The 2008 report by ActionAid suggests that, since women and girls are overrepresented among poor and excluded people, the food crisis is having a particularly harsh impact on them. According to the FAO, even before the current crisis women made up 60% of the chronically hungry.
The purpose of this paper is to outline guidelines to be considered by EU donors in the design of their support for interventions in land policy and administration in developing countries. The focus in these Guidelines is on rural land, however much of the discussion will be of considerable relevance to urban areas and can contribute to a national land policy.
Until 1978, the Afghan state was weak but stable. In contrast, rural regulatory structures that complemented the state have always been strong. It was only the attempt to establish a strong state on the basis of foreign ideologies and military over the heads of the rural population that ultimately led to chaos and collapse.Whereas the central state sometimes broke down, many state
This issue brief argues that before ASEAN could engage in
meaningful dialogue with NGOs, it will first have to grapple with
a number of issues, namely, (1) food security for farmers that
likewise promotes poverty eradication and rural development; (2)
property rights as a fundamental human right of farmers; (3)
La propuesta: “Estrategias Territoriales para el Desarrollo Integral de la Parroquia Cangahua” fue elaborada con la comunidad en varios talleres que constituyeron espacios de construcción de propuestas susceptible de ejecución, monitoreo y evaluación conforme la priorización establecida.
Since agricultural development in Zimbabwe contributes to both economic growth and the standard of living for most people living in the Communal Areas, it is imperative that the government protect and enhance the land resources existing in those areas. Unless the current degradation and deterioration is arrested, the country's development goals will not be attainable.
[via FAO] This technical guide aims to assist implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines by providing guidance that supports the Guidelines' principle of gender equality in tenure governance. The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men.
El objetivo del presente estudio fue evaluar el impacto de un programa de manejo forestal participativo en relación con el cambio de hábitos de aprovechamiento de los recursos forestales de los pobladores rurales de Nina Rumi y Puerto Almendra. La muestra estuvo conformada por 50 moradores de las comunidades involucradas, de las cuales 32 fueron de Nina Rumi y 18 de Puerto Almendra.
L’Observatoire des Terres des Parcours
The International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development took place in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2006. A summary Final Report on the conference can be found Here. Attached are the resources, presentations, and papers from the conference.
Este 5 de dezembro é o Dia Mundial do Solo. Sob o tema: "Mantenha o solo vivo, proteja a biodiversidade do solo", a Organização das Nações Unidas para Alimentação e Agricultura, FAO, destaca a importância deste recurso para sustentar ecossistemas saudáveis e o bem-estar humano.