This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2021Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2021Cambodia
Cambodia has suffered some of the highest rates of deforestation (measured as a percentage of forest cover) of any country since the 1970s – and rates have been increasing significantly in the past decade. Even the country’s so-called protected areas have been severely impacted, despite supposedly being safeguarded under Cambodian law.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2018Cambodia, Vietnam
Vietnam, which has a long history of theft of timber from neighbouring Laos and Cambodia, recently initialled a timber trade agreement with the European Union. This will see Vietnam implement legislation to address imports of illegally harvested or traded timber, in return for timber exports to the EU being deemed to comply with the requirements of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Northern America, United States of America
As primeiras décadas do século XXI têm sido marcadas por uma corrida global por terras, desencadeada pelas crises agroalimentar, energética, climática e econômico-financeira. O objetivo deste artigo é analisar se os Estados Unidos estiveram na rota dessa corrida. Para tanto, examinamos dados do Departamento de Agricultura dos Estados Unidos (United States Department of Agriculture – USDA) e bibliografia especializada, e identificamos que a porção de terras em mãos estrangeiras dobrou entre 2004 e 2014.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2019Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil, Asia, ChinaO presente livro é resultado dos debates do I Seminário sobre Estrangeirização de Terras e Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional, fi nanciado pelo Programa de Apoio a Eventos no País (PAEP) da CAPES e organizado pelo Instituto de Estudos da Ásia da UFPE com o apoio do Grupo de Pesquisa sobre Fome e Relações Internacionais (FOMERI/UFPB) e o Programa de PósGraduação em Direito da UFPE.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2021Sudan
To mitigate the disastrous consequences of COVID-19, IFAD has committed itself
to supporting affected rural people in many countries, including Sudan, through the IFAD-established Rural Poor Stimulus Facility (RPSF). Additional support
of US$747,650, requested by the Government of Sudan to help 5,000 families
of small-scale farmers in the three states of Kordofan and in Sennar state,
has been approved. This will contribute to mitigating the negative impacts of COVID-19 on small-scale producers.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2021Africa
For the past few decades, efforts to strengthen women’s land rights in many sub-Saharan African countries have primarily focused on a single approach: systematic registration through individual/joint certification or titling. While registration — individually or with a spouse — may support tenure security in specific contexts, the sheer complexity of land governance practices and tenure arrangements across the continent (both formal and customary) often render an emphasis on systematic titling inadequate.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2021Ethiopia
Land in Ethiopia is held by the state, who acts as a custodian for the Ethiopian people. Even though it is the state which controls land ownership, farmers and pastoralists are guaranteed a lifetime ‘holding’ right that provides rights to use the land, rent it out, donate, inherit and sharecrop it. Everything except sell and mortgage it. On paper and under existing formal laws, women have equal rights to men as far as use and control of and access to land is concerned.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2021Global
About the workshop
On 28th June from 2pm - 5pm CEST the LandPortal and LandVoc Community of Experts hosted a workshop as part of the 4th AGROVOC Annual Editorial Meeting to support shared learning and dialogue on the development, promotion and adoption of AGROVOC sub-schemes.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationNovember, 2013Global
Quantification of global forest change has been lacking despite the recognized importance of forest ecosystem services. In this study, Earth observation satellite data were used to map global forest loss (2.3 million square kilometers) and gain (0.8 million square kilometers) from 2000 to 2012 at a spatial resolution of 30 meters. The tropics were the only climate domain to exhibit a trend, with forest loss increasing by 2101 square kilometers per year.