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Manuals & Guidelines
January 2019
Burundi
Kenya
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Secure access to land and secure use of land, for housing-, agricultural- and other purposes is one of the cornerstones of making sustainable, positive development possible. As ZOA provides relief, hope and recovery to people impacted by conflicts and disasters, addressing land rights issues will need to be a permanent point of attention in our work.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Nepal
Egypt
Nigeria
Rwanda
South Africa
El Salvador
Japan
Burundi
Peru
Mexico
Tanzania
Ecuador
Colombia
Iran
South Sudan
Sudan
Uganda
Kenya

Accessibility to clean and sufficient water resources for agriculture is key in feeding the steadily increasing world population in a sustainable manner.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Seychelles
Angola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
United States of America
Mauritius
Botswana
South Africa
Lesotho
Mozambique
Madagascar
Namibia
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Canada
Malawi
Italy
Eswatini
Switzerland

This document details the activities that were undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and cooperating agencies (the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of South Africa (DAFF), the Africa Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)) leading to the production of a Regional Aqu

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2018
Tanzania
Kenya
Uganda

This Policy Brief is a result of a series of national and regional stakeholder consultations and a policy write shop on the establishment and maintenance of Open Source Seed Systems that ensure inclusivity of farmers and enhance freedom to develop, access, and use plant genetic materials.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Nepal
Benin
Nigeria
United States of America
Kenya
Luxembourg
Niger
Vietnam
Mali
Malawi
China
Tanzania
Norway
Ethiopia
Finland
Uganda
Thailand

Soil loss is a major threat to agricultural development in Malawi, and the size of the agricultural sector in the Malawian economy renders it a major limitation to the overall economic development of the country. Soil loss reduces cultivable soil depth, but also takes away fertile soils from farmlands.

Strengthening Land Tenure in Informal Settings: A Fit-For-Purpose Approach
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Kenya
Tanzania
Myanmar
India
Nepal
Global

A functioning land administration sector is the foundation for economic growth. Unfortunately, effective land registry and cadastral systems with national coverage exist in only a fraction of the world’s countries.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Serbia
Nepal
France
North Macedonia
Nigeria
Kenya
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Ethiopia
China
Cameroon
Tanzania
Bulgaria
Spain
India
South Sudan
Sudan
Pakistan
Niger
Eritrea
Mongolia

In many countries, pastoralism has historically been practiced in areas that are now partitioned by international boundaries. This is a major barrier to sustainable resource management and to pastoral development. However, there are examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movements and transboundary ecosystem management by pastoralists.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Serbia
Nepal
Morocco
Guatemala
Philippines
Uganda
Albania
Oman
Peru
Azerbaijan
Indonesia
Zimbabwe
Colombia
Cambodia
Congo
Argentina
Sierra Leone
Tanzania
China
Mexico
Kenya

Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” recognizes the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty reduction, food security and nutrition.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Kenya
Dominican Republic
Turkey
Afghanistan
Peru
Italy
Tanzania
Ecuador
Bolivia
China
Iran
Venezuela
Guyana
Colombia
Brazil
Mongolia

The material compiled, which covers over 2 000 international legal intruments stretching from the year 805 to 1977, has been organized chronologically and tabulated with an indication, for each instrument, of the substance covered and of the water bodies, territories and basins concerned, together with the source of reference and any relevant remarks and annotations.

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