In the last two decades, the best agricultural lands in Bolivia have been put into commercial production by large-scale producers closely linked to foreign investors, particularly Brazilians. Foreigners now control more than one million hectares of prime agricultural and ranching lands in Bolivia, primarily in the eastern lowland department of Santa Cruz, an important agroexport region dominated by transnational corporations and what has been termed “trans-Latina” corporations or TLCs.
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Library ResourceArticles et Livresdécembre, 2013Bolivie
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2013Mozambique
De modo a apoiar e promover a igualdade de género e o empoderamento da mulher rural
moçambicana, através da divulgação de legislação e informações relevantes sobre as
questões de género no país, o Centro de Formação Jurídica e Judiciária (CFJJ) do Ministério
da Justiça em Moçambique, a Organização das Nações Unidas para Alimentação e Agricultura
(FAO), o Centro Terra Viva (CTV) e a Embaixada do Reino da Noruega em Moçambique unemse na publicação deste material informativo.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2013Arménie, Géorgie, Moldova
This paper was prepared within the “Cooperatives and their alternatives” component of the Agrarian Structures Initiative (ASI) which a regional program of FAO in Europe and Central Asia. This paper outlines some of the main issues influencing the development (or not) of farmer and rural organisations and presents in further detail the specific situation in Armenia, Georgia and Moldova. All three countries returned ownership of the majority of land to the rural population.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2013Géorgie
This report was produced by a private consultant Alexander Gvaramia a legal expert on land laws and issues and a member of the Swiss Development Cooperation funded Mercy Corps Georgia implemented Alliances Kvemo Kartli Programme, Helen Bradbury, a market development programme working in the dairy, beef and sheep value chains in Dmanisi, Tetritskaro and Tsalka municipalities of Kevmo Kartli. The International Centre for Conflict Negotiation (ICCN) a partner of Alliances KK was responsible for facilitating the concept and production of the report.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesnovembre, 2013Sénégal
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjanvier, 2014Côte d'Ivoire
Library ResourcePublication évaluée par des pairsnovembre, 2013Global
Quantification of global forest change has been lacking despite the recognized importance of forest ecosystem services. In this study, Earth observation satellite data were used to map global forest loss (2.3 million square kilometers) and gain (0.8 million square kilometers) from 2000 to 2012 at a spatial resolution of 30 meters. The tropics were the only climate domain to exhibit a trend, with forest loss increasing by 2101 square kilometers per year.
Library ResourcePublication évaluée par des pairsdécembre, 2013Népal
In a rural agrarian economy like that of Nepal, land has traditionally been a primary source of livelihood and security, as well as a symbol of status. Thousands of poor farmers are completely dependent on land for their livelihoods, yet not all of them have access to or control over this fundamental resource. Negotiation for access to land has been a lengthy and complicated process. It remains so in the changed political context of Nepal, where increasing numbers of emerging actors need to be considered, often with conflicting claims and counterclaims.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesaoût, 2013Philippines
Land is considered a vital resource for any nation. It serves as the platform for carrying out
social, cultural and economic activities. Access to land is an important means for promoting
growth and equity and achieving social justice in many countries. The process by which
decisions are made regarding access to and use of land, the manner in which those decisions are
implemented and the way that conflicting interests in land are reconciled are crucial in
determining whether the country has what it takes to derive the desired benefits from this
Library ResourceRessources et Outils d'entraînementoctobre, 2013Global
This platform provides an introduction to the concepts surrounding community monitoring, based on the "Contracting Roadmap" developed by the World Bank Institute. It is appropriate for civil society organisations who are exploring whether they can monitor procurements, butit also applies to any entity interested in contract and project monitoring. It explains the different types of monitoring and different approaches, how to access data and general rules in what to do with it afterwards in the analysis.
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