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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    The present publication is the sequel to the book “Dinámicas del mercado de la tierra en América Latina
    yel Caribe: concentración y extranjerización”, published by the Regional Office of FAO in June 2012. The
    publication included national case studies on the dynamics of land concentration over the past five years in
    seventeen countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The studies had been commissioned by FAO.
    The current publication analyses the main trends in land market dynamics as well as the processes of land

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Zambia

    In recent years, Zambia has witnessed increased interest from private investors in acquiring land for

    agriculture. As elsewhere, large-scale land acquisitions are often accompanied with promises of capital

    investments to build infrastructure, bring new technologies and know-how, create employment, and

    improve market access, among other benefits. But agricultural investments create risks as well as

    opportunities, for instance in relation to loss of land for family farmers. While much debate on ‘land

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    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.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Ghana

    In recent years, Ghana has witnessed increased interest from private companies in developing agricultural

    investments. This trend is common to many lower/middle income countries. It has translated in a surge in

    large-scale land acquisitions in many lower/middle income countries, including Ghana, but also in

    agribusiness ventures that source produce from local farmers.

    While much debate on agricultural investments has discussed risks and opportunities for host governments

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada

    This report originally prepared in 2002 and revised in 2012 covers three topics. The main body of the report consists of an overview of the existing legal and institutional frameworks relevant to agricultural land use in countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) that were studied. The overview is based primarily on the six country reports prepared in 2002 by the National Legal Consultants for Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and St.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Global

    This report presents the key findings on forest land use and land-use change between 1990 and 2005 from FAO’s 2010 Global Forest Resources Assessment Remote Sensing Survey.

    It is the first report of its kind to present systematic estimates of global forest land use and change.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Egypt

    The share of agriculture in the GDP declined from 16 percent in the 1990s to almost 14 percent in 2010. Meanwhile, those employed in agriculture as a percent of total labor force is declining since 1960 to 2006. Despite losing labor and share of the GDP, agriculture is, and will continue to be, among the major economic activities in Egypt, and a generator for economic growth. The balance between agriculture and other productive sectors of the economy require proper spatial and land use planning. Land tenure is central to this planning exercise.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    This publication seeks to assist government and institutional policy-planners and decision-makers in identifying places where energy crops could be grown and in understanding the geographic (agro-ecological

    and economic) context of bioenergy supplies, at country and regional levels. It will not only increase awareness about the environmental challenges

    related to the production systems of bioenergy crops, but will also contribute to the development of new production practices and technologies for sustainable agricultural intensification and diversification

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    This review of land tenure in West Asia and North Africa (WANA or the Near

    East region) places contemporary developments in their historical context. Land

    tenure in the region has its origins in state, customary or religious law, or more often a

    combination of the three. With the ascendancy of the nation state over the past

    century, official legal systems has sought to entrench sovereignty over land with the

    abolition of customary law and the evolution of

    Shari’ah to deal with modern needs of

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