Land lies at the heart of social, political and economic life in much of rural Africa. It provides a major source of livelihoods, income and employment; a basis for social and political relations; and has major historical, cultural and spiritual significance.
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This report captures the highlights of the international lesson-sharing workshop “Legal empowerment for securing land rights”, which took place in Accra, Ghana, on 13th-14th March 2008. The workshop was jointly organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the Food and Agriculture.
Sierra Leone has recently emerged from a long period of political instability and civil war, and is ranked among the world’s poorest countries. Thousands of displaced people are in the process of returning totheir villages to rebuild their mainly farming-based livelihoods, and many are growing food crops for the first time in a decade.
Il y a plusieurs décennies, les efforts des administrations consistaient essentiellement à développer la pêche et l’aquaculture et à veiller à ce que la production et la consommation augmentent.
Le Service des Régimes Fonciers de la FAO a identifié, dans le cadre de son programme de travail pour la période 2006-2007, le thème de l’accès des ruraux pauvres aux informations et procédures légales pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers comme un élément important de son thème de travail.
Laos depends heavily on rice based agriculture systems and there is evidence that the traditional diversified diet and income base is being eroded, resulting in a negative effect on the livelihoods of the people. The opportunity to gather food in forests is diminishing and dietary diversity is being narrowed.
No. 7 of 2007
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This report identifies the challenges that African legislators face in overseeing their countries’ oil and mining industries, as well as best practices in use around the world and recommendations for future engagement.