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    Analyse de la vulnérabilité climatique et environnementale des systèmes agro- pastoraux dans le centre ouest du Tchad
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Chad

    Le présent rapport porte sur la vulnérabilité climatique et environnementale des systèmes agro-pastoraux dans le centre ouest du Tchad. Ce rapport répond à l'engagement du FIDA d'assurer la résilience climatique des bénéficiaires des investissements du FIDA. Dans le cadre de son nouveau cycle d'investissement (FIDA10), la question de la vulnérabilité des populations rurales face au changement climatique doit être au coeur des nouvelles actions protées dans les années à venir.

  2. Library Resource
    Gabon flag
    Legislation & Policies
    February, 2017
    Gabon

    La présente ordonnance porte orientation de l'urbanisme en République Gabonaise. A cet effet, elle fixe la planification urbaine. Il s’agit notamment documents de planification urbaine (le Schéma Directeur d'Aménagement et d'Urbanisme (SDAU); le Plan d'Occupation des Sols (POS); Plan Directeur d'Urbanisme (PDU); Plan de Secteur (SMART CODE); Plan d’Aménagement de Zone (PAZ); Règlement National d’urbanisme (RNU).

     

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    Climate Change Risk Profile Azerbaijan
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Azerbaijan

    This profile provides an overview of climate risk issues in Azerbaijan, including how climate change will potentially impact agriculture, water resources, human health, tourism, and coastal resources and infrastructure. The brief includes an overview and climate summary of Azerbaijan, as well as projected climate changes. Also included is information on sector impacts and vulnerabilities to climate change, the policy context and information regarding ongoing climate change projects in Azerbaijan.

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    Terra Brasilis
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2017
    South America, Brazil

    O objetivo do artigo é compreender o período entre 1822 e 1850 como um momento da história brasileira em que se instituiu simultaneamente a absolutização da propriedade privada da terra e a legalização jurídica da grilagem de terra. O processo de monopolização das terras brasileiras que se realizou na primeira metade do século XIX reproduziu a grilagem como forma e conteúdo central da formação territorial do Brasil.

  5. Library Resource
    etnografica
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2017
    Africa, Cape Verde

    O artigo apresenta uma pesquisa sobre o Parque Natural do Fogo, na ilha do Fogo, em Cabo Verde, tendo como foco as sociocosmologias caldeirenses. A pesquisa etnográfica foi realizada em Chã das Caldeiras, na qual explorei alguns contextos cosmopolitas onde o cosmos e a política não estão isolados. A criação do referido parque foi mediada por um conjunto de conceções tecnocientíficas e burocracias administrativas que se detêm apenas nos riscos e “recursos” e que bloqueiam a relação ontológica singularizante do caldeirense com o cosmos.

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    Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management Republic of Armenia
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Armenia

    This Country Profile (CP) of the Republic of Armenia is the nineteenth in the series and the second review done for the country. The first was prepared in 2004 and the analyses covered only the housing sector. This CP is an in-depth analyses of the housing, urban development and land management sectors of the Republic of Armenia. It provides policy recommendations on these sectors, while focusing on specific challenges and achievements.

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    Foreign Direct Investment in Armenia
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017
    Armenia

    After the fall of the Soviet Union and regaining its independence, Armenia has begun a process of systemic transformation. The level and pace of socio-economic development has been influenced by internal situation as well as by country’s geopolitical position and its relations with foreign partners. The purpose of this article is to present general characteristics of foreign direct investment that has been present in Armenia since the 1990s. The author describes several key factors shaping the volume, geographical, proprietary and sectoral structure of the FDI inflows.

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    Gender, agriculture and rural development in Armenia
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Armenia

    Gender equality is key to eliminating poverty and hunger, and this has been demonstrated by FAO throughout its research across the world. FAO is committed to interventions that seek to reduce gender inequalities and this report has been produced as part of its eff orts to generate evidence and knowledge in compliance with FAO’s Policy on Gender Equality (FAO, 2013a). It is only through closing the gender gap that strategies on sustainable agriculture and rural development can reach their full potential.

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    Mapping research in gender and digital technology
    Reports & Research
    January, 2018
    Global

    Between January and November 2017, APC carried out a mapping study of the research in gender and digital technology taking place in or concerning middle and low-income countries in the last decade (2006-2017). The study focuses on information and communications technologies and the internet in particular but broadly encompasses digital technology and its impact on gender.

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    CCSI
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2017
    Global

    This guidance paper focuses on issues that the governments of developing countries may wish to consider if they adopt a policy to tax such transfers.  In doing so, it examines and provides the language of the legislative and regulatory provisions employed by countries that have adopted such a policy to tax, and comments on the pros and cons of these provisions.

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