With an estimated 40 percent of people in Africa, South America and Asia living in drylands, land degradation poses a significant threat to food security and survival. This report looks at the relationship between gender and dryland management based on an analysis of field experiences in Africa and Asia. Highlighting the roles of women and men in dryland areas for food security, land conservation/desertification, and the conservation of biodiversity, it makes available key findings on a number of projects and programs in the regions.
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Library ResourceJanuary, 2003Kenya, Burkina Faso, Morocco, South Africa, Mali, China, Mauritania, India, Senegal, Sudan, Niger, Oceania, Western Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Northern Africa, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003India, Pakistan, Thailand, Syrian Arab Republic, China, United States of America
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2003Israel, Mexico, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Asia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Burkina Faso, Honduras, United States of America, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Malawi, Finland, Uruguay, New Zealand, Kenya, Turkey, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Gabon, Brazil, Americas
La Conférence internationale sur la contribution des critères et indicateurs de la gestion forestière durable: Perspectives d'avenir (CICI - 2003) a été accueillie par les Services forestiers nationaux du Guatemala (Instituto Nacional de Bosques, INAB) à Guatemala City du 3 au 7 février 2003, avec le concours de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), l'Organisation internationale des bois tropicaux (OIBT) et les gouvernements de Finlande et des Etats-Unis.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Austria, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Greece, Finland, Nepal, Morocco, Philippines, Mexico, Turkey, Moldova, Albania, Italy, Tanzania, Poland, India, Russia, Czech Republic, Armenia, Lebanon
The papers in this publication were presented at the Seminar on Harvesting of Non-wood Forest Products, which was held from 2 to 8 october 2000 at the International Agro-Hydrology Research and Training Center in Menemen-Izmir (Turkey) at the invitation of the Ministry of Forestry and under the auspices of the Joint FAO/ECE/ILO Commitee on Forest Technology, Management and Training. More than 80 participants from 32 countries attended the seminar.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Burkina Faso, Honduras, United States of America, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Australia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Uruguay, New Zealand, Kenya, Turkey, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Gabon, Brazil, Austria, Americas
La Conferencia Internacional sobre la Contribución de los Criterios e Indicadores para la Ordenación Forestal Sostenible: El camino a seguir (CICI - 2003) fue organizada por el Instituto Nacional de Bosques (INAB) de Guatemala en la ciudad de Guatemala, del 3 al 7 de febrero de 2003, con el apoyo de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO), la Organización Internacional de las Maderas Tropicales (OIMT) y los gobiernos de Finlandia y Estados Unidos.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Indonesia, Canada, Iran, Benin, Pakistan, Uruguay, Thailand, Italy, Iraq, India, Chad, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana
World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry. This analysis forms the basis for a more detailed examination of other factors, such as nutrition and undernourishment, and the implications for international trade.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Mozambique, United States of America, Uganda, Mexico, Bulgaria, Cambodia, India, Russia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Hungary, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Europe, Africa, Americas
The papers contained in this issue have been selected from those presented at a series of workshops, held in 2002 in Hungary, Uganda, Mexico and Cambodia, that were organized by the World Bank jointly with the Department for International Development (DFID), the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and with FAO, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the African development Bank (AfDB), the European Union (EU), the International Land Coalition, Oxfam, and other bilateral an
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, El Salvador, Mali, Chile, Germany, China, United Kingdom, Ethiopia, Republic of Korea, Cameroon, Philippines, Nicaragua, Italy, Netherlands, India, Mexico, Brazil, Lebanon, Eastern Europe, Africa
Readers are invited to submit manuscripts in English, French or Spanish on research and analysis of issues related to land reform, land settlement or cooperatives. Submitted manuscripts are read by members of the Editorial Board and also by outside reviewers. Authors are requested to provide an alphabetical reference list at the end of the article.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Honduras, Mozambique, Mali, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Rwanda, South Africa, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Argentina, India, Bhutan, Uganda, Brazil, Kenya
Policies have considerable impact on people’s livelihoods. They influence the access people have to livelihoods assets and the strategic possibilities for employing these assets to reach favourable livelihoods outcomes. However, policies developed at central level are often not responsive to the policy needs at local level and, therefore, not conducive to local livelihood strategies. Local populations, especially poor and marginalized groups, have often a very weak or only indirect influence on the policy framework affecting their livelihoods.
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