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Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2015
Bolivia

Este artículo describe y analiza los orígenes mitológicos y socioculturales de la producción de quinua en la zona altiplánica boliviano - peruana, con elementos de género y culturales, para apoyar la hipótesis del desequilibrio que está causando, en sus palabras, “una irresponsable masificación comercial del grano”. El ensayo forma parte de un trabajo inédito y más amplio del author.

Closing Yield Gaps: How Sustainable Can We Be? cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
June 2015
Global

Global food production needs to be increased by 60–110% between 2005 and 2050 to meet growing food and feed demand. Intensification and/or expansion of agriculture are the two main options available to meet the growing crop demands. Land conversion to expand cultivated land increases GHG emissions and impacts biodiversity and ecosystem services.

National Policies
March 2015
Uganda

The Uganda National Land Policy (NLP) Implementation Action Plan is a deliberate resolution by the Government of Uganda to address major challenges that have hindered the implementation of land reforms, thereby impeding the optimal utilisation of land for socio-economic development and transformation.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2015
Kenya

This book exposes the key land use and environmental problems facing Kenya today due to lack of an appropriate national land use policy. The publication details how the air is increasingly being polluted, the water systems are diminishing in quantity and deteriorating in quality. The desertification process threatens the land and its cover.

Towards Kenya’s Profile of the Land Administration Domain Model (LADM)  cover image
Journal Articles & Books
September 2014
Kenya

The application of computer technology in land administration is touted as one way of ensuring efficient and transparent land administration.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2014
Kenya

The first set of the land laws were enacted in 2012 in line with the timelines outlined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. In keeping with the spirit of the constitution, the Land Act, Land Registration Act and the national Land Commission Act respond to the requirements of Articles 60, 61, 62, 67 & 68 of the Constitution. The National Land Policy, which was passed as Sessional Paper No.

Climate-smart agriculture global research agenda: scientific basis for action cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
August 2014
Global

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) addresses the challenge of meeting the growing demand for food, fibre and fuel, despite the changing climate and fewer opportunities for agricultural expansion on additional lands.

Sustainable agricultural intensification: The promise of innovative farming practices cover image
Journal Articles & Books
January 2014
Global

Sustainable agricultural intensification holds promise to play a
role in the broader effort to ensure food security while protecting our natural
resource base. But what would such a sustainable intensification look like in
practice? This chapter presents the results of an ex ante assessment of the yield