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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2012
    Global

    The document highlights four areas of the Voluntary Guidelines: human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems,  free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) principle of consultation and participation will apply human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems, women's land rights and corporate responsibility. These are of greatest interest and relevance to the policy priorities of ActionAid and the International Food Security Network (IFSN).

  2. Library Resource
    April, 2014
    Pakistan

    Pakistan experienced severe flooding
    after torrential monsoon rains hit southern Sindh and the
    adjoining areas of Punjab and north-eastern Balochistan in
    August 2011. Flash floods triggered by the monsoon rain
    caused severe damage to infrastructure in the affected
    areas. Entire villages and urban centers have been flooded,
    homes have been destroyed, and over a million acres of crops
    and agricultural lands have been damaged. A Damage and Needs

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, South America, Africa, Asia

    This 2014–2015 Global Food Policy Report is the fourth in an annual series that provides a comprehensive overview of major food policy developments and events. In this report, distinguished researchers, policymakers, and practitioners review what happened in food policy in 2014 at the global, regional, and national levels, and—supported by the latest knowledge and research—explain why. This year’s report is the first to also look forward a year, offering analysis of the potential opportunities and challenges that we will face in achieving food and nutrition security in 2015.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2004
    Africa, Kenya, Mali

    Agricultural growth will prove essential for improving the welfare of the vast majority of Africa’s poor. Roughly 80 percent of the continent’s poor live in rural areas, and even those who do not will depend heavily on increasing agricultural productivity to lift them out of poverty. Seventy percent of all Africans— and nearly 90 percent of the poor—work primarily in agriculture. As consumers, all of Africa’s poor—both urban and rural—count heavily on the efficiency of the continent’s farmers.

  5. Library Resource
    Videos
    October, 2017
    Global

     

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Antigua and Barbuda, Egypt, United States of America, France, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Thailand, Mozambique, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, Botswana, India, Mexico, Norway

    Fisheries around the world make essential contributions to human well-being including the provision of basic food supplies. employment, recreational opportunities. foreign currency and others, providing benefits to hundreds of millions of people. Despite these benefits, our record of managing fisheries so that the benefits can be sustained has been poor; at best, and most fisheries around the world are experiencing serious ecological, social or economic problems and usually all three.

  7. Library Resource
    Screenshot 2019-02-14 at 14.01.45.A good practice on the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure: A multi-actor and multi-sector approach in Sierra Leone cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2016
    Sierra Leone

    In Sierra Leone, the well-being and livelihoods of many people, particularly the rural poor, are based on secure and equitable access to land, fisheries and forests. Increasing pressure on these resources in recent years has led to an escalation of conflict over access to natural resources.

  8. Library Resource

    Lessons Learned in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Sustainable Rural Development, and Climate Change

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012

    This IFC SmartBook is a compilation of sixteen IFC SmartLessons that presents practical lessons learned by staff from across the IFC and the World Bank on approaches for engaging in agriculture that have led to success. Agribusiness is a crucial economic sector, for food security of course, for managing water stress and ecosystem services, but also as a source of employment in emerging markets. The report includes the following lessons.

  9. Library Resource
    May, 2015

    Liberia had an estimated 4.3 million
    hectares of forests in 2011, comprising approximately 50
    percent of Liberia’s landmass. These forests support very
    high levels of biodiversity, provide a wide range of
    ecosystem services (for example, bush meat, medicines,
    construction materials, and charcoal), and generate
    employment and revenue from commercial and chainsaw logging.
    Encouraging inward investment while striking a sound balance

  10. Library Resource
    RLGG

    Um estudo de caso na Reserva extrativista Baía do Iguape

    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2013
    South America, Brazil
    Este trabalho visa analisar a organização espacial das comunidades pesqueiras a partir da lógica do desenvolvimento capitalista e seus desdobramentos no modo de vida dos grupos que fazem parte de reservas extrativistas marinhas. A análise geográfica adotada na investigação incorpora as relações de gênero, trazendo para o debate a divisão do trabalho e o uso dos recursos naturais decorrentes tanto das diferenças sociais estabelecidas entre homens e mulheres como das variadas relações socioespaciais.

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