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puce The ecological agrarian question in the Nicaraguan agricultural frontier. How to promote more sustainable development pathways
Pierre Merlet

puce AGTER's Study Tours. Definitions, objectives and methods
Clara Jamart

puce Cañamomo Lomaprieta — an ancient Resguardo committed to a modern agroecological conversion in Colombia Case example # 5 of Nourishing life - territories of life and food sovereignty. Policy Brief of the ICCA Consortium # 6
Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert

puce Kawawana community conserved area — restoring an ancient territory of life among the Djola people of Casamance, Senegal. Case example # 4 of Nourishing life - territories of life and food sovereignty. Policy Brief of the ICCA Consortium # 6
Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert

puce The territory of life of the Karen people provides a grassroots' alternative to imposed destructive development in Burma / Myanmar Case example # 1 of Nourishing life - territories of life and food sovereignty}. Policy Brief of the ICCA Consortium # 6
Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert

puce Governing a territory of life is key to responding to climate change. The experience of the Abolhassani Tribal Confederacy (IRAN) Case example # 3 of Nourishing life - territories of life and food sovereignty}. Policy Brief of the ICCA Consortium # 6
Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert

puce Soil Carbon Sequestration and Land Systems: links with institutional environment and public policies. Workshop
Michel Merlet

puce Land systems and mechanisms for soil carbon sequestration. Summary Paper # 27 of the
Alain Karsenty, Aurore Mansion, Camila Toulmin, Jean-Pierre Chauveau, Michel Merlet, Sandrine Vaumourin

This paper develops the themes discussed at a high-level meeting organised by the

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puce The customary management of the forest by Kasepuhan Pasir Eurih indigenous community (Banten, Indonesia)
Diego Laforge

How does the customary management of the forest by an indigenous community in Indonesia, in land tenure conflict with successive stakeholders since the Dutch colony, ensure the sustainability of the agrarian system? A 3 minutes video.

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puce Negotiation, environment and territorial development. Green Negotiated Territorial Development (GreeNTD)
Paolo Groppo

The approach presented in this FAO document does constitute a further development of the previous ones, the Participatory and Negotiated Territorial Development (PNTD) and the Improving Gender Equality in Territorial Issues (IGETI). Greening the Negotiated Territorial Development approach (GreeNTD) highlights the increased relevance that the search for an equilibrium between the social, economic and ecological sphere has in our daily life.

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puce Participatory and Negociated Territorial Development (PNTD). An approach to rural development
Paolo Groppo

This document proposes concrete responses to the following challenges: improving trust between social actors, strengthening social cohesion and promoting systemic territorial development. Paolo Groppo has been coordinating FAO work on this issue during many years. He is a member of AGTER.

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puce Paying for the environment? Can the REDD+ mechanism and the Payments for Environmental Services (PES) tackle the underlying causes of deforestation?
Alain Karsenty, Aurélie Vogel, Christian Castellanet, Sylvain Angerand

An interesting summary note written from the workshop organized jointly by CIRAD, GRET and Friends of the Earth, on 17 and 18 June 2013 in Nogent sur Marne.

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puce The ‘4 per 1000' initiative : caution ! CCD and C2A note - October 2015
Coordination Sud

After traditionally being conspicuous by its absence from public policy, the soil has been drawing increasing interest in recent months. The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) decided to proclaim 2015 International Year of the Soils, and soil has taken up center stage in an initiative launched by France, around two highly topical themes: agriculture and the climate. Agriculture is one of the main sectors responsible for climate change but is also strongly affected by its impacts. With (...)

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puce BOLIVIA. New Communities' and Peasants' Strategies in Pando (Amazon). Threats and Hopes for a Sustainable Use of Forest Resources.
Marta Fraticelli, Michel Merlet

puce Main transformations on the access rights to halieutic resources and the management of the fishing resources
Pauline Vuarin

This article gives an idea of the main transformations that took place in the last decades, concerning the access rights, the management of the resources and the running of the fishing.
At the end of Second World War, the fishing sector showed a considerable growth. The industrial fish catches were intensifying as fishing techniques have been developed: big trawlers, sonar fish finders, more and more sophisticated fishing equipment. Worldwide fish catches has shown a regular growth since (...)

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puce How to protect efficiently our forests without reinforcing the commercial pressures on land?
Clara Jamart

Forests management has become a central issue of the United Nations negotiations on reducing emissions of greenhouse gases to fight against global warming.
The Kyoto protocol encourages the developed countries, that committed themselves to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases, to preserve or to increase their forests. On the other hand, these countries (and the associated national industries) can achieve, in the Southern countries, plantations of trees in order to get some carbon (...)

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puce Sustainable Management of Fishing Resources

Since several years, due to the gradual depletion of fish stocks and environmental deterioration, the fishing sector is facing the most serious crisis it has ever known. Commercial productivity of oceans has reached its lowest level and 75% of the world’s most important fishing areas are overexploited. In all parts of the world, ocean ecosystems and coastal populations suffer the consequences of unsustainable fishing.
Depletion of fishing resources may increase due to private appropriation (...)

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