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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2001

    This study analyses the determinants of land tenure insecurity and its impact on intensity of use of purchased farm inputs among households in southern Ethiopia. Seventeen percent of the households stated that they were tenure insecure. The feeling of tenure insecurity could be caused by the land redistribution policy in Ethiopia where household size has been the main criterion used for land allocation after the land reform in 1975. This would imply that land rich households should be more tenure insecure.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    Latvia, Poland

    In the research was submitted agricultural land market in Poland, in the political system transformation conditions, with consideration it function, stimulating the structural change of farming including territorial structure. There were characterized changes occurring in polish country with indication of the following processes: growing strength of agricultural land market, increasing role of agricultural lands' lease and also progressive process of land concentration and changing ownership relations.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 1998

    This paper attempts to build on a conceptual analysis of both land tenure and food security to set these various linkages that in a dynamic framework that captures both the effects of access to resources on food security and the effects of food security on access to and use of resources.

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    The wealth of the Poor: Managing Ecosystems to Fight Poverty


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    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2011

    The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) encouraged FAO at its VII Session to promote the recognition of indigenous peoples’ territorial rights.

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    Focus on Africa: Kenya Lesson Brief, Government Control of Private Land Use

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011

    This lesson brief looks at the government's control of private land use in Kenya. It is part of the Focus on Africa: Land Tenure and Property Rights online educational tool. Like other governments around the world, Kenya’s government has the authority to extinguish or restrict property rights over land and natural resources, including the authority to restrict the use of privately-held land for national and public interest purposes. Private land use restrictions have been used for environmental management and are increasingly being considered for biodiversity conservation purposes.

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    The elaboration of these comments has been facilitated by the International CSO Facilitating Team, which the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) put in place early 2010 to facilitate CSO participation in the elaboration process of the FAO Guidelines. It requested comments from all CSO interested in this process through the Civil Society Mechanism of the CFS.
    Civil Society Organizations are requested to send their comments to the attached document until Monday 13th of June to:

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    Urban Agriculture for sustainable development

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2006

    The United Nations predicts that over the next 25 years nearly all population growth will be in the cities of the developing world. At current rates, 60% of the world’s total population will live in cities by 2030. As the cities grow, so does the number of urban poor. Unemployment, hunger, and malnutrition are commonplace. In the big city, most of any cash income the poor might bring home goes to feeding themselves and staying alive; any food that does not have to be bought is a bonus.

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