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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Belgium, Rwanda, Mali, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, France, Africa

    Across rural Africa, land legislation struggles to be properly implemented, and most resource users gain access to land on the basis of local land tenure systems.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    United States of America, Kenya, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, United Kingdom, Canada, Mozambique, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Italy, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil

    This training manual focuses on how to manage and resolve conflicts over land tenure rights, security of tenure and land access in the field of rural development. It results from complementary activities undertaken within FAO's Livelihood Support Programme (LSP) and the Land Tenure and Management Unit and with the International Land Coalition. It addresses the specific issues of land tenure identified in the volume Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for Natural Resource Management published by the LSP.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Nepal, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, Lesotho, Syrian Arab Republic, Ecuador, Gambia, India, Senegal, Thailand, Lebanon
  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Kenya, France, Morocco, Benin, Nigeria, South Africa, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Italy, Lesotho, Senegal, Chad, Niger, Cameroon

    Water for agriculture draws on a range of sources - from naturally available water bodies to water supply infrastructure. In sub-Saharan Africa, only a very small percentage of arable land is irrigated. Most farmers produce food under rainfed conditions. In 1995, for instance, 89 percent of cereal production in sub-Saharan Africa was delivered from rainfed agriculture, compared to 58 percent in the West Asia and Northern Africa region (InterAcademy Council, 2004). The situation in the Sahel is very much in line with this trend.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Honduras, Belgium, Mali, Colombia, United Kingdom, Greece, Malawi, Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, Nicaragua, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Paraguay

    Moyennant une analyse conceptuelle basée sur les traités et les instruments internationaux et deux études de pays, cette étude aborde la relation qui existe entre les droits humains, notamment le droit à une nourriture adéquate, et l’accès aux ressources naturelles, en accordant une attention particulière à la terre.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Denmark, Botswana, Ghana, Guinea, Sudan, Brazil, Netherlands, Africa

    Land Tenure Working Paper 14: Growing land scarcity and concern about land-related conflicts and rising levels of rural impoverishment have brought land to the fore once more. The main difference with the recent past is the wide spectrum of actors who want to take part in the elaboration of the land policies, as well as the more and more recognized need to root the proposals in the particular context of each specific country. The paper, focused on African experiences, starts by discussing the importance of Land Policy Issues at Regional Level.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Honduras, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, China, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Thailand, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Belize, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya

    Land Tenure Working Paper 8. This paper articulates the views and demands of marginalised groups regarding the tenure of land and other natural resources. It points out the importance of adopting human rights framework when developing Voluntary Guidelines. Such framework means addressing the unequal relationships of power and corruption within and behind prevailing land tenure structures. It makes the governance of tenure of land and other natural resources more accountable, transparent, democratic and participatory.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2004
    Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon, Mozambique, Laos, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Russia, Mexico

    In recent years, local people and rural communities have assumed increasing prominence in strategies for natural resource management.This paper briefly reviews some of the central legal issues that are associated with this shift. In doing so, its goals are limited. It does not ad dress fundamental questions about when, where and what kind of management works, nor attempt to identify the political, social, economic and environmental ingredient s for success – subjects on which there is a huge, if still inconclusive, literature.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Algeria, Egypt, Bangladesh, Iran, Mozambique, Mauritania, Chile, Azerbaijan, China, Indonesia, Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Vietnam, Syrian Arab Republic, Zambia, India, Senegal, Brazil, Lebanon

    This thematic study explores the links between the right to food and natural resources governance. It covers a range of issues of which access to resources and assets, land, water, and the recommendation to protect ecological sustainability for sustainable management of natural resources are primary.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Switzerland, United States of America, Nepal, Israel, Sweden, Germany, China, Australia, Canada, Samoa, Finland, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, South Africa, Uganda, Spain, Cambodia, Ghana, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    Land administration and cadastral systems are playing a crucial global role in safeguarding the security of access to land and natural resources. Information technology systems have become basic elements of these systems everywhere. Introduction of automation to land administration has improved systems’ efficiency, standardisation and accessibility, which in turn have contributed to responsible land governance. Developing country land administrations are, however, often inefficient and poorly structured.

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