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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2012
    Bangladesh, Brazil, Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia

    Large-scale land acquisitions by investors, which are often called ‘land grabs’ (see next section for de nition), can deprive rural women and communities of their livelihoods and land, increasing their food insecurity. This report argues that the current rise in land grabbing needs to be urgently addressed, and focuses
    on the actions that developing countries can take to mitigate land grabs through strengthening national land governance so that it is transparent, is accountable and protects communities’ rights.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ukraine, China, Australia, Ghana, Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Malaysia, Brazil, India, Sudan, Saudi Arabia

    Land Tenure Working Paper 21. This paper draws on proceedings of a meeting held to discuss the impact of growing private sector investments in land, fisheries and forests. This meeting, aimed at the private sector, took place at FAO headquarters on 28 February and 1 March 2011. The purpose of this paper is to provide a record of the discussion from the private sector perspective. The first section provides the context which led to the workshop concept.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania, Congo, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Guatemala, Honduras, Ecuador, Myanmar, Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

    Cette publication présente les messages clés de la FAO sur le changement climatique et la sécurité alimentaire. Elle inclut des exemples du travail de la FAO pour aider les pays à s’adapter aux effets du changement climatique sur les secteurs agricoles. Elle rassemble les connaissances de la FAO sur le changement climatique les plus récentes, y compris les instruments et les méthodologies utilisés pour soutenir les engagements et les plans d’actions sur le changement climatique.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Angola, Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, Rwanda, Liberia, South Africa, Madagascar, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Africa

    Access to arable productive land in African has been in decline due to the pressure of growing population trends and worsening land degradation as a result of climate change. Recent high profile land purchases covering thousand of hectares of prime agricultural land have raised concerns over equitable land access. Major expansions in regional land markets have increased investor interest in land acquisitions. Perceptions of land availability and competitive land prices have driven demand for prime agriculture land.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Nepal, Zambia, Ghana, Germany, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Ethiopia, Niger, Cameroon, Thailand, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, Cambodia, India, Sudan, Kenya

    Based on a broad literature review, this publication discusses rural women’s time poverty in agriculture, elaborates on its possible causes and implications and provides insight into the various types of constraints that affect the adoption of solutions for reducing work burden. This paper raises questions about the adequacy of women’s access to technologies, services and infrastructure and about the control women have over their time, given their major contributions to agriculture.

  6. Library Resource
    Voluntary Guide on the Responsible Governance of land fisheries and forests in the context of national food security
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Americas, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Northern America, Canada, United States of America, Asia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Europe, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Holy See, Italy, North Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Switzerland, Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Global

    The VGGT represent the first inter-governmental consensus on the principles and accepted standards for the responsible governance of tenure for governments, international organisations, communities, and the private sector. Their aim is to promote secure tenure rights and equitable access to land, fisheries and forests as a means of eradicating hunger and poverty, supporting sustainable development and enhancing the environment.The Guidelines serve as a reference and set out principles and internationally accepted standards for practices for the responsible governance of tenure.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    France, Switzerland, Malawi, Spain, Germany, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Mozambique, Morocco, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Argentina, India, Senegal, Chad, Mongolia, Bhutan, Hungary, Brazil, Netherlands

    Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
    Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA/WG-PGR-8/16/Inf.9
    Session: Sess. 8

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Greece, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Philippines, Vietnam, Madagascar, Italy, Netherlands, India, Asia

    Tigerpaper is a quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and natural resources management for the Asia-Pacific region. Forest News is a quarterly bulletin reporting on FAO forestry activities in the Asia-Pacific region.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zambia, Mauritania, Mali, Namibia, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Cape Verde, Rwanda, Libya, Lesotho, Italy, Botswana, Gambia, Senegal, Kenya

    The effect of prime-age adult death and its consequences on access to land for the survivors has not been fully explored nor incorporated into policy regardless the fact that high adult mortality is now the lived reality in countries affected by HIV/AIDS, particularly in Africa. This paper explores the gendered relationships between adult death due to HIV/AIDS and changes in land rights for the survivors particularly widows. In many African societies, women have traditionally accessed land through marriage.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Mozambique, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Mali, Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Malawi, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Americas

    In November 2000, the World Bank (WB) and the Brazilian Federation for Direct Planting into Crop Residue (FEBRAPDP) organized the third Study Tour on “Producer-Led Rural Organizations for Sustainable Land Management” (PRO-SLM), with particular emphasis on notillage systems (NT).1 The Study Tour followed a 10-day itinerary of over 1,000 km through Southern Brazil, covering Paraná and Santa Catarina States, two states which received WB support through land and micro-watershed management projects.</p> This Paper presents the salient features of NT development in Southern Brazil and discu

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