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  1. Library Resource
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    Reports & Research
    June, 2015
    Philippines

    The Philippines is basically an agricultural country with about 30 per cent of the total land area of the country cultivated by almost 5 million farmers. However farm area devoted to agriculture has been decreasing due to land conversion. The basic problem is that Filipino farmers do not have the ability to buy their own lands. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program was implemented to address this problem of landlessness thru redistribution of land.

  2. Library Resource
    review of selected land law

    Discussion Paper in the context of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

    Reports & Research
    October, 2014
    Philippines

    This discussion paper on the “VGGT and National Policies on the Governance of Tenure”3
     has
    been commissioned by the Asian NGO Coalition (ANGOC) as a member of the Philippine
    Development Forum – Working Group on Sustainable Rural Development (PDF-SRD).4 This
    paper examines national policies as embodied in the 1987 Philippine Constitution and the
    major land and natural resource laws passed by the Philippine legislature. This research is
    supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

  3. Library Resource
    Philippines_ land governance

    Implementation of the Land Governance Assessment Framework

    Reports & Research
    August, 2013
    Philippines

    Land is considered a vital resource for any nation. It serves as the platform for carrying out

    social, cultural and economic activities. Access to land is an important means for promoting

    growth and equity and achieving social justice in many countries. The process by which

    decisions are made regarding access to and use of land, the manner in which those decisions are

    implemented and the way that conflicting interests in land are reconciled are crucial in

    determining whether the country has what it takes to derive the desired benefits from this

  4. Library Resource
    New research about gender, land and mining in Mongolia: deepening understanding of coping strategies
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2019
    Mongolia

    This paper shares findings from new research on gender and land in a pastoralist community in central- western Mongolia, with a complex structure of investment and operations in gold mining. The paper examines what has been learned from the research about people's coping strategies in the face of social and environmental change, specifically in the context of the development of mining since the transition from socialism and in a relatively isolated area.

  5. Library Resource
    National Report on the Rangeland Health of Mongolia - Second Assessment
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Mongolia

    As one of the few remaining countries with a robust, nomadic pastoral culture supported by extensive natural rangelands, Mongolia is well positioned to offer sustainable, rangeland-based goods and services to its citizens and to global consumers who place a premium on sustainable products. The primary challenge to sustainable livestock production in Mongolia is that rangeland health, the set of environmental conditions that sustain the productivity and biodiversity of rangelands is in decline in many areas.

  6. Library Resource
    Don’t forget the smallholder! Finding inclusivity in land investments

    Webinar Report | Country Insights Initiative

    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    South-Eastern Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

    This is the report of a webinar which took place on 25th February 2021 organized by the Land Portal Foundation.

  7. Library Resource
    economic smallholders - FAO

    An analysis based on household data from nine countries

    Reports & Research
    March, 2015
    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Albania

    About two-thirds of the developing world’s 3 billion rural people live in about 475 million small farm households, working on land plots smaller than 2 hectares. 1 Many are poor and food insecure and have limited access to markets and services. Their choices are constrained, but they farm their land and produce food for a substantial proportion of the world’s population. Besides farming they have multiple economic activities, often in the informal economy, to contribute towards their small incomes.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2015
    Australia, Belgium, Canada, India, British Indian Ocean Territory, United States of America

    The paper highlights that land degradation in India has been approaching a crisis level in spite of repeated emphasis on wasteland development and existence of apex level organisations for that purpose. One reason has been the policy emphasis on ownership and control rather than appropriate management of the land. It is set in the context of i) the 1988 Forest Policy, and ii) the recent amends to the Forest Conservation Act.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    Japan

    This paper considers two land tenure modes. leasehold and freehold. and models housing maintenance incentives under land tenure security in Japan. Compared with freeholders, leaseholders are equally likely to remain in the premises, but spend less on home maintenance, because leaseholders are not full residual claimants, even under land tenure security. The empirical results show that maintenance expenditures of leaseholders are about 30% lower than those of freeholders in the Japanese residential land market.

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