14 February 2017

Jerusalém, 14 fev (EFE).- A advocacia do Estado de Israel pediu pela primeira vez ao Supremo Tribunal do país que não derrube estruturas em uma colônia na Cisjordânia sobre terras privadas palestinas sob amparo da nova e polêmica Lei de Regularização de Assentamentos, informou nesta terça-feira a ONG israelense Yesh Din.



Esta é a primeira vez em que esta lei, aprovada no dia 6 de fevereiro e condenada por União Europeia (UE), ONU e vários países da comunidade internacional, seria utilizada para legalizar retroativamente imóveis em colônias.



By: Roseanna Cunningham

Date: January 4th 2017

Source: Scottish Housing News

Overall funding for land reform will be increased by £3.4 million in 2017, with the existing Scottish Land Fund budget maintained at £10m, the Scottish Government has announced.

Peer-reviewed publication
Journal Articles & Books
December 2003

Since 1997 Mexico has provided poor families with cash benefits linked to children’s school attendance and regular clinic attendance, as well as in-kind health benefits and nutritional supplements, through the Programa Nacional de Educación, Salud y Alimentación (PROGRESA). Unlike previous social programs in Mexico, this nationwide antipoverty program targets transfers to the mother of the family.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016

The Mali Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING) Baseline Evaluation Survey (MARBES) survey was implemented during May-July 2014 as part of IFPRI’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M) of Africa RISING. The Africa RISING program aims to create-through action research and development partnerships-opportunities for smallholder farmers in Africa south of the Sahara to sustainably intensify their farming systems and to improve their food, nutrition, and income security.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016

The Ghana Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING) Baseline Evaluation Survey (GARBES) survey was implemented from May to July 2014 as part of IFPRI’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M) of Africa RISING. Africa RISING aims to create opportunities for smallholder farmers in Africa south of the Sahara (through action research and development partnerships) by sustainably intensifying their farming systems and improving food, nutrition, and income security.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016

The Tanzania Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING) Baseline Evaluation Survey (TARBES) was implemented during February-April 2014 as part of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M) of Africa RISING. The Africa RISING program aims to create—through action research and development partnerships—opportunities for smallholder farmers in Africa south of the Sahara to sustainably intensify their farming systems and to improve their food, nutrition, and income security.

Manuals & Guidelines
December 2014

Written primarily for land rights advocates in Asia, this publication compiles easy-to-read articles on how to effectively undertake land reform monitoring, which contributes to CSOs’ evidence-based advocacy. The articles are based on lectures and presentations from an ANGOC/Land Watch Asia training program in May 2013 on land reform monitoring. The training sessions built on NGO participants’ knowledge and skills on effective monitoring, focusing on research methods, policy analysis, report writing, and social media for advocacy.

This blog was originally posted at: http://politicsofpoverty.oxfamamerica.org/2016/10/how-are-coca-cola-and-...

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have adopted “zero-tolerance” for land grabs in their operations around the world. Oxfam checks in on how they’re doing in Brazil.

June 2012

The primary purpose of this paper is to update the Poverty Assessment from June, 2000, and to give an assessment of the poverty situation in Tajikistan in 2003 and changes since 1999. The paper is part of an on-going program of work conducted in close cooperation with the Government, based on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and the ongoing work of the PRSP Expert Group. The work program includes the production of a series of relatively short analytical papers rather than one full poverty assessment every four years or so.

July 2013

This Financial Sector Assessment (FSA)
is a summary of some of the findings of the Financial Sector
Assessment Program (FSAP) report for the Russian Federation,
which was prepared jointly by the International Monetary
Fund (IMF) and the Bank in close cooperation with the
Russian authorities. Given the small size of the financial
sector, the effects of a potential financial sector distress
on the macro-economy would be relatively small. However,