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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 1995
    Asia

    This Policy Paper identifies the role of agriculture and natural resources research (Chapter II); review the Bank's research experience (Chapter III); identifies the developmental issues and research challenges faced by the Bank (Chapter IV); indicates where research can contribute meaningfully (Chapter V); and concludes with recommendations on the priorities and approaches the Bank should adopt in supporting agriculture and natural resources research (Chapter VI).

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    Key to growth, peace and sustainable development

    Reports & Research
    January, 2006
    Africa

    This paper has been prepared for the Commission on the Legal Empowerment of the Poor and it argues for a particular focus on securing land and property rights for the poor in sub-Saharan Africa. It presents the key challenges faced in achieving such an objective and outlines proposals for action, combining the strong body of existing work underway across the continent with the added energy generated by the current Legal Empowerment initiative.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1998
    Global

    This paper attempts to build on a conceptual analysis of both land tenure and food security to set these various linkages that in a dynamic framework that captures both the effects of access to resources on food security and the effects of food security on access to and use of resources.

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    The wealth of the Poor: Managing Ecosystems to Fight Poverty

    Global

  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.

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    State of Rights and Resources 2010-2011

    Reports & Research
    Global

    If 2009 was the end of the hinterland and the beginning of a new globalized forest era, 2010 was a year of pushback. Worldwide, the news was full of reports of forest communities and Indigenous Peoples pushing back at land grabs and shaping policy at the national and global levels, and of governments countering and trying to contain community rights. Some governments and private investors accepted or even embraced the new players at the table and began to promote fairer business and conservation models.

  7. 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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    Brief March 2011

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Global

    This brief produced for the Dialogue Initiative on Large-Scale Land Acquisitions and their Alternatives provides an overview of the Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI), developed by the World Bank, FAO, UNCTAD and IFAD in response to calls for guidelines to regulate the phenomenon of large-scale investment in land, or land grabbing.

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