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National Policies
January 2017
Ecuador

El Plan Nacional de Desarrollo es un instrumento multi-sectorial de alcance nacional, relativo al período 2017-2021, que establece nueve objetivos estructurados en torno a tres Ejes principales, a saber: 1) Derechos para todos durante toda la vida; 2) Economía al servicio de la sociedad; 3) Más sociedad, mejor Estado.

National Policies
January 2017
Jamaica

The Vision of the Forest Policy is that: by 2062, Jamaica’s forests and its biodiversity are sufficiently restored and sustainably managed, so once again the island can adequately be described as “the land of wood and water”, capable of meeting the social, economic and ecological needs of current and future generations.

National Policies
January 2017
Madagascar

Les objectifs de cette Stratégie nationale sur la restauration des paysages forestiers et des infrastructures vertes (SNRPF) à Madagascar sont: une planification de l’aménagement du paysage et un processus décisionnel communautaires; une coopération intersectorielle efficace et une coordination entre agences gouvernementales aux niveaux national, infranational et local; un renforcement de la ca

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Laos

Sudden and gradual land use changes can result in different socio-ecological systems, sometimes referred to as regime shifts. The Lao PDR (Laos) has been reported to show early signs of such regime shifts in land systems with potentially major socio-ecological implications.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Thailand

The Thai government has ambitious plan to further promote the use of biodiesel. However, there has been insufficient consideration on the environmental effects of oil palm expansion in Thailand. This paper focuses on the effects of oil palm expansion on land use.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Cambodia

Poverty reduction has become a worldwide promise, yet the term itself has been commonly abused to legitimize development policies and projects with truly questionable impacts on the poor. This article critically reflects on how claims of poverty reduction through agricultural development have been turned into tactics of land capture in Cambodia.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Laos

ABSTRACTED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Rubber prices in northern Laos have fallen significantly over the last few years, eroding much of the enthusiasm developed by both farmers and government officials in the 1990s and early 2000s about rubber providing a way out of poverty for poor upland farmers.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Laos

Land-titling programs, land and forest allocation programs, and projects on state-allocated land for development and investment in Laos have been key drivers of change in land tenure. These have triggered major shifts in land use rights, from customary, to temporary, and then to permanent land use rights.

Multimedia
December 2016
Colombia

Whoever is thinking of returning to the field but still does not decide, has in this documentary a very inspiring story. The Murillo Barajas family, which has formed the small iniciative ECOMUBA, Ecológico Murillo Barajas, in Gusca, Colombia, tells in this documentary how it makes possible agro-ecological production and how the countryside is an economic and living option. 

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