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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012

    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.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2016

    Source: Médiaterre

    La FAO publie un court document intitulé : « Améliorer les régimes fonciers, améliorer la vie ».

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    El sector agropecuario de América Latina es considerado el verdadero motor de la economía en los países de la región (World Bank, 2007; Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y
    la Agricultura [FAO], 2013b). La vasta oferta de productos primarios, procesados y semiprocesados, que se comercializan de manera formal e informal en los mercados y puntos de venta de alimentos,

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2002
    Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam

    Summary report, recommendations and text of the "Bangkok Declaration" the total land area of the Asia and the Pacific region is 3,001 million ha or 22.9 percent of the world’s land area. However, adverse soils, climate and topographic factors limit the possibilities for sustainable agricultural production in about 86 percent of the region.Examines the constraints facing Asian countries in developing agriculture, sharing resources and obtaining food security in the face of climate change and other difficulties.

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    Reports & Research
    October, 2016

    El Acuerdo de París, adoptado en diciembre de 2015, representa un nuevo principio en el esfuerzo mundial por estabilizar el clima antes de que sea demasiado tarde. En él se reconoce la importancia de la seguridad alimentaria en la respuesta internacional al cambio climático, como queda reflejado en el hecho de que muchos países sitúen en un lugar destacado el sector de la agricultura en sus contribuciones previstas para la adaptación y la mitigación.

  6. Library Resource
    SDG Indicator 2.4.1: Percentage of Agricultural Area under Productive and Sustainable Agriculture cover image
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2017

    There has been considerable discussion over the past thirty years on how to define “sustainable agriculture.” During most of this period, sustainability was exclusively considered an environmental issue and was therefore measured as such. The 2030 Agenda requires that all sectors, including agriculture, be considered from the point of view of the three dimensions of sustainability: economic, social and environmental.

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    Agricultural mechanization: A key input for sub-Saharan Africa smallholders cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016

    This paper is specifically about agricultural mechanisation: the opportunities provided by mechanisation for intensifying production in a sustainable manner, in value addition and agri-food value chain development, as well as the inherent opportunities implied for improved local economies and livelihoods. The establishment of viable business enterprises agro-processors, transport services, and so forth as a result of increased agricultural mechanisation in rural areas, is crucial to creating employment and income opportunities and, thereby, enhancing the demand for farm produce.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010

    This study examines the statutory recognition of customary land tenure in Botswana, Mozambique and Tanzania, which were chosen as case studies because of the diverse approaches to the issue they represent. Botswana's Tribal Land Act (1968) established a system of regional land boards and transferred the land administration and management powers of customary leaders to the boards, which originally included both customary leaders and state officials among their members.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2017

    For over a decade ActionAid Mozambique (AAMoz) has worked with strategic partner organisations in the south and north-east of the country to promote agroecology initiatives with 80 farmers’ associations consisting of over 8000 farmers. 96% of the members are women and 30% of them young people, cultivating an average of 90.9 hectares per association and striving to improve agricultural production.

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    Reports & Research
    June, 2017

    Welcome to this inaugural issue of a quarterly Bulletin that highlights outbreaks of transboundary pests and diseases that have the potential to impact food and nutrition security in southern Africa. The Bulletin also captures recently concluded and upcoming events that are being organized by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and stakeholders to improve the capacities of partners in preparedness and response to crop and livestock emergencies in the

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