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Articles et Livres
février 2019
Afrique sub-saharienne

The rapid development of farmer-led irrigation is increasing agricultural productivity, incomes, employment and nutrition, but it might well not achieve its full potential. Small-scale irrigators tend to be younger, male and better-off.

Les communautés au coeur de la gestion des forêts
Rapports et recherches
février 2019
Afrique sub-saharienne
République-Unie de Tanzanie
Cameroun
République centrafricaine
Congo
République démocratique du Congo
Gabon
Asia du sud-est
Philippines
Népal

Ce rapport vise à donner des lignes directrices pour l'élaboration de cadres juridiques sur la foresterie communautaire. Il offre des recommandations et un cadre de réflexion pour l'ensemble des acteurs engagés dans la création, la mise en œuvre ou la révision des législations relatives à la foresterie communautaire, en particulier la société civile.

Communities at the heart of forest management
Rapports et recherches
février 2019
Afrique sub-saharienne
République-Unie de Tanzanie
Cameroun
République centrafricaine
Congo
République démocratique du Congo
Gabon
Asia du sud-est
Philippines
Népal

This report is intended to provide guidance to develop enabling legal frameworks governing community forestry. It offers recommendations and a framework for reflection for all actors engaged in creating, implementing or revising laws on community forestry, and for civil society in particular.

QTR report 2019 - front cover
Rapports et recherches
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne

Tenure risk – or the risk of dispute between investors and local people over land or natural resource claims – is endemic in emerging markets. There are hundreds of recorded incidents of tenure disputes creating delays, violence, project cancellation and even bankruptcy at a corporate level.

Ghana palm oil development, taken on 11 September 2013 in Ghana near Amantia Asuotwene. Photo by Jbdodane.
Ressources et Outils d'entraînement
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne

New research by the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative has revealed that land disputes can cause losses of up to $101 million across a range of agricultural projects in Africa, while at the same time causing significant harm and stress to local communities who have a claim to the land.

QTR brief - The Tenure Risk Tool
Documents de politique et mémoires
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Tenure disputes – or disputes over claims to land and natural resources – are endemic in emerging market agricultural land investments.  

 

QTR brief - Palm Oil cover
Documents de politique et mémoires
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Depending on the size and location of their investment, oil palm producers and investors risk losing between $8.3 and $22.1 million due to operational delays caused by active land tenure disputes.
QTR brief - Sugar cover
Documents de politique et mémoires
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
New research by the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative finds that land disputes in the African sugar sector often cause long and costly delays, with 46% of disputes lasting over 10 years. Half of these are still unresolved today.
Publication évaluée par des pairs
janvier 2019
Afrique sub-saharienne

In this paper, we review the potential of biocultural heritage in biodiversity protection and agricultural innovation in sub-Saharan Africa. We begin by defining the concept of biocultural heritage into four interlinked elements that are revealed through integrated landscape analysis.

Rapports et recherches
décembre 2018
Afrique sub-saharienne

Building on existing literature and the analysis of a portfolio of development projects (past and under implementation), this paper reviews the evolution of water user associations (WUAs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), reflecting on the conceptualization of how they operate, and the promised outcomes related to irrigation development, and the efficient and effective delivery of irrigation service

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