The Maghreb's oases systems provide a major contribution to the region's food security, economy and natural resources. Despite this potential, oasis ecosystems are threatened by a range of complex factors related to the expansion of agricultural land and increasing scarcity of water resources. The project, implemented by FAO in Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania from May 2016 to December 2019, brought together key stakeholders to address the lack of available information on the status of oases and to advocate on factual bases shared by all stakeholders and verifiable in the field.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2020Morocco, Tunisia, Mauritania
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2015Mauritania
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018South America, Peru
La serie presenta cartillas con información actualizada de los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en el Perú y las normas internacionales referidas a ellos, poniendo un mayor énfasis en lo relacionado al derecho al territorio y a la tierra, desde los procesos de reconocimiento y titulación de las Comunidades Nativas. La información es expuesta a través de explicaciones apoyadas en ejemplos y en citas de normas importantes para su mejor comprensión. La cartilla N°2 aborda los derechos al territorio y los recursos naturales.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2021GlobalThe meeting of the UN HLPF in 2021 will be held from Tuesday, 6 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. The theme will be "Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development".
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2021Cameroon
New research by CCSI and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) on transparency of land-based investment in Cameroon.
In the report, CCSI and CED find that:
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2020Philippines
Concerns over food insecurity in developing countries are reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture by 2030. Given that land plays an important role in the livelihoods of most people in developing countries, food security and poverty reduction cannot be achieved unless issues of access to land, security of tenure, and the capacity to use land productively and in a sustainable manner are addressed.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2021Africa, Djibouti, Kenya, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal
La pandémie de Covid-19 est sans aucun doute l’événement majeur de santé publique qui a marqué les êtres humains, les sociétés et les esprits dans le monde entier et particulièrement l’Afrique. Tous les gouvernements ont adopté des mesures de santé publique, notamment le confinement et d’autres mesures exceptionnelles dans le cadre de l’état d’urgence sanitaire, pour réduire la propagation du virus. La chute soudaine de l’activité humaine a des conséquences sur l’environnement, et l’utilisation/exploitation des ressources naturelles, notamment la pêche.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2017Ethiopia
How They Tricked Us: Living with the Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia, reveals the dire situation faced by the Indigenous in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley and calls for urgent action by the government.
For years, the Oakland Institute has raised alarm about the threats that the Gibe III Dam and sugarcane plantations pose to the local population in the region. Now, several years on, new field research reveals the true impact on the Indigenous communities, who have called the area home for centuries.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2019EthiopiaThe Ethiopian population will grow from present102 to almost 190 million in the next threedecades, out of which 76 million people will live incities and towns vis-à-vis 19 million today. Per capitanational income, currently at USD 767 per year, willalmost double by 2050. These changes will triggerconsumption for all livestock products to increasetremendously: between 2015 and 2050 demand formilk and beef is estimated to grow by about 5.5
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMarch, 2021Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, United States of America, Americas
Although renewable energy holds great promise in mitigating climate change, there are socioeconomic and ecological tradeoffs related to each form of renewable energy. Forest-related bioenergy is especially controversial, because tree plantations often replace land that could be used to grow food crops and can have negative impacts on biodiversity.
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