There is wide engagement with large-scale land deals in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly from the perspectives of development and international political economy. Recently, scholars have increasingly pointed to a gendered lacuna in this literature.
Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” recognizes the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty reduction, food security and nutrition.
Much has been written on land deals, their impact and challenges of contestation in the Global South. Multiple studies show that communities are high-spirited as long as they oppose the actual conversion of their land.
Le 11 mai 2017 a marqué le 5ème anniversaire de l’approbation des Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des terres, des pêches et des forêts dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire nationale (DV) par le Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondial (CSA).
The leaflet will provide an overview of in-country projects and achevements as well as regional initiatives.
Land, fisheries, forests and other natural resources provide a basis for livelihoods and social, cultural and religious practices. However, most people in rural areas in developing countries do not have any form of documentation to protect their land and natural resources rights, which puts their livelihoods and consequently their food and nutrition security are at risk.
Drought is one of the main causes of food insecurity. In 2011, the horn of Africa has faced the worst drought in 60 years. An estimated 12.4 million people suffered from a massive food shortage.
Land and forest tenure systems greatly influence a country’s ability to reduce deforestation and forest degradation. Clear and legitimate tenure rights over forests can provide an incentive to manage forests sustainably and simultaneously reduce deforestation and forest degradation.
La tierra, la pesca, los bosques y otros recursos naturales proporcionan una base para los medios de vida y las prácticas sociales, culturales y religiosas.
La terre, les pêches, les forêts et d'autres ressources naturelles est crucial pour les moyens de subsistance et les pratiques sociales, culturelles et religieuses.