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  1. Library Resource
    etnografica
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2017
    South America, Brazil, French Guiana

    Este artigo trata das dinâmicas contemporâneas da comunicação interétnica entre povos indígenas e o universo de atores e discursos ambientalistas no Brasil. A etnografia do contexto local de comunidades que vivem na terra indígena Jacamim, situada em Roraima, na fronteira com a Guiana, apresenta diferentes posicionamentos indígenas quanto às discussões sobre o conceito de “meio ambiente”. O objetivo é refletir sobre a ideia de “dialogia” que parece marcar as políticas indígenas do conhecimento diante das práticas hegemônicas de comensuração.

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    Quel bilan quatre ans après l’adoption des Directives volontaires?

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Global

    Le 19 octobre 2016, à Rome, le Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale (CSA) a organisé une session de suivi de la mise en œuvre des décisions et recommandations du CSA dédiée aux Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers applicables aux terres, aux pêches et aux forêts (DV1), quatre ans après leur adoption.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2017
    Africa, Americas, Asia, Oceania

    The Sustainable Development Goal 15 “Life on land” commits world leaders to work together to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) for safeguarding life on land. One of the objectives that comprise LDN is to reinforce responsible governance of land tenure. Land rights are a key factor for achieving LDN. This publication by the UNCCD CSO Panel aims to analyze and highlight the linkages between land rights and land degradation with the objective of offering policy recommendations to enhance land rights for both the prevention of land degradation and the recovery of degraded lands.

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    Côte d'Ivoire

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Côte d'Ivoire

    The West African country of Côte d’Ivoire is divided between two large agro-ecological zones: the northern savannah zone, where food crops, cotton and livestock predominate; and the fertile forest zone of the south, where most of the country’s cash crops, including cocoa and coffee, are produced. Nearly 64% of land in Côte d’Ivoire is used for agricultural purposes, and 68% of the labor force works in agriculture.

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    Reflexiones y Desafíos al 2030

    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Chile

    Esta publicación recoge reflexiones sobre los componentes económicos del sector agrícola en Chile, mecanismos para mejorar la transparencia de los mercados, el componente laboral, la actividad forestal, la pequeña agricultura, la agroenergía, el sector forestal y la dimensión territorial y ambiental en que se enmarca este sector productivo. Se incluye aquí también una síntesis de variables relevantes recogidas en cada región del país, en las que se identifican brechas prioritarias que se deben enfrentar en cada una de ellas.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2017
    Argentina

    Argentina is a major producer of agricultural goods, agriculture being a key sector both for its production scale and for its exports and GDP. The country is a leading food producer, with large-scale agricultural and livestock industries that have greatly benefitted from the commodity price boom of the past decade. From 2003 to 2015, the Government of Argentina pursued a growth-with-social-inclusion development strategy, introducing several measures in support of consumers through social protection, price controls and protectionist/restrictive trade policies.

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    Conflict and mediation in high altitude rangeland property rights in Bhutan
    Conference Papers & Reports
    July, 2017
    Bhutan

    Semi-nomadic yak herders of Bhutan depend on high altitude rangelands and yaks for their livelihoods. Conflicts over high altitude rangelands among herders can lead to sub-optimal management with negative impacts on the environment, livelihoods and socio-economic well-being of semi-nomadic yak herders.

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     A comparative assessment of land management approaches in Bhutan
    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2017
    Bhutan

    Arable land in Bhutan is under serious threats of land degradation. Proper land management approach is needed to control soil erosion problems. This study is an attempt to characterize and document the conventional and the community-based land management approaches, applied in Chukha and Dagana districts, respectively. The study tried to make a comparative assessment of their social, economic and environmental impacts on the participating farmers.

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