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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This report is a summary of the 2013 CSO Land Reform Monitoring papers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the  Philippines. It focuses on land conflicts including killings, harassments, land-related detainments, and evictions experienced in the seven countries. It also includes interventions and principles which ANGOC and LWA call for the government and institutions to adhere to in addressing such issues.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This publication is a collection of 2014 CSO land reform monitoring reports on the status of land tenure and access to land from seven Asian countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Philippines). The book also reflects the recent expansion of the monitoring initiative to a ridge-to-reef framework providing a more holistic approach in addressing ancestral lands, rural lands, and marine resource concerns.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Somalia, Canada, India, Senegal, Pakistan, Niger

    Questo libro racconta la storia dei sette decenni della FAO, i suoi protagonisti e i fatti salienti. Dall’archivio storico della FAO sono state selezionate fotografie inedite, in bianco e nero, dei primi anni dell'Organizzazione, con le quali è stato possibile realizzare un’avvincente raccolta di immagini.

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    Reports & Research
    April, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam

    This publication contains the major highlights of the Land Watch Asia's "Regional Workshop on Land Monitoring Initiatives: Towards an Accountable Governance on Land" held in Manila, Philippines on 21-22 April 2015. These include the land monitoring country reports (in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines) prepared by Land Watch Asia campaign using the Land Reform Monitoring Framework, which was its landmark contribution towards assessing land issues across the region.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2015
    Rwanda, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, India, Nicaragua, China, Asia

    Esta publicación ofrece una visión general sobre los principales temas debatidos durante el desarrollo y la aprobación de la Ley Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria de la India (2013), que obliga jurídicamente a los Gobiernos nacional y estatales para ampliar el alcance de la protección social a la población del país.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    South Africa, Brazil, India, China, Southern Africa

    Acacia mearnsii De Wild (black wattle) is an important plantation species for tannin production and woodchip exports in South Africa and Brazil. This study provides an updated overview of the black wattle industries in both countries, including planted areas and land ownership, silviculture and management, bark extract production, woodchip exports, as well as key research and development issues. The current total planted area to black wattle is 110 000 ha in South Africa and c. 170 000 ha in Brazil. In both countries black wattle is mainly cultivated by farmers (c.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Australia, Brazil, Canada, United States of America, India, Russia, China

    Groundwater vulnerability assessment is an important task in water resources and land management. The most sophisticated among the vulnerability assessment techniques is the GIS-based DRASTIC model. However, despite its popularity, it is marred with excessive subjectivity glitches; little research has been conducted to address the shortcomings associated with this method. This study investigates various issues regarding the application of the GIS-based DRASTIC model through a critical review of relevant literatures.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    India

    As stress on Indian agriculture increases because of several reasons, such as continuous fragmentation of landholdings and climate change, there is a serious threat to livelihood based on farming. This is particularly true for small farmers. Growing rural populations and constrained employment opportunities in the nonfarm sector have caused subdivision of landholdings in India to the extent that these cannot provide an adequate livelihood to a majority of farm households. With this view, this study was undertaken to explore options for improving the outcomes of the farmers.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Benin, Honduras, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Indonesia, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Malawi, Kenya, Nicaragua, Uganda, Madagascar, Myanmar, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Senegal, Paraguay, Togo

    En la presente guía se describe la aplicación práctica del modelo de la FAO de intensificación sostenible de la producción agrícola “Ahorrar para crecer” en los cultivos fundamentales para la seguridad alimentaria mundial, esto es, el maíz, el arroz y el trigo. Con ejemplos de África, América Latina y Asia, se muestra cómo los sistemas agrícolas basados en los ecosistemas están ayudando a los pequeños agricultores a incrementar los rendimientos de los cereales, fortalecer sus medios de vida, reducir la presión sobre el medio ambiente y aumentar la resiliencia frente al cambio climático.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Switzerland, Mozambique, Guatemala, Indonesia, Grenada, Canada, Congo, Guyana, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, India, Russia, Brazil, Ghana

    Ce guide pratique vise à inspirer et équiper tous ceux qui veulent tenter d’améliorer la situation afin que le pouvoir soit exercé de manière à favoriser les forêts; il décrit comment des outils pratiques peuvent être utilisés pour améliorer la gouvernance des régimes forestiers. Si vous êtes un responsable des politiques du gouvernement, ou si vous appartenez à un autre secteur public, au secteur privé ou à la société civile et êtes intéressé à la gouvernance des forêts et aux réformes foncières, ce guide s’adresse en premier lieu à vous.

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