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Reports & Research
Training Resources & Tools
March 2017
Philippines
Eastern Asia
Oceania

Urbanization is a driving force for growth and poverty reduction. Globally, over 80 percent of economic activity is concentrated in cities, and cities are essential for lifting millions of people out of poverty through the opportunities that density and agglomeration can bring with jobs, services, and innovation.

Reports & Research
March 2017
Norway
Philippines

Land grabs in the wake of a disaster are nothing new. However this phenomenon gains certain particularities and interest when it happens within the current context of climate change policy initiatives and the global land rush.

Videos
March 2017
South-Eastern Asia
Philippines

This video highlights the events of the training of trainers on "Increasing the use of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forest (VGGT) among CSOs and Grassroots Organizations in the Philippines" held on 11-14 July 2016 in Tagaytay City, Philippines.

 

Videos
March 2017
South-Eastern Asia
Philippines

This video highlights the events of the training of trainers on "Increasing the use of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forest (VGGT) among CSOs and Grassroots Organizations in the Philippines" held on 11-14 July 2016 in Tagaytay City, Philippines.

Reports & Research
February 2017
Indonesia
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Malaysia
Philippines
Thailand
Vietnam
South-Eastern Asia

This report is the third in a series of reports on the status of social forestry and its role in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Thailand
Vietnam
Cambodia
Myanmar
Malaysia
Indonesia
Singapore
Philippines
Brunei Darussalam
Christmas Island
Timor-Leste
Cocos (Keeling) Islands

This report reveals new links between Australia's big four banks and three land grabbing case studies previously documented in Oxfam's 2014 report Banking on Shaky Ground.

Institutional & promotional materials
December 2016
Nepal
Philippines
Myanmar
Cambodia
Guinea
Thailand

The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) has now in place its Gender Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2019. Building on the corporate Policy on Gender Equality (2012) and the spirit of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the Strategy provides new focus to gender-related work in the region and identifies main delivery mechanisms for the next three years.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Kenya
Mozambique
Burkina Faso
Philippines
South Africa
Nicaragua
Vietnam
Thailand
Madagascar
China
Myanmar
Indonesia
Norway
Ghana
Iran
India
Sierra Leone
Uruguay
Brazil
Cambodia

À travers le monde, des millions de personnes dépendent des ressources naturelles telles que les terres, les pêches et les forêts, qui sont utilisées collectivement comme des biens communs. Les biens communs sont essentiels à la culture, à l’identité et au bien-être.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Philippines

The legalisation of the customary land rights of rural communities is currently actively promoted as a strategy for conserving biodiversity. There is, however, little empirical information on the conservation outcomes of these tenure reforms.

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