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  1. Library Resource
    Final evaluation Maghreb
    Reports & Research
    July, 2020
    Morocco, Tunisia, Mauritania

    The Maghreb's oases systems provide a major contribution to the region's food security, economy and natural resources. Despite this potential, oasis ecosystems are threatened by a range of complex factors related to the expansion of agricultural land and increasing scarcity of water resources. The project, implemented by FAO in Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania from May 2016 to December 2019, brought together key stakeholders to address the lack of available information on the status of oases and to advocate on factual bases shared by all stakeholders and verifiable in the field.

  2. Library Resource

    Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Northern Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

    It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use and title, still presents significant challenges. The difficulties are compounded by the fragmented nature of information resources about land.

  3. Library Resource
    National Policies
    August, 2016
    Tunisia

    This sectoral document aims to illustrate and analyse the main factors of development policy concerning some sectors of fundamental importance for the Tunisian economy.Strategic objectives for the agricultural sector are (i) the natural resources sustainable development together with the reduction of the impacts of climate change through traditional water resources mobilization form groundwater and non-traditional water resources from desalinization and use of treated water; (ii) addressing real estate situations, resistance to ownership dispersion and exploitation of agricultural lands; (i

  4. Library Resource

    Evidence from 33 Countries

    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Cameroon, Namibia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Jordan, United Kingdom

    This report uses household-level data from 33, mostly developing, countries to analyse perceptions of tenure insecurity among women. We test two hypotheses: (1) that women feel more insecure than men; and (2) that increasing statutory protections for women, for instance by issuing joint named titles or making inheritance law more gender equal, increases de facto tenure security.

  5. Library Resource
    Women and Land in the Muslim World cover image

    Pathways to increase access to land for the realization of development, peace and human rights

    Reports & Research
    February, 2018
    Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Niger, Senegal, Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Global

    This publication provides practical and evidence-based guidance on how to improve women’s access to land as an essential element to achieve social and economic development and enjoyment of human rights, peace and stability in the specific context of the Muslim world. The challenges faced by women living in Muslim contexts do not substantially differ from those faced by women in other parts of the world: socially prescribed gender roles, unequal power dynamics, discriminatory family practices, unequal access to justice are the most common.

  6. Library Resource
    National Policies
    South Sudan, Northern Africa, Africa

    The South Sudan Development Plan (SSDP) 2011-2013 is a national planning instrument adopted by the Government as a response to core development and state building challenges during the first three years of independence. It is based upon the theme of realising freedom, equality, justice, peace and prosperity for all. The plan identifies key development objectives for the new Republic of South Sudan and outlines priority programmes for achieving these objectives.

  7. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Tunisia, Africa, Northern Africa

    Le Programme d’Action National de Lutte contre la Désertification est un instrument à portée nationale qui a pour objectifs de lutter contre la désertification et d’atténuer les effets de la sécheresse dans les milieux semi-arides de la Tunisie septentrionale et des milieux arides de la Tunisie Centrale et Méridionale, et ce, grâce à des mesures efficaces prises à tous les niveaux dans le cadre d’une approche intégrée.

  8. Library Resource
    National Policies
    South Sudan, Northern Africa, Africa

    This Agricultural Sector Policy Framework (ASPF) is a sectoral policy framework of the Republic of South Sudan applicable to the period of 2012-2017. Its main objective is increase of agricultural productivity to improve food security and contribute to economic growth and environmental sustainability.The ASPF provides for measures regarding both food security and nutritional security.

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