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    New OECD publication "Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment"

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Global

    Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (pdf, 1.5MB) published in March 2011, presents statistics on aid from DAC members to sectors focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment for the period 2008-2009.

    The Global Donor Platform OECD focal point, Karim Hussein, points out that page 5 of this new publication reviews agriculture and rural development and interestingly showed that only 5% of DAC donor aid for agricultural inputs had a gender equality focus.

    Main findings

  2. Library Resource

    A review of the treatment of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in policies and projects

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Cameroon

    "In this report, it is argued that national REDD readiness planning activities in Cameroon, including activities involving the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), lack effective actions to ensure the participation of indigenous peoples and local communities, miss solid data on the drivers of deforestation and gloss over critical land tenure, carbon rights and benefit sharing issues.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011

    Dubbed "Land Grabs" by the media, these commercial land acquisitions, in which investors buy up or lease vast swaths of land in developing countries to develop super-sized farms, pose particular danger for subsistence farmers, women and other pastoralists in developing countries, many of whom have been using their plot of land for generations but have no formal paperwork to prove their legal ownership of the land.

  4. Library Resource

    Concept, tools and applications

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2011
    Global

    Creating food security, dealing with climate change and promoting economic growth are the challenges facing rural regions of developing countries. Raising agricultural production and making it sustainable are keys to success in coping with these challenges. Land is a pivotal factor of strategies to develop rural areas.

  5. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2011
    Global

    The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) encouraged FAO at its VII Session to promote the recognition of indigenous peoples’ territorial rights.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Africa

    This paper explores the phenomenon of land grabbing in Africa, including the key drivers and policy responses.

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