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Institutional & promotional materials
April 2018
Kenya
Burkina Faso
Nigeria
Gambia
Fiji
Haiti
Italy
Tanzania
Senegal
Ethiopia
Niger

Fact sheet on capacity development actvities of Action Against Desertification. Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in support of the Great Green Wall initiative and UNCCD national action programmes to combat desertification, implemented by FAO and partners with funding of the European Union.

Reports & Research
March 2018
Tanzania
Mozambique
Africa

Women disproportionately bear the negative impacts of large-scale land investments (in agribusiness, extractives, logging) in the global South.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2018
Angola
Tanzania
Switzerland
Mozambique
Zambia
Uganda
Sweden
Zimbabwe
Italy
Indonesia
Austria
Congo
Malawi
Finland
Kenya
Africa

The Miombo woodland is a vast African dryland forest ecosystem covering close to 2.7 million km2 across southern Africa (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe). The woodlands are characterized by the dominance of Brachystegia species, either alone or in association with Julbernardia and Isoberlinia species.

Institutional & promotional materials
March 2018
Bangladesh
Nigeria
Peru
Ghana
Ethiopia
Niger
Malawi
Honduras
Uganda
Tanzania
Ecuador
Cambodia
Paraguay
Burkina Faso
Iraq
Burundi
Nepal
Nicaragua
Tajikistan
Haiti
Mexico
Vietnam

For rural women and men, land is often the most important household asset for supporting agricultural production and providing food security and nutrition. Evidence shows that secure land tenure is strongly associated with higher levels of investment and productivity in agriculture – and therefore with higher incomes and greater economic wellbeing.

Conference Papers & Reports
March 2018
Africa
Mozambique
Tanzania
Uganda
Namibia
Liberia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia

Across Africa, Asia and Latin America, investors are increasingly approaching rural communities seeking land for logging, mining, and agribusiness ventures.

A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2018
Mozambique
Tanzania

Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries.

Institutional & promotional materials
February 2018
Nepal
Burkina Faso
Bangladesh
Nigeria
Malawi
Rwanda
Lesotho
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
Tanzania
Ecuador
Senegal
Ethiopia
Niger
Uganda
Tajikistan

Secure tenure rights and control over land for women and men farmers are key to boosting smallholder productivity, rural development and food security. However, in many parts of the world, men and women have inadequate access to secure property rights over land.

Reports & Research
January 2018
Tanzania
Africa

Analyses the configuration of land rights among different users of land and discusses the implementation of Tanzania’s land policy reform. The key rights explored include those of small-scale producers (farmers and pastoralists) and large-scale investors. Explores how the state defines, allocates, protects and compensates for land when it appropriates such rights.

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