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  1. Library Resource

    Summary

    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 2021
    Niger

    Located in the eastern part of Niger, Diffa region is a vast semi-arid expanse, where the balance between agricultural and pastoral activities is being disrupted by new competition for natural resources and also by conflict between indigenous livestock farmers and transhumant pastoralists.

  2. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2022
    Afrique, République-Unie de Tanzanie, Afrique occidentale

    Key Messages and Recommendations

    • Combating desertification and land degradation while mitigating the effects of drought can secure long-term socio-economic benefits for people living in drylands and reduce their vulnerability to climate change.

    • Land degradation neutrality (LDN) is an approach that counterbalances the expected loss of productive land with the recovery of degraded areas.

    • Land tenure insecurity, especially for women, often prevents farmers from adopting sustainable land management practices

  3. Library Resource
    Articles et Livres
    novembre, 2020
    Sierra Leone

    Within the framework of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), this paper summarizes the empirical findings from three sequentially related phases of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) VGGT programme, implemented as a pilot project in 2018. The methodology used relied first on context analysis of the critical aspects influencing and hindering women´s land rights.

  4. Library Resource
    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 2013
    Ghana

    Studies draw attention to gender inequalities in land tenure. While some insist that gender inequalities in land tenure exists others do not. This paper discusses a study that examined gender issues in customary land ownership in the Wa Municipality. It sought to understand and find ways of bridging the gender gaps, if any. A survey covering 151 respondents comprising Chiefs, Tendamba, women and family heads was undertaken. The research revealed significant disparities between men and women regarding access to and ownership of land.

  5. Library Resource
    Thematic Case Study 3

    Lessons from responsible land investment pilots in sub-Saharan Africa, Case Study 3

    Rapports et recherches
    mars, 2020
    Malawi, Mozambique, Afrique occidentale, Ghana, Sierra Leone

    This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.

  6. Library Resource
    Matériels institutionnels et promotionnels
    octobre, 2017
    Afrique orientale, Éthiopie, Kenya, République-Unie de Tanzanie, Afrique occidentale, Mali, Niger

    The document presents the progress of three interrelated components: 1) MEL-platform for supporting project planning and implementation of review and monitoring strategy; 2) Framework for Project engagement with Development Partners, measuring project outcomes and impacts where possible; 3)
    Geoinformatics Options by Context (GeOC)

  7. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    février, 2015
    Mali, Afrique occidentale

    A study was conducted in two districts (Bougouni and Koutiala) of southern Mali to document and analyse existing local conventions governing the management of natural resources in mixed crop-livestock systems. Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and individual interviews were conducted to collect data on the existing local conventions and on the participation of local population in decentralized natural resource management. In total, the group discussions

  8. Library Resource
    Documents et rapports de conférence
    novembre, 2014
    Mali, Afrique occidentale

    This research was carried out in three agro-climatic regions of Mali (Mopti, Koulikoro and Sikasso) to assess
    contour bunding technology (CBT) for improved land and water management. Reference was made to
    existing literature and field surveys were conducted following georeferencing and quantification of existing
    land and water management technologies. Farmers’ perceptions towards the use of the most commonly
    applied technologies were assessed. Results indicate that CBT is widely adopted in farmers’ fields to

  9. Library Resource
    Documents et rapports de conférence
    décembre, 2015
    Afrique septentrionale, Égypte, Maroc, Soudan, Tunisie, Afrique orientale, Burundi, Djibouti, Érythrée, Éthiopie, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Soudan du Sud, République-Unie de Tanzanie, Zambie, Zimbabwe, Afrique centrale, Angola, Cameroun, République centrafricaine, Tchad, Congo, République démocratique du Congo, Gabon, Afrique australe, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibie, Afrique du Sud, Eswatini, Afrique occidentale, Bénin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinée, Côte d'Ivoire, Libéria, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigéria, Sénégal, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Land degradation and desertification are among the biggest environmental challenges of our time. In the last 40 years, we lost nearly a third of the world’s arable farmland due to erosion, just as the number of people to be fed from it almost doubled. That’s why the UN General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils. And the good news is that this new report shows that while Africa remains the most severely a«ected region, the benefit of taking action across the continent outweighs the cost of implementing it: not just by a little, but by a factor of seven.

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