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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2016
    Uganda

    Uganda discovered commercial quantities of oil in the country in 2006 and ever since, there has been increased activity in the exploration of oil and gas. The exploration activities are being undertaken in the Albertine Graben in mostly the districts of Hoima, Buliisa, and Nwoya by international oil companies contracted by the government. Currently, there are three licensed companies namely, Tullow Uganda operations Ltd , Total E&P and CNOOC Uganda Ltd operating in the districts of Hoima, Buliisa and Nwoya within the Albertine Graben.

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    AFTER 200 YEARS, WHY IS INDONESIA’S CADASTRAL SYSTEM STILL INCOMPLETE?
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2016
    Indonesia

    This paper discusses Indonesia’s experience with establishing a uniform cadastral system in rural areas since the idea was first mooted in the early 19th century. Until 1961, a formal cadastre that identified, measured, registered and certified land titles existed only in urban areas. A cadastre for rural land did not start until after the 1960 Agrarian Law. Until then, the village-based land tax registers acted as a substitute cadastral register in areas subject to land tax.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2016
    Rwanda, Egypt, Morocco, Denmark, Switzerland, United States of America, Kenya, South Africa, Yemen, Turkey, Spain, Burundi, China, Tanzania, Norway, Netherlands, Russia, Sudan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

    This study analyses Egypt’s agricultural sector and its performance over time, identifies constraints to increasing production and exports, and examines the key role of trade in inclusive agriculture development. After a review of current trends in the agricultural sector and trade policies, the study elaborates on the main pillars of Egypt’s current agricultural development strategy and the factors inhibiting growth of agricultural production and trade.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2016
    Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Saint Lucia

    The twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda has been a member of FAO since 1983. Cooperation over the past 30 years has produced a strong partnership, both at the country and Caribbean level. FAO interventions have ranged from food security and agriculture policy formulation to direct support in a variety of areas, including food production, crop protection and fisheries development as well as natural disaster response and preparedness.

  5. Library Resource

    Strategic Mineral Sector Sustainability Assessment

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2016
    Armenia, Europe, Central Asia

    This report provides a review of the Armenian mining sector, and assesses its potential to contribute to sustainable economic growth and development. Based on the findings, it provides recommendations for initiatives and actions for the future development of the sector. The report was produced in the period October 2015 to April 2016.

  6. Library Resource

    O caso econômico para a proteção dos direitos de terras indígenas na Amazônia

    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    Amazonia

    Esse relatório apresenta as conclusões da análise custo-benefício para garantir a proteção das áreas florestais
    indígenas na bacia amazônica da Bolívia, Brasil e Colômbia. Esses países foram selecionados principalmente
    porque incluem uma significativa porção da bacia da Floresta Amazônica e seus governos reconhecem
    formalmente várias terras indígenas. A pesquisa tem por base o documento de trabalho recentemente publicado
    pelo WRI, Os custos e benefícios econômicos da proteção da posse de comunidade florestal: Evidências do Brasil

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Global

    The brief focuses on Sustainable Land Management (SLM). Eradicating poverty, reducing inequalities, and advancing inclusive growth are directly linked to how we manage our planet’s terrestrial ecosystems and the goods and services they provide. This includes the earth’s soil which provides over US$16 trillion worth of ecosystem services each year.

  8. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2016

    In broader terms, the paper refers to the topic of brownfield regeneration, as one of the most complex mechanisms for sustainable spatial development. In addition to the fact that brownfield regeneration demands a variety of instruments, such as: tax subsidies, the change of land use ownership, soil remediation, planning regulative amendments, etc., the complexity of brownfield regeneration is primarily seen in a number of stakeholders participating in such a process.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    India

    To understand more about people’s perceptions of the security of property rights, in India and in the rest of the world, we launched a series of surveys. The first survey was carried out with 14,000 respondents in 14 states across India. We plan to do similar research in other countries, building up to a global survey that will reveal similarities and differences between societies when it comes to people’s perceptions of property rights. 

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