New Alliance: Framework for Responsible Land-Based Agricultural Investments

Food Security

Technical experts from G7 donors (UK, US, Germany, France), AU Land Policy Initiative and FAO have compiled a due diligence framework for land related investments based on existing standards, guidance and good practice, to support responsible investments under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.

Convocatoria de manifestación de interés: hubs nacionales o regionales para compartir datos abiertos y conectados (Linked Open Data) sobre la tierra

La Fundación Land Portal está tratando de encontrar un pequeño número de socios de dimensión nacional o regional que están interesados en desarrollar flujos de informaciones relacionadas con la gobernanza de la tierra, teniendo en cuenta  sus intereses geográficos o temáticos. La fundación Land Portal está particularmente interesada en colaborar con proveedores de informaciones reconocidos o con organizaciones que trabajan con la gobernanza de la tierra y que consideran conveniente mejorar el desarrollo de sus servicios informativos.

Successes in African agriculture [IFPRI Issue Brief]

Agricultural growth offers a potentially powerful tool for spearheading broad-based poverty reduction in Africa.

Strategies for adapting to climate change in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

The ten ASARECA member countries (Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) have adopted, or are planning to adopt, a range o

Climate change implications for water resources in the Limpopo River Basin

This paper analyzes the effects of climate change on hydrology and water resources in the Limpopo River Basin of Southern Africa, using a semidistributed hydrological model and the Water Simulation

The potential impact of AIDS on population and economic growth rates

This paper examines the current status of HIV/AIDS infection, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, and reviews existing models that look at the future impact that the disease is likely to have on po

Vida urbana

Data from many countries show that the concentration of poverty and malnutrition is shifting from rural to urban areas.

Coordination in natural resource management

Because of their spatial scale, most irrigation systems, forests, rangelands, and fisheries cannot be managed at the individual or household level (Knox McCulloch, Meinzen-Dick, and Hazell 1998).

The road to pro-poor growth in Zambia

Zambia is one of the poorest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Exchange, contracts, and property-rights enforcement

In this section of the book the action domain is the market for goods and services in the context of agriculture and rural markets in developing countries.


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