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The People, Land, and Resources Program (PLR) seeks to protect and defend the environment and human rights against the adverse impacts of development by ensuring that the laws and policies...
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This report focuses on the role of natural resources in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) programmes and illustrates how the management of natural resources can be used to promote...
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Bien que des paysages ruraux puissent être gérés de manière à optimiser à la fois l’atténuation et l’adaptation au changement climatique, de nombreux projets de développement axés sur le climat ne...
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The number of city dwellers is at an all-time high of about 3.5 billion and will nearly double in the next 30 to 40 years, with almost all the growth in developing countries, the head of the U.N....
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The United Nations recently declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). This the first United Nations year that is the result of a campaign by civil society—the World...
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The world will need 70 per cent more food, as measured by calories, to feed a global population of 9.6 billion in 2050, and must achieve this through improvements in the way people produce and...
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and...
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Des banques actives en Belgique soutiennent des accapareurs de terres qui affament des populations locales, dénoncent le CNCD-11.11.11, SOS Faim, Oxfam Solidarité, FairFin et Réseau Financement ...
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Land rights are essential to development, so why not tie foreign aid to their protection? The European Commission may soon issue a major policy change on this issue, British MEP Nirj Deva, vice-...
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The CGIAR Open Access and Data Management Policy, supported unanimously by all 15 members of the CGIAR Consortium, is now in place.  The policy marks a ground-breaking effort to...
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