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    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2016
    Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Uganda, Ghana, Liberia, Ecuador, Peru, Canada, United States of America, Singapore, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, Australia

    This Technical Guide explains how investors can invest responsibly in agricultural land in line with the <a href="www.fao.org/3/a-i2801e.pdf"><i>Voluntary Guidelines.</i></a> (Although the Voluntary Guidelines address both forests and fisheries this guide focuses only on investments in agricultural land. ) It is not an attempt to set new standards. Rather, the guide explains what the Voluntary Guidelines mean and how they can help firms to understand and manage risk related to land tenure.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Bangladesh, Honduras, Mali, Guatemala, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Colombia, Thailand, Nigeria, Nepal, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Brazil, Suriname, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America

    Documento de trabajo sobre la tenencia de la tierra 15. Esta publicación presenta los vínculos que existen entre la tenencia de la tierra y la realización del derecho a la alimentación. Plantea que una gobernanza responsable de la tierra requiere un enfoque basado en los derechos humanos con el fin de implementar soluciones globales que resulten coherentes y efectivas a largo plazo.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Timor-Leste, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Tanzania, Mexico, Kenya

    Ce manuel de formation souligne la façon de gérer et de résoudre les conflits concernant les droits relatifs au régime foncier, la sécurité foncière et l’accès à la terre dans le domaine du développement rural. Il a pour origine des activités complémentaires entreprises sous l’égide du Programme de soutien aux moyens d’existence de la FAO de l’Unité de la gestion des terres et des régimes fonciers et de la Coalition internationale pour l’accès à la terre.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Mali, Guatemala, Peru, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Tunisia, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya

    This study focuses on the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas. The result is an analysis identifying the main legal and some non-legal factors that affect the existence and exercise of women’s agriculture-related rights.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, France, Denmark, Sri Lanka, Canada, Congo, Thailand, New Zealand, Philippines, Myanmar, Argentina, India, China, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Africa, Americas
  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Colombia, Philippines, Madagascar, Italy, Indonesia, Bolivia, Niger, Cameroon, Africa, Americas

    In December 1997, FAO hosted a workshop, Pluralism and Sustainable Forestry and Rural Development. to exchange information and experiences and to explore mechanisms, methods and fore for optimizing cooperation among the different groups concerned with the management of forest resources. The workshop was attended by 35 participants representing different organizations (and organizational types, geographic regions and disciplines). The articles in this issue of Unasylva are adaptations of papers presented at that workshop.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Germany, France, United States of America, Kenya, Burundi, Zimbabwe, China, Guatemala, Indonesia, Ghana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Nepal, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Ecuador, India, Bhutan, Mexico, Cuba, Europe, Asia, Africa, Americas

    On the occasion of the International Year of Mountains-2002, FAO and its partners undertook a large-scale assessment and global review of the current status and future trends of integrated and participatory watershed management. The overall objectives were to promote the exchange and dissemination of experiences in implementing watershed management projects in the decade from 1990 to 2000 and to identify the vision for a new generation of watershed management programmes and projects.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    France, Honduras, Burundi, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, Ghana, Congo, Venezuela, Guyana, Costa Rica, Malawi, Rwanda, Liberia, Philippines, Nicaragua, Uganda, Madagascar, Myanmar, Tanzania, Paraguay

    La sécurité de la tenure est une condition essentielle à la gestion durable des forêts. La diversification des systèmes de tenure pourrait servir de base à l’amélioration de l’aménagement forestier et des moyens d’existence locaux, en particulier là où l’Etat ne dispose pas des moyens suffisants pour gérer les forêts. Au cours de la dernière décennie, de nombreux pays ont entamé des efforts de réforme de leurs systèmes de tenure forestière, en déléguant certains droits d’accès et de gestion aux ménages, aux sociétés privées et aux communautés.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Bulgaria, Samoa, Guatemala, China, Indonesia, Australia, Tonga, Ghana, Malawi, Costa Rica, Nepal, Nicaragua, Albania, Madagascar, Botswana, Ecuador, India

    El sector pecuario se está transformando a gran velocidad como respuesta a los cambios que se producen en la economía mundial y en las expectativas de la sociedad. La sociedad espera que el sector pecuario proporcione alimentos y fibra sanos y abundantes para las poblaciones urbanas en crecimiento, medios de vida para más de mil millones de productores pobres y comerciantes, así como bienes públicos mundiales relacionados con la seguridad alimentaria, la sostenibilidad ambiental y las enfermedades transmitidas por animales.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Canada, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Niger, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines, Lesotho, Vietnam, Madagascar, Cuba, Nicaragua, France

    Ce recueil d'initiatives rcentes de dveloppement durable dans le domaine de la gestion des terres et de l'agriculture a t labor comme document d'appui au Rapport de la Commission de travail examinant le volet Terres et agriculture pour les chapitres 10, 12 et 14 de l'Action 21. Ce rapport prsente un ensemble de 75 tudes de cas provenant de 45 pays et illustrant les diffrents aspects d'une amlioration de la gestion des terres et de l'agriculture et du dveloppement durable.

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