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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2008

    This paper tries to show the advantages - both in productivity and consumer appeal - of domestic and global companies connecting with smallholder suppliers. It draws on programme experience and case studiesin the food and drinks sector where companies aimed to deliver value for their business in ways that would also benefit smallholder suppliers.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2011

    This short briefing provides information for investors and lenders on the importance to develop a due diligence ‘risk framework’ to identify, mitigate and prevent the adverse impacts of their investment decisions. It provides links to additional resources on the topic.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2008
    Czech Republic

    Sustainable land use in agriculture involves the management of economic, environmental, and social services. In order to make the widely accepted concept of sustainable multifunctional agriculture operative for the design of agricultural policies, it is necessary to estimate the social demand for non-production outputs. This paper addresses the issue of matching agricultural policy with public preferences and willingness to pay for the possible non-production benefits that agriculture may deliver.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, South America

    La Paz, Bolivia
    31 de agosto de 2017
    Llegamos al número 200 ¡Gracias mil!
    Oscar Bazoberry Chali Carmen Beatriz Ruiz
    Transcurría julio del 2008 y el IPDRS era solamente una idea, pero, aunque jurídicamente aún no existía, ya se habían definido algunas de sus líneas de acción, entre ellas, contribuir a la reflexión y el debate sobre el desarrollo rural en Sudamérica a través de un formato de artículos cortos y ágiles que bautizamos como Diálogos.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2015
    South Africa

    The preservation, development and sustainable use of agricultural land are of vital importance to ensure longterm food security in South Africa. These principles of food security as well as an integrated, inclusive rural economy underpin the core focus areas of the National Development Plan, Vision 2030 (NDP).

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2017

    Sub-Saharan Africa has always been perceived as a land-abundant continent. Deininger & Byerlee (2011) estimate that the continent has the largest area of potentially available uncultivated land. Despite these abundant resources, the agricultural sector continues to be dominated by smallholder production that is characterized by high labor and low capital intensities – but still produces the majority of food in Africa (IFAD & UNEP, 2013).

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2018

    IN’s latest resource is an introduction to the topic Land and Water Grabbing: A discussion of integrity implications and related risks, which discusses the integrity implications and risks of land and water grabbing. The essay examines the link between land and water grabbing, the people that are most impacted by this, and legal frameworks related to both land and water rights. Land and Water Grabbing describes the impacts of land and water grabbing in Kenya and Ethiopia.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2018

    This note is for private sector project implementers and financers (development finance institutions, international development agencies, commercial lenders and equity investors) seeking to invest responsibly in new greenfield sites in low and middle- income countries. It aims to provide practical guidance on identifying and addressing community land conflicts to prevent them escalating into disputes between the project and local communities.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2007
    India, Southern Asia

    Recognition of the potentially deleterious implications of inequality in opportunity originating in a skewed asset distribution has spawned considerable interest in land reforms. However, little attention has been devoted to fact that, in the longer term, the measures used to implement land reforms could negatively affect productivity. Use of state level data on rental restrictions, together with a nationally representative survey from India, suggests that, contrary to original intentions, rental restrictions negatively affect productivity and equity.

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