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  1. Library Resource
    economic smallholders - FAO

    An analysis based on household data from nine countries

    Reports & Research
    March, 2015
    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Albania

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    fao ethiopia - usaid

    Opportunities and challenges in the face of uncertainty

    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Ethiopia
    The Ethiopian population will grow from present
    102 to almost 190 million in the next three
    decades, out of which 76 million people will live in
    cities and towns vis-à-vis 19 million today. Per capita
    national income, currently at USD 767 per year, will
    almost double by 2050. These changes will trigger
    consumption for all livestock products to increase
    tremendously: between 2015 and 2050 demand for
    milk and beef is estimated to grow by about 5.5
  3. Library Resource
    Responsible investments in agriculture and food systems – A practical handbook for parliamentarians
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2020
    Global

    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.

  4. Library Resource
    spatial planning
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2020
    Global

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    valuing land tenure
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2016
    Global

    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.

  6. Library Resource
    fao land tenure
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2015
    Global

    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.

  7. Library Resource
    governing land

    A technical guide to support the achievement of responsible gender-equitable governance of land tenure

    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2013
    Global

    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.

  8. Library Resource
    Legal guide on land consolidation

    Based on regulatory practices in Europe

    Manuals & Guidelines
    Legislation & Policies
    February, 2020
    Central 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2019
    Sierra 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.

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