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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2018
    France, Moldova, United States of America, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Armenia

    Geographical indication (GI) schemes can play a special role in promoting sustainable rural development, improving farm income and opening new export potential. Natural factors such as soil, climate and plant varieties play a major role in producing a unique product. Usually, GIs comprise knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, helping to protect local heritage. This report is a synthesis of the five national reviews of the legal and institutional frameworks in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Serbia, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Europe

    Since 1993, FAO has played an active role in supporting Croatia’s national development plans and projects aimed at increasing agricultural productivity and improving the country’s food security. Technical assistance has focused on development of Croatia’s agriculture sector with the aim of improving rural livelihoods, increasing productivity and contributing to sustainable growth of the economy.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Turkmenistan, United States of America, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Tajikistan, Moldova, Albania, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Poland, Netherlands, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Mexico, Brazil, Europe

    Meeting Name: European Commission on Agriculture
    Meeting symbol/code: ECA 37/12/3
    Session: Sess. 37

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Slovenia, France, North Macedonia, Slovakia, United States of America, Sweden, Denmark, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Canada, Republic of Korea, Japan, Hungary, Moldova, Albania, Italy, Poland, India, Czech Republic, Georgia, Armenia, Greece, Eastern Europe, Central Asia

    This guide on Rural property tax systems in Central and Eastern Europe has been prepared to support governments in the design and implementation of systems to raise revenues at local levels. An increasing number of countries are introducing policies to decentralize the provision of rural services but very often local levels of government have insufficient funds to carry out these newly decentralized responsibilities. Raising revenues through property taxes on rural land represents one way to improve the capacity of local levels to deliver services.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Serbia, Afghanistan, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, North Macedonia, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Albania, Uzbekistan, Montenegro, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Tajikistan, Europe

    Meeting Name: European Commission on Agriculture
    Meeting symbol/code: ECA 36/10/3
    Session: Sess. 36

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Slovenia, United States of America, Israel, Germany, Bulgaria, Austria, Lithuania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Paraguay, Hungary, Albania, Romania, Poland, Georgia, Armenia, Brazil, Europe

    This paper offers an overview of land reform processes in the CEECs and their outcomes and impacts and analyzes current and emerging structures in rural areas. Different types of land consolidation are defined and their potential impacts are assessed. The paper then looks in depth at land consolidation processes, especially in the context of land management, and outlines preconditions and cornerstones for various approaches. Environmental aspects and principles for land funds and land banking are also drawn in.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Honduras, Chile, Guatemala, China, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Colombia, Panama, Nepal, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Albania, Madagascar, Tanzania, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Brazil

    This paper explores a 15-country household data base to evaluate the impact of three key assets (land, education and infrastructure) on rural poverty. Using both a descriptive analysis and a quadratic probit model, with the probability of being poor as a function of these three assets, the paper concludes that household access to education and infrastructure are positively associated with higher incomes, while the impact of land holdings varies across countries. Also, this paper shows the importance of the complementarities among assets in their poverty alleviating potential.

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