This paper assesses past trends in agricultural land and labour productivity, as a test whether it is feasible to meet the SDG target 2.3, namely doubling productivity and incomes of smallholders within a 15-year time span, if history were to serve as a guide. The target implies agricultural productivity would need to increase by 4.6% per year on average during 2015-2030.
Dryland regions in Sub-Saharan Africa are home to one-half of the region’s population and three-quarters of its poor. Poor both in natural resources and in assets and income, the inhabitants of drylands are highly vulnerable to droughts and other shocks.
More than 200 million people living in dryland regions of Sub-Saharan Africa make their living from agriculture. Most are exposed to weather shocks, especially drought, that can decimate their incomes, destroy their assets, and plunge them into a poverty trap from which it is difficult to emerge.
Cameroon is a lower-middle income country with social indicators and levels of poverty which are below those for comparator countries. Large and rising inequalities between north and south, inefficiencies in public resource allocation and an adverse business environment explain this.
The Policy Brief provides a brief background on the UN-REDD Programme's approach to land tenure and REDD+.
Le présent décret fixe les modalités d'organisation et de fonctionnement de la commission consultative en matière foncière et domaniale, organe collégial chargé d'assister les autorités compétentes dans le cadre de la gestion du domaine national.
Le présent décret régit les transactions immobilières privées (la vente, la cession gratuite ou l’échange d'un immeuble entre particuliers). Toute transaction immobilière d’un immeuble ne peut faire l'objet de transaction par parcelles qu'après un lotissement approuve conformément à la règlementation en vigueur.
The West African cocoa belt, reaching from Sierra Leone to southern Cameroon, is the origin of about 70% of the world's cocoa (Theobroma cacao), which in turn is the basis of the livelihoods of about two million farmers.
This guide explores the legal dimensions of responsible governance of tenure. It supports the application of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure for Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security at the national level.