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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2007
    Honduras, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Costa Rica, Brazil, Central America, South America, Caribbean

    Rising oil prices has led to increased interest to replace domestic demand for liquid fuels for transport (petrol and diesel) with biofuel production (ethanol and biodiesel). One of the pioneers in biofuel production is Brazil, which since the 1970s has established a government program that promotes the production and consumption of ethanol. Currently, Brazil is the leading producer of ethanol in the world and has started also programs for biodiesel production based on soybeans, oil palm and other crops.

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    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Philippines, South Africa, Italy, Iran, Argentina, India, Niger

    In developed and developing countries all over the world, farmers and indigenous and local communities have traditional knowledge, expertise, skills and practices related to food security and to food and agricultural production and diversity. Since its creation in 1945, FAO has recognized the significant contributions these make to food and agriculture, and the relevance of on-farm/in situ and ex situ conservation of genetic resources for food and agriculture.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017
    France, Honduras, United States of America, Luxembourg, Uruguay, Colombia, Ecuador, United Kingdom, Netherlands, New Zealand, Argentina, Costa Rica, Mexico, Czech Republic

    This assessment focuses on three main services that plant protection impacts on soil can significantly affect: provisioning services for food, fibre, and fuel supply and regulating services for water quality and erosion. The Global Soil Partnership (GSP) at its 2016 plenary session requested that the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) complete “an assessment at global level of the impact of Plant Protection Products on soil functions and ecosystems”. It is an activity under the strategic objective SO2 and indirectly contributing to all FAO strategic objectives.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2018
    Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Colombia, Indonesia, Portugal, Ecuador, Bolivia, Cuba, Argentina, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil

    Este documento ofrece una visión sintética de las evoluciones del acceso a la tierra y a los recursos naturales en América latina durante las últimas décadas. Intenta subrayar los principales caracteres originales de estas evoluciones frente a las de otros continentes.

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    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru

    Infográfico Habitat LABs Suelo Urbano Una estratégia para el desarrollo de capacidades e incidencia en políticas públicas.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

    In the Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC), millions of families live under a constant threat of being evicted from the land and homes on which they live. The urbanization process across the region builds on an essentially unequal basis. As cities and urban populations grow, competing interest and demand for land also grows, be it for housing and food production, as well as for a variety for a variety of economic activities that depend on land.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

    Artigo - 3er Congreso Iberoamericano de Suelo Urbano, Curitiba, Brazil, agosto 2017 O presente artigo apresenta os resultados de um diálogo internacional[1], que mobilizou experiências de 12 países da ALC, contribuindo para uma análise regional sobre o tema. Primeiramente, aponta as evidências, causas e impactos decorrentes dos diferentes tipos de conflitos fundiários encontrados na região.

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    Securing Forest Tenure Rights for Rural Development: Lessons from Six Countries in Latin America cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Latin America and the Caribbean, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Argentina, Colombia, Peru

    Secure land tenure in rural landscapes is widely recognized as an essential foundation for achieving a range of economic development goals. However, forest areas in low and middle-income countries face particular challenges in strengthening the security of land and resource tenure. Forest peoples are often among the poorest and most politically marginalized communities in their national contexts, and their tenure systems are often based on customary, collective rights that have insufficient formal legal protection.

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    Sistematización de debate latinoamericano en línea

    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Latin America and the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Es una realidad que hay contradicciones en cuanto al manejo y la tenencia de la tierra en América Latina, siendo una situación importante que impacta en las economías locales y en la vida de millones de personas. Aunque en las últimas dos décadas la mayoría de los países latinoamericanos han implementado en su legislación medidas para promover el acceso y derecho de la mujer a la tierra, siguen existiendo limitaciones que no han permitido un mayor avance hacia la equidad en la distribución de la tierra.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Honduras, Nicaragua, Chile, India, Australia, Argentina, Venezuela, Samoa, Costa Rica

    Desarrolladas en colaboración con las agencias de las Naciones Unidas, la sociedad civil y otras organizaciones, las insignias de las Naciones Unidas buscan despertar conciencia, educar y motivar a los jóvenes a cambiar su comportamiento y a ser agentes de cambio activos en sus comunidades locales. La serie de insignias puede ser usada por maestros o profesores en clases escolares y por dirigentes juveniles, especialmente por grupos de guías o scouts.

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