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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017

    Launched on 18 May 2012, the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN) is a G8 (now G7) initiative spearheaded by former US President Barack Obama. The New Alliance aims to increase private investment in African agriculture as a means to “achieve sustained and inclusive agricultural growth and raise 50 million people out of poverty over the next 10 years.” In total, 10 African countries have signed on to the NAFSN.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2023

    Les presentamos una publicación donde procuramos la colaboración entre investigadores y docentes de los Departamentos de Tacuarembó y Cerro Largo de dos instituciones educativas públicas: el Consejo de Formación en Educación de la Administración Nacional de Educación Pública y la UDELAR.

  3. Library Resource
    Understanding and Addressing Corruption in the Land Sector

    Written Submission to UNAC COSP10

    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2023

    Land corruption – corrupt practices in the land sector – threatens the lives and livelihoods of people and communities, the environment and climate, food security and political stability. Its impacts are particularly acute for 2.5 billion people who live on and from the land. Addressing it requires a dedicated focus and assessment of land related institutions across different national contexts.

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    Summary brief LAND-at-scale Iraq

    Policy dialogue on legislative reform to improve land governance and secure tenure rights by registering and resolving land claims for vulnerable IDPs in Iraq

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2024

    This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Iraq. This project is implemented by UN-Habitat and The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HIIL), and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency (RVO). 

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    Tenure security, Policy note, Borgou, Benin

    Selected findings of an impact evaluation, Policy note

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2023

    Increasing investment by smallholders in agriculture and livestock is essential for improving food security, income and resilience to climate change, but can be constrained by tenure insecurity. To help overcome the barriers faced in improving land tenure security, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) launched the Global Project on Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP), which is testing interventions, evaluating impact and drawing lessons for scaling.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2022

    While Laos largely avoided the health impacts of COVID-19, the pandemic’s economic consequences exposed existing vulnerabilities, and left the country at the precipice of fiscal and debt crises. At the 11th national congress of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), held in January 2021, the LPRP reinforced key elements of the regime’s high-stakes economic strategy but also hinted that the pandemic had encouraged a shift in economic emphasis. Even before the pandemic hit, Laos’s economic transformation had started to slow in 2019.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2016
    South-Eastern Asia

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an issue of concern to governments, organized civil society groups, as well as business actors in the Mekong region. EIA and related forms of environmental assessments are being carried out throughout the region with varying levels of quality, legal frameworks, monitoring and compliance.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2023
    South Africa

    This article discusses the implication of the 2021 CASAC v Ingonyama Trust judgment on South Africa’s land governance policy trajectories. It explores the extent to which there are missing links between policy imperatives, the legal system, court processes and socio-economic emancipation. It argues that the failure of the state in policy design and implementation has turned courts into contradictory sites of struggle for emancipating land rights.

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    Fair Transitions and the Politics of Land.

    Institutions and Imaginaries for Inclusive Futures

    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 2023

    Questions about how land is governed and controlled in the context of multiple crises are key to debates about fair transitions. The energy transition, net-zero ambitions, nature protection, and food system transformation all involve claims on land, water, and forests. How these claims are framed, analysed, and governed, how access to land is organised, and who gets a seat at the table to discuss key decisions are questions of urgent concern from both a fair transitions perspective and a land governance perspective. Key note speaker Prof.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Latin America and the Caribbean, Costa Rica

    En el presente artículo de investigación las personas autoras realizan un estudio histórico- jurídico de las principales políticas públicas agrarias promulgadas por el Estado costarricense desde el año 1821 hasta la actualidad. El análisis se realiza a través del estudio de las principales normas jurídicas de distinto rango emitidas por el Estado, buscando determinar fines y objetivos e intereses de los diferentes sectores de la sociedad de cada época. Adicionalmente se evalúan los efectos e impacto de esas políticas en la realidad agraria y rural del país.

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