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Reports & Research
December 2009
Angola
Mozambique
Burkina Faso
South Africa
Burundi
Zimbabwe
Denmark
Botswana
Ghana
Guinea
Sudan
Brazil
Netherlands
Africa

Land Tenure Working Paper 14: Growing land scarcity and concern about land-related conflicts and rising levels of rural impoverishment have brought land to the fore once more.

Reports & Research
December 2009
Angola
Burkina Faso
Rwanda
Zambia
Mali
Burundi
China
Namibia
Eswatini
Ghana
Sierra Leone
Malawi
Niger
Mozambique
Liberia
South Africa
Uganda
Madagascar
Tanzania
Sudan
Georgia
Kenya
Europe
Asia
Africa
Northern America

Land Tenure Working Paper 11. This co-publication of FAO and UN-HABITAT seeks to better understand and define the processes, mechanisms and institutions of governance of tenure in rural and urban areas. The paper recognises that excellent land policies, laws and technical reforms have been developed. However, in many cases their implementation has slipped, stalled or even been reversed.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2009
Angola
France
Mauritius
Germany
Namibia
Indonesia
Australia
United Kingdom
Canada
United States of America
Japan
South Africa
Malaysia
Italy
Papua New Guinea
Norway

The ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) has been developed over the last decade in response to perceived and actual deficiencies in previous methods of management. The EAF recognizes that fish are only one albeit important part of a much wider ecosystem incorporating an array of physical and biological components that humans interact with and exploit.

Reports & Research
December 2008
Angola
France
Nigeria
Mali
Zimbabwe
China
Germany
Indonesia
Bolivia
Ghana
Colombia
Kenya
Japan
South Africa
Malaysia
Cameroon
Tanzania
Netherlands
Argentina
India
Sudan
Brazil
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Land Tenure Working Paper 1. This document analyzes the implications for land tenure and land policy of biofuels. It examines the current and likely future impacts of the increasing spread of biofuels on access to land in producer countries, particularly for poorer rural people.

Reports & Research
July 2008
Angola
Africa

Argues that the seizure of farmland for commercial diamond mining in Angola’s Lunda provinces is causing widespread hunger and deepening poverty. Fields are destroyed where crops are cultivated and arbitrary measurements taken to determine how much to pay the peasants; only US$0.25 per square metre of land seized. The law which ought to provide some protection is routinely ignored.

Reports & Research
December 2007
Angola
Rwanda
Zambia
Burundi
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Eswatini
Congo
Malawi
Ethiopia
Mozambique
South Africa
Lesotho
Uganda
Somalia
Eritrea
Tanzania
Botswana
Norway
Kenya
Africa

The present paper – the third in the HIV/AIDS Programme Working Paper Series – is based on field research conducted by two grassroots organizations – CINDI-Kitwe in Zambia and GROOTS Kenya in Kenya to map out and document cases of property grabbing from children, in particular those who became orphans due to AIDS.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Angola
Mozambique
Zambia
Guatemala
China
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Myanmar
Thailand
New Zealand
Nepal
Laos
Philippines
Vietnam
Kyrgyzstan
Italy
Tanzania
Netherlands
India
Mongolia
Cambodia
Asia

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.

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