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Artigos e Livros
Dezembro 2016
Tanzânia

In Tanzania like in other parts of the global South, in the name of 'development' and 'poverty eradication' vast tracts of land have been earmarked by the government to be developed by investors for different commercial agricultural projects, giving rise to the contested land grab phenomenon.

Artigos e Livros
Dezembro 2016
Tanzânia

This paper focuses on the application of the concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Tanzania. It asks: how did IWRM affect the rural and fast-growing majority of smallholder farmers' access to water which contributes directly to poverty alleviation and employment creation in a country where poverty and joblessness are high?

Artigos e Livros
Dezembro 2016

In recent decades, increasing conflicts have occurred between different water users because of issues related to water resource allocation. To better allocate water resources, this study adopts the latest water rights trading model instead of the traditional water resources allocation model and combines it with a two-stage interval-parameter stochastic programming model (TISP).

Food Security and Governance Factsheet: Afghanistan
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Dezembro 2016
Afeganistão

In Afghanistan, insecurity over land and water rights hampers investments in food production and irrigation. In rural areas, customary tenure systems, partly based on religious law, are the most relevant but suffer from weak recognition and offer little protection to rights holders. The land policy reform is on-going but remains slow.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Outubro 2016
Afeganistão

“Water is the lifeblood of the people of Afghanistan, not just for living but also for the economy, which has traditionally been dominated by agriculture.” Nearly “80% of Afghanistan’s population derive their livelihood from the agriculture sector.” And, agriculture remains one of Afghanistan’s principal growth sectors.


Legislação
Agosto 2016
Portugal

This Law establishes the third amendment of Law No. 54/2005 regulating the title ownership of water resources. Amendments deal with the ownership of water resources and lay down the requirements to be satisfied in order to use such resources. In addition, it regulates the lake and fluvial public domain which belongs to the state or to the autonomous regions.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Agosto 2016
Sudeste Asiático
Ásia

The Asia and Pacific region has witnessed a remarkable transition in the past 2 decades. From 1990 to 2012, more than 1 billion people in Asia and the Pacific were lifted out of extreme poverty. The region also witnessed rapid economic growth, which is expected to remain stable at a growth rate of about 5.7% for the next 2 years.


Relatórios e Pesquisa
Julho 2016
África

With all the focus on land grabbing and food security, water issues tend to be an afterthought. Foreign investments tend to be concentrated around the main African river basins. Water resources are lifelines for locals, so understanding the legal framework governing investments is critical.

Abril 2016
Zimbabwe

This Issues Paper, requested by the former Ministry of Water Resources Development and
Management as a recommendation of the National Water Policy (NWP), will contribute to the National Climate Change
Response Strategy (NCCRS) by examining
opportunities for adaptation to climate change in the water resources sector, using both

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