Au Niger, l’Initiative Grande Muraille Verte Sahélo-Sahélienne vise, à l’horizon 2035, le développement des communautés locales à travers une approche novatrice et inclusive consistant à mettre en synergie les actions de lutte contre la désertification, de conservation de la biodiversité, de lutte contre les changements climatiques et d’appui aux systèmes de production agro-sylvo-pastorale. La finalité étant de reverdir le Niger et de contribuer à une sécurité alimentaire durable des populations et du cheptel.
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Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2011Niger
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2010Niger
La présente ordonnance (qui complète celle n°93-015 du 2 mars 1993 portant principes d’orientation du code rural) définit et précise les principes fondamentaux et les règles régissant le pastoralisme au Niger.Cette ordonnance consacre la mobilité des éleveurs, pasteurs nomades et transhumants comme un droit fondamental reconnu et garanti par l’Etat et les collectivités territoriales. Les modes d’accès et des droits sur les ressources foncières pastorales relevant du domaine public de l’Etat ou des collectivités territoriales sont régis par les traditions pastorales.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2011Liberia
This Regulation of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) implements provisions of the Community Rights Law of 2009 with Respect to Forest Lands ("Community Rights Law"), and determines the rules, guidelines and procedures for the establishment of authorized forest communities and to access, manage, use and the benefits of forest resources within the Republic of Liberia, and participation by communities in the reforestation, rehabilitation and conservation of forest and wildlife resources in Liberia.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2010Global
This training package provides an introduction to the important, complex, and sometimes daunting theme of improving land governance as a means to enhance gender equality and grassroots participation in land matters.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Mexico
Tesis de Doctorado en Historia y Estudios Regionales presentada al Instituto de Investigaciones Histórico y Sociales de la Universidad Veracruzana, Región Xalapa.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2010Africa
Includes land alienation in the case study sites; impacts of land alienation; coping strategies; conclusions and policy recommendations. Found that livestock numbers are declining dramatically in the area, land degradation is increasing, people are becoming more vulnerable to drought and famine, and resource-based conflicts are increasing in severity. The traditional pastoralist way of life is increasingly making way for sedentary farming and enclosed private grazing land.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2010India
The Hill Area Development Program (HADP) has been introduced by the Government of India to initiate socio economic development in the hill areas of India since the inception of the Fifth Five Year Plan. The main objective of this program is to ensure „sustainable‟ development of hill areas, keeping in view the basic needs of the hill people and generating ample livelihood options for the local community. With the progress of the Five Year plans, the focus has been shifting to preservation of biodiversity and rejuvenation of hill ecology.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchTraining Resources & ToolsPolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2010Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Oceania
The purpose of this report is to examine development trends in the Southern Gobi Region (SGR) as they affect livestock and wildlife. It provides an overview of the environment and natural resources of the region, discusses existing relationships and interactions among humans, livestock, large herbivore wildlife, and the natural resources on which they are dependent. It then explores the impact that economic development of the region is likely to have if that development does not consider the needs of the current users.
Library ResourceJurisprudenceJanuary, 2011India
This is a judgment of Supreme Court of India to check grabbing of village common land including ponds and water bodies (called in different names) by unscrupulous persons, political clout, powerful vested interests, corrupt state authorities, etc by fraudulent practices and ensure their protection and safeguard.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksApril, 2010Kenya
Nairobi River Basin is a complex of several parallel rivers that flow through the City of Nairobi and empty into a larger river and flow to the Indian Ocean. The rivers are polluted with garbage, industrial liquid effluence, agro-chemicals, petro-chemicals among others. This situation has occasioned spread of water-borne diseases, loss of sustainable livelihoods, loss of biodiversity, reduced availability and access to safe potable water, and the insidious effects of toxic substances and heavy metal poisoning which affects human productivity.
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