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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Indonesia, India, Malawi

    Wage levels are an issue of concern across the globe as individuals, companies and governments wrestle with how wages paid to workers relate to costs of living, corporate and national competitiveness, profitability and broader macroeconomic trends and challenges.

    This report examines wages in the tea industry with a focus in three case study areas: Malawi, West Java (Indonesia) and Assam (India). It looks at hired labour on plantations and, in particular, tea pluckers. 

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Southern Asia

    This report examines the history, structure and monitoring mechanisms of REDD+ to better understand how it impacts upon, and interacts with, Community Forest Management (CFM). It presents case studies of CFM and REDD+ governance from Bangladesh, Indonesia and India, and concludes with some lessons learned.REDD+ is an example of multilevel governance that uses a variety of institutional structures and processes aimed at promoting sustainable management of forests, including financial incentives to reduce deforestation and forest degradation.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Indonesia, Kenya, India, Tunisia, China

    The impact of land use changes on sustainable development is of increasing interest in many regions of the world. This study aimed to test the transferability of the Framework for Participatory Impact Assessment (FoPIA), which was originally developed in the European context, to developing countries, in which lack of data often prevents the use of data-driven impact assessment methods. The core aspect of FoPIA is the stakeholder-based assessment of alternative land use scenarios.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Switzerland, Mozambique, Guatemala, Indonesia, Grenada, Ghana, Guyana, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, Australia, Ecuador, India, Georgia, Papua New Guinea

    El bienestar humano y la salud del planeta dependen de nuestra voluntad de cuidar de los bosques y de los procedimientos que empleemos para llevar a cabo su explotación. Es por lo tanto esencial saber quién posee y controla los bosques y cómo se ejerce la gobernanza de la tenencia forestal. Esta guía técnica se dirige a quienes desean mejorar la gobernanza de la tenencia forestal, ayudándoles a actuar en cuatro áreas críticas —la comprensión, la organización, la participación y la garantía—, y facilita sus decisiones relacionadas con los bienes y servicios forestales.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Angola, Honduras, Belgium, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Senegal, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Niger, Mozambique, Uganda, Somalia, Italy, India, South Sudan, Sudan, Mexico, Brazil, Africa

    This PFS training Manual is designed for use by Master Trainers (MTs) during the training of facilitators course. Each lesson/topic is complete in itself detailing the preparations to be made, the materials to be kept handy, the core message to be communicated, and the methods that can be used in communicating the messages. A few sessions may require the presence of a technical person as co-facilitator, but the rest can be handled by any person who has been trained as a PFS Master Trainer.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Congo, China

    Cuadernos de trabajo sobre el derecho a la alimentación 7. Este cuaderno proporciona información práctica y herramientas para realizar una evaluación del derecho a la alimentación como primer paso para desarrollar una estrategia y tomar las medidas pertinentes que respondan a la obligación de realizarlo progresivamente. El contenido de este cuaderno de trabajo está basado en la “Guía para la evaluación del derecho a la alimentación”.

  7. Library Resource
    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

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Nepal, France, Equatorial Guinea, Bangladesh, Switzerland, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Panama, Congo, India, Guinea, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Asia

    Tigerpaper is a quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and natural resources management for the Asia-Pacific region. Forest News reports on FAO forestry activities in the Asia-Pacific region.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    France, Brazil, United States of America, Japan, Malaysia, Afghanistan, China, Italy, Indonesia, Netherlands, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Asia

    With 16 percent of the world’s population, India has 2.45 percent of the world’s land resources and 4 percent of its water resources. It is obvious that supply will barely match future demand. Around 50 percent of irrigated agriculture and 85 percent of rural drinking water comes from groundwater. Sustainable management of groundwater plays a major role in the agriculture sector, contributing to the economic development of a mainly agrarian country. Half of farmer households in India are indebted and the average outstanding loan increases with the size of the landholding.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    France, United States of America, Luxembourg, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, Canada, Congo, India, Kazakhstan, Montenegro

    Ce rapport présente les principales conclusions sur le changement d'utilisation des terres forestières et d'occupation des sols entre 1990 et 2005 de l'Enquête par télédétection de l'Évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales 2010 de la FAO. Il s'agit du premier rapport du genre à présenter des estimations systématiques de l'utilisation des terres forestières mondiales et de ses changements.

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