The Guiding Principles are designed to help a number of stakeholders develop larger-scale agricultural investments that are more likely to prove sustainable, beneficial, and successful for communities, investors and governments.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2014Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2016Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 1989Africa
In Africa, agriculture is the most important sector in national economies. About 80 per cent of the active population works in agriculture. Further, apart from few exceptions, agriculture makes up more than 50 percent of gross national product. Nevertheless, Africa remains the only region in the world in which agricultural production declined between 1970 and 1980, when the growth rate was less than 2 per cent and moreover the gross national product (GNP) per head is one of the lowest in the world.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsSeptember, 1970Morocco
Property in Morocco is daily increasing considerably in value, and the particularly rapid urban development and agricultural changes have altered the scale of values which could hitherto serve as a basis for estimating-areas in connection with the cost of topographical surveys.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2012Middle Africa
The initiative on land policies, aims to assist African states to equip themselves with land policies that can contribute to economic development and poverty reduction as well as peace building. One of the pressing objectives of the initiative is to draft a reference framework and guidelines for land policies in Africa. The land policy framework and guidelines are not meant to impose a uniform land policy on African states, but, on the contrary, to help them develop and implement national land policies that are efficient and effective.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMay, 1995Eswatini
The mission was in accordance with Programme Element 20.48 of the approved United Nations Regular Programme for Technical Cooperation for the 1994-1995 Biennium which calls for the provision of advisory services and training to member countries and inter-governmental organizations in support of their efforts at developing their agricultural support services.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 1969Africa, Northern Africa
The ECA/FAO Joint Agriculture Division has been requested to collaborate with the Industry and Housing Division in the preparation of a study on "industrialization and Economic Co-operation for the North African sub-region” by providing the relevant part of the study concerning "The Agricultural Sector, 1963-1980".
Library ResourceDecember, 2010Africa
Library ResourceDecember, 2001Uganda
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMay, 1985Africa
In this document the secretariat of the Economic Commission for Africa analyses the land problem in the urban areas and housing programmes for the masses. The document is in five main parts. The first part introduces the land issue in human settlements policy and identifies areas requiring attention in the interest of an orderly use of land in urban areas.
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