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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2014
    South Africa, China, India, Russia, Brazil, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Asia, Northern Africa

    There is a general consensus among academics, politicians and social movements, that BRICS as ‘new donors’ are increasing both their quantitative and qualitative role in defining what is considered to be ‘the world economic order’.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    South Africa, Uganda, China, India, Europe, Asia, Africa, Southern Africa

    This special issue has presented some of the specific findings of the RE-Impact Project which was commissioned and funded by the EuropeAid Cooperation Office from 2007 until its conclusion in 2010. The project aimed to provide impact assessment frameworks and influence relevant policies through direct involvement in bioenergy projects and policy analysis in South Africa, Uganda, India and China. The papers summarised here have covered issues related to Jatropha curcas and forest-based bioenergy in these countries.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Fiji, Germany, Grenada, Canada, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Norway, Netherlands

    The Land Tenure Journal is a peer-reviewed, open-access flagship journal of the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The Land Tenure Journal, launched in early 2010, is a successor to the Land Reform, Land Settlement and Co-operatives, which was published between 1964 and 2009. The Land Tenure Journal is a medium for the dissemination of quality information and diversified views on land and natural resources tenure.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Kyrgyzstan, Mozambique, Zambia, Samoa, Australia, Jamaica, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Nepal, Liberia, South Africa, Malaysia, Rwanda, India, Tajikistan, Uganda, Kenya

    La igualdad de género es uno de los diez principios rectores de las Directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional. La presente guía busca secundar dicho principio mediante el logro de una gobernanza de la tenencia de la tierra que es equitativa en cuanto al género. La guía se centra en la justicia entre los sexos y en las formas en que el gobierno de la tenencia puede responder a las diferentes necesidades y prioridades de mujeres y de hombres.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    North Macedonia, Bangladesh, Honduras, Iraq, El Salvador, Chile, Zimbabwe, China, Indonesia, Australia, Bolivia, Ghana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mozambique, Lesotho, Madagascar, Ecuador, Kuwait, Cuba, Argentina, India, Austria

    Meeting symbol/code: GSPPA-I/13/Report
    Session: Sess.1

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Morocco, Ghana, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Lesotho, Cameroon, Argentina, India, Senegal, Chad, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Asia, Africa

    The report reviews a broad range of food security and agricultural development policy decisions implemented over the period 2007 to 2012 in more than 70 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Selected policy decisions were analysed following FAPDA’s classification, dividing policy decisions into three main categories: producer-oriented policies, consumer-oriented policies, as well as trade-oriented and macroeconomic policies. Policy decisions reviewed included those most debated and most frequently implemented since the 2007/08 food price crisis.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa, Ghana, Liberia, Bolivia, United States of America, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Malaysia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Switzerland, Australia, Samoa

    Gender equality is one of the ten core principles of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security. This guide aims to assist in its implementation through the achievement of responsible gender-equitable governance of land tenure. The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Rwanda, Zambia, Samoa, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Nepal, South Africa, Malaysia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Italy, India, Tajikistan, Uganda, Kenya

    المساواة بين الجنسين هي أحد المبادئ الأساسية العشرة للخطوط التوجيهية الطوعية بشأن الحوكمة المسؤولة لحيازة الأراضي ومصايد الأسماك والغابات في سياق الأمن الغذائي الوطني. ويهدف هذا الدليل إلى المساعدة على تنفيذ هذا المبدأ عن طريق تحقيق حوكمة حيازة الأراضي حوكمةً مسؤولةً منصفةً لكلا الجنسين. ويركّز الدليل على تحقيق الإنصاف وعلى الكيفية التي يمكن بها حوكمة حيازة الأراضي بطرق تلبّي الاحتياجات والأولويات المختلفة للمرأة والرجل.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Nepal, France, Switzerland, United States of America, South Africa, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Australia, Netherlands, India, Sri Lanka, Niger, Thailand

    This report aims to provide a conceptual framework to address food security under conditions of water scarcity in agriculture. It has been prepared by a team of FAO staff and consultants in the framework of the project `Coping with water scarcity: the role of agriculture?, and has been discussed at an Expert Consultation meeting organized in FAO, Rome in December 2009 on the same subject. It was subsequently edited and revised, taking account of discussions in the Expert Consultation and materials presented to the meeting.

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