This volume examines and evaluates the impact of international statebuilding interventions on the political economy of conflict-affected countries over the past 20 years. It focuses on countries that are emerging, or have recently emerged, from periods of war and protracted conflict. The interventions covered fall into three broad categories:
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2013Sudan, Burundi, Haiti, Afghanistan, Georgia, Iraq, North Macedonia, Kosovo
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Rwanda, North Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Armenia, Australia, Ghana, Georgia, Montenegro, Kuwait
En la presente guía se aborda el registro de los derechos de tenencia haciendo especial hincapié en mejorar las formas existentes de registrar derechos. Si bien existen numerosos sistemas de registro en todo el mundo que ayudan a lograr la seguridad de la tenencia y brindar otras ventajas a los titulares de derechos de tenencia, también hay muchos sistemas que no funcionan bien y pueden ponerse obstáculos sin quererlo o de forma deliberada para evitar que las personas usen dichos sistemas.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Kenya, Rwanda, Egypt, United States of America, Tanzania, Zambia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Samoa, Jordan, Indonesia, Botswana, Iran, Malawi, Niger, Lebanon
This brochure presents FAO’s work on mainstreaming biodiversity as a cross-cutting theme in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. It provides examples of on-the-ground activities and highlights relevant international mechanisms. It shows how biodiversity and ecosystems benefit people in countless ways by providing food, clean water, shelter and raw materials for our basic needs. Agriculture is a major user of biodiversity but also has the potential to contribute to the protection of biodiversity.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018Bangladesh, Nigeria, Peru, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Honduras, Uganda, Tanzania, Ecuador, Cambodia, Paraguay, Burkina Faso, Iraq, Burundi, Nepal, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Haiti, Mexico, Vietnam
For rural women and men, land is often the most important household asset for supporting agricultural production and providing food security and nutrition. Evidence shows that secure land tenure is strongly associated with higher levels of investment and productivity in agriculture – and therefore with higher incomes and greater economic wellbeing. Secure land rights for women are often correlated with better outcomes for them and their families, including greater bargaining power at household and community levels, better child nutrition and lower levels of gender-based violence.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Rwanda, Egypt, Morocco, Denmark, Switzerland, United States of America, Kenya, South Africa, Yemen, Turkey, Spain, Burundi, China, Tanzania, Norway, Netherlands, Russia, Sudan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
This study analyses Egypt’s agricultural sector and its performance over time, identifies constraints to increasing production and exports, and examines the key role of trade in inclusive agriculture development. After a review of current trends in the agricultural sector and trade policies, the study elaborates on the main pillars of Egypt’s current agricultural development strategy and the factors inhibiting growth of agricultural production and trade.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2018North Macedonia, United States of America, Sweden, Azerbaijan, United Kingdom, Ghana, Pakistan, Netherlands, Georgia, France, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Finland, New Zealand, Rwanda, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Russia, Armenia
This guide is about making the recording or registration of tenure rights more relevant to people who hold those tenure rights, and particularly to people who are currently poorly served by systems to record or register tenure rights. It provides practical advice on ways to improve the recording of tenure rights, including by addressing barriers that prevent people from using recording systems.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Angola, Yemen, Burundi, Nigeria, United States of America, Argentina, Zambia, Gambia, Uganda, Mali, Somalia, Tanzania, Australia, Netherlands, Congo, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad, Republic of Korea, Niger, Malawi
Report, prepared by FAO and the OECD with inputs from IFPRI, IFAD, the World Bank and WTO, submitted to the G20 Presidency of the Republic of Argentina in response to the Presidency’s request for information on future trends and challenges faced by global agriculture, with a special focus on the role of soils in promoting food security and the measures that could be undertaken to facilitate sustainable soil management.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Rwanda, North Macedonia, Uganda, China, Sri Lanka, Australia, Ghana, Mongolia, Kuwait
Esta guía está acompañada por otra guía que se centra en un aspecto distinto del registro de derechos de tenencia: la creación de un sistema nuevo para registrar los derechos de tenencia por primera vez (Mejorar la manera de registrar los derechos de tenencia). Como estas dos guías abarcan distintos aspectos del registro de derechos, pueden leerse como documentos independientes y, como tales, tienen texto en común. No obstante, algunos lectores pueden beneficiarse con la lectura de ambas.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2019Algeria, Indonesia, Costa Rica, United States of America, Rwanda, Luxembourg, Nicaragua, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Tanzania, Norway, Morocco, Ghana, Tunisia, Lebanon, China, Brazil, Canada
Public policy makers from developed and developing countries, at all levels (national, regional, local), have the opportunity to take leadership as FLR financing champions. Even without controlling private capital, they can support resource mobilization in a number of ways This publication shares the experiences of some initiatives from around the world which public policy makers can learn from and adapt.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2008Israel, Kenya, Africa
Striga is an indigenous parasitic weed that attacks cereals and other crops in Africa. In maize croplands alone, Striga infests over 2.3 million ha resulting in 1.6 million tons of grain loss worth US $383 million annually. An innovative approach to controlling the parasite was to induce herbicide resistance in maize and to coat the seed with herbicide to provide chemical protection from infection.