This reports summarizes and synthesizes activities and achievements of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) through the end of 2007. The CPWF is an intiative of the CGIAR designed to take on the global challenge of water scarcity and food security.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Africa, Asia, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Guatemala, China, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, India, Mongolia, Cambodia, Asia
Laos depends heavily on rice based agriculture systems and there is evidence that the traditional diversified diet and income base is being eroded, resulting in a negative effect on the livelihoods of the people. The opportunity to gather food in forests is diminishing and dietary diversity is being narrowed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Mozambique, Guatemala, Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Somalia, Italy, Botswana, Cambodia, India, Sudan, Mongolia, Africa
This paper represents part of an area of work which analyses the linkages between rights to land and water. An initial scoping paper explored the interface between land and water rights (LSP Working Paper 10: Hodgson, S. (2004). “Land and water – the rights interface”). It is complemented by two regional analyses: this Working Paper and LSP Working Paper 25: IIED. (2006). “Land and water rights in the Sahel: Tenure challenges of improving access to water for agriculture”.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksApril, 2001Burkina Faso, Lithuania, Gambia, Croatia, France, Guatemala, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Laos, Bolivia, Canada, Congo, Guinea, Costa Rica, Cameroon, Cyprus, Lesotho, Albania, Madagascar, Italy, Norway, Brazil, Cuba
This paper presents an overview of the various approaches that developed and developing countries have used in designing national forest funds. It is based on a study of legislation in over forty countries and a review of some of the few empirical studies of forest fund performance. The overview may serve as checklist of issues and options for policymakers who are designing funds. It also may illuminate ongoing discussions about appropriate international roles in forest financing. The paper presents some of the common arguments for and against the use of dedicated funds.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Fiji, Bangladesh, United States of America, Samoa, Micronesia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Maldives, Mongolia, China, Australia, Italy, Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Palau, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Japan, Thailand, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Americas, Asia, Northern America, Oceania
This document provides an overview of the status of forest resources in Asia and the Pacific and their sustainable management through national forest programmes in 30 countries in the region, including new country profiles for Brunei Darussalam, Maldives and the United States of America. The update is based on information derived from a variety of sources, including country reports to the eighteenth Asia Pacific Forestry Commission meeting in Australia in May 2000. Major changes have emerged in forests and forestry policies in recent years.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Namibia, Burkina Faso, Asia, China, Mongolia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Romania, Finland, Germany, Netherlands
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Germany, IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), Finland, GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), UN-Habitat, World Bank and UNDP, and IPC (International NGO/CSO Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty), Food First International Action Network (FIAN), ILC (International Land Coalition), FIG (International Federation of Surveyors) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private se
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1995Fiji, Bangladesh, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2018Sudan, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Indonesia, Laos
In the wave of efforts to encourage and support more “responsible” land investments, one aspect has been largely overlooked: are governments equipped with the legal and technical support needed to effectively negotiate and conclude investment contracts that lead to responsible outcomes?
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006Mozambique, Zambia, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Rwanda, Jordan, Laos, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania, Botswana, Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa
This paper focuses on legal and institutional aspects of children’s property and inheritance rights in Southern and East Africa. Chapter 2 discusses violations of children’s property and inheritance rights and discusses how the spread of HIV/AIDS has contributed to the violations. Chapter 3 assesses several norms of customary law that aim to protect children’s property and inheritance rights as well as the current practices of customary law that—in the context of the HIV/AIDS pandemic—serve to complicate and limit children’s ability to maintain their rights.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Tunisia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Somalia, Zambia, Benin, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Colombia, Laos, Pakistan, Finland, Ireland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland
The leaflet will provide an overview of in-country projects and achevements as well as regional initiatives. Articles include but are not limited to: Community lands at the core of Kenya’s new legal reforms; The Voluntary Guidelines: an instrumental tool in the pursuit of climate mitigation goals and REDD+; Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure: an opportunity for peacebuilding in Colombia; Strengthening collaboration for the successful implementation of Sierra Leone’s Na tional Land Policy ; Enhancing food security through land policy reform in Somalia.
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