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Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Laos
Vietnam

Since the early 2000s the Lao government has dramatically increased the number of large-scale land concessions issued for agribusinesses. While studies have documented the social and environmental impacts of land dispossession, the role of Vietnamese labour on these Vietnamese-owned rubber plantations has not previously been investigated.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Cambodia

ABSTRACTED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: This research analyses the ways in which current changes in land tenure, agrarian and socio-economic systems are reshaping resource allocations and transfers within households in indigenous communities in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia.

Peer-reviewed publication
November 2019
China

With the rapid development of urbanization and industrialization, land exploitation in China has caused a decrease of cultivated land, posing a threat to national food security. To achieve the goals of both economic development and cultivated land protection, China launched an urban–rural land replacement measure supported by a new land use policy of “increasing vs.

Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean

La Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible (Agenda 2030) es global en términos de su alcance y de los compromisos asumidos, que se organizan alrededor de sus 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) estrechamente interconectados entre sí, que la hacen indivisible por naturaleza.  “No dejar a nadie atrás” es uno de los princip

Manuals & Guidelines
September 2019
Africa

A resource on why land matters to Illovo, their approach to address land rights, their focus on community land and main outputs.  

Singapore as a sustainable city
Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2019
Singapore

This paper outlines Singapore’s major sustainability challenges and its policy response in the areas of land use, transportation, waste management, water, and energy. We review the current and past Concept Plans from the perspective of sustainable land use and provide an overview of transportation policy in Singapore.

The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
Reports & Research
September 2019
Africa
Kenya
Latin America and the Caribbean
United States of America
Asia
Global

The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As governments and other actors struggle over climate change, our environment is irreversibly changing.

Measuring Individuals’ Rights to Land; An Integrated Approach to Data Collection for SDG Indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1
Reports & Research
September 2019
Global

Land is a key economic resource inextricably linked to access to, use of and control over other economic and productive resources. Recognition of this, and the increasing stress on land from the world’s growing population and changing climate, has driven demand for strengthening tenure security for all.

GLII Briefing Note: Status of Land Indicators, SDGs Progress 2019 and Related Efforts
Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2019
Global

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provides a conceptual framework of 17 goals and 169 targets. An abundance of interlinkages exists between them.

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