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  1. Library Resource
    Landscope
    Maps
    March, 2019
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    Landscope is a system for measuring tenure risk, a term created to describe the financial risk associated with local opposition to a real asset. This kind of opposition to investments is very common across Africa, Asia and Latin America, often causing significant financial losses and operational headaches. It applies a new approach to analysing geospatial data about social, environmental and political issues that is designed to help companies and investors in emerging and frontier markets to prepare a proper assessment of tenure risk at project, supply chain or portfolio level.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Central America

    This protocol will describe the methodology to be employed for a systematic map that will chart the development of the landscape approach theory, consolidate and synthesize existing definitions, and identify where and how these approaches have been implemented in the humid and dry tropics.

  3. Library Resource
    DMA
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2019
    South America, Brazil
    Na análise de conflitos socioambientais por mineração, vários trabalhos têm apontado as diversas causas que originam estes cenários de tensão sobretudo em comunidades locais. Contudo, um aspecto pouco abordado é a percepção dos riscos como causa de um conflito socioambiental. A partir dessa premissa, este trabalho discute teorias que abordam os riscos e o princípio da precaução com a teoria da justiça ambiental a fim de identificar os elementos comuns entre estas e suas implicações em conflitos que envolvem coletividades.
  4. Library Resource
    DMA
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2016
    South America, Brazil
    Tendo como pano de fundo o debate sobre a relação entre uso dos recursos naturais, economia e sustentabilidade, neste trabalho objetiva-se discutir o lugar do extrativismo no contexto do Desenvolvimento considerando as diferentes perspectivas sobre essa atividade na Amazônia brasileira. Com base em revisão de literatura e dados secundários, contextualiza-se que historicamente as estratégias de desenvolvimento pensadas para a região amazônica brasileira são pautadas em atividades extrativistas promovidas pelos detentores de poder político e econômico e fomentadas pelo Estado.
  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2019
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global

    In April 2019, UN Habitat through the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) and Global Urban Observatory (GUO) Units; with support from the Global Land Indicators Initiative (GLII) contacted National Statistical Offices (NSOs), National Land Registries and SDGs focal points with the aim of mobilizing existing data on land tenure security in response to SDGs indicator 1.4.2. The data drive was conducted in support of UN Habitat Database for Human Settlements Indicators, for which 1.4.2 is part of.

  6. Library Resource
    Best Practices in Data Flows and Global Data Reporting for the Sustainable Development Goals
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2019
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global

    The Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) was tasked by the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) in its 50th session to “work jointly with custodian agencies and establish a fruitful dialogue between all parties, to further refine the guidelines by taking into account concerns raised at the forty-ninth session of the commission and to prepare criteria for implementation of the guidelines that are based on best practices and on ways to limit the burden that the

  7. Library Resource
    Tech and Transparency: democratising data and empowering communities with cutting-edge technologies
    Reports & Research
    August, 2019
    Tanzania, Jamaica, Global

    lack of transparency in the land and property sector prevents individuals, communities and governments from unlocking the value of the property as an asset, and undermines policies and legal frameworks that aim to provide land tenure security, potentially leading to a misallocation of rights. In fact, land governance is ranked among the sectors in which people are most likely to pay bribes for access to services, according to Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer.

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