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  1. Library Resource
    Videos
    July, 2021
    Ethiopia

    This summary provides an overvew of LIFTs impact study on how tenure security translates into increased investments, productivity, and incomes. It presents evidence on the impact of secondary level land certification (SLLC) on rural farmers in Ethiopia.

    This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information, please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    Videos
    Videos
    September, 2019
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    David Barrio - Oficial de Asuntos Económicos de la División de Desarrollo Sostenible y Asentamientos Humanos de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) habla sobre el ODS 15. La desertificación y la deforestación son dos grandes retos para el desarrollo sostenible de la región, pues la pérdida o daño a los recursos naturales supone graves consecuencias ambientales y económicas.

  3. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2015
    Latvia, Ukraine

    Solution of ecological problems is an urgent and extremely important task at the present stage of social economic development of Ukraine. Unreasonably high degree of economic (mostly agricultural) reclaiming of area causes spreading and intensification of degradation processes in ecosystems. Conservation of lands, including the one carried out by means of foresting of degraded lands, is the principal way to renature environment. The article concerns an issue of land conservation in the context of ecosystem services of forests.

  4. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2015
    Latvia, Lithuania

    The article presents the Lithuanian forest land change in the period of more than a hundred years. The causes leading to forest land use change are analysed in the article. The beginning of forestry in Lithuania can be traced back to Sigismund Augustus times starting from 1557, when Wallach reform was launched. However, over time forest land and its use evolved for a variety of political, social and economic factors. In 1795 the state-owned forests in Lithuania amounted to 35% of the total area of forests; other forests were owned by landlords, churches and kulak farms.

  5. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    In Mwanza district, Malawi, thirteen villages have, for the last five years, been involved in a project to make fruit juice from indigenous species - Baobab and Tamarind. As a result people in the area are now planting more indigenous trees, rather than cutting them for charcoal and firewood.

  6. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    Namo Chuma, of the NGO Environment Africa, explains how traditional arrangements have protected trees in Zimbabwe, and how a new piece of legislation could empower communities to protect their forests against illegal exploitation by commercial interests.

  7. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    A co-ordinator of the Kenya Forests Working Group describes how it has been working with local forest management committees, to set up forest use agreements and educate communities in improved forest management methods.

  8. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    An NGO in Zambia has volunteers living with forest communities, in order to build up trust and work together on alternatives to slash-and-burn agriculture.

  9. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    An agroforester from Zimbabwe describes how a system of ?tree tenure? encourages sustainable harvesting of indigenous fruit trees, explains ways of adding value to the fruit, and how domestication of indigenous fruit trees can take the pressure off natural forests.

  10. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Cameroon, Middle Africa, Africa

    Researcher Oscar Eyog Matig explains how intercropping of trees and cereal crops, combined with water harvesting, has restored degraded land in north Cameroon.

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