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Landesa Annual Report 2019
Reports & Research
January 2020
Global

Around the world, land is the foundation of rural life. Perhaps no other asset can equal the transformative power of land to create economic opportunity, boost productivity and food security, and fulfill the promise of fundamental human rights and a life of basic dignity and access to justice.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Africa
Northern Africa
Central Asia
Western Asia
Europe

Countries of the Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia (NEN) region face a myriad of social, economic and political challenges that have stalled their structural and rural transformation processes. This has had a detrimental impacton rural youth, who, as a result, face limited economic opportunities. The NEN region has the highest youth unemployment rates in the world.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019

A wide variety of settlement systems exist, ranging from small villages to large metropolises. However, spatial analyses are typically confined to the mere presence or absence of built-up land and the changes therein, while more subtle differences between various settlement systems are ignored.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean

Thispaper characterizes the structural and rural transformation of the Asia and the Pacific region(APR), highlighting the implications for rural youth opportunities and challenges, and identifying andelaborating on the characteristics, opportunities and challenges related to rural youth inclusion.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
South Africa
Africa
Western Africa
Eastern Africa
Middle Africa
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper examines the intersections between youth access to land, migration decisions and employment opportunities using nationally representative and multi-year data from multiple African countries.

IFAD publication on rural youth 2019
Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Middle Africa
Southern Africa
South Africa
Western Africa

A narrative on rural youth in Africa has continued to evolve in policy circles around the world. Much of it is driven by population statistics that point to an imminent youth bulge in Africa and concerns about a poor economic outlook (stagnation) for African productivity and growth.

Rural & Urbano
Journal Articles & Books
November 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil
Este trabalho visa apresentar um relato de experiência acerca da aula de campo vivenciada no  Município de Buíque.  A atividade surgiu a partir da disciplina eletiva  Educação do Campo, componente curricular do Curso de Licenciatura em Pedagogia da Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE).
Preliminary Report on Agricultural Census 2019
Reports & Research
October 2019
Bangladesh

The Agriculture Census 2019, the sixth in its series, is an agricultural statistical venture of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). Not only has Bangladesh recorded persistent economic growth of 7.86 to 8.13%, but it has also achieved a substantial reduction in poverty rate. Bangladesh retains a strong commitment to social cohesion and to a progressive development agenda.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2019
India

The demand for energy has been growing worldwide, especially in India partly due to the rapid population growth and urbanization of the country. To meet the ever-increasing energy requirement while maintaining an ecological balance is a challenging task. However, the energy industry-induced effect on population and urbanization has not been addressed before.

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