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Institutions - Land tenure
Access to rural land and land administration after violent conflicts. FAO Land Tenure Studies 8
Secure access to land is a crucial factor in the eradication of hunger and poverty. Providing secure access to land is frequently not easy, and it is particularly complex in situations following violent conflicts.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_060501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_060501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_060501_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_060501_ar.htm

Institutions - Land tenure
Land Reform, land settlements and cooperatives. 2005/2
Twenty-seven years after the World Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (WCARRD) held in Rome in 1979, the key question of land is once again an essential item on the international development agenda. This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives offers the reader a series of articles and information related to the discussions that took place in March 2006 in Porto ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_in1/in1_061202_ar.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Forum: Technical Consultation on Decentralization
The Technical Consultation on Decentralization, held in Rome from 16 to 18 December 1997, brought together policy-makers, practitioners and academics from the developed and developing world to review and discuss the contribution of decentralized and participatory strategies to rural development.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROfo0003.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Rural household income strategies and interactions with the local institutional environment: a methodological framework
This article reports on a research programme on rural household income strategies and interactions with the local institutional environment. Its focus on both the household and local institutions explores the income strategies of rural households and the manifold ways in which households - and members of the household - are linked to different institutional settings. The purpose of this pilot proj... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0021.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Institutions and organising practices: Conceptual discussion
This document presents a discussion of the ways in which institutions are defined in different debates on development issues. It argues that the study of institutions should be combined with the study of organising practices based on recent anthropological insights.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0020.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Pastoral institutions and approaches to risk management and poverty alleviation in Central Asian countries in transition
This report synthesises the results of work by three national teams - in Mongolia, China and Kyrgyzstan - working with FAO support on institutional approaches to pastoral risk management in Central Asia, within the wider context of poverty alleviation and food insecurity.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0018.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Financing Economic Self-reliance and Member Participation in Farmer Organizations in Kenya
This paper focuses on the problem of mobilizing increased member capital within farmer co-operatives in Africa -with particular reference to Kenya's co-operative dairy and coffee sectors- and provides some observations regarding the strengths and weaknesses of various instruments for doing this within the Kenya context.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0017.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Rural poverty: population dynamics, local institutions and access to resources
This discussion paper analyses two examples of changing institution-resource access relationships in Africa and Latin America. The Africa case highlights the resource endowments and problems associated with the participation of individuals in multiple institutions, whereas the Latin America case focuses on the changes in a sin... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0016.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Partnership between populations and institutions: waters and soils conservation in Tunisia and Morocco
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/ROan0015.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Institutions - Public institutions
Decentralization process and traditional powers: typologies of policies
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/ROan0014.htm

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