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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2019Singapore
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2020Latin America and the Caribbean, South America
En el informe N°2 de Rimisp - Centro Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo Rural, sobre los efectos del coronavirus en América Latina, los investigadoras Germán Escobar, Ángela Penagos, Miguel Albacete y Daniela García profundizan en el abastecimiento de alimentos durante la pandemia, como punto importante a tratar.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2016Mozambique, Ghana
The rise of new powers in development has generated much debate on the extent to which South–South Cooperation (SSC) constitutes a new paradigm of development more relevant to African needs or a disguise for a new form of imperialism. This paper critically examines the rise of Chinese and Brazilian technical and economic cooperation in African agriculture with two cases drawn from Ghana and Mozambique.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2020Latin America and the Caribbean
El fenómeno de las grandes transacciones de tierras ha generado debates con respecto al cambio de uso del suelo, la gobernanza de la tierra y el acceso a los recursos naturales. En América Latina las grandes transacciones de tierras están asociadas al acaparamiento de tierras, a partir de la extranjerización y la concentración de tierra. El objetivo de este trabajo fue analizar los inversores de las grandes transacciones de tierras en América Latina.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2020Global
Land consolidation is a well-proven land management instrument, which has traditionally been used for agricultural development with a main objective of reducing land fragmentation and increasing holding and farm sizes. Some European countries have a land consolidation tradition that goes back a hundred years or more. It is also widespread in particular in countries in Asia but also in Africa.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2020Guatemala
La pretensión del presente informe es sensibilizar sobre el problema del acaparamiento de tierras desde una mirada campesina y feminista de las comunidades guatemaltecas a las personas, comunidades y organizaciones del Norte Global.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2018Lesotho
The government of Lesotho’s (GOL) land reform efforts, enacted in the Land Act 2010, principally seek to create an environment that is favourable to agricultural development and economic investment.3 For years, Lesotho has lacked efficient land markets in which foreign investors could participate. The limitations on foreign landholding by the 1979 Land Act have presented impediments to improving the commercial use of land.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2015Lesotho
Lesotho regularly features in the African and international media as a country blighted by drought, hunger and food insecurity. Much of the discussion about the causes and remedies for food insecurity, including within Lesotho itself, focuses on the rural population and the precipitous decline in domestic food production in recent decades. This report argues that the rural bias of both donors and government ignores the fact that poverty and food insecurity are increasingly important urban issues as well.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2019Lesotho
This document prepared by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) identifies strategic opportunities with the goal of contributing to the transformation of rural Lesotho towards a more resilient and economically productive environment that allows its population to sustain their livelihoods and overcome poverty and malnutrition. It sets out to identify initiatives which can contribute to inclusive commercialisation of the rural economy and creating an enabling natural and business environment for sustainable and resilient rural transformation.
Library ResourceMultimediaJune, 2020Global
This presentation was given at the Webinar "Land Consolidation Legislation: FAO Legal Guide and Its Application at the Country Level" on 18 June 2020. It explores the content of the new FAO Legal Guide on Land Consolidation, as well as the context that led to the development of this guide.
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