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Understanding the dynamics and identify entry points to build resilience in groundnut value chain in Senegal: A group model building approach

December, 2023

This working paper focuses on analyzing the dynamics of the peanut value chain in Senegal and identifying entry points to enhance its resilience. Using an innovative Group Model Building approach, the study explores the complexities of the chain, which is central to Senegalese agriculture, covering 40% of the total cultivated area.

Good Practice Benin - PVM

Institutional & promotional materials
June, 2023

The Global Programme 'Responsible Land Policy' (GPRLP) is part of the Special Initiative 'One World, No Hunger' of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), which aims to reduce extreme poverty and hunger.

Gestion Foncière Et Modes D’Acquisition Des Terres En Contexte Des Migrations Agricoles Dans La Commune De Koutaba (Ouest-Cameroun)

December, 2022
United States of America

Background and Context :Land is a key element for the practice of economic activities such as agriculture. In rural areas, its equitable access is an essential condition for sustainable development and the improvement of the living conditions of populations.

Governance of the Food System in the Mekong Delta, Cambodia: Rice, Fish, Water and NRM

December, 2022

River, lake, floodplains and farmland produce foods to sustain livelihoods of communities for many generations. Given the increased population and development needs, these food production land-waterscapes have been so-called developed and transformed into specialized and controlled landscapes, claiming at increasing the management and improved productivities. These have induced the disconnection between rivers, floodplains, lakes and farmlands. Policy and institutional frameworks have been attached to these land-waterscapes.

Integrity management in community-based water tenure in Kajiado County, Kenya

December, 2022

Smallholder production systems in low-income countries suffer the most from the impacts of climate change but receive the least benefit from climate adaptation programs. This is due to governance structures that make it difficult for governments and organizations to effectively reach marginalized communities. Technical, financial, and institutional support is provided in vertical siloes, limiting coordination between national government departments and hindering integrated climate interventions.

Evolution and scope of rural and agricultural finance in developing countries: A review

December, 2022

We conducted a scoping review to explore existing rural finance practices and delivery models in
developing countries. The review aimed to examine past and present practices, explore types of
products/services and delivery models, identify knowledge gaps, and propose a framework for
developing and delivering customized financial services for the rural sector. Despite significant
progress in financial products, services and delivery models in the previous decades, access to

Egypt’s Haya Karima Initiative: An assessment of its rural and economywide impacts

December, 2022
United States of America

Egypt’s Haya Karima (HK) Initiative aims at improving the quality of life in the country’s rural communities through interventions related to human development, infrastructure, and economic sectors. This presidential initiative, whose name translates to “Decent Life” in English, has four strategic goals, all targeting Egypt’s rural population: building human capital, improving quality of life, improving the standard of living for the most vulnerable, and providing decent and productive job opportunities.

National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods: The Republic of Azerbaijan

Reports & Research
August, 2022

This country gender assessment (CGA) for the Republic of Azerbaijan was undertaken as part of FAO and national commitments to promote gender equality while integrating a gender perspective into its operations. The resulting CGA report focuses on the intersections of gender, agriculture and rural development, and presents a snapshot of critical gender-based inequalities and their consequences for agricultural production and rural livelihoods in Azerbaijan.

Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL)

Institutional & promotional materials
February, 2022

The RGIL project is part of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP) and is implemented in Ethiopia, Laos and Uganda. RGIL aims to ensure that investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management and respect the rights and needs of local populations, in particular vulnerable groups and women. The project is funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).


Getting a Clearer Picture: Civil Society Reports on Progress Towards SDG Target 1.4 in Seven Asian Countries, 2020

Reports & Research
January, 2022

Target 1.4 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seeks to ensure that “all men and women, particularly the poor and vulnerable, have equal rights … to ownership and control over land and other forms of property.”

This target’s inclusion under SDG Goal 1, on “ending poverty in all its forms,” signifies a new global recognition that secure land tenure should be a central strategy in combating poverty. However, this land agenda has not been prominent in recent SDG reporting processes of governments.