Peer-reviewed publication | Land Portal

A peer-reviewed publication is a subcategory under Journal Articles & Books, in the sense that it is an article with a more scientific approach. In general, the following description of a peer-reviewed publication is used: "Articles are written by experts and are reviewed by several other experts in the field before the article is published in the journal in order to insure the article's quality" (Source: Angelo State University).

Land Policies, Land-based Development Programs and the Question of Minority Rights in Eastern Sri Lanka
Peer-reviewed publication
September 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.

The Islamic Legal Provisions for Women’s Share in the Inheritance System: A Reflection on Malaysian Society
Peer-reviewed publication
December 2014
Malaysia

Characterized as divinely ordained, the Islamic law of inheritance defines women’s rights to property of the deceased with specific roles and responsibilities for each individual.

Rethinking the Importance of Identifying and Addressing the Customary Laws in the Context of Land Law Making Process
Peer-reviewed publication
December 2019
Sri Lanka

The land is an integral part of every state. Especially land has sacred and cultural value in most of the Asian traditions apart from its social and economic value. Sri Lanka is an island state which has 25,330 sq.

Spatial Information, Agriculture,  Policy, Asmat Ali, Muhammad Imran, Pakistan
Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
National Policies
September 2020
Asia
Pakistan

Agriculture is directly linked to the socio-economic development of every region. Agriculture impacts us all, whether we are seeking food security, better health or striving to conserve natural resources. Goal 2 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) underlines the significance of agriculture as a means to achieve food security.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Indonesia

The complexity of spatial use has an impact on poverty and the development of slum settlements towards a decrease in environmental quality.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Central African Republic
Norway
South Africa
Southern Africa

Joint Ventures (JVs) between ‘agribusiness’ investors and ‘small farmers’ or ‘customary landowners’ are being promoted in South Africa’s land and agrarian reform programme as a way to include land reform beneficiaries in the country’s competitive agricultural sector.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
United States of America

Suppression of historical fire regimes has changed the composition and structure of many fire-dependent ecosystems, frequently resulting in decreased grazing productivity and biodiversity in grasslands and savannas. Land managers have attempted to reverse these trends through the application of prescribed fire, but regulations and liability concerns often deter them.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Brazil
Trinidad and Tobago
United States of America

Climate change has the potential to disrupt ecosystem services and further exacerbate the effects of human activities on natural resources. This has significant implications for educational institutions and the populations they serve.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
China
Russia
United States of America

China is one of the most rapidly urbanising countries in the world. In recent years, it has experienced enormous environmental changes, as well as a loss of landscape identity. This paper aims to explore the concept of landscape identity in the context of the overwhelming urbanisation in China. It develops a conceptual framework on landscape identity from different dimensions.

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