About two-thirds of the developing world’s 3 billion rural people live in about 475 million small farm households, working on land plots smaller than 2 hectares. 1 Many are poor and food insecure and have limited access to markets and services. Their choices are constrained, but they farm their land and produce food for a substantial proportion of the world’s population. Besides farming they have multiple economic activities, often in the informal economy, to contribute towards their small incomes.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2015Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Albania
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2019EthiopiaThe Ethiopian population will grow from present102 to almost 190 million in the next threedecades, out of which 76 million people will live incities and towns vis-à-vis 19 million today. Per capitanational income, currently at USD 767 per year, willalmost double by 2050. These changes will triggerconsumption for all livestock products to increasetremendously: between 2015 and 2050 demand formilk and beef is estimated to grow by about 5.5
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesDecember, 2020Global
This Handbook provides a comprehensive and systematic overview of the role that Parliamentarians and Parliamentary Advisors can play in the creation of reliable, coherent, and transparent “enabling environments” in the range of areas related to investment in agriculture and food systems. It does so through guidance notes, examples of good practices, and very practical indications, and sets out key stages of processes and mechanisms for MPs and advisors to consider while promoting responsible investment in agriculture and food systems.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2020Global
This technical guide provides strategies on how to strengthen, protect and promote legitimate tenure rights in spatial planning processes at the local, regional and national levels. It addresses state authorities involved in spatial planning processes, national governments and local authorities, and those operating on behalf of the state or within customary governance systems.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2016Global
This technical guide covers the issues associated with the identification and valuation of tenure rights for different purposes, and provides guidance on how to ensure that valuations are undertaken in a fair, reliable and transparent manner that comply with international norms. It explains why valuations are important, where and when they should be used, and by whom. The guide aims to raise the level of awareness of valuation issues and procedures among those involved in land policy and administration and those affected by land tenure decisions.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2015Global
This technical guide elaborates on specific aspects of the Voluntary Guidelines for the responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) relating to agricultural investments and provides detailed guidance to government authorities and others on actions they can take to help them to create an enabling environment for responsible and sustainable investments.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2013Global
The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men. It moves away from long-standing debates about gender equality in access to land, towards the mainstreaming of gender issues to achieve more gender-equitable participation in the processes and institutions that underlie all decision-making about land.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesLegislation & PoliciesFebruary, 2020Central Asia, Europe
Land consolidation is a highly effective land management instrument that allows for the improvement of the structure of agricultural holdings and farms in a country, which increases their economic and social efficiency and brings benefits both to right holders as well as to society in general. Since land consolidation gives mobility to land ownership and other land rights, it may also facilitate the allocation of new areas with specific purposes other than agriculture, such as for public infrastructure or nature protection and restoration.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2019Sierra Leone
This booklet presents both successes and challenges faced by the people of Sierra Leone, whose lives and livelihoods are dependent on their legitimate rights to own, farm, fish, build or develop an area of land or water. The Voluntary Guidelines have helped these communities to turn their challenges into achievements.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 2020Global
n 2014, the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) endorsed the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines).
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