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South African indigenous community win environmental rights case over mining company

… local communities if they plan to mine on their ancestral land. This represents a new achievement in land and mining rights for South Africa. On 9 December 2018, … 70 to 75 households comprising more than 600 people. The land they live on provides the community with food and …
09 Dec 2018 News in Land and Agriculture

The Land in Numbers

… THE LAND IN NUMBERS LIVELIHOODS AT A TIPPING POINT FOREWORD … • For an estimated world population of 9 billion in 2050, agricultural production must increase by about 70% globally and 100% in developing countries. 20 • If agricultural land productivity remains at its current levels, …
18 May 2024 Document in Climate and Atmosphere

Global Land Outlook

… GLOBAL LAN D OUTLOOK First Edition GLOBAL LAND OUTLOOK First Edition ©UNCCD, 2017 Secretariat of the … conflict. Over 1.3 billion people are trapped on degrading agricultural land: farmers on marginal land, especially in … in the developing countries, are trapped on degrading agricultural land, exposed to climate stress, and therefore …
18 May 2024 Literature

Land and water - the rights interface

… AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS Rome, 2004 Land and water – the rights interface S. Hodgson for the … consequences, particularly in contexts where economic and agricultural transitions are putting natural resources under … of countries with arid climates the main constraint to agricultural growth is the availability of water rather than …
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Improving governance of pastoral lands

… Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food … territories and areas IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development IUCN International Union for … struggle of the Aymara pastoralists in Bolivia against the agricultural reform that intended to distribute individual …
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Land Degradation Neutrality: implications and opportunities for conservation - Nature based solutions to desertification, land degradation and drought

Land Degradation Neutrality: implications and opportunities … iii iv iii Summary Degradation of forests, rangelands and agricultural lands is a major barrier to achieving … institutional environments (WOCAT, 2007). The drive for agricultural intensification in some countries has fuelled …
18 May 2024 Literature

Technical guidelines on incineration on land (D10)

… BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GUIDELINES ON INCINERATION ON LAND Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary … 4 Basel Convention Technical Guidelines on Incineration on land Basel Convention series/SBC No. 02/04 First Published in … to its origin, waste is classified as municipal waste, agricultural waste or industrial waste. According to its …
18 May 2024 Document

Developing gender‐equitable legal frameworks for land tenure

…   Developing gender‐equitable legal frameworks for land tenure A legal assessment tool ISSN 2413‐807X           … can  further  encourage them to undertake land and other agricultural investments and to join producer  … conomic empowerment and ultimately generate more productive agricultural systems.     Requests  from  governments  for  …
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The impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security

… 39 chapter iV Nepal earthquakes: damage and loss in the agricultural crop sector 53 chapter V The impact of disasters … damage and loss assessment 117 The way forward – informing agricultural DRR policy 120 AppEndicEs 123 Annex 124 Glossary … te rs /R od i S ai d Heavily reliant on weather, climate, land, and water for its ability to thrive, agriculture is …
18 May 2024 Literature

Non-judicial grievance mechanisms in land-related disputes in Sierra Leone

… Non‐judicial grievance mechanisms in land‐related disputes in Sierra Leone Analytical Assessment … the  country,  especially in the context of large‐scale agricultural investments.     … iners. The Chinese company Hainan Rubber was about to start agricultural investment operations on an  …
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