The dominant debates about land in South Africa often focus on the transfer of land from a few white hands to the black majority. The discussion seldom unpacks who constitutes the “black majority” as this is not a homogeneous group. In instances where the debate touches on land use, again the focus is often limited to agricultural production and whether or not small-scale farmers are productive. This narrow framework clearly has to be broadened and we need to ask deeper and more strategic questions than the ones we have been asking.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2017South Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2003Americas, Central America, Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2015Cambodia, Thailand
Chongjom border is a contested area which reflects power-related relationship between center and its marginal space. From deserted borderland in the buffer zone during Khmer Rouge period, Chongjom becomes an emerging 4th ranking of cross-border trading between Thailand and Cambodia, where value of exporting goods have been increased up to 224.05 % in 2013. The politics of changes in land use and property relations change lead to widen of land grabbing in the area.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2018Bahamas, Grenada, Barbados
For 40 years, FAO has been an important partner in Barbados’ drive to achieve its agricultural and rural development<p></p>priorities, including natural resource management and climate change adaptation. During this time, FAO has provided<p></p>critical technical and financial support, and mobilized international partners in the process.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2018Djibouti, Belgium, Japan
Cooperation between the Republic of Djibouti and FAO has continuously increased since the representation was opened in 2008. FAO assistance has covered numerous areas such as access to water, food production and systems in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sectors. FAO continues to strengthen its collaboration with the Government, emphasizing climate change resilience and sustainable development initiatives, including projects targeting agro-pastoralists
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018Madagascar, Mauritius
Mauritius joined FAO in 1968. In response to the Government’s request to reorganize and strengthen the governance<p></p>framework for agricultural services, the first FAO intervention was carried out in 2011, with follow up in 2014. The aim of such<p></p>institutional changes is to improve the agriculture industry’s regulatory environment so that oversight functions are streamlined<p></p>and new technical realities reflected.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018Norway, Germany
In light of the endorsement of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), this Information Brief aims to provide concise and practical elements for a responsible governance of fisheries. Developed jointly with the FAO study The Right to Food and the Responsible Governance of Tenure: A dialogue towards implementation, this Information Brief offers a right to food perspective on a crucial governan ce matter for the implementation of the VGGT.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines joined FAO in 1981. Early assistance was delivered through a range of interventions focusing on capacity building, policy formulation, agricultural planning and legislation development. More recently, interventions have addressed food security programmes, technology transfer for improved production and strengthening of market infrastructure. A major feature of current cooperation is resilience building in the face of climate change.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2018Morocco, Eswatini, Zimbabwe
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and FAO have partnered since the country joined the Organization in 1971. FAO assistance has covered the<p></p>formulation and implementation of food security and nutrition policies, including risk reduction and management strategies,<p></p>and activities to increase agricultural productivity. More recently, cooperation has included a focus on market access and<p></p>agricultural competiveness, with support to smallholders’ transition from subsistence to commercial agriculture.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Angola, Yemen, Burundi, Nigeria, United States of America, Argentina, Zambia, Gambia, Uganda, Mali, Somalia, Tanzania, Australia, Netherlands, Congo, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad, Republic of Korea, Niger, Malawi
Report, prepared by FAO and the OECD with inputs from IFPRI, IFAD, the World Bank and WTO, submitted to the G20 Presidency of the Republic of Argentina in response to the Presidency’s request for information on future trends and challenges faced by global agriculture, with a special focus on the role of soils in promoting food security and the measures that could be undertaken to facilitate sustainable soil management.
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