The Land Tenure Journal is a peer-reviewed, open-access flagship journal of the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The Land Tenure Journal, launched in early 2010, is a successor to the Land Reform, Land Settlement and Co-operatives, which was published between 1964 and 2009. The Land Tenure Journal is a medium for the dissemination of quality information and diversified views on land and natural resources tenure.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Fiji, Germany, Grenada, Canada, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Norway, Netherlands
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Egypt, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, Norway
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests, which organizes Forest Day 5, is a unique UN mechanism enabling 14 UN agencies, organizations, global institutions and key international research networks to join together to support the work of the UN Forum on Forests and ensure efficient coordination of forest-related matters.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Gabon, South Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Brazil, Chile, Canada, United States of America, Philippines, Thailand, Maldives, Sweden, Italy, Germany, New Zealand
This Guide has been developed to assist in the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (the VGGT) with regard to fisheries in marine and inland waters. It explains the characteristics of the fisheries sector and provides technical guidance. Its purpose is to contribute to the achievement of the VGGT objectives in respect of the improvement of governance of tenure in fisheries.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola, Greece, United States of America, Rwanda, China, Namibia, Australia, Eswatini, Canada, Iran, Iceland, Thailand, New Zealand, Kenya, Mozambique, Jordan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Kazakhstan, Mongolia
Under the current challenges of food security, climate change adaptation and mitigation, further provision of ecosystem services and sustainable intensification of agriculture, soil information becomes fundamental to guide wise policies and decisions. This document reviews the present availability of soil information from legacy maps and reports and from ongoing Digital Soil Mapping efforts. Currently, the soil science community is limited in its capacity to provide accurate and updated information to the different soil users.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Angola, Algeria, France, United States of America, Zambia, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia, Japan, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Senegal, Gabon, Africa
The present issue of Nature & Faune looks at the theme “Promoting good governance in natural resource management in Africa”. It is made up of some 17 articles, a good number of which dwell on structures and processes. They describe and analyse how projects and programs were designed and how committees etc. were composed; how transparent the governance is, whether adequately decentralized or participatory etc.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Rwanda, Kenya, South Africa, Somalia, Zimbabwe, China, Italy, Tanzania, Zambia, Ireland, Malawi, Africa
This report contains the proceedings of the first workshop of an EC funded project designed to help Malawi obtain the tools, knowledge and capacities to adopt, advance, scale up and roll out solutions towards Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA). The aim of the workshop was to produce qualitative scenarios of Malawi's socio-economic futures, which will help make the analysis and quantitative modelling around CSA more robust and comprehensive.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Chile, United States of America, Israel, Sweden, Guatemala, China, Australia, Bolivia, Suriname, Venezuela, Eritrea, Yemen, Peru, South Africa, Ecuador, Argentina, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, South America, Americas
En todas las regiones áridas y semiáridas del mundo se considera a “las tunas”, como proveedoras de usos múltiples con notables condiciones para zonas marginales. Los tunales, fueron siempre de interés para Santiago del Estero, Argentina, desde su fundación, iniciándose luego una serie ininterrumpida de esfuerzos para alcanzar un conocimiento exhaustivo sobre las mismas, tarea que aun continua. El grupo de trabajo de la Universidad Nacional de Santiago del Estero ha trabajado en el tema por largo tiempo, en forma constante, sostenida.
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