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Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Philippines
Tajikistan
Germany
Bolivia
India

This working paper provides an overview of the historic development and current status of implementation of land evaluation and land use planning concepts and tools for land resources/landscape management and proposes a way forward.

Institutional & promotional materials
December 2016
Nepal
Bangladesh
Philippines
Mali
Samoa
Indonesia
Tonga
Thailand
Solomon Islands

This issue contains stories on country level activities and news and updates on events, publications and trainings relater to the gender work in FAO in Asia and the Pacific. There is a report on FAO's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG5) and a feature article on Isan Indigenous Thai Silk Yarn production.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Thailand
Vietnam
Cambodia
Myanmar
Malaysia
Indonesia
Singapore
Philippines
Brunei Darussalam
Christmas Island
Timor-Leste
Cocos (Keeling) Islands

This report reveals new links between Australia's big four banks and three land grabbing case studies previously documented in Oxfam's 2014 report Banking on Shaky Ground.

Institutional & promotional materials
December 2016
Nepal
Philippines
Myanmar
Cambodia
Guinea
Thailand

The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) has now in place its Gender Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2019. Building on the corporate Policy on Gender Equality (2012) and the spirit of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the Strategy provides new focus to gender-related work in the region and identifies main delivery mechanisms for the next three years.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Kenya
Mozambique
Burkina Faso
Philippines
South Africa
Nicaragua
Vietnam
Thailand
Madagascar
China
Myanmar
Indonesia
Norway
Ghana
Iran
India
Sierra Leone
Uruguay
Brazil
Cambodia

À travers le monde, des millions de personnes dépendent des ressources naturelles telles que les terres, les pêches et les forêts, qui sont utilisées collectivement comme des biens communs. Les biens communs sont essentiels à la culture, à l’identité et au bien-être.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Philippines

The legalisation of the customary land rights of rural communities is currently actively promoted as a strategy for conserving biodiversity. There is, however, little empirical information on the conservation outcomes of these tenure reforms.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Chile
United States of America
Kenya
Zambia
Gambia
Sweden
Germany
China
Guatemala
Bolivia
Myanmar
Finland
Cameroon
Nepal
Liberia
Philippines
Nicaragua
Vietnam
Costa Rica
Italy
Mexico
Asia
Africa
Americas

This report is a mid-term evaluation (MTE) of the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), one of the first “umbrella programmes” within the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
France
Bangladesh
Nigeria
Belize
Mali
Zimbabwe
Suriname
Congo
Maldives
Venezuela
Guyana
Philippines
Kiribati
Myanmar
Portugal
Cuba
Bahamas
Paraguay
Gabon
Canada

L’Évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales 2015 est le fruit d’un effort collectif des pays, ayant impliqué quelque 300 correspondants nationaux, la FAO et ses partenaires. Mis en oeuvre par six partenaires dans le cadre de divers processus, le Questionnaire concerté sur les ressources forestières couvre 88 pour cent des forêts mondiales.