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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2007
Georgia

Land reform was launched in the Republic of Georgia in 1992, about a year after the
country gained its independence from the Soviet Union. While an impressive land
individualization process has been in effect since then, the pace and the performance of
this process are far from satisfactory. This is due to a combination of institutional and

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2007
Georgia

This paper investigates the issue of child labor in the context of land reforms intransition economies, using farm household data from the Republic of Georgia. The results show that an increase in landholdings as an outcome of the land reform can, in the presence of market imperfections, lead to an increase in child labor.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Egypt
Switzerland
Lithuania
Croatia
Germany
Denmark
Australia
Canada
Finland
Thailand
New Zealand
Kenya
Tajikistan
Albania
Italy
Botswana
Cambodia
Georgia
Romania
Ghana
Europe
Asia

The articles in this issue supplement the recent publication "Good governance in land tenure and administration" (Land Tenure Studies No. 9), which provides practical advice for land professionals on improving governance in a land administration system or other land tenure arrangement.

Reports & Research
December 2007
Angola
Timor-Leste
Rwanda
Iraq
Afghanistan
Burundi
Guatemala
Sri Lanka
Cyprus
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Pakistan
Colombia
Mozambique
Liberia
South Africa
Vietnam
Somalia
Italy
Cambodia
Sudan
Georgia
Uganda

The Pinheiro Principles provide restitution practitioners, as well as States and UN and others agencies, with a consolidated text relating to the legal, policy, procedural, institutional and technical implementation mechanisms for housing and property restitution.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2006
Georgia

Hedonic pricing is used to determine the effect of a landscape element such as the lawn area on the home selling price of single-family homes in Athens, Georgia. Results show that lawn area and the use of zoysiagrass as the dominant species positively and significantly influenced the selling price.

Reports & Research
December 2006
Qatar
Mozambique
Zambia
Afghanistan
Guatemala
Iran
Ethiopia
Mongolia
New Zealand
Nepal
Laos
Turkey
Kyrgyzstan
Kuwait
India
Bahrain
Georgia
Cambodia
Asia

This paper presents the application of the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach (SLA) to forest-poverty linkages and the analysis of the main issues that are raised for the Forestry Outlook study. The LSP Sub-programme on access to natural resources initially intended to begin its work in support of the FOWECA project with a regional desk study.

Reports & Research
December 2006
Qatar
Kyrgyzstan
Iraq
Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Iran
United Arab Emirates
Jordan
Cyprus
Yemen
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Oman
Uzbekistan
Syrian Arab Republic
Kuwait
Kazakhstan
Tajikistan
Bahrain
Georgia
Armenia
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon
Central Asia
Western Asia

FAO has initiated a series of global and regional sector outlook studies to examine linkages between forests and societies and to indicate emerging opportunities and challenges. The Forestry Outlook Study for West and Central Asia (FOWECA) has considered these issues through an extended consultative process in 23 different national contexts in West and Central Asia.

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