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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2016
    Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, Uganda

    Community sourced land information influencing national upgrading projects in Colombia, Kenya, Philippines and Uganda: Evidences where the top-down and bottom-up approaches meet

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Bangladesh, 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

    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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Angola, Mozambique, Honduras, Philippines, Chile, Australia, Ecuador, Brazil, India, Guinea, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama

    The purpose of this document is to promote a dialogue about land issues between FAO and its member countries, indigenous peoples, the Permanent Forum and other interested organizations. It outlines a number of basic principles of a methodological approach for indigenous peoples’ territorial recognition, starting from the consideration that a simple legal recognition is often not sufficient to improve living conditions for these communities. A more open reflection on the delicate theme of ‘development’ is also promoted and sought.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Belize, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Grenada, Jamaica, Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, Thailand, Rwanda, Philippines, Lesotho, Uganda, Haiti, Italy, Togo

    FAO-Adapt consolidates FAO’s multidisciplinary expertise on climate change adaptation. Through this Organization-wide framework, FAO provides countries with best practices, key principles and priority themes on which member nations can focus adaptation efforts in agriculture and food security. Since launching FAO-Adapt in June 2011, the Organization has: developed and implemented new, adaptation-focused projects and programmes; and enhanced FAO’s own capacity to deliver adaptation support to member countries.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Portugal, United States of America, Eastern Africa

    More irrigated land is devoted to rice than to any other crop. A method to save water in irrigated rice cultivation is the intermittent drying of the rice fields, known as alternate wet/dry irrigation (AWDI). This report reviews previous studies in AWDI, with a focus on mosquito vector control, water saving, and rice yields. Examples are provided from a number of countries.

  6. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1995
    Eastern Africa, South-Eastern Asia

    Animal production systems in South-East and east Asia are discussed in the context of their potential and challenges for research to address poverty alleviation, increased food production and food security and environmentally sustainable development. The projected human population increase, rising incomes and changing consumer preferences will accelerate the demand for, and access to food in the future. This will place considerable pressures on the use of natural resources (land, crops and animals).

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Nepal, Laos, Zambia, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, China, Indonesia, India, Colombia

    Este documento ha sido producido directamente por el Programa de Apoyo a los Modos de Vida (LSP). Su tema central son los enfoques centrados en las personas o basados en los modos de vida en uso dentro de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO), así como los enfoques de desarrollo aplicados en regiones con diferentes entornos culturales y lingüísticos.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Belgium, Dominican Republic, Afghanistan, China, Indonesia, Australia, Myanmar, Mozambique, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Italy, Ecuador, Cambodia, India, Sudan

    This training manual is for people working in natural disaster risk management and response as well as for people who work in the land tenure sector. In a self-training format this publication aims to provide an overview of the major land tenure issues that may arise following a natural disaster which need to be considered and included in the decision-making processes associated with the whole disaster risk management phases.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Norway

    Forest governance assessment is an expanding practice. People are using Assessments to watch for developing problems, diagnose needs for reform, Monitor progress of programs, and evaluate impacts. Governments, civil society Organizations, development partners, academics and coalitions of stakeholders Have all performed assessments in recent years. In 2012, an expert meeting at fao headquarters in rome recommended the creation of a guide to good practices in forest governance assessment and data collection.

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