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8 July 2022
United States of America
Georgia

Food safety and transfer of modern technology and knowledge to farmers in Georgia were discussed between Agriculture Minister Otar Shamugia and United States officials in Washington, the Ministry announced on Friday. 

21 April 2021
Kazakhstan
China

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

Main photo: Hands off (David Trilling)

13 May 2021
Kazakhstan


Main photo: Demonstrators rally against land reform rally in Almaty on April 24.

NUR-SULTAN -- Kazakh President Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev has signed into law a long-debated and sensitive bill that bans selling and leasing agricultural land to foreigners in the oil-rich Central Asian state.

8 March 2022
Bangladesh

Main photo: Aubergines are a staple in Hason Ara's community of Ukhiya in Cox's Bazar. Bangladesh. WFP/Sayed Asif Mahmud. 

2 September 2019
Africa
Zimbabwe
South Africa

South Africa’s land panel finally produced its report at the end of July. At 144 pages it’s an impressive document, making all the right noises. South Africa, like Zimbabwe, left the land issue for too long. 25 years after freedom, at least now a serious move is being made in South Africa.

9 November 2020
Africa
Zimbabwe

THE weather outlook is favourable to Zimbabwe’s efforts to increase food production but economic challenges, aggravated by the coronavirus (COVID-19), could adversely affect yields.

The rainfall outlook for the November 2020-January 2021 period points to a higher probability of above-normal rainfall, which according to experts points to conducive conditions for the 2021 cereal crops.

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.

One Namibian, one farm 'unlawful'
25 January 2021
Namibia

A PROPOSAL to introduce a policy to prevent Namibians from owning more than one farm is unlawful and will not be implemented.

This is according to an update report on the implementation of the second national land conference issued by the office of prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila at the end of last year.

Food Systems Summit
22 April 2021
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia

While we work together to transform the way the world produces, consumes and thinks about food, a group of concerned actors has partnered to co-lead a series of Independent Dialogues ahead of the upcoming 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit. The Dialogues will promote the centrality of land rights in building sustainable food systems.

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Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science

From the beginning of 1995 the Agricultural Academy in Bulgaria is publishing Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science (BJAS)® - the first agricultural scientific journal in Bulgaria for fundamental and applied researches, published entirely in English language, and one of the few such journals in Central Europe.

The Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), founded in 2004, is a non-profit organisation. BFAP exists with the distinct purpose to objectively inform and support decision-making by stakeholders in the agro-food, fibre and beverage sectors of Africa. It provides independent, rigorously tested, research-based market and policy analyses.

FAO’s Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia – located in Budapest, Hungary – provides and coordinates FAO policy and technical assistance to Member Countries in the Region.

The Regional Office is also responsible for preparing the biennial FAO Regional Conference for Europe, where Member Countries establish priorities FAO’s work in the region.

Extending from Lisbon to Vladivostok and from the Arctic Circle to the Pamir Mountains of Central Asia, no region is more vast or diverse than FAO’s Europe and Central Asia region.

We’re a charity founded in 1895 by three people who saw the importance of our nation’s heritage and open spaces and wanted to preserve them for everyone to enjoy.  More than 120 years later, these values are still at the heart of everything we do. We look after special places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for ever, for everyone.

As a charity we rely for income on membership fees, donations and legacies, and revenue raised from our commercial operations.

RESR

A Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural (RESR) é uma publicação mantida pela Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (Sober) há mais de trinta anos. Os colaboradores e leitores da RESR são professores, pesquisadores de empresas públicas, alunos de pós-graduação e profissionais de mercado.

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