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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2019

    This brochure briefly summarizes the systematic approach of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and provides examples.

  2. Library Resource
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    Reports & Research
    September, 2018
    Africa, Global

    Date: 18 novembre 2019

    Source: Foncier & Développement; GRAIN

    GRAIN, L’Alliance contre les plantations industrielles en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, septembre 2019

  3. Library Resource
    Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resources Conflict cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2002

    This guidance note provides a framework for understanding and addressing land and natural resource-related grievances and conflicts through a holistic, systematic approach. While the main emphasis is on violent conflict, it may also be useful in a variety of other situations characterized by significant land-related grievances, but which are not currently or openly violent. It is intended for staff of multilateral organisations, national and local governments, and civil society organisations.

  4. Library Resource
    Why Population Plays a Role in Food Security cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2011

    Almost one in seven people around the world are chronically hungry, lacking enough food to be healthy and lead active lives. This is despite the fact that enough food exists for all of the world’s people.1 Agricultural policies, the prices of certain food commodities such as meat and grain and economic development hugely impact food security, but demographic trends also play a role.

  5. Library Resource
    FAO in emergencies: conflicts cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2013

    Conflict is a major cause and, in some cases, result of humanitarian crises. Conflict frequently overlaps with underlying social inequalities, poverty and high levels of vulnerability. Conflicts are direct threats to food security as they cause massive loss of life and therefore loss of workforce (which is particularly important as agriculture tends to rely heavily on human labour), loss of vital livestock, and loss of land.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2006

    La notion d'effondrement de l'État s'est propagée à une rapidité fulgurante ces dernières années. C'est généralement aux changements intervenant dans le contexte de la mondialisation que l'on attribue cette perte de contrôle et de légitimité de l'État. La notoriété dont jouit cette notion peut cependant faire oublier que le phénomène d'État défaillant n'est pas nouveau et qu'il

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2006

    La politique du développement doit s'intéresser à toutes les dimensions de la fragilité des structures dans les pays en développement, lesquelles peuvent aller de carences individuelles, comme par exemple en matière de garantie de la sécurité, à l'effondrement des structures de l'État. Si le champ d'action qui s'ouvre à la politique du développement et aux autres acteurs externes est toujours restreint, il existe souvent des angles d'approche permettant d'atteindre une stabilité relative et de résoudre les problèmes liés à la faiblesse des structures de l'État.

  8. Library Resource

    Towards UN System-Wide Engagement at Scale

    Reports & Research
    May, 2016

    This publication presents a functional analysis of how the United Nations System deals with land and conflict across the UN pillars of peace, security, development and human rights. It reviews areas of engagement of eighteen UN Agencies across the full conflict cycle - from preparedness and prevention to humanitarian response, conflict mediation, peacemaking, peace consolidation and peace-building, recovery and development.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2016

    A new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) outlines eight reasons why it is important to address HLP issues from the outset of a humanitarian response, including:
    Saving lives, preventing further displacement and human rights violations
    Adapting humanitarian response to complex urban environments
    Ensuring equal access to humanitarian assistance
    Promoting access to justice in crises contexts and contributing towards durable solutions

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