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    January, 2008
    Nepal, Mauritania, Mali, China, Uzbekistan, India, Chad, Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Southern Asia

    Across vast areas of the world, human activity has degraded once fertile and productive land. Deforestation, overgrazing, continuous farming and poor irrigation practices have affected almost 2 billion hectares worldwide, threatening the health and livelihoods of over one billion people. In this edition of New Agriculturist, a collection of articles explores some of the approaches and policies that can help to successfully rehabilitate degraded land.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Angola, France, Nigeria, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Germany, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Colombia, Kenya, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Sudan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Land Tenure Working Paper 1. This document analyzes the implications for land tenure and land policy of biofuels. It examines the current and likely future impacts of the increasing spread of biofuels on access to land in producer countries, particularly for poorer rural people. It aims to pave the way for future empirical research on the links between the spread of biofuels and access to land, through developing a conceptual framework for such research and through taking stock of data available in the literature.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Mozambique, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Finland, Eswatini, Ghana, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Lesotho, Togo, Botswana, Senegal, Gabon, Kenya, Africa

    Document de travail sur les régimes fonciers 6. Ce document établit un état des lieux de la gouvernance foncière et des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l’ouest en confrontant les politiques, les législations et les pratiques des Etats avec des principaux standards et critères de bonne gouvernance. L’étude identifie les enjeux auxquels les Etats doivent faire face ; elle reconnaît également les bonnes pratiques et les initiatives entreprises en matière de la gouvernance de la tenure des terres et des ressources naturelles.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Honduras, Mali, Germany, Namibia, Colombia, Greece, Malawi, Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Ethiopia, Paraguay

    Through a conceptual analysis based on international treaties and instruments and through two country studies, this study explores the relationship between human rights, particularly the right to adequate food, and access to natural resources with specific focus on land.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Angola, Nepal, France, Brazil, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Congo, India, Uruguay, Gabon, Thailand, Asia, Africa, Americas
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Germany, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Indonesia, Canada, Congo, Costa Rica, Niger, Kenya, Pakistan, Italy, Nepal, Ghana, Vietnam, Myanmar, Ecuador, Cuba, India, Bhutan, France, Europe, Africa, Americas, Asia

    Durant l’Année internationale de la montagne en 2002, la FAO et ses partenaires ont lancé une évaluation à grande échelle et un examen mondial de l’état actuel et des tendances futures de l’aménagement intégré et participatif des bassins versants. Les objectifs généraux étaient de promouvoir l’échange et la diffusion d’expériences dans la mise en œuvre de ces projets durant la décennie 1990–2000, et d’aider à identifier une vision pour une nouvelle génération de programmes et projets.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Algeria, Burkina Faso, United States of America, Kenya, Zambia, Burundi, Namibia, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Morocco, Belgium, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Tunisia, Senegal, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa

    In September 2008, the FAO-Dimitra project organised its third workshop with all its partners in Brussels, on the theme:“Information and communication strategies to fight gender inequality as regards land access and its consequences for rural populations in Africa”. This document presents a synthesis of the workshop’s activities as well as the different articles which were prepared for the workshop by the participants – the partners of the network and FAO colleagues.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    United States of America, Kenya, Zambia, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Niger, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, Botswana, Mexico, Norway

    This report is based on the proceedings of the Technical Consultation on Gender, Property Rights and Livelihoods in the Era of AIDS, organized by FAO in November 2008. It takes stock of where FAO and its partners are in terms of addressing property rights insecurity and provides a proposed framework through which future action can take place.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Mozambique, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Finland, Eswatini, Ghana, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Lesotho, Togo, Botswana, Senegal, Gabon, Kenya, Africa

    Documento de trabajo sobre tenencia de la tierra 6. Este documento ofrece una evaluación del estado de la gobernanza de la tenencia de la tierra y recursos naturales en África occidental, comparando las políticas, legislaciones y prácticas nacionales con los principales criterios y normas de una buena gobernanza. El estudio identifica los desafíos a los que los Estados deben hacer frente aunque reconoce también las buenas prácticas e iniciativas emprendidas en materia de gobernanza de la tenencia de la tierra y recursos naturales.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, United Kingdom, Canada, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, Cameroon, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Senegal, Norway, Ghana, Africa

    Land lies at the heart of social, political and economic life in much of rural Africa. It provides a major source of livelihoods, income and employment; a basis for social and political relations; and has major historical, cultural and spiritual significance. In many places, rapid socio-economic changes are undermining the security of land access for poorer and more vulnerable groups – particularly in high-value lands such as peri-urban areas, irrigated schemes and fertile lands.

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