Rural households are displaced from their lands without any plan in place to resettle or compensate them, for a promise of improvement in their living standards. This has not only resulted in a decline in the living standard of the rural populace, in terms of loss of land and livelihoods, the poor are also further marginalized and impoverished. This study examines the welfare implication of domestic land grabs among rural households in Delta State, Nigeria, employing primary data obtained from one hundred and seventy-three representative farming households.
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Library ResourceMultimediaAugust, 2018Latvia, Nigeria
Library ResourceVideosSeptember, 2018South-Eastern Asia, Cambodia
This is a short VoxPop to show the understanding level on VGGT Guideline among youths in Cambodia.
Library ResourceVideosMarch, 2018Cambodia
The VGGT are very necessary for Cambodia because of the role these guidelines play in protecting human rights, and especially land rights. Let's watch the video together in order to get more information on VGGT.
Library ResourceVideosFebruary, 2017Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Looking at several large-scale land deals in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, this extraordinary documentary highlights the nuanced impacts of these investments. Small-scale farmers and producers, national government officials, and African policy-makers unpack the deals, showing that there are winners and losers when providing investors access to large tracts of land in Africa. For example, land deals impact differently on women and youth, and altering land regimes also impacts on access to other natural resources such as water, fish, and local indigenous vegetables.
Library ResourceVideosDecember, 1997Philippines
This video documents the struggle of sugarcane farmers of Valencia, Bukidnon, Philippines in claiming their rights to the land they have long been cultivating. It tells how farmers were harassed by the former landowner who, despite notice of redistribution under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), wanted to hold on to the land and continued to force evict them.
Library ResourceMultimediaInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2010Cambodia, Laos
An introduction into the work we do to assist disadvantaged communities in Laos and Cambodia.
We have 3 core Programs of development work: Healthy Villages & Local Leadership/ Land & Livelihoods/ Child Protection and Empowerment.
Please visit our website for more information: http://www.villagefocus.org/index
Library ResourceMultimediaOctober, 2012Asia
This video presents the experiences of small scale women and men farmers, fishers, and indigenous peoples with agricultural land investments and their impact on their lives and livelihoods.
Library ResourceMultimediaFebruary, 2013Indonesia
Land Investments in Indonesia