While a recent report by two civil society groups in Cambodia outlining predatory practices by local microfinance institutions (MFIs) may not paint the clearest picture of the sector, there is no denying that there are murky waters ahead.
I am very pleased to announce that my article -- an introduction on blockchain and the land surveying - has been published in the July/August issue of the LAND JOURNAL magazine of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors / RICS.
Scientists at the University of Bern have found a connection between rising levels of socio-economic inequality and the rates of deforestation in Latin America.
The documents form part of a nationwide programme to secure property rights for home owners in informal settlements
DAR ES SALAAM, Feb 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Maria Mkwawa, the Tanzanian government's decision to issue her with a formal land title to her home in January was a pleasant surprise.
- Jair Bolsonaro took office on 1 January. Since then, he has made appointments to his government, and there have been statements by people in his administration, that are causing grave concern among environmentalists.
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The Research Center for Environment, Human Security and Governance (CERES), in partnership with many institutions, will organize it 5th International Conference on: Social-Ecological Systems: From Risks and Insecurity to Viability and Resilience (SES2019), Marrakesh, October 24-26, 2019.
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Promoting the rapid and sustainable development of ethnic minority groups and mountainous areas is the consistent policy of the Party, State and Government of Việt Nam in the cause of socio-economic development.
Uruguay - The results are dispiriting, if not unsurprising: a systematic review of the available literature has found that the socioeconomic impacts of large-scale tree plantations have been mostly negative for local people.
Dick Jenkins is a fourth-generation rancher living in Oregon’s most remote county. I wanted to know why he continues living in a rural community, even though life elsewhere might be easier.
“Gender, Land and Mining in Mongolia” is the product of two years of rigorous field research in Mongolia in collaboration with the Mongolian NGO, People Centered Conservation (PCC).
The International day of Rural Women, which we celebrate today, is an annual event to recognise the role women play in agriculture and rural development.