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  1. Library Resource
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    Scaling up Land Governance for Food Security in Burkina Faso

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2022
    Burkina Faso

    This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Burkina Faso. This project is implemented by Nitidae, Observatoire National du Foncier Burkina Faso (ONF-BF), Oxfam Burkina Faso, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2022
    Africa, Tanzania, Western Africa

    Key Messages and Recommendations

    • Combating desertification and land degradation while mitigating the effects of drought can secure long-term socio-economic benefits for people living in drylands and reduce their vulnerability to climate change.

    • Land degradation neutrality (LDN) is an approach that counterbalances the expected loss of productive land with the recovery of degraded areas.

    • Land tenure insecurity, especially for women, often prevents farmers from adopting sustainable land management practices

  3. Library Resource

    Exploring the Roles and Land Value Capture by Moose Chieftaincies in Ouagadougou

    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2021
    Burkina Faso
  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 2021
    Tunisia, Mauritania

    This paper presents how the active use and contextualisation of the principles of the
    Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and
    Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) by national stakeholders in
    Mauritania and Tunisia contributed to changing the approach to tackling tenure challenges
    in the two member countries of the Maghreb Arab Union.
    In Mauritania, we see how the model of establishing multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs)

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2021
    Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Côte d'Ivoire

    Achieving tenure security, land and property rights in informal urban settlements remains one of the most persistent, intractable development challenges today. The Secure Tenure in African Cities: Micro Funds for Community Innovation initiative launched by Cities Alliance aimed to address this challenge.

  6. Library Resource
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    Boosting local capacity to manage land conflict and protect customary rights

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2021
    Mali

    This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Mali. This project is implemented by SNV, KIT, Université des Sciences Juridiques et Politiques de Bamako and Coordination Nationale des Organisations Paysannes, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

  7. Library Resource
    FAO
    Reports & Research
    January, 2021
    Africa, Nigeria

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in May 2012. These Voluntary Guidelines have been described as a catalyst leading to improvements in conditions under which land is held or occupied in agricultural sectors. The Voluntary Guidelines address problems of weak governance of tenure and the growing pressure on natural resources, providing the basis for countries to achieve food security for all.

  8. Library Resource
    FAO support of multi-stakeholder platforms on land tenure governance

    Innovative practices from the field and building on experience

    Conference Papers & Reports
    May, 2021
    Kenya, Malawi, Somalia, Tanzania, South Africa, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Colombia, Mongolia

    As part of the efforts to find sustainable solutions to complex land tenure issues, multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs) create an inclusive forum where actors can discuss problems and propose solutions to improve governance of tenure and provide better access to natural resources. This publication highlights how MSPs at regional, national and local level demonstrate forward thinking, including innovative practices and approaches to respond to the above mentioned social challenges, for the benefit of all.

  9. Library Resource
    FAO
    Reports & Research
    September, 2020
    Africa, Senegal

    This publication will demonstrate how the project was a catalyst leading to improvements in conditions in the Senegal River Basin, under which land is held or occupied in agriculture sectors. The VGGT addresses problems of weak governance of tenure and the growing pressure on natural resources, assisting countries to achieve food security for all. The project focused on four separate Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSPs) located in Guinea, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal.

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