly involved in digital agriculture through agriculture outsourcing.

  2. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    Issues relating to land are specifically referred to in five of the United Nations’ (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals, and UN-Habitat’s Global Land Tools Network views access to land and tenure security as key to achieving sustainable, inclusive and efficient cities. The African continent is growing in importance, with climate change and population pressure on land. This review explores an interdisciplinary approach, and identifies recent advances in geo-spatial technology relevant to land governance in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

  3. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    Estonia, Russia

    This study explores how local communities reflect on institutional frameworks and protected area governance in two national parks (NPs) with similar nature values in Estonia and Russia, and aims to understand the role of value systems in these interactions. It is based on 50 in-depth interviews with a broad range of stakeholders, and a desktop analysis of relevant regulation and plans.

  4. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    Norway

    The rise of urban populations has rendered cities in both developed and developing countries vulnerable to poor health and diseases that are associated with urban living conditions and environments. Therefore, there is a growing consensus that while personal factors are critical in determining health, the urban environment exacerbates or mitigates health outcomes, and as such the solution for improving health outcomes in urban settings can be found in addressing socio-environmental factors that shape urban environments.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2019
    Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Chad, Western Africa

    Located in the arid and semi-arid areas of West Africa, the Sahel has undergone profound changes over the past 50 years. Known for the prevalence of land degradation processes, the Sahel is suffering from the combined negative effects of population growth, human activities and climate variability, resulting in recurrent droughts and the continued decline of natural resources and land productivity.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2020
    Global

    The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets presents commodity market issues in an objective and accessible way to policy-makers, commodity market observers and stakeholders interested in agricultural commodity market developments and their impacts on countries at different levels of economic development.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2021
    Global

    Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community, both women and men, have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively-held lands. Unfortunately, women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change, and this report shows ways how that can be done.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2021
    Global

    This practitioner’s guide explains how to promote gender-responsive forest tenure reform in community-based forest regimes. It is aimed at those taking up this challenge in developing countries. There is no one single approach to reforming forest tenure practices for achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. Rather, it involves taking advantage of opportunities that emerge in various institutional arenas such as policy and law-making and implementation, government administration, customary or community-based tenure governance, or forest restoration at the landscape scale.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2020
    Southern Europe, Eastern Europe

    Women’s economic empowerment is essential in promoting equality between women and men and is a precondition for sustainable development.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2020
    Africa

    The implementation of Agenda 2063 has gathered momentum at all levels. The continent has made some remarkable
    progress towards attaining the goals defined in Agenda 2063’s First Ten-Year Implementation Plan as outlined in this
    report.

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