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  1. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    August, 2013
    Eastern Europe, Western Europe

    It has often been stated that land fragmentation and farm structures characterized by small agricultural holdings and farms divided in a large number of parcels have been the side-effect of land reform in Central and Eastern Europe. This article reports the findings of a study of land reform in 25 countries in the region from 1989 and onwards and provides an overview of applied land reform approaches. With a basis in theory on land fragmentation, the linkage between land reform approaches and land fragmentation is explored.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    Kenya

    The figures of public resources estimated to have been channeled into private pockets are so high one hopes, obviously against hope, that they would turn out to be typographical errors. The figures of public resources estimated to have been channeled into private pockets are so high one hopes, obviously against hope, that they would turn out to be typographical errors.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Africa

    This report is the first in a series of research studies that the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will produce with a view to improving the understanding of the links between land tenure systems and sustainable development in Africa. In a continent where 80 percent of the population relies on agriculture for their livelihood, the formulation and implementation of appropriate land policies is a paramount factor in poverty reduction strategies. Research is therefore needed to help policymakers take learned decisions when addressing land tenure issues.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Burkina Faso, Philippines, Nicaragua, Mali, Sweden, Netherlands, Canada, India, Niger, Brazil, Lebanon

    This book tells the story of these seven decades of the history of FAO, its protagonists and their endeavours. We have dug into the FAO archives to bring to light unpublished black and white images, which form a portfolio of evocative images of the early years of the Organization.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    Эта книга – рассказ о 70-летней истории ФАО, об основных действующих лицах и об их работе. Мы разыскали в архивах ФАО неопубликованные черно-белые фотографии и составили из них альбом, иллюстрирующий ранние годы становления Организации. Книга также представляет собой отчет о десяти важнейших достижениях ФАО, в числе которых: искоренение чумы крупного рогатого скота, подписание договора о генетических ресурсах растений, жизненно важное соглашение о сохранении биоразнообразия на планете и кодекс в едения ответственного рыболовства, необходимый для сохранения морской экосистемы.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    India, Nicaragua, China, Indonesia, Senegal

    En este libro se cuenta el relato de estas siete décadas de historia de la FAO, de sus protagonistas y de sus hechos. Se han rescatado del archivo de la FAO imágenes inéditas en blanco y negro de los primeros años de la Organización que configuran un portfolio de intensas y hermosas imágenes.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2018
    Russia

    Сотрудничество Российской Федерации и ФАО охватывает целый ряд инициатив в области развития как в регионе,<p></p>так и в мире. Партнерство поднялось на новый уровень после того, как в 2015 году было принято решение об<p></p>открытии Отделения ФАО для связи с РФ в Москве. Российская Федерация выступила в роли принимающей стороны<p></p>и председательствующей на 31-й сессии Региональной конференции ФАО для Европы (РКЕ), состоявшейся 16-18 мая<p></p>2018 года в Воронеже.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 2003
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Morocco, South Africa, Mali, China, Mauritania, India, Senegal, Sudan, Niger, Oceania, Western Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Northern Africa, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia

    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.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2004

    Recent food security crises in Africa have revived the debate on whether current land tenure systems constrain farmer innovation and investment in agriculture. Both direct and indirect linkages between land tenure and food security have been suggested. This study aims for a better understanding of these linkages.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2012
    Argentina

    El presente trabajo parte afirmando que el acceso al agua potable, por si mismo, es indispensable para vivir dignamente; pero además que es necesario garantizar un acceso sostenible a los recursos hídricos para asegurar el derecho a una alimentación adecuada, por cuanto esta depende, en gran medida, de la sustentabilidad de la producción pesquera y agrícola.

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