The Land Matrix is an independent land monitoring initiative that promotes transparency and accountability around large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) in low- and middle-income countries across the world. By capturing data on its website, the initiative aims to stimulate debate on the trends and impacts of LSLAs, facilitate wide participation in collecting and sharing data about these deals, and contribute to the growing movement towards open data.
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Library ResourceDatasetsTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2009Africa, Uganda, Cameroon, Senegal, Latin America and the Caribbean, Argentina, Asia, Philippines, Eastern Europe
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Argentina, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, China, Cameroon, Algeria, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad, Central Asia
It took scientists more than three decades to transform a perceived desertification crisis in the Sahel into a non-event. Looking beyond the Sahel, the chapters in this book provide case studies from around the world that examine the use and relevance of the desertification concept.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Serbia, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2016Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Niger, Argentina, Pakistan, Czech Republic, Romania, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Serbia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Papua New Guinea
This issue of the Land Tenure Journal includes a geographically and technically diverse range of papers covering Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic
Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2018Nepal, Jordan, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Australia, Spain, Argentina, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mongolia, Niger, Cameroon, Norway, Lebanon
As Diretrizes Voluntárias sobre a Governança Responsável da Posse da Terra, das Pescas e das Florestas no Contexto da Segurança Alimentar Nacional mencionam explicitamente os pastores como utilizadores das Diretrizes e como alvos de capacitação. Apesar da marginalização histórica e muitas vezes contínua dos pastores, este guia técnico foi desenvolvido em resposta às oportunidades emergentes para apoiar os pastores e para reforçar os seus direitos à terra e aos recursos.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2018Angola, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Congo, Costa Rica, Colombia, Botswana, Ecuador, Chad, Burkina Faso, Burundi, El Salvador, Chile, China, Australia, Cuba, Guinea, Albania, Argentina, Austria
Report of the 24th Session of the Committee on Forestry
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Kenya, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, Mauritania, Argentina, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, India, Senegal, Brazil
The critical role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation is now widely recognized. Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions. They play an essential role in reducing vulnerabilities and enhancing adaptation of people and ecosystems to climate change and climate variability, the negative impacts of which are becoming increasingly evident in many parts of the world.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Cameroon, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, United States of America, Philippines, Malaysia, Chile, Germany, China, Italy, Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, Congo, Argentina, India, Pakistan, Gabon, Brazil
This edition of Unasylva comes in the wake of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20,which, among other things, produced a document called The Future We Want. In it, world leaders renewed their commitment to sustainable development and stated that “the wide range of products and services that forests provide creates opportunities to address many of the most pressing sustainable development challenges”. Foresters should be pleased with these words because they indica te that forests are starting to get the recognition they deserve.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2018Angola, Yemen, Burundi, Nigeria, United States of America, Argentina, Zambia, Gambia, Uganda, Mali, Somalia, Tanzania, Australia, Netherlands, Congo, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad, Republic of Korea, Niger, Malawi
Report, prepared by FAO and the OECD with inputs from IFPRI, IFAD, the World Bank and WTO, submitted to the G20 Presidency of the Republic of Argentina in response to the Presidency’s request for information on future trends and challenges faced by global agriculture, with a special focus on the role of soils in promoting food security and the measures that could be undertaken to facilitate sustainable soil management.
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