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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    India, Nepal

    The Masscote application presented here has been initialized through a training workshop in Karnataka for engineers and managers from the KNNL focussing on Ghataprabha Left Bank Canal [GBLC] from 6 to 20 October 2006. The contributions of the working group sessions at this workshop (RAP–MASSCOTE) have been largely included in this report.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Mali, Burundi, Madagascar, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Malawi, Niger, Togo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa

    En septembre 2008, le projet FAO-Dimitra a organis son troisime atelier avec tous ses partenaires Bruxelles sur le thme : Stratgies dinformation et de communication pour lutter contre les ingalits de genre en matire daccs la terre et leurs consquences sur les populations rurales en Afrique . Ce document prsente une synthse des travaux de la runion et les diffrents articles qui ont t produits par les participants, les partenaires du rseau et les collgues de la FAO, loccasion de cette rencontre.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Angola, France, Nigeria, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Germany, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Colombia, Kenya, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Sudan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Land Tenure Working Paper 1. This document analyzes the implications for land tenure and land policy of biofuels. It examines the current and likely future impacts of the increasing spread of biofuels on access to land in producer countries, particularly for poorer rural people. It aims to pave the way for future empirical research on the links between the spread of biofuels and access to land, through developing a conceptual framework for such research and through taking stock of data available in the literature.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    France, United States of America, Spain, Sweden, Chile, Denmark, Australia, Ireland, Ghana, New Zealand, Yemen, Japan, United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Mexico, Norway, Canada, Europe, Asia, Americas, Oceania

    FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 504: The paper documents 32 case studies and four syntheses (Canada, Japan, New Zealand and the United States of America) on the role of industry in the governance and management of fisheries.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Mali, China, Namibia, Peru, Russia, Niger, Kenya, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, India, Senegal, Sudan, Brazil, Ghana

    Document de travail sur les régimes fonciers 2. Ce document propose une analyse des impacts du changement climatique sur les régimes et les politiques fonciers. Il évalue les effets des changements climatique anthropogéniques en cours sur les régimes fonciers – s’agissant notamment de ceux qui sont liés aux émissions de gaz à effet de serre – et il précise le rôle que les politiques foncières pourraient jouer en matière d’adaptation et de planification au changement climatique dans le monde en développement.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Zambia, Rwanda, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Tonga, Malawi, Norway, Kenya, Africa

    HIV and AIDS has exacerbated the vulnerability of orphaned children who are suffering in a vicious cycle of poverty, food insecurity, lack of access to education, and insecure livelihoods. Moreover, orphaned children are exposed to various forms of abuse by close family members, many of whom are their guardians. Movable and immovable properties that are left by their deceased parents are often confiscated by such guardians.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Mali, China, Namibia, Peru, Russia, Niger, Kenya, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, India, Senegal, Sudan, Brazil, Ghana

    Land Tenure Working Paper 2. This document analyzes the implications for land tenure and land policy of climate change. It assesses the implications of ongoing anthropogenic climate change resulting from greenhouse gas emissions for land tenure and the role that land policy can play in climate change adaptation planning in the developing world.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Chile, Madagascar, China, Myanmar, Australia, United Kingdom, Papua New Guinea, India, Brazil

    This Synthesis Paper is based on an Expert Meeting held in Rome 26 to 28 February 2008 as a preparation for the FAO High Level Conference (HLC) on World Food Security and the Challengesof Climate Change and Bioenergy in June 2008. The paper contains appraisal of the implications of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (AR4-IPCC) for agricultural water management and, based on that evidence, offers a more operationally focused diagnosis.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    United Kingdom, United States of America, South Africa, Uganda, Costa Rica, Denmark

    Compulsory acquisition is the power of government to acquire private rights in land without the willing consent of the owner or occupant in order to benefit society and is often necessary for social and economic development and the protection of the natural environment. The exercise of these powers is frequently contentious and problematic. The guide explains what compulsory acquisition and compensation are, and what constitutes good practice in this area, examining the consequences of poor legislation, procedures and implementation.

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