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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2019
    Ghana

    Estimating the potential land resources suitable for irrigation and evaluating the possible impact of climate change on land suitability is essential for planning a sustainable agricultural system. This study applied a GIS-based Multi-Criteria Evaluation (MCE) technique to evaluate the suitability of land for irrigation in Ghana for a baseline period (1990 to 2010) and future time horizons 2050s (2041 to 2060) and 2070s (2061 to 2080).

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018

    The use of Earth Observation (EO) provides Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands with new approaches to ensure the wise use and conservation of wetlands at the national and global levels. EO has many applications including the inventory, assessment
    and monitoring of wetlands. As technology advances, previous limitations of EO will be reduced, and it is anticipated that the use of EO in the management of wetlands will increase. This Ramsar Technical Report aims to provide practitioners with an overview and illustration,

  3. Library Resource
    Nigeria: The Harvest Of Death - Three Years Of Bloody Clashes Between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria cover image
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Nigeria

    This report documents the violent clashes between members of farmer communities and members of herder communities in parts of Nigeria, particularly in the northern parts of the country, over access to resources: water, land and pasture. It also documents the failure of the Nigerian government in fulfilling its constitutional responsibility of protection of lives and property by refusing to investigate, arrest and prosecute perpetrators of attacks.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books

    Ever since the arrival of the European colonisers, theories of international law have been used to justify the process of dispossession of indigenous lands. Even though the adoption of human rights have led to some amelioration, the author claims that this has proved unsatisfactory to address indigenous concerns for one reason: international law remains deeply rooted in colonial concepts, such as the concepts of ‘sovereignty’ and ‘property’.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2011
    Colombia

    El artículo muestra cómo la doctrina civil colombiana ha acogido recurrentemente la idea de que los romanos dividieron el derecho de propiedad en tres propiedades o atributos: usus, fructus, y abusus. Luego, el texto pasa a los textos primarios romanos, poniendo en evidencia la ausencia de esa tridivisión entre los jurisconsultos. El análisis continúa con los textos secundarios de derecho romano, resaltando la manera en que las obras colombianas con frecuencia le atribuyen al derecho romano la tridivisión, mientras los textos extranjeros normalmente no lo hacen.

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