The document highlights four areas of the Voluntary Guidelines: human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems, free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) principle of consultation and participation will apply human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems, women's land rights and corporate responsibility. These are of greatest interest and relevance to the policy priorities of ActionAid and the International Food Security Network (IFSN).
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2012Global
Library ResourceJanuary, 2012Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Northern Africa, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Western Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have published this annual report on joint projects financed during 2011 on ecosystems and biodiversity preservation, green development strategies, and sustainable use of water and ocean resources, among other topics. The GEF financed and supported 323 UNDP projects in 2011.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011
Land is a natural resource that is valued for many reasons. Farmers utilize land to earn their livelihood and as a store of wealth for future retirement. Potential rural residents have increasingly sought open space for a home site and pursuit of a lifestyle. Developers seek financial opportunities to invest in and develop it for non-farm uses. Recreational needs such as hunting are often met through use of land. For some, land is viewed as an investment and a hedge against inflation.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2012Sierra Leone
The 2012 GHI report focuses particularly on the issue of how to ensure sustainable food security under conditions of water, land, and energy stress.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2012Western Asia
Nelle ultime due edizioni l’IndiceGlobale della Fame (Global Hunger Index - GHI) aveva approfondito temi che sono tuttora di grande attualità: la denutrizione infantile e la volatilità dei prezzi dei beni alimentari. Gran parte dell’Asia negli ultimi anni ha visto il PIL di diversi Paesi crescere con tassi superiori al 7%, ma la maggiore ricchezza non si è sempre tradotta in unmiglior accesso a un’alimentazione di qualità.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2011
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011
In zijn afscheidscollege stelt Jaarsma drie aspecten aan de orde, zoals hij die zelf, eerst als student en vanaf 1970 als docent heeft ervaren: de opeenvolgende onderwijs-programma’s voor de opleiding Cultuurtechniek – Landinrichtingswetenschappen – Landschapsarchitectuur & Ruimtelijke Planning aan de Landbouwhogeschool, de Landbouwuniversiteit en Wageningen Universiteit; het onderwijs rond verkeer, vervoer en infrastructuur in die jaren en de relatie tussen onderwijs en onderzoek daarbij, en de rol van afstudeervakken (scripties) en projecten derde geldstroom; en het andere onderwijs i
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2011United States of America
Current U.S. farm programs make payments to farmers based in part on historical base acres planted in particular program crops such as corn, soybeans, cotton, wheat and soybeans. Eligibility for payments includes regulations on the crops allowed to be grown on base acres, and there are restrictions on planting horticultural crops on such base acres. The fruits and planting restriction on base acres has potentially influenced the number of acres planted to fruits and vegetables over the past two decades.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Vietnam
Bioenergy has received a lot of attention over the past years, both from the side of governments looking for ways to mitigate climate change, ensure energy security, strengthen the agricultural sector and promote development, and investors seizing business opportunities that occurred largely due to government support in the form of targets and mandates.
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