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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2013
    Global

    “Landscape approaches” seek to provide tools and concepts for allocating and managing land to achieve social, economic, and environmental objectives in areas where agriculture, mining, and other productive land uses compete with environmental and biodiversity goals. Here we synthesize the current consensus on landscape approaches. This is based on published literature and a consensus-building process to define good practice and is validated by a survey of practitioners.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2014
    Sudan

    Sudan experiences one of the most severe fissures between society and territory in Africa. Not only were its international borders redrawn when South Sudan separated in 2011, but conflicts continue to erupt over access to land: territorial claims are challenged by local and international actors; borders are contested; contracts governing the privatization of resources are contentious; and the legal entitlements to agricultural land are disputed.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2013
    Global

    Recent critical analyses of global land grabs have variously invoked global capitalism and neocolonialism to account for this trend. One line of inquiry approaches land grabs as instances of “primitive accumulation of capital” whereby lands in the Global South are “enclosed” and brought within the ambit of global capitalism. Another perspective invokes the history of Anglo‐American colonialism for critiquing the developmentalist discourse that depicts Africa as the “last frontier” to be tamed by the techno‐industrial civilization of the North.

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    Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

    Reports & Research
    November, 2013
    Global

    Thirteen years after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, investment in women as agents of change in peacebuilding remains inadequate. One of the unexplored entry points for strengthening womens contributions to peacebuilding relates to the way in which they use, manage, make decisions on and benefit from natural resources.

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2013
    Togo

    Les Stratégies nationales d’engagement (SNE) représentent la première étape d’une approche mise en œuvre au niveau national par la Coalition internationale pour l’accès à la terre (ILC) afin de créer les conditions favorables à une évolution inclusive et centrée sur les personnes des politiques dans le secteur foncier.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    April, 2013
    Estonia

    The Act regulates industrial emissions in Estonia. Its purpose is to achieve a high level of protection of the environment taken as a whole by minimizing emissions into air, water and soil and the generation of waste in order to prevent adverse environmental impacts. The Act determines the industrial activities of high environmental hazard, provides the requirements for operation therein and liability for failure to comply with the requirements, and the organisation of state supervision.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2014
    Madagascar

    La présente loi comporte trois cent vingt sept (327) articles, et est constituée sept (7) titres, notamment) De la délimitation, de la dénomination et des chefs-lieux des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre I); Des attributions des organes des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre II); De l’organisation et du fonctionnement des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre III); De la responsabilité civile des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre IV); Du budget et des ressources des Collectivités territoriales décentralisées (Titre V); Des élection

  8. Library Resource
    National Policies
    June, 2013
    Uganda

    The Lands, Housing and Urban Development Sector Strategic Plan is a national sectoral plan of Uganda for the period 2013/14 - 2017/18. Its main objective is to ensure sustainable land management, orderly development and adequate housing for socio-economic development.The Plan aims to make land use more productive and sustainable.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    India

    RCDC assigned a task of compiling a report on the functioning of PESA in the state of Odisha based both on secondary analysis and primary survey at field level, to a local consultant organization National Institute for Development Innovation(NIDI) in late 2010. Agreeing with our observation that the report submitted under the same required further improvements and enrichments the consultant made fresh efforts in 2011 and submitted an improved version of the same without any extra charges.

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