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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2014
    Colombia, Central America, South America

    The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects an ambition to improve the integration of agriculture development and climate responsiveness. It aims to achieve food security and broader development goals under a changing climate and increasing food demand.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    North Macedonia, United States of America, Germany, China, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Italy, Finland, Colombia, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Barbados, Mexico, Moldova, Armenia, Brazil, Montenegro, Norway

    This review of national greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation planning in the agriculture sector provides national policy makers and others in the agriculture sector with an overview of national mitigation planning processes to aid them in identifying the relevance of these processes for promoting agricultural development. It also gives policy makers and advisors involved in low-emission development planning processes an overview of mitigation planning in the agriculture sector and highlights the relevance of agriculture to national mitigation plans and actions.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Egypt, North Macedonia, Brazil, United States of America, Rwanda, Germany, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Finland, Ethiopia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, South Africa, Colombia, Uruguay, Cambodia, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia

    This guide describes two of the main approaches to greenhouse gas mitigation planning in developing countries: Low-Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). It explains the possible relationships between them and their status within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National mitigation planning processes have policy, technical and institutional dimensions that need to be addressed in an integrated and iterative manner. For each of these dimensions four key elements are outlined.

  4. Library Resource
    Other legal document
    December, 2014
    Kenya, North Macedonia, South Africa, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Guinea, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Uruguay, Mongolia

    Esta guía describe dos de los principales enfoques para la planificación de la mitigación de gases de efecto invernadero en los países en desarrollo: las Estrategias de Desarrollo con Bajas Emisiones (LEDS, siglas en inglés) y las Medidas de Mitigación Apropiada para Cada País (NAMA, siglas en inglés). Explica las posibles relaciones entre las mismas y su estatus en la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC).

  5. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    May, 2016
    Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela

    La tierra: un recurso en disputa describe de qué forma y sobre qué instituciones y actores ejercen presión las actuales demandas por la tierra y otros recursos naturales asociados en los 4 países estudiados. Se identifica y se presenta a los actores que ocupan o tienen intereses en el territorio rural, haciéndose el esfuerzo de ir más allá de las categorías genéricas de “campesino”, “indígena”, “agricultor” o “inversionista”. Así, se hace un intento por desglosar y averiguar quiénes integran cada uno de estos grupos en la actualidad.

  6. Library Resource
    July, 2013
    Colombia

    Unequal land distribution and the
    negative social and economic implications resulting from
    such polarization in Colombia have long been of concern to
    policymakers. A 1950 World Bank mission identified unequal
    land distribution as a key impediment to economic and social
    development in the country. Since then, a wide range of
    policies has been adopted to deal with this issue and its
    consequences. Numerous studies show that the success of

  7. Library Resource
    September, 2013
    Colombia

    Based on a large survey to compare the
    effectiveness of land markets and land reform in Colombia,
    the authors find that rental and sales markets were more
    effective in transferring land to poor but productive
    producers than was administrative land reform. The fact that
    land transactions were all of a short-term nature and that
    little land was transferred from very large to small land
    owners or the landless suggests that there may be scope for

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