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.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2016South America, Africa, Europe, United States of America
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1989Japan, United States of America, Italy
Library ResourceMultimediaMarch, 2019Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Benin, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Jordan, United Kingdom
Wave 2 country infographics in one document. Countries include: Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom and Vietnam
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Serbia, Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Zambia, Israel, El Salvador, Afghanistan, Samoa, Ukraine, Peru, Belarus, China, Comoros, Slovakia, Seychelles, Mozambique, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Haiti, Iraq, Russia, Mexico, Mongolia
Since 1950 FAO has prepared and advocated decennial programmes for the World Census of Agriculture (WCA). The 2000 Programme was the sixth in the series. These programmes on one hand serve to promote availability of internationally comparable data on the structure of agriculture; on the other hand they provide methodological guidance to countries in collecting data, following standard concepts, definitions and classifications.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Qatar, Bangladesh, United States of America, Afghanistan, Samoa, China, Indonesia, South Sudan, Pakistan, Andorra, Yemen, Singapore, Mexico, Brunei Darussalam, United Arab Emirates, India, Russia, Sudan, Mongolia, Georgia, Montenegro, Lebanon
The Programme for World Census of Agriculture 2000 was the sixth prepared by FAO for encouraging countries to undertake an agricultural census with standardized international concepts, definitions and methodologies. The programme covered the censuses carried out during the decade (1996 – 2005). Some 122 countries carried out an agriculture census during the decade and 114 countries made available their census reports to FAO. This publication is a methodological review of the agricultural censuses conducted within the framework of the Programme for World Census of Agriculture 2000.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Nepal, Kenya, Australia, China, Ecuador, Jamaica, Bolivia, Austria, Argentina, India
Las declaraciones del Director General de la FAO y del Rey de Nepal, los resmenes de cuestiones y actividades relativas a las montaas en pases como Bolivia, Italia, Kirguistn y Per, e informacin sobre bosques de montaa, bosques de niebla tropicales y montaas sagradas completan el recorrido de Unasylva por las montaas.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Switzerland, Chile, Peru, Australia, Jamaica, Bolivia, China, Iran, Russia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil
Statements from FAO's Director-General and the King of Nepal, profiles of mountain issues and activities from countries such as Bolivia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and Peru, and information on mountain forests, tropical cloud forests and sacred mountains complete Unasylva's foray into the mountains.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2012Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Northern Africa, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Western Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have published this annual report on joint projects financed during 2011 on ecosystems and biodiversity preservation, green development strategies, and sustainable use of water and ocean resources, among other topics. The GEF financed and supported 323 UNDP projects in 2011.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Africa, Northern America, Brazil, China, India, United States of America, Europe
This 2012 Global Food Policy Report is the second in an annual series that provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events. Initiated in response to resurgent interest in food security, the series offers a yearly overview of the food policy developments that have contributed to or hindered progress in food and nutrition security. It reviews what happened in food policy and why, examines key challenges and opportunities, shares new evidence and knowledge, and highlights emerging issues.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Caribbean, Northern Africa, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Eastern Europe, Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Asia
The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI), which reflects data from the period 2008-2012, shows that global hunger has improved since 1990, falling by one-third. Despite the progress made, the level of hunger in the world remains “serious,” with 870 million people going hungry, according to estimates by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.Across regions and countries, GHI scores vary considerably. South Asia and Africa south of the Sahara are home to the highest GHI scores.
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