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SITUACIÓN DE LAS Y LOS DEFENSORES DE LA MADRE TIERRA, EL TERRITORIO Y EL MEDIO AMBIENTE EN COLOMBIA 2020-2022

Reports & Research
Février, 2023
Colombia

Cada fin de año, el conteo de victimizaciones a defensoras y defensores de derechos humanos en Colombia da cuenta de cifras en aumento y del riesgo que representa esta labor en el país. Este aumento ha sido notorio tras la firma del Acuerdo de Paz

con las FARC-EP. Así lo señaló la Oficina del Alto Comisionado para los Derechos Humanos (UN-OHCHR) para el caso de los asesinatos:

INFORME SOBRE LA SITUACIÓN DE LOS DEFENSORES DE LA MADRE TIERRA Y EL TERRITORIO EN HONDURAS

Reports & Research
Février, 2023
Honduras

El presente documento constituye el informe sobre la situación de los defensores de la tierra y el territorio en Honduras, promovido por la International Land Coalition (ILC).

El objetivo general de este trabajo es contribuir a la defensa y protección de las personas defensoras de derechos humanos para el fortalecimiento de sus luchas por el Derecho a la Tierra, la Defensa de la Madre Tierra, el territorio y el ambiente.

Études de cas sur les modalités de conversion des usages des sols

Manuals & Guidelines
Février, 2023
Kenya
Tanzania
Bénin
Côte d'Ivoire
Sénégal
Myanmar
Inde

Le présent ouvrage s’inscrit dans le cadre d’un chantier de recherche mené avec le Comité technique « Foncier et développement » portant sur les processus de conversion des usages des sols dans les Suds. Par conversion des usages des sols, nous entendons la transformation de l’usage d’un sol cultivé ou naturel à des fins d’habitation.

Proceedings of the National Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Responsible Governance of Investment in Land

Conference Papers & Reports
Février, 2023
Ethiopia

The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Responsible Governance of Investment in Land (RGIL) project conducted national Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (MSD) under the theme “Responsible Agricultural Investment: A Pathway to Inclusive Sustainable Development”. It was held from 21 to 22 March 2023 in Addis Ababa, at Radisson Blu Hotel. The dialogue brought together ninety-one representatives of government officials, technical experts, academia, agricultural investors, the local community, civil society organizations (CSO), consultants, and the media.

Comparing investments in the Lao Tea Sector: Concessions, contracts, and outcomes for smallholder farmers

Reports & Research
Décembre, 2022
Laos

Most tea in Laos is produced by smallholder farmers, who benefit from highly suitable growing conditions and strong demand for sought-after varieties from the vast Chinese market. However, the sector faces many challenges to achieve its full potential. A key barrier in the northern provinces has been the tendency towards monopsony trade concessions, in which the production of a whole district can be under exclusive control of one buyer.

Le foncier rural dans les pays du Sud

Peer-reviewed publication
Reports & Research
Décembre, 2022
Afrique
Afrique septentrionale
Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Asie
Liban
France
Océanie

Dans les pays du Sud, l’accès à la terre et à ses ressources, son contrôle et ses usages représentent des questions cruciales. Au cœur des défis de la construction de l’État, du développement agricole, de la sécurité alimentaire et de la durabilité environnementale, le foncier est aussi un marqueur identitaire et une source récurrente de conflits.

Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) in Laos

Policy Papers & Briefs
Décembre, 2022
Laos

Laos plans to graduate from least developed country status by 2024. To spur economic growth,
the Lao government builds on a resource-based export economy, major mining projects, the
constructions of dams, and the expansion of plantation agriculture. A key focus is the promotion
of foreign direct investment in agriculture and forestry, to promote technology transfer for

Urban Form and Real Estate Value in Msheireb Downtown Doha, Qatar

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre, 2022
Qatar

In the late 20th century Dohas rapid urbanization and globalization led to the loss of housing and the compact traditional urban fabric in the old city center The Qatari government and Msheireb Properties developed Msheireb Downtown Doha to bring urban living back with a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional urban fabric and modern life conveniences Our studys primary objective is to investigate the relationship between urban form and the rental value of residential units identifying factors that might influence rental asking prices The paper examines morphological characteristic

Technical Land-Sea Spaces: Impacts of the Port Clusterization Phenomenon on Coasts, Cities and Architectures

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre, 2022
Global

Landsea interactions extending inland and towards the marine spaces are affected by major management and design transformations Globalization processes port expansion projects and extensive energy transition requests have recently led port institutions to demand more land engaging deeply with logistics platforms and radically restructuring forms of port governance In this competitive context the phenomenon of Port Clusterisation ie the administrative aggregation whereby two or more ports are merged to form port clusters is heavily impacting the institutional sphere However not only does thi

Fear and Architecture: Learning from Mega-Projects and Canal Istanbul as a Case

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre, 2022
Global

Fear has been a fundamental aspect of human existence throughout history and its connection with architecture has evolved as cities and the built environment have changed Megaprojects such as Canal Istanbul play a significant role in shaping urban fear Considering this fact this study explores the relationship between fear and architecture in the context of megaprojects with a focus on the case of Canal Istanbul to define fear identify its different types environmental socioeconomic technological and examine their common underlying factor generating a situation of uncertainty The research i