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- DocumentSustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1998Analyses two examples of changing institution-resource access relationships in Africa and Latin America. The Africa case (Kakamega, Western Kenya) highlights the resource endowments and problems associated with the participation of individuals in multiple institutions, whereas the Latin America case (Oaxaca, Mexico) focuses on the changes in a single institution in response to population growth.DocumentUNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 1997Overview of the extent to which industry in the developed world relies on the biodiversity of the developing world. Primitive human societies rely almost entirely on wild species for food, draught, building materials and other products, and such direct use continues in modern society.DocumentOffice of Arid Land Studies University of Arizona, 1997Series of articles on importance of urban agriculture in areas subject to desertification.DocumentIndigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor - Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide, 1997In the past few years research institutions and development organizations have 'discovered' the relevance of men farmers' indigenous knowledge of genetic resource management and, after some delay, that of women farmers as well. At the same time, attention has been drawn to the global need to conserve biological diversity.Document
Structure and conduct of major agricultural input and output markets and response to reforms by rural households in MadagascarInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1998Interim reports on adjustment in the input trading sector; price behavior in local markets; and adjustment farm households have been published and are available online.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999FAO (ed), contributions from different authors from UN, academia and NGO-sector. In this publication, the rights related to food are examined from both the human rights and the operational points of view. Distinguished human rights expert A.DocumentLand Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998These Country Profiles represent a new edition of a continent-wide set of profiles prepared and published by the Land Tenure Center in 1986. This new volume reflects a decade of intensive work on the continent by LTC and a very considerable deepening of knowledge and understanding of land tenure issues in Africa.DocumentGender and Food Security, FAO, 1994Covers the production, availability and consumption of cereals, which are known to contribute around 70 percent of the energy and protein requirement and which happen to be the first objective to be attained by a poor household.DocumentOxfam, 1998Overview of issues and actors in the debate on genetically modified crops.DocumentChristian Aid, 1999Experience shows that large gaps between rich and poor, ownership of resources concentrated in too few hands, and a food supply based on too few varieties of crops, are the classic preconditions for hunger and famine. New technologies are taking us further down this ill-advised farm track.