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Journal Articles & Books
December 2010
Angola
Burkina Faso
Bangladesh
Honduras
Belgium
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Indonesia
Malawi
Mozambique
Botswana
Liberia
Philippines
Madagascar
Tanzania
Portugal
Ecuador
Netherlands
Sudan
Africa
Americas
Asia

The impacts of natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis have been increasing steadily since the 1950’s, particularly for developing countries. According to a World Bank external evaluation report “natural disasters destroyed US$652 billion in property worldwide in the 1990s alone – an amount 15 times higher in real terms compared to the 1950s.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Americas
Barbados
Cuba
Dominica
Grenada
Haiti
Jamaica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Trinidad and Tobago
Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Brazil
Chile
Ecuador
Suriname

Concentration of land ownership, lack of access, insecurity of tenure and lack of efficiency and transparency in land administration services, are among the obstacles towards responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources in Latin America.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Honduras
Belize
El Salvador
Chile
Guatemala
Bolivia
Austria
Venezuela
Costa Rica
Colombia
Panama
Nicaragua
Ecuador
Netherlands
Argentina
Paraguay
Mexico
Americas

Land Tenure Working Paper 18. Presents the main themes that characterize the governance in land tenure and analyses the aspects related to the evolution of agricultural policy issues in various Central American countries.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Ecuador
Peru
Americas

The notion of good governance is related to effective public government institutions. At the local level, this involves the development of partnerships between top - down government initiatives and bottom - up local institutions and policies. In the current rural Andean context, municipalities are frequently the framework within which local governance is nested.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Peru
Americas

El proyecto TCP/RLA/3217 busca mejorar la seguridad humana y reducir la vulnerabilidad, protegiendo y fortaleciendo las capacidades de las comunidades más abandonadas y expuestas, respaldando los esfuerzos de manejo de desastres y riesgos locales, mejorando los conocimientos y cultivando una actitud de prevención entre los líderes locales.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Honduras
Belize
El Salvador
Chile
Guatemala
Bolivia
Austria
Venezuela
Costa Rica
Colombia
Panama
Nicaragua
Ecuador
Netherlands
Argentina
Paraguay
Mexico
Americas

Documento de trabajo sobre la tenencia de la tierra 18. Presenta los principales temas para caracterizar la gobernanza en la tenencia de la tierra y analiza los aspectos relacionados con la evolución de las problemáticas de política agraria en los diferentes países de América Central.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Honduras
Belize
El Salvador
Chile
Guatemala
Bolivia
Austria
Venezuela
Costa Rica
Colombia
Panama
Nicaragua
Ecuador
Netherlands
Argentina
Paraguay
Mexico
Americas

Document de travail sur les régimes fonciers 18. Présente les principaux thèmes qui caractérisent la gouvernance des régimes fonciers et analyse les questions liées à l’évolution des problématiques de politique agricole dans les différents pays d’Amérique Centrale.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Antigua and Barbuda
France
Honduras
Dominican Republic
Dominica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Belize
Jamaica
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Venezuela
Guyana
Costa Rica
Colombia
Panama
Nicaragua
Spain
Grenada
Haiti
Mexico
Trinidad and Tobago
Netherlands
Saint Lucia
India
Bahamas
Barbados
Cuba
Americas

Documento de trabajo sobre la tenencia de la tierra 17. Este artículo identifica y analiza los aspectos relacionados con la gobernanza de la tierra y proporciona ejemplos de buena gobernanza en la subregión del Caribe. Este documento de trabajo se realizó en vista de las Directrices Voluntarias de la FAO sobre la gobernanza responsable en la tenencia de la tierra y otros recursos naturales.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Mozambique
Bangladesh
Honduras
Philippines
Myanmar
Indonesia
Ecuador
India
Africa
Americas
Asia

Throughout its history, Mozambique has had to deal with cyclones and floods, and when these are severe they have a devastating impact. Apart from the immediate threat to human life, such natural disasters seriously impede economic growth. There is no doubt that the Limpopo valley floods in 2000 were one of the worst flood disasters in Mozambique’s history.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Americas
Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Grenada
Haiti
Jamaica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Belize
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Colombia
Guyana
Suriname
Venezuela
India
Spain
France
Netherlands

Land Tenure Working Paper 17. This publication identifies and assesses issues related to land governance and provides examples of good governance in the Caribbean subregion. This working paper was done in light of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources.