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  1. Library Resource

    A level playing field for farmers (Feature article)

    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2003
    Americas, Central America, Africa
  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    August, 2016
    Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Western Africa, Mali, Niger

    Project goal is to reduce food insecurity and improve livelihoods of poor people living in African
    drylands by restoring degraded land
    and returning it to effective and sustainable
    tree, crop and livestock production, thereby
    increasing land profitability as well as landscape
    and livelihood resilience.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2016
    Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Western Africa, Mali, Niger

    The present document is a brief technical report highlighting activities relating to the options by context approach. The IFAD- funded project, “Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the
    Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale” was launched in March 2015 and runs until March 2018. The project
    action countries include: Niger, Mali, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya. This report will focus on activities carried out in the first

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    August, 2019
    Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Western Africa, Mali, Niger

    Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale project brochure.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2013
    Vietnam

    Land rights have become highly contested in Vietnam in recent years. Vietnam‟s land endowment is one of the lowest in the world: each agricultural household holds, on average, less than 0.5 hectare. Access to land is critical to social and economic development in the future. The national priority on “industrialization and modernization” has placed new demands on agricultural and forest land for urban-industrial expansion. The high level of public concern over land tenure and its links to political and social stability have led to widespread calls for revision of the 2003 Land Law.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2009
    Cambodia

    Access to land empowered by law is a crucial issue for sustainable development of a modern, prosperous Cambodia where the social and ecological responsibilities are well developed and embedded in a State Land Management. The State is the main actor in the land sector and has to guarantee State public property which cannot be transformed into private property. Cambodia shows still a high rural poverty rate, land concentration and anarchy in illegal land possession, illegal claim of State land and protected areas as privately owned and unlawful logging.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2006
    Vietnam

    Vietnam Land Administration system has implemented successfully the land policy in recent decades. In the next phase of socio-economic development plan, land is requested to become important domestic resources for many investment projects. Obviously, land registration needs further development so that land use rights or land use right certificate can be used as asset in the open market. In the past ten years, many improved on land registration was undertaken. Many first-look problems have been identified and fixed. The issues of Vietnam land registration are more difficult to identify.

  8. 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    Cambodia, 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.

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