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Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2017

Conservation easements offer sustainable land use and environmental conservation through land use restrictions. Opportunities exist to improve the efficiency by which parties interested in conservation easement transactions are matched, which may contribute to the overall protection of agricultural landscapes.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2017
Viet Nam

Women's empowerment is considered a ‘prerequisite’ to achieving global food security. Gender systems, however, are diverse and complex. The nature and extent of gender inequity and the conditions necessary to empower women vary across countries, communities and regions.

Land markets, Property rights, and Deforestation: Insights from Indonesia
Publicación revisada por pares
Noviembre 2017

We examine the emergence of land markets and their effects on forest land appropriation by farm households in Jambi Province, Sumatra, using micro-level data covering land use and land transactions for a period of more than 20 years (1992–2015). Based on a theoretical model of land acquisition by a heterogeneous farming population, different hypotheses are developed and empirically tested.

Informes e investigaciones
Septiembre 2017

This paper addresses the serious problems involving land regulation in Brazil and stresses the urgentneed to solve the country's agrarian issues. The historical background of landholding and land propertyregulation in Brazil is analyzed in parallel with the overall institutional framework of land regulation.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Julio 2017
África oriental
África austral

Low adoption of sustainable intensification technologies hinders achievement of their potential impacts on increasing agricultural productivity. Proper targeting of locations to scale-out particular technologies is a key determinant of the rate of adoption. Targeting locations with similar biophysical and socio-economic characteristics significantly increases the probability of adoption.

Publicación revisada por pares
Junio 2017

This paper proposes that, different though they are, the processes of urban development in China and the UK can be analytically compared by looking at the commonly occurring opposition and resistance to that development. Such opposition and resistance can delay and limit the development of land in and immediately surrounding cities.

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