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Reports & Research
September 2017
Niger

Construction of the Kandadji dam in Niger will involve, among other consequences, the appropriation of agricultural land owned by customary holders but also in many cases sub-holdings of other non-landowners. The government offered a long lease of 50 years for owners in compensation for their expropriated property rights.

How should the State compensate for the loss of the right of use by non-landowners farming land expropriated for the development of the Kandadji dam? This study aims to answer this question and proposes the use of a 'contract of occupation'.

Manuals & Guidelines
September 2017
Niger

There are 85 irrigation schemes in Niger that cover around 16,000 ha and are cultivated by 40,000 farmers. The informal status of these irrigation schemes, and their occupants, has created problems due to population growth and the increasing scarcity of natural resources. Holders of traditional land rights have challenged government decisions concerning land attributions and property rights within the schemes, and have occasionally prevented construction from proceeding.

Manuals & Guidelines
September 2017
Niger

Le Niger compte aujourd’hui 85 aménagements hydro-agricoles (AHA), qui s’étendent sur environ 16 000 hectares et font travailler plus de 40 000 exploitants.  Avec la pression démographique et la raréfaction des ressources naturelles disponibles pour l’activité agricole, l’informalité de la gestion du foncier des AHA et du statut des personnes qui les exploitent est devenue problématique.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Fiji
Honduras
United States of America
Zambia
Denmark
Indonesia
Peru
United Kingdom
Ghana
Malawi
Costa Rica
Niger
New Zealand
Nepal
Morocco
Japan
Malaysia
Madagascar
Tanzania
Chad
Canada

Where do forests and forestry stand today in international climate change negotiations? What exactly does it mean to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+)? What are the opportunities and risks for forests in today’s changing climate and is there a clear path forward? The articles in this issue address these and other questions.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Burkina Faso
Kenya
Mali
China
Australia
Ethiopia
Niger
Cameroon
Nepal
Jordan
Morocco
South Africa
Nicaragua
Uganda
Spain
Argentina
Senegal
Lebanon
Norway
Mongolia

As Diretrizes Voluntárias sobre a Governança Responsável da Posse da Terra, das Pescas e das Florestas no Contexto da Segurança Alimentar Nacional mencionam explicitamente os pastores como utilizadores das Diretrizes e como alvos de capacitação. Apesar da marginalização histórica e muitas vezes contínua dos pastores, este guia técnico foi desenvolvido em resposta às oportunidades emergentes para apoiar os pastores e para reforçar os seus direitos à terra e aos recursos.

Reports & Research
December 2016
France
Benin
Switzerland
Zambia
Mali
Germany
Indonesia
Australia
Austria
Republic of Korea
Niger
Uruguay
Pakistan
Finland
Madagascar
Italy
Poland
Czech Republic
Ecuador
Norway
Canada

Meeting Name: International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Ad Hoc Technical Committee on Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Meeting symbol/code: IT/ACSU-3/16/3
Session: Sess. 3

Reports & Research
December 2016
Burkina Faso
Nigeria
United States of America
Mauritania
Gambia
Mali
Ethiopia
Ghana
Senegal
Guinea
Malawi
Niger
Sudan
Cape Verde
Kenya
Belgium
Lesotho
Uganda
Somalia
South Sudan
Chad
Africa
Eastern Africa

In the Sahel, around 65 percent of the active population works in the agriculture sector and their livelihoods are therefore affected by climate change, markets and environmental factors. More than half of these are women. Recurring crises pose real concerns for the achievement of sustainable food and nutrition security in the region. The root causes of vulnerability to food insecurity and malnutrition are complex and multidimensional.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Nigeria
United States of America
Spain
Mali
Germany
China
Australia
Bolivia
Iran
Ethiopia
Niger
Cameroon
Kenya
Jordan
Morocco
Uganda
Italy
Tanzania
India
Chad
Lebanon
Romania
Mongolia

The Technical Guide on Pastoralism builds on a number of initiatives and studies from recent years that have shone a light on pastoral governance and land tenure: on the inherent challenges pastoralists face, the shortcomings of governments in securing pastoral tenure, and the emerging examples of success and progress from around the world. This Technical Guide provides solutions to securing pastoral governance and tenure without undermining the inherent, necessary complexity of customary arrangements.