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21 April 2021
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China

Fear of China fueled the activism, though frustrations had accumulated over stagnant living conditions in the provinces.

Main photo: Hands off (David Trilling)

12 February 2022
China

Xi is promoting a new vision to tackle long-standing problems like the rural-urban divide, food security, and poverty.

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25 January 2022
Burkina Faso

Nitidae, l’Observatoire National du Foncier Burkina Faso (ONF-BF), Oxfam Burkina Faso and the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency (RVO) are excited to announce their partnership for a LAND-at-scale project in Burkina Faso.

Climate Smart Horticulture Enhances Livelihoods in Botswana
1 September 2020
Botswana

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with financing from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is providing technical and financial support to the Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission (OKACOM) on its Strategic Action Programme (SAP) implementation.

Land, Housing and Human Settlements Development minister William Lukuvi (right) receives computers donated by the TIB Development Bank
26 June 2021
Tanzania

Dar es Salaam. Land acquisition by investors is said to be one of the major causes of land disputes in Tanzania - especially when locals are not involved in the processes.

Some leaders at the village level offer lands to prospective investors without getting approval from village authorities in accordance with the Village Land Act of 1999.

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31 May 2021
Tanzania

Reports of a shortage of land for agriculture in some rural areas are surprising, to say the least. A few years ago it was reported that hundreds of youth in Arumeru District, Arusha Region, were relocating to Kenya because of a lack of farmland in the area.

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5 July 2021
Kenya

Gender inequality doesn't make sense on any level.

By marginalising women, we deny ourselves the opportunity to lift millions of men, women and children out of poverty. Not to mention the chance of a just and fair world.

8 July 2021
Peru

CARATA, Peru, July 5 (Reuters) - Maxima Ccalla, 60, an indigenous Quechua woman, has spent her life tilling the harsh soil in Peru's Andean highlands, resigned to a fate far removed from the vast riches buried deep beneath her feet in seams of copper, zinc and gold.

A frontal view of the newly refurbished Milimani Law Courts November 17, 2011
16 June 2021
Kenya

The majority of Kenyans are perturbed by the high cost of seeking justice in the Environment and Land court, a new survey shows.

The study by the Land Development and Governance Institute (LDGI) shows that nearly nine in ten Kenyans (86 percent) see the cost as high, effectively making it difficult for them to secure justice.

Global agribusiness continues to grow with harmful consequences for smallholder farmers and rural communities. Photo
3 July 2021
Uganda

Land grabs facilitated by multinational corporations, foreign investors and local governments in a pursuit for agribusiness have been escalating during the last decade. Huge acquisitions of farmland have led to violent displacements of rural populations. Although reports of the practice are not as recurrent in the media, the problem is far from over.

Mia:we need to safeguard land certificates with security features_Nyasa Times
26 November 2020
Malawi

Ministry of Lands has suggested that security feature which be included to land certificates in order to protect them from being tampered with as part of the lessons learnt from the pilot phase of the Strenghtening Land Governance Systems for Smallholder Farmers in Malawi peoject fo the review of Land Act.

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26 June 2020
Philippines

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2020 – Around 750,000 people are expected to gain improved land tenure security and stable property rights through a new project that will facilitate land titles for over 1.3 million hectares of land that was granted as part of the Philippines’ Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

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Africa Harvest Biotechnology Foundation International (Africa Harvest) was founded in 2002 and is incorporated in the USA as a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation. Its headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya and it has regional offices in Washington DC, USA and Johannesburg, South Africa.

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To be a lead contributor in freeing Africa from hunger, poverty and malnutrition.

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A Articulação Nacional de Agroecologia (ANA) é um espaço de articulação e convergência entre movimentos, redes e organizações da sociedade civil brasileira engajadas em experiências concretas de promoção da agroecologia, de fortalecimento da produção familiar e de construção de alternativas sustentáveis de desenvolvimento rural. Atualmente a ANA articula vinte e três redes estaduais e regionais, que reúnem centenas de grupos, associações e organizações não governamentais em todo o país, além de quinze movimentos sociais de abrangência nacional.

O Centro Gaspar Garcia de Direitos Humanos é uma organização ecumênica, não governamental, sem fins lucrativos ou econômicos. Desde 1988 atua junto a pessoas de baixa renda que possuem seus direitos violados, conferindo a esta população o papel de protagonista social.

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Quel est le rôle du Comité National du Code Rural ? Comment est-il structuré ?

Le Comité National du Code Rural (CNCR) est chargé de l’élaboration, de la vulgarisation et du suivi de l’application des principes d’orientation du Code Rural.

Le Comité National du Code Rural est structuré en organes :

  • Un bureau exécutif du Comité,
  • Un secrétariat permanent national,
  • Un comité consultatif

From China to America, via Palestine, Africa and Europe, Études rurales explores the main aspects of the rural world through studies on territories, activities, lifestyles, political organisations, representations, beliefs, heritages and perspectives. With contributions from writers of all disciplines, the journal examines the world though academic enquiry as well as history, philosophy and anthropology. The journal is part of a collective effort to find new representations of rural life.

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FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (FAO Latin America & the Caribbean)

Latin America and the Caribbean was the first region to commit to the complete eradication of hunger through the 2025 Hunger-Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative. This renewed political commitment is based on the full conviction that eradicating hunger in the Region is an achievable target.

Latin America and the Caribbean is at the forefront of the global fight against hunger. It is the Region that has made the most progress in reducing the percentage and total number of people suffering from hunger in the past 20 years.

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The mission of FAO in the Near East and North Africa is to achieve sustainable food security for all and to help vulnerable communities cope with and recover from shocks and crises.

To do this, FAO helps Member States work toward sustainable increases in agriculture production, minimize depletion and degradation of already scarce natural resources, boost rural development and reduce food loss and waste.

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La Fundación para la Investigación y el Desarrollo Agrícola - FIDAR, es una organización no gubernamental, orientada a la búsqueda de alternativas para el desarrollo de comunidades urbanas y rurales en el sur occidente de la región andina de Colombia.

FIDAR cuenta con una estructura ágil, transparente y participativa para llevar a cabo todas sus actividades y  el respaldo de un equipo  multidisciplinario, apoyado por un grupo  de asesores de universidades y centros de investigación de la región.

Habitat para a Humanidade Brasil (HPH Brasil) é uma organização não-governamental, sem fins lucrativos, que tem como causa a promoção da moradia como um direito humano fundamental e como meta a eliminação de todas as formas de moradia inadequada. HPH Brasil faz parte da rede internacional Habitat for Humanity (HFH), presente em mais de 90 países.

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ICCO is an independent non-governmental organization with business features. Our aim is to secure the livelihoods and rights of farmers and small businesses in low and middle-income countries.

Despite the fall in the number of people living in extreme poverty in the past decades, poverty remains pervasive and inequalities continue to increase. Millions of people are unable to realize their full potential.

At ILEIA, we are committed to strengthening family farming rooted in agroecology. We do this by building bridges between the social movements, the science and the practice of agroecology through documenting and systematising grounded practices. As communication experts, we translate complex ideas into easily understandable language to bring together the insights derived from diverse ‘ways of knowing’, and to catalyse synergies among different actors working to amplify agroecology.

O IESE é uma organização moçambicana independente e sem fins lucrativos, que realiza e promove investigação científica interdisciplinar sobre problemáticas do desenvolvimento social e económico em Moçambique e na África Austral.

Tematicamente, a actividade científica do IESE contribui para a análise da política pública e social e da governação, com enfoque nas problemáticas de pobreza, política e planeamento público, cidadania, participação política, governação e contexto internacional do desenvolvimento em Moçambique.

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