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Library ResourceDecember, 2002Qatar, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Philippines, Iraq, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, Botswana, Iran, Nicaragua, Niger, Togo, Kenya
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2016Democratic Republic of the Congo
Rift Valley Institute PSRP Briefing Paper 14
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2016South America, Africa, Europe, United States of America
This yearbook chapter discusses the link between international investment law and commercial pressures on the world’s natural resources. It argues that changes in legal frameworks are redefining control over natural resources, and facilitating transitions toward more commercialised land relations. As pressures on resources increase, many national laws undermine the rights of people impacted by investments. If not properly thought through, international treaties to protect foreign investment could compound shortcomings of local and national governance.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2012Kenya
The Financial Express World News
Library ResourceVideosMay, 2017Kenya, United States of America
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Africa
Many a dogma produced by agricultural policies over the past decades has proved disastrous for African agriculture. Ms Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union (AU), looks at lessons learnt and suggests ways to bring progress to Africa’s rural regions.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2010Africa
Large land acquisitions can have a deep, lasting e? ect on livelihoods, food security and the future of agriculture, so there is a need for strategic thinking, vigorous public debate and government responsiveness to public concerns, especially in recipient countries
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2009Kenya
In Kenya, the pastoral Maasai’s districts have been the vanguard in rangeland tenure transitions and experimentation as pastoralists’ territory gave way to communal group ranches and to individual land holdings under diverse land-use activities. The tenure transformations have been accompanied by institutional and socio-economic changes that have had bearings on local communities’ capacities for collective action, pastoral livelihoods, and environmental sustainability.
Library ResourceMultimediaDecember, 2016Ghana, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Africa
This participatory video titled “We Can” was filmed, produced, and directed by a group of 11 farmers and community members from Damolgo and Sekoti, Ghana. With this video they want to communicate the message: ‘we can use our combined knowledge to address the land management challenges we face.’ The film features farmers describing the importance of trees, stone bunds, contour planting and vetiver grass strips, mulching and manuring and the negative effects of bush burning.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2014Kenya
A focus edition on family farming would hardly be credible without giving the family farmers themselves an opportunity to speak. We talked to Moses Munyi, the owner of a six-hectare farm in Embu, Kenya, about his everyday life and about his views of the prospects for farming in the future.