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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2012
    Kenya, Philippines

    This paper analyzes the adoption behavior of smallholder farmers using comparable plot-level duration data for Kenya and The Philippines. We find that adoption behavior is strongly linked to the process of land ownership transfer. This relationship is found both for data from Kenya and The Philippines and is robust to the inclusion of observed and unobserved village, household, plot, and time factors.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2021
    Global

    In order to further benefit from the great wealth of

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2021
    Cambodia, Thailand

    How can maps drawn over a century ago still lead to conflict between two countries? The Southeast Asian countries of Thailand and Cambodia are neighbors with a difficult history and a shared border. Their religious similarities have made sacred spaces along the border a divisive issue, with the sacred site of Preah Vihear a central point of controversy.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2021
    Global

    The Sahel region's Great Green Wall Initiative received a major boost from the African Development Bank on Monday. During a forum
    hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, the Bank pledged to assist in mobilising up
    to $6.5 billion over five years, to advance the landmark initiative.
    The resources will be made available through a range of programmes in support of the Great Green Wall by drawing on internal as well

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Global

    The conceptual framework for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) highlights that land degradation in developing countries impacts men and women differently, mainly due to unequal access to land, water, credit, extension services and technology. It further asserts that gender inequality plays a significant role in land-degradation-related poverty hence the need to address persistent gender inequalities that fuel women’s poverty in LDN interventions. This paper presents recommendations for moving towards a twin-agenda: gender equality and land degradation neutrality.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2019
    Global

    Women and men have unequal opportunities to address land degradation. While adoption of Sustainable Development Goal target 15.3 leads the world to ‘strive towards land degradation neutrality (LDN)’ by 2030, gender concerns are sparsely considered in LDN programming to date. To achieve LDN in regions with deeply entrenched socio‐cultural norms requires gender‐responsiveness, accounting for the varied gender components of land degradation.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2018
    Global

    Forests and other lands are essential for achieving climate and development ambitions. If appropriately leveraged, natural climate solutions can contribute upwards of 37 percent of cost-effective CO Indigenous Peoples and local communities are key to achieving such outcomes. 2 mitigation by 2030,1 and evidence shows
    This report presents the most comprehensive assessment to date of carbon storage in documented community lands worldwide.
     

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2020
    Global

    Given the urgent need to prevent a collapse of biodiversity across the Earth, certain governments, organizations, and  conservationists have put forward proposals for
    bringing 30 percent and up to 50 percent of the planet’s terrestrial areas under formal “protection and conservation” regimes. However, given that important

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2021
    Central Asia

    The article reviews the latest available statistical information on gender inequalities in labor markets and in access to financial institutions, social services, and education.

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