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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJulio, 2019EtiopíaThe Ethiopian population will grow from present102 to almost 190 million in the next threedecades, out of which 76 million people will live incities and towns vis-à-vis 19 million today. Per capitanational income, currently at USD 767 per year, willalmost double by 2050. These changes will triggerconsumption for all livestock products to increasetremendously: between 2015 and 2050 demand formilk and beef is estimated to grow by about 5.5
Library ResourceManual y guíasFebrero, 2015África occidental
This document provides information, guidance and tools to support decision-making, planning and implementation of mining local procurement, in particular at a country level. It can be used by individual role players as well as form the basis of consultative processes. The guide can also support regional harmonization relating to mining local procurement. Although based on West Africa, it will be a useful resource in other regions.
Library ResourceManual y guíasAbril, 2015Guinea
This illustrated guide provides a very basic overview of what local authorities and communities should be aware of if a mining project is planned on or near their territory. It includes infirmation on:
● the law, human rights and actors’ roles and responsibilities
● Conflict and violence prevention and tools
● Addressing and minimising impacts on land ● What people can do if they have concerns.
This resource is part of the CCSI’s Directory of Community Guidance on Agreements Relating to Agriculture or Forestry Investment.
Foreign direct investment and food and water securityArtículos de revistas y librosMarzo, 2014África
According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but has been ignorant of water resource issues and the challenges of managing scarce water. This handbook will be the first to address inward investment in land and its impact on water resources in Africa.
CUSTOMARY LAND TENURE IN LIBERIA: FINDINGS AND IMPLICATIONS DRAWN FROM 11 CASE STUDIESInformes e investigacionesFebrero, 2012Liberia
This report synthesizes the findings from field research on land and natural resource tenure in 11 administrative clan units (henceforth referred to as „clans‟) in Liberia, including Ding, Dobli, Gbanshay, Little Kola, Mana, Motor Road, Saykleken, Tengia, Upper Workor, Ylan, and the community of Nitrian. The report presents an analysis of critical implications of the findings of the study and provides recommendations for addressing sources of tenure insecurity faced by rural communities in Liberia.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosFebrero, 2020Nigeria
The recent spate of violence mostly in north-central and southern Nigeria, typically credited to conflicts between herders and farmers, and the reactions, narratives, and representations that have attended them, calls for an examination of core security questions: who or what is to be secured, from what threat and by what means. In fact, it could be further contextualized as: how is the conflict between farmers and herders constructed, framed, and represented as (in)security within the Nigerian context?
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesAbril, 2020Ghana
Over the past 30 years, real GDP in Ghana has more than quadrupled, and in 2011 the country joined the ranks of Lower Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Macroeconomic momentum has been driven in part by higher prices for Ghana’s main commodity exports, gold and cocoa, and the start of commercial oil production. This fits an overall trend that has seen natural resource rents as a percentage of GDP more than double between 1990 and the present; approximately one-half of these rents come from non-renewable sources (oil, mineral, natural gas).
Her Work and its Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Conservation and Sustainable Natural Resource ManagementInformes e investigacionesAbril, 2014Eritrea, Kenya, México, Canadá, Mongolia, India, Global
This special issue of Policy Matters focuses on the outreach and impact of Dr. Elinor Ostrom's groundbreaking research on common property (or commons) theory. Her work was instrumental in shaping contemporary analyses of resource management and conservation, especially at a local level. This collection of research papers, essays, commentaries, and songs build upon her work and provide case studies demonstrating the practical application of her theoretical contributions.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosFebrero, 2017Ghana
As gold prices soared from 2008 onwards, tens of thousands of foreign miners, especially from China, entered the small-scale mining sector in Ghana, despite it being ‘reserved for Ghanaian citizens’ by law. A free-for-all ensued in which Ghanaian and Chinese miners engaged in both contestation and collaboration over access to gold, a situation described as ‘out of control’ and a ‘culture of impunity’. Where was the state? This paper addresses the question of how and why pervasive and illicit foreign involvement occurred without earlier state intervention.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosEnero, 2017Etiopía
The narrative of Ethiopia’s remarkable economic growth path under a developmental state model is that of a strong ruling coalition united behind the vision of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.
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