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Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making
Rapports et recherches
novembre 2020
Afrique australe

The spread of COVID-19 in South Africa and other countries in the region has again brought to the fore the fact that very dense, under-serviced, mostly informal, settlements are not healthy places to live. They are also places where the spread of a disease is difficult to prevent or manage.

The State of Land Information in South Africa
Rapports et recherches
novembre 2020
Afrique australe

What is the state of land information in South Africa? Is there really a lack of land data to support decisions and to improve land governance? This was the point of departure that a team of specialists grappled with to uncover the many different sources of land data and information available in South Africa.

A Study on the Improvement of Cadastral System in Mongolia
Publication évaluée par des pairs
octobre 2015
Mongolie

National land information system (NLIS) is an essential part of the Mongolian land reform. NLIS is a web based and centralized system which covers administration of cadastral database all over the country among land departments. Current ongoing NLIS implementation is vital to improve the cadastral system in Mongolia.

The Covid-19 Crisis and Land Governance
Rapports et recherches
septembre 2020
Global

This webinar took stock of the emerging insights on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on land rights and discussed concerns about the expected mid-to-long term impacts on equitable and sustainable land governance.

COVID-19, Regulatory Rollback and the ‘Green Recovery’: Indigenous Peoples Raise Their Voices
Rapports et recherches
octobre 2020
Global

COVID-19 has negatively affected indigenous land rights, particularly for those who already face food insecurity as a result of land confiscation or grabbing and the loss of their territories.

COVID-19, Biodiversity and Climate Change: Indigenous Peoples Defining the Path Forward
Rapports et recherches
octobre 2020
Global

Indigenous Peoples and local communities manage more than half of the world´s land. These biodiverse ancestral lands are vital to the people who steward them and the planet we all share. But governments only recognize indigenous and community legal ownership of 10 percent of the world´s lands. Secure tenure is essential for safeguarding the existing forests against external forces.

COVID-19 and Public Health: Indigenous Peoples on the Front Line
Rapports et recherches
octobre 2020
Global

Three-quarters of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to humans, with Ebola, SARS, MERS and now COVID-19 being examples. Scientists are warning that deforestation, industrial agriculture, illegal wildlife trade, climate change and other types of environmental degradation increase the risk of future pandemics.

BTI 2020 Country Report Mongolia
Rapports et recherches
mai 2020
Mongolie

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In July 2017, Democratic Party candidate Khaltmaa Battulga was elected Mongolia’s new president with 50.61% of the vote, defeating his rival Miyegombo Enkhbold from the ruling Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) who received 41.16% of the vote. Importantly, 8.23% of the voters in the second round chose the none-of-the-above option, the so-called blank ballot.

Land Policies, Land-based Development Programs and the Question of Minority Rights in Eastern Sri Lanka
Publication évaluée par des pairs
septembre 2015
Sri Lanka

Land has been one of the major concerning factors in escalating disputes and conflicts between ethnic groups in Sri Lanka, including the violation of minority rights. This paper examines the impact of land policies and land-based development programs on the rights of ethnic minorities in eastern Sri Lanka by analyzing selected major policies and projects.

LandVoc - Community of Experts Workshop
Documents et rapports de conférence
septembre 2020
Global

This report provides a summary of a two-part online workshop in June 2020 to explore the creation of a community of experts to support the ongoing development of the LandVoc concept scheme, and to support ongoing contributions from the LandVoc community to AGROVOC.

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