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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Mozambique, Kenya, Zambia, Chile, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Madagascar, India, Malawi, Netherlands, Africa

    African agrifood systems are being transformed by multinational capital. To date, research on this transformation has focused most intently on the rise of supermarkets and demand for African land. Multinational investment in African grain trading has received less attention. Using a range of qualitative methods and representative household survey data from Zambia, this article seeks to understand the causes and consequences of multinational investment in smallholder grain markets.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2018
    Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Namibia, Liberia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    Across Africa, Asia and Latin America, investors are increasingly approaching rural communities seeking land for logging, mining, and agribusiness ventures. Even in those situations where the investors have followed FPIC guidelines and undertaken a formal “consultation” with the community, these consultations are generally conducted in a context of significant power and information asymmetries. Part of the power imbalance comes from communities’ lack of information about the value of community lands and natural resources.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, 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, South America, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Central America, Western Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa

    The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) is a multi-institutional research for development program

    that seeks to create and disseminate international public goods to improve the productivity of water in river basins in

    ways that are pro-poor, gender equitable and environmentally sustainable. In doing so, CPWF contributes to efforts by

    the global community to ensure that global diversions of water to agriculture are maintained at the level of the year

    2000.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    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, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa

    The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) brings together scientists, development

    specialists, and communities, in nine river basins across Africa, Asia and Latin America, to address

    challenges of water scarcity, food security and poverty.

    Some CPWF projects seek to develop innovative technologies, new institutional arrangements, or

    improved policies. Other projects strategically aim to better define issues and challenges,

    understand processes and principles, and develop more appropriate research tools and methods.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Eritrea, Peru, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Middle Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Africa

    The CPWF was designed to be different. Developed in response to a call for change in a previous round of Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) system

    reform, the CPWF was intended to foster cross-CGIAR cooperation and find ways to bring in new partners. Over time the CPWF has successfully broadened the CGIAR’s sources of

    innovative research on water and food. Through its broad partnerships, the program conducts research that leads to positive impact on the poor and to policy change. The CPWF does this by

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2006
    Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hungary, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    This introductory section covers the period since the submission of the last Mid-Term

    Plan until present, and concentrates on the following areas:

    > Principal areas of progress.

    > Developments in 2005 and early 2006.

    > Changes to the CPMT strategic plan.

    > Research achievement highlights.

    > Program progress.

    At this point – just under half way (two years and six months) in the implementation

    of the first CPWF phase (and three-and-a-half years since inception began)

  10. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2000
    Mexico, South Africa, Mozambique, China, India, Sri Lanka

    Because of increasing water scarcity in developing countries, poor people are suffering greatly from ?water deprivation.? One approach to improving water resources management is to develop river basin management institutions. This paper contrasts government-dominated approaches to forming such institutions with attempts to create stakeholder-based institutions. Two cases of the latter, in Mexico and South Africa, are compared to extract lessons for other countries.

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