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Azerbaijan: Moving towards more diversified, resilient, and inclusive development

Journal Articles & Books
Julio, 2020

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. Bold reforms need to strengthen areas of the economy that could otherwise impede this transition, and policy makers must resolutely stay on the reform path.

Final evaluation of the project “Adaptive management and monitoring of the Maghreb’s oases systems”

Reports & Research
Junio, 2020

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.

Asia Indigenous Peoples' Pact (AIPPS)'s Handbook: Extractive Industries and Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Peoples

Manuals & Guidelines
Abril, 2020

This handbook contains basic information needed by indigenous peoples to be able to exercise their right to FPIC in the face of mining activities affecting their communities. It can be used as a reference by indigenous communities and civil society organizations in understanding and raising awareness on extractive industries and FPIC.

Agroforestry for climate-resilient landscapes

Training Resources & Tools
Abril, 2020
South-Eastern Asia

RECOFTC, in partnership with ICRAF, has developed a regional training manual on agroforestry for climate-resilient landscapes with the objective to train future extensionists and practitioners working on agroforestry. To ensure the efficacy of the manual, each training sessions has been tested with a range of audiences at national and international levels. These include mid-level government officers, NGO staff and academics from Thailand, Myanmar and Viet Nam.

Participating in Socially Responsible Land Investment - Model Guidebook for Communities Considering Agricultural Investment

Manuals & Guidelines
Febrero, 2020

This guide takes communities and their leaders, and 'ocal and national civil society organisations, through the steps needed to ensure that land investments in the community are carried out inclusively and responsibly.

Support to Responsible Agricultural Investments Project in Ethiopia

Institutional & promotional materials
Enero, 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Support to Responsible Agricultural Investments project (S2RAI) promotes internationally recognised principles and guidelines such as the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT), and Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI) to ensure food security and secure land tenure rights for communities in the context of large-scale commercial land investment as well as strengthen the institutional frameworks and coordination structures at federal and regional levels in relations to responsible agricultural investment in Ethiopia.

The RELAPU Land Rights Awareness Raising Approach

Training Resources & Tools
Diciembre, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa

With the current population of 40 million and 213 inhabitants per km², Uganda is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. Yet land is a fixed asset. Of all the land in Uganda, approximately 80% of the land area is administered under customary tenure system and approximately 5% only is titled under Mailo, leasehold and freehold tenure. There is a high amount of tenure insecurity in major parts of the population, as the land legislation is not well−known among the rural smallholder farmers.

CTA Project Completion Report: Data4Ag

Diciembre, 2019

This project is based on a request from the Pan African Farmers Organisation members developed during the succession of continental briefings examining their capacity building needs and policy issues between 2012 and 2016 in the following steps: Using a discussion forum amongst the more than 200 members, they identified a number of successful farmers organisations requiring support for capacity development. A study was then carried out by the ZED group together with a further e-discussion to establish the needs to improve financial management.

Joint Impact Assessment of CTA's Support to SPC (2004-2014)

Diciembre, 2019

CTA and SPC have a long working relationship spanning over 15 years. In 2012, CTA commenced
an evaluation of the work it had undertaken with several partners such as SPC in the ACP region.
This Report documents the findings of an Impact Evaluation of capacity development activities provided by CTA for the Pacific region over the last 10 years through SPC, namely its Land Resources Division (LRD).