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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Library ResourceJanuary, 2008Nepal, Mauritania, Mali, China, Uzbekistan, India, Chad, Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Southern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Algeria, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mauritania, Chile, Germany, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, Malaysia, Uganda, Albania, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Tajikistan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America
Documento de trabajo sobre la tenencia de la tierra 19. Este documento se enmarca dentro de la consulta global de las Directrices Voluntarias y su proceso de desarrollo y es una aportación para la preparación posterior de la Guía Técnica de Género. En él se contextualiza y se define el concepto de género en las Directrices Voluntarias, se trata el significado de gobernanza de tenencia desde la perspectiva de género y se identifican y analizan los temas y aspectos claves.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Angola, Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Belgium, Mali, Burundi, Germany, China, Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Benin, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Mozambique, Turkey, Haiti, Italy, India, Brazil
This report is a shorter version of World agriculture: towards 2015/2030, FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It summarizes the projections, distills the messages and presents them for the generalist. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, Switzerland, Kenya, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa
Ce numéro de Nature & Faune met le focus sur « La place de la jeunesse africaine dans l’agriculture, les ressources naturelles et le développement rural ». Il compte vingt et un articles contribués par divers auteurs experts dans les secteurs suivants : les politiques, les ONG travaillant dans le domaine de la conservation ; le secteur privé, les groupes de la société civile, la recherche et le milieu universitaire ainsi que les associations de jeunes.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, Switzerland, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa
This Issue of Nature & Faune puts forward the case of “African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development”. It comprises twenty one articles from authors of various backgrounds, including: policy makers, conservation NGOs; the private sector; civil society groups; research and academia as well as youth groups.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1996Tanzania, Kenya, Ecuador, Sweden, Cameroon, Thailand, Italy
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Australia, Ghana, Malawi, Niger, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Uruguay, Tanzania, Senegal, Sudan, Cameroon, Norway, Kenya, Africa
Most of the world’s poor work in the “informal economy” – outside of recognized and enforceable rules. Thus, even though most have assets of some kind, they have no way to document their possessions because they lack formal access to legally recognized tools such as deeds, contracts and permits.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Africa, Algeria, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Mauritania, Honduras, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Northern America, Asia, Tajikistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Europe, Albania, Germany
Land Tenure Working Paper 19. The present paper is written as part of the overall Voluntary Guidelines consultation and development process and is a contribution to the subsequent preparation of the Gender Technical Guide. It contextualises and defines gender for the Voluntary Guidelines, discusses what governance of tenure means from a gender perspective and identifies and analyses key issues and themes. It then summarises recommendations relevant to gender before drawing some conclusions for the development process of the Voluntary Guidelines.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Indonesia, Canada, Iran, Benin, Pakistan, Uruguay, Thailand, Italy, Iraq, India, Chad, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana
World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Angola, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Thailand, Mozambique, Liberia, Japan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Argentina, India, Uganda, Brazil
The Symposium on Legal Aspects of Large Scale Investments in Land: Implications for Food Security and Rural Development was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome on March 4th 2011. The Symposium was co-hosted by FAO and the World Food Law Institute at Howard University School of Law.
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