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  1. Library Resource
    Food Security and COVID-19
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2021
    Kenya, Angola, Chad, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Global

    June 4, 2021 -- An increasing number of countries are facing growing levels of acute food insecurity, reversing years of development gains. Even before COVID-19 reduced incomes and disrupted supply chains, chronic and acute hunger were on the rise due to various factors including conflict, socio-economic conditions, natural hazards, climate change and pests. COVID-19 impacts have led to severe and widespread increases in global food insecurity, affecting vulnerable households in almost every country, with impacts expected to continue through 2021 and into 2022.

  2. Library Resource
    Contribution à l’Amélioration de la politique foncière  en Mauritanie à travers l’usage du Cadre d’Analyse de la Gouvernance Foncière (CAGF)
    Reports & Research
    July, 2014
    Mauritania

    Le Cadre d’analyse de la gouvernance foncière (CAGF) est un outil de diagnostic permettant d’évaluer le cadre juridique, les politiques et les pratiques en matière de gestion foncière et d’utilisation des terres.

    Ce cadre conceptuel a été élaboré par la Banque mondiale depuis 2008 dans le cadre d’un partenariat avec la FAO, ONU- Habitat, le FIDA, l’IFPRI, l’Union africaine et des agences de développement bilatérales, comme outil de diagnostic permettant d’évaluer le statut de la gouvernance foncière d’un pays.

  3. Library Resource
    Philippines_ land governance

    Implementation of the Land Governance Assessment Framework

    Reports & Research
    August, 2013
    Philippines

    Land is considered a vital resource for any nation. It serves as the platform for carrying out

    social, cultural and economic activities. Access to land is an important means for promoting

    growth and equity and achieving social justice in many countries. The process by which

    decisions are made regarding access to and use of land, the manner in which those decisions are

    implemented and the way that conflicting interests in land are reconciled are crucial in

    determining whether the country has what it takes to derive the desired benefits from this

  4. Library Resource
    urban land and housing markets
    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Ethiopia

    Ethiopia’s rapidly growing urban centers are facing an unprecedented level of demand for urban land
    and housing. How can Ethiopia supply urban land in an efficient and equitable fashion to accommodate
    growing demand from industries and individuals for diverse uses? How can existing residents and
    incoming migrants afford adequate shelter to survive and thrive in fast growing cities? The Ethiopia
    Urban Land Supply and Affordable Housing Study aims to provide practical solutions to these
    questions.

     

  5. Library Resource
    Knowledge into action
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides examples of tools that government agencies can adapt to their national context and use to develop the technical capacity to screen and select investors.

  6. Library Resource
    124281-BRI-PUBLIC-KN06.
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance to governments on how to screen and select prospective investment projects to ensure they maximize the social, economic, and environmental benefits while minimizing the risks. It provides investors information on what can be expected in cases of good screening practice.

  7. Library Resource
    Knowledge into action
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments on how to create an investment climate that is conducive to attracting high-quality, responsible investment in agriculture.

  8. Library Resource
    124291-BRI-PUBLIC-KN16
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2018
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on good practice in occupational health and safety policies, programs, procedures and processes, a matter of critical importance given that half the world’s working population is in agriculture

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