This publication provides an overview of the theory and practice of urban innovation together with perspectives, trends and international experiences in this area. The publication seeks to stimulate debate and creative thinking around different approaches to dealing with every day urban challenges by presenting a collection of potetnially replicable local and international case studies.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Kenya, South Africa, United States of America, United Kingdom
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Tanzania, Kenya, Bolivia, Malawi, Brazil, Italy, Africa
The purpose of this publication is to show how conservation agriculture can increase crop production while reducing erosion and reversing soil fertility decline, improving rural livelihoods and restoring the environment in developing countries. Soil organic matter and biological activity in the rooting zone, stimulated by continual additions of fresh organic material (crop residues and cover crops) are the basis of conservation agriculture, as described in the first chapter.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008Egypt, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Mali, China, Namibia, Peru, Russia, Niger, Kenya, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, India, Senegal, Sudan, Brazil, Ghana
Land Tenure Working Paper 2. This document analyzes the implications for land tenure and land policy of climate change. It assesses the implications of ongoing anthropogenic climate change resulting from greenhouse gas emissions for land tenure and the role that land policy can play in climate change adaptation planning in the developing world.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1999Angola, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mozambique, Iraq, El Salvador, Ghana, France, Guatemala, Canada, Iran, Venezuela, Pakistan, Kenya, Costa Rica, Oman, Lesotho, Madagascar, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Gabon, Cuba
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, Suriname, Northern America, United States of America, Asia, Tajikistan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Europe
Land Tenure Working Paper 15. This publication brings to light the existing linkages between land tenure and the realization of the right to food. It points out that responsible governance of land requires the adoption of human rights-based approach in order to develop coherent and long term solutions to improve people’s livelihoods. The document presents the legal implications of the right to food at national level and provides a series of examples on the implementation of human rights principles and obligations into land tenure systems, policies, and institutional frameworks.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2005Rwanda, Laos, Kenya, South Africa, Vietnam, Sweden, Zimbabwe, China, Italy, United Kingdom, Canada, India
Это руководство по гендерным вопросам и доступа к земле, был подготовлен для поддержки земельных администраторов в правительств и их партнерами в гражданском обществе, которые участвуют в обеспечении доступа земель и управления земельными ресурсами вопросы развития сельских районов. Часто бывает так, что гендерные вопросы опущены или неправильно в таких ситуациях, часто с отрицательными результатами.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Rwanda, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008Angola, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Angola, Qatar, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Malta, Israel, Chile, Zimbabwe, China, Australia, Bolivia, Congo, Colombia, Kenya, Yemen, Kuwait, Argentina, India, Senegal, Chad
En un mundo cada vez más poblado y con unos patrones de consumo cambiantes, la humanidad aún puede hacer mucho para planificar y gestionar la futura evolución de los recursos hídricos y del suelo. Después de varias décadas de inversiones escasas, gestión inadecuada y falta de gobernanza, las pruebas son evidentes.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1976Kenya, Brazil, Italy
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