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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016India, Nepal, Bangladesh
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Mali, Samoa, Indonesia, Tonga, Thailand, Solomon Islands
This issue contains stories on country level activities and news and updates on events, publications and trainings relater to the gender work in FAO in Asia and the Pacific. There is a report on FAO's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG5) and a feature article on Isan Indigenous Thai Silk Yarn production.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2016India, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Mozambique, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso
Full citation: Johnson, N. L., Kovarik, C., Meinzen-Dick, R., Njuki, J., & Quisumbing, A. (2016). Gender, Assets, and Agricultural Development: Lessons from Eight Projects. World Development, 83, 295–311.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Bangladesh
The objective was to evaluate the performance of the co-management of Nishorgo Support Project at Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary in Bangladesh. I adopted the Focus Groups Discussion method for opinion survey and applied the SWOT-AHP technique for data analysis. Local people did not participate in the decision-making process of forest management and they perceived co-management as a threat to their livelihoods.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesSeptember, 2016Bangladesh
Utaran began work on the Sustainable Access to Land Equality (SALE) project to ensure transparency and accountability in land governance in December 2012, in partnership with CARE Internaional UK and Manusher Jonno Foundaion (MJF). The project engaged communiies in three pilot upazilas - Amtali Upazila of Barguna District, Mohanpur of Rajshahi, and Sadar of Jamalpur-to raise the awareness of vulnerable landowners about land administraion, and to effect transparent processes for selecing landless people and for khasland setlement.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2016Italy, Bangladesh, Philippines, Afghanistan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Asia, Oceania
The regional gender newsletter serves as a means to share relevant information and lessons amongst Country Offices in the regional as well as an advocacy tool. It contains 'stories' from projects in the region as well as more general information related to gender equality.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2016Bangladesh, Australia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Bolivia, India, Costa Rica, Mongolia
El manual es una herramienta dirigida a los responsables de proyectos y programas y contiene un procedimiento en seis pasos para facilitar el proceso de CLPI, al tiempo que muestra sus beneficios y provee el marco regulatorio que debe ser usado cuando se integren los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en las políticas y normas de las organizaciones.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2016Bangladesh, Philippines, Sweden, Guatemala, Ecuador, Bolivia, India, Costa Rica, Finland, Norway, Mongolia
<p>This <i>Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Manual</i> is designed as a tool for project practitioners of a broad range of projects and programmes of any development organization, by providing information about the right to FPIC and how it can be implemented in six steps.</p> <p>In an FPIC process, the “how”, “when” and “with and by whom”, are as important as “what” is being proposed. For an FPIC process to be effective and result in consent or lack of it, the way in which the process is conducted is paramount.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2016Bangladesh, Honduras, Kenya, Chile, Peru, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Rwanda, Morocco, South Africa, Malaysia, Dominican Republic, Madagascar, Italy, Saudi Arabia
Effective policy and legal advice requires a clear understanding of the gaps and discrepancies in the policies and legislation pertaining to gender and land. This paper introduces a Legal Assessment Tool (LAT) for gender-equitable land tenure, developed under the Gender and Land Rights Database (GLRD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), for the purpose of providing prompt, targeted and effective policy and legal advice to countries working towards gender-equitable land tenure.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Georgia, Bangladesh, Ghana, Tunisia, Gambia, Costa Rica, Chile, Africa
Forests and woody vegetation cover a total surface area of 1.3 million ha in 2015 (FAO 2015) that represents 8% of the country surface area. It includes 1 million ha of forests and 0.3 Million ha of shrubs and other woody area. The forest area has increased from 643,000 ha in 1990 to 1,041,000 ha in 2015 ((FAO 2015) that corresponds to an increase by 62% in the last twenty five years or an annual increase of 1.9%.
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