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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2021
    Africa, Congo, Gabon, Western Africa, Ghana, Liberia

    Benefit-sharing agreements and community contracts are intended to ensure affected communities are involved in and benefit from the management of forest resources, but communities have often been left feeling short-changed.

    This briefing note provides an overview of the functioning of community benefit sharing and community contracting in the Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana and Liberia, through ClientEarth’s experience. It also draws out key considerations on benefit sharing and community contracting mechanisms.

  2. Library Resource
    wrm bulletin

    WRM Bulletin 254 – Jan/Feb 2021

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2021
    Mozambique, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand

    The articles in this Bulletin are written by the following organizations and individuals: National Coordinator for the Defense of the Mangrove Ecosystem (C-CONDEM), Ecuador; Yayasan Pusaka Bentala Rakya (Bentala Raya Heritage Foundation), Indonesia; Venezuelan Observatory of Political Ecology and members of the WRM international secretariat in close collaboration with several allies who are part of grassroots groups in different countries.

  3. Library Resource
    Transparency of land based investments_CCSI
    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Cameroon

    This report provides a “snapshot” of the state of transparency with regard to agribusiness and other land-based investment in Cameroon.

  4. Library Resource

    Applying participatory mapping in conflict-affected settings.

    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2019
    Eastern Africa

    This paper engages with innovative ways to apply participatory mapping techniques and the latest technological tools in fragile, conflict-affected settings to contribute to sustainable land use. In this paper, the authors describe in detail the process and purpose of a participatory mapping project in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and elaborate on the lessons learned so far. The paper concludes with a set of recommendations to take the process forward for greater sustainability and long-term land rights protection.

  5. Library Resource

    Transparency of Land-based Investments: Cameroon Country Snapshot

    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Cameroon

    New research by CCSI and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) on transparency of land-based investment in Cameroon. 

    In the report, CCSI and CED find that:

  6. Library Resource
    Ethiopia Urbanization Review
    Reports & Research
    April, 2015
    Ethiopia

    The urban population in Ethiopia is increasing rapidly. If managed proactively, urban population growth presents a huge opportunity to shift the structure and location of economic activity from rural agriculture to the larger and more diversified urban industrial and service sectors. If not managed proactively, rapid urban population growth may pose a demographic challenge as cities struggle to provide jobs, infrastructure and services, and housing.

  7. Library Resource
    urban land and housing markets
    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Ethiopia

    Ethiopia’s rapidly growing urban centers are facing an unprecedented level of demand for urban land
    and housing. How can Ethiopia supply urban land in an efficient and equitable fashion to accommodate
    growing demand from industries and individuals for diverse uses? How can existing residents and
    incoming migrants afford adequate shelter to survive and thrive in fast growing cities? The Ethiopia
    Urban Land Supply and Affordable Housing Study aims to provide practical solutions to these
    questions.

     

  8. Library Resource
    climate diplomacy
    Training Resources & Tools
    May, 2015
    Ethiopia, Kenya

    The Omo-Turkana basin stretches from southern Ethiopia into Kenya. Temperatures in the region are rising and droughts occur with higher frequency and intensity. As Ethiopian pastoralists venture further south in search of water and grazing land, conflicts with Kenyan pastoralists and fishermen are intensifying. Given their trans-boundary and protracted nature, these conflicts pose a particular challenge to local peace building and disarmament efforts.

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