Journal Articles & Books | Land Portal | Asegurando los Derechos a la Tierra a través de Datos Abiertos

Under this resource type, typically you will find land-related information with a more scientific approach. Examples of these documents can be journal articles, academic publications, PhD dissertations and theses, as well as discussions papers, books and book chapters.

In all fairness
Artículos de revistas y libros
Enero 2018
Singapur

In an inclusive society, all women would have equal opportunities as men to participate socially, politically and economically. They would be valued and recognised as individuals in their own right and not primarily defi ned by their marital and reproductive status. Has this been achieved in Singapore?

Imazon
Artículos de revistas y libros
Marzo 2020
América Latina y el Caribe
América del Sur
Brasil

Este livro trata da história da Amazônia desde a chegada do homem no vale do Amazonas há mais ou menos 11000 a.C. até os dias atuais. Nele você vai poder compreender os períodos históricos seguindo a linha do tempo, a qual marca com ícones os acontecimentos mais importantes na região. Os textos do livro estão intercalados por ilustrações que representam cada época. 

Disputes And Issues Relating To Sale And Purchase Of Land In Malaysia
Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2011
Malasia

This chapter deals with the sale of land or building or parcel in a sub-divided building or land parcel in Malaysia. Realising that it is quite impossible to give a complete treatment of such sale and purchase transaction in just a few pages of this chapter, it is proposed that the approach taken in this writing will be to introduce such transaction to the general reader and to only elaborate t

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2013
Ghana

Studies draw attention to gender inequalities in land tenure. While some insist that gender inequalities in land tenure exists others do not. This paper discusses a study that examined gender issues in customary land ownership in the Wa Municipality. It sought to understand and find ways of bridging the gender gaps, if any.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Julio 2015
África
Ghana

Africa has been at the centre of a "land grab" in recent years, with investors lured by projections of rising food prices, growing demand for "green" energy, and cheap land and water rights. But such land is often also used or claimed through custom by communities. What does this mean for Africa? In what ways are rural people's lives and livelihoods being transformed as a result?

Artículos de revistas y libros
Febrero 2013
Camboya

In rural Cambodia the rampant allocation of state land to political elites and foreign investors in the form of “Economic Land Concessions (ELCs)”—estimated to cover an area equivalent to more than 50 % of the country’s arable land—has been associated with encroachment on farmland, community forests and indigenous territories and has contributed to a rapid increase of rural landlessness.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Mayo 2016
Mozambique
Ghana

The rise of new powers in development has generated much debate on the extent to which South–South Cooperation (SSC) constitutes a new paradigm of development more relevant to African needs or a disguise for a new form of imperialism.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Agosto 2018
Camboya

Facing land grabs and eviction in the name of development, women worldwide increasingly join land rights struggles despite often deeply engrained images of female domesticity and conventional gender norms. Yet, the literature on female agency in the context of land struggles has remained largely underexplored.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Febrero 2017
Ghana

As gold prices soared from 2008 onwards, tens of thousands of foreign miners, especially from China, entered the small-scale mining sector in Ghana, despite it being ‘reserved for Ghanaian citizens’ by law.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Abril 2017
Ghana

In Ghana, farmer-herder conflicts have become widespread and increasingly assume a violent dimension. Competition over access to and use of land and water resources is at the center of the conflicts. However, competition does not automatically result in conflicts. The conflicts are driven by triggering activities of both farmers and herders.

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