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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Global

    ABSTRACTED FROM THE OBJECTIVES SECTION: These Voluntary Guidelines seek to improve governance of tenure of land*, fisheries and forests. They seek to do so for the benefit of all, with an emphasis on vulnerable and marginalized people, with the goals of food security and progressive realization of the right to adequate food, poverty eradication, sustainable livelihoods, social stability, housing security, rural development, environmental protection and sustainable social and economic development.

  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa
  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa
  4. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa
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    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Africa, Asia, South America, Americas

    The year 2011 highlighted ongoing challenges to global food security, from food price volatility, extreme weather shocks, and famine to unrest and conflicts. On the policy front, major devel­opments at the global and national levels both offered grounds for encouragement and pointed to areas where further action is needed.

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    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa

    In 2011 two United Nations bodies adopted ambitious goals for halting land degradation and achieving sustainable development. These goals will be difficult, but not impossible, to meet. The evidence presented here suggests several avenues for achieving a world with no land degradation. First, efforts to promote sustainable land management need to improve local and national governance while also enhancing international cooperation.

  7. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa
  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012

    As the population continues to grow and natural resources become scarcer, the need to shift toward an environmen­tally responsible, socially accountable, more equitable, and “greener” economy has become increasingly apparent. Despite differing perspectives and definitions among stakeholders, the “green economy” is often seen as an economy that pursues growth while also promoting sustainable development through more efficient use of resources.

  9. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa

    Desde 2007, se produjeron dos rondas de picos de los precios de los alimentos que han contribuido a que al hambre y la malnutrición de millones de personas.

  10. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Africa

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