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Reports & Research
December 2020
Laos

The agricultural sector is a cornerstone of Lao PDR’s development strategy, employing over 70 percent of the population. However, agriculture is contributing only 16 percent of the country’s GDP due to factors including low productivity and lack of modernization, among other issues.

Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
South Africa

Tenure governance is a complex and multi-dimensional issue that requires cross-sectoral and holistic approaches, gathering the resources, information and expert skills of a variety of actors while exploring innovative, polycentric multi-stakeholder governance arrangements to address collective action challenges.

Reports & Research
November 2020
Global

By means of a Transversal Project, co-funded by the EU and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) coordinates, supports and consolidates the implementation of the EU Land Governance Programme.

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Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Mexico
United States of America

This paper offers an approach to Yucatecan social reality in terms of entrepreneurship and the process of creating companies dedicated to the production and/or commercialization of agroecological products, considering its contribution to sustainable rural development.

A Blockchain-based Land Title Management System for Bangladesh
Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a small country with a large population. Its increasingly developing economy further makes land a lucrative source of fixed capital. On the other hand, land titling is a cumbersome and lengthy process, where different government bodies process different sets of documents, and bureaucratic loopholes encourage fraudulent activities by organized people.

Conflict and COVID-19: a double burden for Afghanistan’s healthcare system
Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Afghanistan

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has put an additional strain on Afghanistan’s weak healthcare system. Prior to the pandemic, the government and its allies had already problems in providing high quality health services for the people in Afghanistan because of inadequate facilities, insecurities, and ongoing conflicts.

Legislation
September 2020
Senegal

Le président de la République, Macky Sall, a signé le 16 septembre 2020, le décret n°2020-1773 modifiant le décret n°72-1288 du 27 octobre 1972 relatif aux conditions d’affectation et de désaffectation des terres du domaine national. Désormais, le Conseil municipal n’a plus la prérogative d’affecter ou de désaffecter des terres sans l’approbation de l’autorité administrative locale.

Azerbaijan Moving towards more diversified, resilient, and inclusive development
Journal Articles & Books
August 2020
Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has set the course for the economy to reduce its dependence on oil by promoting new drivers of growth. This publication emphasizes the need for diversification, particularly in the agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing sectors. By 2025, under the Strategic Roads Maps of the Government of Azerbaijan, a more diversified economy should take shape led by these three sectors.

July 2020
Kenya

International standards can help businesses fill gaps in national law but addressing issues at scale requires systematic governance reform. Law is part of the problem as often are governments. In many countries features of the law facilitate dispossession. It is often not technical capacity that is missing but the political power to confront vested interests.