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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2003
    Eastern Africa

    The African Highlands Initiative works to enhance livelihoods and reverse natural resource degradation
    through the development of innovative methods,practices,policies and approaches.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2008
    Canada, United States of America, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    El 2008 está a medio camino del plazo previsto para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio. Pero, pese a los avances logrados, no se conseguirán de continuar las tendencias actuales. Se calcula que faltarán US$30,000 millones de la ayuda prometida, déficit que podría costar cinco millones de vidas. Empezando por la reunión del G8 en Japón, los países ricos deben aprovechar una serie de cumbres de alto nivel a celebrarse en el 2008 para garantizar que se alcancen los Objetivos, y para abordar tanto el cambio climático como la actual crisis alimentaria.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Laos

    The Lao Land and Forest Allocation Policy (LFAP) was intended to provide clearer property rights for swidden farmers living in mountainous areas. These lands are legally defined as “State” forests but are under various forms of customary tenure. The policy involves demarcating village territorial boundaries, ecological zoning of lands within village territories, and finally allocating a limited number of individual land parcels to specific households for farming.

  4. Library Resource

    Foro de Ministros y Autoridades Máximas de la Vivienda y el Urbanismo de América Latina y el Caribe (MINURVI)

    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2016
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Este documento fue elaborado por el Foro de Ministros y Autoridades Máximas de la Vivienda y el Urbanismo de América Latina y el Caribe (MINURVI), con la colaboración de la Unidad de Asentamientos Humanos de la División de Desarrollo Sostenible y Asentamientos Humanos de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) y de la Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe del Programa de Naciones Unidas para los Asentamientos Humanos (ONU-Hábitat/ORPALC). Además, contó con el aporte y las contribuciones de la Cooperación Regional Francesa para América del Sur.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2009
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    ¿Disminución de la pobreza y seguridad alimentaria? ¿Qué se puede hacer para colocar en la agenda pública el debate en torno a la tenencia de la tierra de los grupos excluidos, especialmente de las mujeres, a la luz de la seguridad alimentaria?

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2013
    Eastern Africa, Ethiopia

    Ethiopia has great agricultural potential as it has vast area of fertile land, diverse climate, sufficient annual rainfall, & abundant labor force. However, the current performance of agric. is far below the potential, partly due to soil erosion & land degradation, lack of using improved technologies, lack of supportive services, poor socioeconomic infrastructure, & many more interrelated socioeconomic factors. Consequently, food insecurity & poverty have remained common features in the rural community.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2018
    France, Moldova, United States of America, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Armenia

    Geographical indication (GI) schemes can play a special role in promoting sustainable rural development, improving farm income and opening new export potential. Natural factors such as soil, climate and plant varieties play a major role in producing a unique product. Usually, GIs comprise knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, helping to protect local heritage. This report is a synthesis of the five national reviews of the legal and institutional frameworks in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation.

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