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15 Jun 2018 description

Guide for policy makers

This report provides an overview of alternatives to immigration detention in Africa. Drawing from examples in 32 African countries, the report highlights some of the measures in place that contribute to the effective and humane governance of migration, while avoiding the use of unnecessary immigration detention.
African policy makers are facing both internal and external pressure to manage migration more effectively. The research undertaken for this report demonstrates that:

12 Jan 2018 description

The materials contained in this supplementary document complement those found in the existing IRP Guidance Note on Recovery – Health. The discussions and case studies contained herein portray an expanded and oftentimes fresh perspective on many of the issues found in the original guidance note on several new and emerging issues for which there exist best practices and lessons learned.

05 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

The Goal

This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children.

05 Feb 2013 description

New policies needed to promote agroforestry

Neglected sector is crucial to livelihoods and food security of millions

5 February, 2013, Rome - Millions of people could escape poverty, hunger and environmental degradation if countries put more effort into promoting agroforestry, an integrated approach combining trees with crop or livestock production, FAO said today.

07 Jul 2011 description

Scope and Objectives

The purpose of the Primer is to present a basic roadmap for integrating DRM into development planning and programming at different levels, based on best practices, lessons learned and experiences. It is expected that this document will not only provide useful guidance to the implementation of drought-focused projects, but also contribute to the growing body of knowledge on climate/drought risk adaptation in Africa and other regions.