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Landscape management
 
Slides
1 March 2017
Mapping tenure security across urban slums and informal settlements in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Presentation by Elizabeth Dessie, PhD student - Unit for Human Geography, University of Gothenburg. Held at the young researchers meeting on multifunctional landscapes, Gothenburg June 7-8, 2016.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
16 September 2016
What is key to building partnerships with forest communities?

Indigenous and local communities, particularly in forest areas, are increasingly affected by environmental degradation and deforestation, which is often the result of unsustainable land use and global demand for commodities and mineral resources.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Publication
16 September 2016
Building Partnerships with Forest Communities

Indigenous and local communities, particularly in forest areas, are increasingly affected by environmental degradation and deforestation, which is often the result of unsustainable land use and...

Landscape management
 
News Story
25 April 2016
When it comes to land deals, can development and human rights be reconciled?

Achieving the ambitious Agenda 2030 requires solutions with multiple benefits across scales. One such solution may be to establish stronger land tenure systems in countries or regions that lack them.

Gender and equality
 
Blog Post
10 March 2016
Scaling up community land and resource rights – a new global initiative

Despite certain progress in recent years a large proportion of the world’s rural population, especially in low and middle-income countries, still does not have statutory recognized rights to the agricultural land and other natural resources they have been using for generations and on which they depend for their livelihoods.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Event
24 February 2016
Are ordinary Africans getting the continent back – or not? The fate of community lands in Africa

Liz Alden Wily is an internationally renowned land tenure expert and independent researcher with wide-reaching experience from a number of countries throughout the developing world but with a...

Rural transformation
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
18 November 2015
The changing face of Eastern and Southern African agriculture: from subsistence to commercial enterprises

Are we ready to meet the world’s  increasing food demand over the coming decades? Some people are doubtful of how we are going to feed 2.4 billion more people when no extra land is available and degradation of existing farmland is widespread.

Landscape management
Rural transformation
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Video
15 September 2014
Tenure Trends & Pressures on Forest Communities in Cameroon

Presented as part of the Seminar on Securing Forest and Community Land Rights - Challenges, Trends and Ways Forward. The seminar focused on forests and other off-farm areas that constitute vital...

Gender and equality
Trade and production
 
Slides
14 October 2013
Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture: A SIANI Focus Area

Presented at the Agri4D 2013 conference at the session on Transforming Gender Roles in Agriculture: - Ways ForwardRead the book "Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa"...

Trade and production
 
Publication
25 May 2012
Biofuel: A Guide for the Confused

Preface“Biofuels: A Guide for the Confused” is written primarily for field staff and decision-makers involved in biofuel development. It assumes no previous or specialist knowledge of...